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  • ...Baby One More Time ( Britney Spears album and song )
  • A great one for
  • A person is known by the company he keeps
  • All children, except one, grow up ( the opening line of Peter Pan )
  • All for one and one for all
  • All human life is there ( News Of The World advertising slogan )
  • All one to me
  • All the lonely people, where do they all come from? ( Beatles song lyric )
  • An army of one ( United States Army advertising slogan )
  • And then there was one
  • Angel Cups ( Nickname of soap character Marcy Rhoades )
  • Another One Bites The Dust ( Queen song )
  • Are You Being Served? ( BBC comedy television series )
  • Art is going one step too far
  • As busy as a one armed paper hanger
  • As busy as a one legged arse kicker
  • As one door closes, another one opens
  • Ask the Man who Owns One ( Packard advertising slogan )
  • At one another's throats
  • At one fell swoop ( meaning and origin of this phrase )
  • Atone for one's sins
  • Avert one's eyes
  • Avert one's gaze
  • Back to square one ( meaning and origin of this phrase )
  • Bare one's teeth
  • Bat Masterson ( Nickname of American western character William Barclay Masterson )
  • Being For The Benefit Of Mr. Kite! ( The Beatles song )
  • Being There
  • Betcha can't eat just one ( Lay's potato chips advertising slogan )
  • Bite the big one
  • Boat person
  • Body painting ( a form of painting that uses the human body as a canvas )
  • Breathe one's last
  • Buy one, get one free
  • By royal appointment
  • Cat person
  • Character assassination
  • Character driven fiction
  • Children, one is one, two is fun, three is a house full
  • Chopsticks are one of the reasons the Chinese never invented custard ( Spike Milligan line )
  • Colour one's view
  • Computers help people help people ( IBM advertising slogan )
  • Connecting people ( Nokia advertising slogan )
  • Cop one
  • Dance With The One That Brought You ( Shania Twain song )
  • Day one
  • Desperate Dan ( a cowboy strongman character in the British comic The Dandy )
  • Displaced person
  • Doff one's cap ( meaning and origin of this phrase )
  • Don't put all your eggs in one basket
  • Don't you just love being in control? ( British Gas advertising slogan )
  • Don't you people have homes to go to?
  • Down it in one
  • Down to the last out ( A baseball expression meaning to have one last chance )
  • Down to the pub for a quick one
  • Ethnic stocking ( the appointment to political office on the basis of ethnicity )
  • Evening person
  • Every one a winner
  • Exercise one's discretion
  • Exert one's authority
  • Famous for being famous
  • Far better for being near to you ( The Chesham Building Society advertising slogan )
  • Feed one's mind
  • Figure painting ( a form of painting in which the human body is the subject )
  • First among equals ( the most senior person in a group of equal rank )
  • For No One ( Beatles song )
  • For the time being
  • Forward with the People ( Daily Mirror advertising slogan )
  • Fourpenny one
  • From day one
  • Games people play
  • Genius bonus ( a joke or theme added to a programme aimed at well informed people )
  • Genius is one percent inspiration and 99 percent perspiration ( Thomas Edison quotation )
  • Give one's eye teeth for
  • Give one's right arm for
  • Go off on one
  • Go one better
  • Got it in one
  • Have one on me
  • Have you any last requests? ( humorous question asked as though a person was about to be killed )
  • He's one sick puppy
  • Heavy hitter ( A baseball expression meaning a powerful or commanding person )
  • Hell is other people ( Jean-Paul Sartre quotation )
  • Hello, one two three testing
  • Here's one I prepared earlier ( A catchphrase from Blue Peter )
  • Here's one in your eye
  • High occupancy vehicle lane ( a traffic lane reserved for vehicles carrying several people )
  • Hole in one
  • Hope springs eternal in the human breast ( from a poem by Alexander Pope )
  • How To Win Friends And Influence People ( Dale Carnegie book )
  • How does it feel to be one of the beautiful people? ( Beatles song lyric )
  • Human Rights Act
  • Human condition
  • Human error
  • Human kind cannot bear very much reality ( from a poem by Eliot )
  • Human nature
  • Human resources
  • Human rights
