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A list of phrases related to the word "jail"...


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  • Behind bars
  • Big Bird ( Nickname of Joel Garner - Barbados and West Indies cricketer )
  • Big house
  • Bird Man ( Nickname of basketball player Chris Andersen )
  • Bird brained
  • Bird dog
  • Bird of passage
  • Bird's eye view
  • Birdman Of Alcatraz ( Burt Lancaster movie )
  • Brush with the law
  • Cause a stir
  • Cell division ( biology )
  • Central heating for kids ( Ready Brek porridge advertising slogan )
  • Clap him in irons
  • Click it or ticket ( United States seat belt law advertising slogan )
  • Cold Mountain ( Jude Law / Renee Zellweger / Nicole Kidman movie )
  • Complex sentence ( a sentence containing subordinate clauses )
  • Cool your heels
  • Cooler heads will prevail
  • Costa Del Crime
  • Crime And Punishment ( Fyodor Dostoyevsky book )
  • Crime Dog ( Nickname of baseball player Fred McGriff )
  • Crime against nature
  • Crime doesn't pay
  • Crime of passion
  • Detained at Her Majesty's pleasure
  • Do bird
  • Do hard time ( Spend time in a high security prison )
  • Don't have nightmares ( A catchphrase from Nick Ross )
  • Driving Miss Daisy ( Jessica Tandy / Morgan Freeman movie )
  • Drunk tank
  • Early bird
  • Eat like a bird
  • Fall foul of the law
  • Flip someone the bird
  • Flip the bird
  • Folsom Prison Blues ( Johnny Cash song )
  • Free As A Bird ( Beatles song )
  • Free Nelson Mandela
  • Game bird
  • Get busy living, or get busy dying ( line from the movie The Shawshank Redemption )
  • Get out of jail free
  • Get out of jail free card ( a means of avoiding justice - from the eponymous card in the Monopoly boardgame )
  • Go directly to jail, do not pass go
  • Go straight
  • Go to law
  • Hard cases make bad law
  • Have a bird
  • His word is law
  • I arrest you in the name of the law
  • I fought the law and the law won
  • If you can't do the time, don't do the crime
  • In good nick
  • In the eyes of the law
  • In the nick of time
  • In the slammer
  • Is it a bird, is it a plane, no it's Superman? ( A catchphrase from Superman )
  • It's a dirty job, but somebody has to do it ( A catchphrase from Nick Stone In Tightrope )
  • It's the early bird that gets the worm
  • Jail bait
  • Jail bird
  • Jailhouse Rock ( Elvis Presley song )
  • Jet lag
  • Jonnies out of jail
  • Keep behind bars
  • Larry Legend ( Nickname of Larry Bird )
  • Law abiding
  • Law and order
  • Law unto oneself
  • Lay the law down
  • Let the punishment fit the crime
  • Lock him up and throw away the key
  • Marriage isn't a word it's a sentence
  • Nick at Night ( Nickname of Nick Van Exel )
  • Nick is for kids ( Nickelodeon TV channel advertising slogan )
  • Nick the Quick ( Nickname of Nick Van Exel )
  • Norwegian Wood - This Bird Has Flown ( Beatles song )
  • Nose for crime
  • Old lag
  • On death row
  • One law for the rich and another for the poor
  • Outside the law
  • Partners in crime
  • Pass sentence
  • Pay your debt to society
  • Possession is nine tenths of the law
  • Prison works
  • Rare bird
  • Robben Island - South Africa
  • Save your breath to cool your porridge
  • Send down
  • Shot while trying to escape
  • Sing like a bird
  • Social jet lag
  • Spandau Ballet
  • Stir crazy
  • Stir the pot
  • Stir up a hornet's nest
  • Stir up an ant's nest
  • Stir up trouble
  • Take a bite out of crime
  • Take a bite out of crime! ( National Crime Prevention Council advertising slogan )
  • Take no prisoners
  • Take someone to law
  • Take the law into your own hands
  • That bird has flown
  • The Basketball Jesus ( Nickname of Larry Bird )
  • The Bird Man of Alcatraz ( Nickname of Robert Stroud )
  • The Biscuit ( Nickname of John Cage ( Peter MacNicol ) )
  • The Flying Squad ( Nickname of the Specialist Crime Directorate, New Scotland Yard )
  • The Great Bird of the Galaxy ( Nickname of writer Gene Roddenberry )
  • The Great Escape ( Steve McQueen movie )
  • The Hick from French Lick ( Nickname of Larry Bird )
  • The Napoleon of Crime ( Nickname of Professor Moriarty )
  • The Prisoner's Song ( Vernon Dalhart song )
  • The Shadow knows ( A catchphrase from the crime fighting vigilante )
  • The Shawshank Redemption ( Tim Robbins / Morgan Freeman movie )
  • The bird has flown
  • The early bird catches the worm
  • The house of many doors
  • The law is an ass
  • The law of averages
  • The law of diminishing returns
  • The law of the jungle
  • The law of the land
  • The letter of the law
  • The long arm of the law
  • The perfect crime
  • There ought to be a law
  • There's no law against it
  • They're waffly versatile ( Bird's Eye Potato Waffles advertising slogan )
  • Three strikes and you are out
  • Throw away the key
  • Tobacco baron
  • Tough on crime, tough on the causes of crime ( Tony Blair political slogan )
  • Under lock and key
  • Walk free
  • Who rattled your cage?
  • Zero tolerance

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