  • I don't believe it ( A catchphrase from Victor Meldrew, One Foot In The Grave )
  • I have it on good authority
  • I have not slept one wink
  • I see dead people ( The Sixth Sense )
  • I took my harp to the party but no one asked me to play
  • I want that one ( A catchphrase from Little Britain )
  • I'm free! ( A catchphrase from Mr Humphries In Are You Being Served? )
  • I'm good enough, I'm smart enough, and doggone it, people like me! ( A catchphrase from Stuart Smiley In Saturday Night Live )
  • I'm only human
  • If I've only one life, let me live it as a blonde! ( Clairol Hair Colouring advertising slogan )
  • If enough people would stop smoking and start drinking, we could get out of ashtrays and into vermouth ( Cinzano advertising slogan )
  • If you're not busy being born, you're busy dying ( Bob Dylan song lyric )
  • In one ear and out the other
  • In one piece
  • In person
  • In the kingdom of the blind the one eyed man is king
  • In words of one syllable
  • Individual streak
  • It Happened One Night ( Clark Gable movie )
  • It Takes People Like You To Make People Like Me ( Buck Owens song )
  • It is better to remain silent at the risk of being thought a fool, than to talk and remove all doubt of it ( Maurice Switzer quotation )
  • It takes 40 dumb animals to make a fur coat, but only one to wear it
  • It takes one to know one
  • It was just one of those things
  • It's all about you ( People Telecom advertising slogan )
  • It's an ill wind that blows no one any good ( meaning and origin of this phrase )
  • Join the Pepsi People ( Pepsi advertising slogan )
  • Just one more thing ( A catchphrase from Columbo )
  • Just one of those days
  • Key of the door ( Bingo call for number twenty one )
  • Kill two birds with one stone
  • Knit one purl one
  • Last one there is a rotten egg
  • Launch one's lunch
  • Leading authority
  • Lend one's name
  • Let me make one thing perfectly clear
  • Let one go
  • Let one thousand flowers bloom
  • Life is just one damned thing after another
  • Like being savaged by a dead sheep
  • Look after number one
  • Look out for number one
  • Make one's hackles rise
  • Makes you feel human again ( Solpadeine advertising slogan )
  • Massage one's ego
  • Minority of one
  • Mirror mirror on the all who is the fairest one of all?
  • More human interest ( Washington Mutual advertising slogan )
  • More than one string to your bow
  • Morning person
  • Mortal remains
  • My one regret in life is that I am not someone else ( Woody Allen line )
  • Near to one's heart
  • Neither one thing nor the other
  • Nice one Cyril ( A catchphrase from Wonderloaf )
  • No One ( Alicia Keys song )
  • No one can make you feel inferior without your consent ( Eleanor Roosevelt quotation )
  • No one expects the Spanish Inquisition ( A catchphrase from Monty Python's Flying Circus )
  • No one likes us, we don't care ( A catchphrase from Millwall football supporters )
  • None other than
  • Not a lot of people know that ( A catchphrase from Michael Caine )
  • Not my type ( not a person one is attracted to )
  • Now There is only one Mars ( Mars Chocolate advertising slogan )
  • Number one
  • Number one concubine ( name given to the partner of Bertrand Russell )
  • Number one son
  • Odd one out
  • Of Human Bondage ( Bette Davis movie )
  • Of the people, for the people, by the people
  • On the one hand
  • One Cent ( Nickname of Anfernee Hardaway )
  • One Dog ( Nickname of Lance Johnson )
  • One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest ( Jack Nicholson movie )
  • One Foot In The Grave ( BBC comedy television series )
  • One Hundred Years Of Solitude ( Gabriel Garcia Marquez book )
  • One More Cup Of Coffee ( Bob Dylan song )
  • One More Night ( Maroon 5 song )
  • One Of Us Must Know ( Bob Dylan song )
  • One Size ( Nickname of Fitz Hall )
  • One Too Many Mornings ( Bob Dylan song )
  • One Tough ( Nickname of Joaquin Andejar )
  • One and all
  • One and the same
  • One armed bandit
  • One brick short of a load
  • One by one
  • One card for home and abroad ( Maestro advertising slogan )
  • One fall, two submissions or a knockout
  • One fine day
  • One foot in the grave
  • One for all and all for one
  • One for sorrow ( Magpie nursery rhyme )
  • One for sorrow, two for mirth, three for a wedding, four for a birth
  • One for the book
  • One for the road
  • One good turn deserves another
  • One half of the world does not know how the other half lives
  • One hand tied behind your back
  • One hand washes the other
  • One hell of
  • One horse town
  • One in a billion ( McDonald's advertising slogan )
  • One in a million
  • One in the eye
  • One instinctively knows when something is right ( Croft Original Sherry advertising slogan )
  • One jump ahead of
  • One law for the rich and another for the poor
  • One leg at a time ( Dockers advertising slogan )
  • One liner
  • One man and his dog
  • One man's meat is another man's poison
  • One man's trash is another man's treasure
  • One man: one vote
  • One may as well be hanged for a sheep as for a lamb
  • One minute to midnight
  • One moment please
  • One more time
  • One night stand
  • One night stand investment
  • One of life's little ironies
  • One of the boys
  • One of these days, Alice ... Pow! To the moon! ( A catchphrase from The Honeymooners )
  • One off
  • One off the wrist
  • One on one
  • One out, all out
  • One over the eight
  • One ringy-dingy...two ringy-dingies ( A catchphrase from Ernestine In Rowan and Martin's Laugh-In )
  • One second
  • One side of the story
  • One size fits all
  • One small step for man, one giant leap for mankind ( Neil Armstrong quotation )
  • One smart cookie
  • One sprint many solutions ( Sprint advertising slogan )
  • One step ahead
  • One step at a time
  • One step forward, two steps back
  • One stop shop
  • One swallow doesn't make a summer
  • One taste and your stuck on golden flake ( Golden Flake Potato Chips advertising slogan )
  • One that Last ( Duracell Batteries advertising slogan )
  • One thing leads to another
  • One to one
  • One to remember
  • One toe over the line
  • One track mind
  • One trick pony
  • One two buckle my shoe ( line from nursery rhyme )
  • One two many and you might turn Bertie ( Bassett's Liquorice Allsorts advertising slogan )
  • One two three o'clock four o'clock rock
  • One volunteer is worth ten pressed men
  • One wedding brings another
  • One year's seeds make seven year weeds
  • Only human
  • Out of character
  • People carrier ( a car with several passenger seats )
  • People in here are trying to sleep
  • People mover ( a car with several passenger seats )
  • People of colour
  • People person
  • People power
  • People smuggler ( someone involved in smuggling immigrants between countries, often illegally )
  • People watching
  • People who like people like Dial ( Dial Soap advertising slogan )
  • People who live in glass houses shouldn't throw stones
  • People's republic ( a communist state )
  • Person of interest
  • Person to person
  • Places to go, people to see, things to do
  • Pleasing people the world over ( Holiday Inn advertising slogan )
  • Plus one
  • Portrait painting ( a form of painting in which the human face is the subject )
  • Potty mouth ( a foul mouthed person )
  • Power to the people
  • Prepare to want one ( Hyundai advertising slogan )
  • Public Enemy Number One ( Nickname of John Dillinger )
  • Pull a fast one
  • Pumped Up Kicks ( Foster the People song )
  • Put one foot in front of the other
  • Put one over on
  • Quality is job one ( Ford Cars advertising slogan )
  • Quick one
  • Real food for real people ( The beef industry advertising slogan )
  • Rolled into one
  • Room for one more inside
  • Route one
  • Seen one, seen them all
  • Shoot a birdie ( score one under par in a golf shot )
  • Shuffle off this mortal coil
  • Six of one and half a dozen of the other
  • Sleep with one eye open
  • So easy to use, no wonder it's number one ( AOL advertising slogan )
  • So no one told you life was gonna be this way
  • Still the One ( ABC advertising slogan )
  • Stop me and buy one ( Wall's Ice Cream advertising slogan )
  • Stop me if you've heard this one
  • Supreme being
  • Take one day at a time
  • Take one for the team
  • Take someone to one side
  • Ten one hundred
  • That's a new one on me
  • The Amazing One ( Nickname of Alfredo Amezaga )
  • The Chosen One ( Nickname of LeBron James )
  • The Great One ( Nickname of comedian Jackie Gleason )
  • The Human Eraser ( Nickname of Marvin Webster )
  • The Human Highlight Reel ( Nickname of Dominique Wilkins )
  • The Human Rain Delay ( Nickname of Mike Hargrove )
  • The Human Termite ( Nickname of Joe Interleggi )
  • The Human Victory Cigar ( Nickname of Darko Milicic )
  • The Importance Of Being Earnest ( Oscar Wilde book )
  • The Importance of Being Ernest ( play by Oscar Wilde )
  • The People's Champ ( Nickname of Freddie Mitchell )
  • The People's Cherce ( Nickname of Dixie Walker )
  • The People's Princess ( Nickname of Diana Princess of Wales )
  • The People's Republic Of Berkeley ( Nickname of Berkeley California )
  • The People's Republic Of Cambridge ( Nickname of Cambridge Massachusetts )
  • The People's Republic of South Yorkshire ( Nickname of Sheffield England )
  • The Special One ( Nickname of football manager Jose Mourinho )
  • The Wild One ( Marlon Brando movie )
  • The flower of one's youth
  • The human race
  • The lights are on but there's no one at home
  • The little people
  • The milk of human kindness
  • The most human handset ( DiStar advertising slogan )
  • The one and only Wonderbra ( Wonderbra advertising slogan )
  • The one and only cereal that comes in the shape of animals ( Crispy Critters advertising slogan )
  • The one that got away
  • The one to watch ( Channel 7 Australia advertising slogan )
  • The people's choice ( a person or thing chosen by public acclamation )
  • The person, be it gentleman or lady, who has not pleasure in a good novel, must be intolerably stupid ( Jane Austen quotation )
  • The right one ( Martini advertising slogan )
  • The smallest worm will turn, being trodden on
  • The world around one
  • There's more than one way to skin a cat
  • There's not a soul out there, no one to hear my prayer ( ABBA lyric )
  • There's one born every minute
  • There's only one
  • This one will run and run
  • Tie one on
  • To call you stupid would be an insult to stupid people! ( line from the movie A Fish Called Wanda )
  • To err is human, but to really foul things up requires a computer
  • To get one's back up
  • To live is the rarest thing in the world. Most people exist, that is all ( Oscar Wilde quotation )
  • Toilet mouth ( a foul mouthed person )
  • Top people take the Times ( The Times advertising slogan )
  • Two for one
  • Two heads are better than one
  • Two little dicky birds sitting on a wall, one named Peter, one named Paul ( line from nursery rhyme )
  • Two steps forward and one step back
  • Want him to be more of a man? Try being more of a woman! ( Coty Perfumes advertising slogan )
  • Wardrobe mistress ( a person in charge of the costumes of a theatrical company )
  • We answer to a higher authority ( Hebrew National hot dogs advertising slogan )
  • We make things that bring people closer ( Western Electrics advertising slogan )
  • We the people
  • We used to have one of those, but the wheels fell off
  • We're Just One Big Happy Family ( Richard Hawley song )
  • We're just one big happy family
  • We're the one ( Sky Television advertising slogan )
  • We're tobacco men not medicine men. Old Gold cures just one thing. The World's Best Tobacco ( Old Gold Cigarettes advertising slogan )
  • What Makes You Beautiful ( One Direction song )
  • What with one thing and another
  • What's in your wallet? ( Capital One advertising slogan )
  • When E F Hutton talks, people listen ( EF Hutton advertising slogan )
  • Where rocking horse people eat marshmallow pies ( Beatles song lyric )
  • Wherever particular people congregate ( Pall Mall Cigarettes advertising slogan )
  • Who are the people in your neighborhood?
  • Will no one rid me of this turbulent priest?
  • Win faster ( One Brand Group advertising slogan )
  • Win friends and influence people
  • With one bound he was at her side
  • Work one's fingers to the bone
  • World authority
  • Worth one's weight in gold
  • Wring one's hands
  • Y.M.C.A. ( Village People song )
  • You are a one
  • You can kiss that one goodbye
  • You meet the nicest people on a Honda ( Honda advertising slogan )
  • You only get one chance to make a first impression
  • You only hurt the one you love
  • You're Wendy's kind of people ( Wendy Burgers advertising slogan )
  • You're the One That I Want ( John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John song )
  • You, of all people ( exclamation when meeting someone unexpectedly )
  • You, you're the one ( McDonald's advertising slogan )

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