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  • Ask no odds
  • Ask no questions and hear no lies
  • Ask not for whom the bell tolls it tolls for thee ( the meaning and origin of this phrase.. )
  • Ask not what your country can do for you, but what you can do for your country
  • Ask out
  • Ask the Man who Owns One ( Packard advertising slogan )
  • At the end of a gun
  • Ball of fire
  • Baptism of fire ( the meaning and origin of this phrase.. )
  • Beep beep ( A catchphrase from Road Runner )
  • Bernie, the bolt ( A catchphrase from The Golden Shot )
  • Big Shot Becky ( Nickname of basketball player Becky Hammon )
  • Big Shot Bob ( Nickname of basketball player Robert Horry )
  • Big shot
  • Blade Runner ( Harrison Ford / Ridley Scott movie )
  • Blaze away at
  • Booster shot
  • Breathe fire
  • Bring out your best ( Bud Light advertising slogan )
  • C'mon Colman's, light my fire ( Colman's Mustard advertising slogan )
  • Catch fire
  • Cheap shot
  • Chew a gun
  • Chicago typewriter
  • Chinese fire drill
  • Come On Baby Light My Fire ( The Doors song )
  • Come home to a real fire ( Coal Board advertising slogan )
  • Come into bloom
  • Cost cutting
  • Crazy Gun Barney ( Nickname of Barney Fife ( Don Knotts ) )
  • Cutting remark
  • Don't ask me
  • Don't be vague, ask for Haig ( Haig Scotch advertising slogan )
  • Don't get vexed, ask Teletext ( Teletext advertising slogan )
  • Don't let's ask for the moon. We have the stars ( line from the movie Now, Voyager )
  • Don't shoot the messenger
  • Don't shoot the piano player
  • Don't shoot until you can see the whites of their eyes
  • Done a runner ( the meaning and origin of this phrase.. )
  • Double, double toil and trouble, fire burn and cauldron bubble
  • Draw a bead on
  • Draw someone's fire
  • Dressed to kill
  • Drive by shooting
  • Dryest gin in town. Ask any Martini ( Seagram's Gin advertising slogan )
  • Eat dirt
  • Eats, Shoots And Leaves ( Lynne Truss book )
  • Everything You Always Wanted To Know About Sex But Were Afraid To Ask ( David Reuben book )
  • Everything You Wanted To Know About Sex But Were Afraid To Ask ( Woody Allen movie )
  • Extreme refreshment ( Bud Ice advertising slogan )
  • Failure to launch
  • Fight fire with fire
  • Fill full of holes
  • Fire And Rain ( James Taylor song )
  • Fire Sale
  • Fire and brimstone
  • Fire away
  • Fire down below
  • Fire engine red
  • Fire in the hole
  • Fire in your belly
  • Fire storm
  • Fire the imagination ( inspire with enthusiasm )
  • Fire up the Quattro ( A catchphrase from Gene Glenister In Ashes To Ashes )
  • Flash in the pan
  • For all you do, this Bud's for you ( Budweiser advertising slogan )
  • Friendly fire
  • From stem to stern
  • Front runner
  • Funny you should ask
  • Get on like a house on fire
  • Get shot of
  • Give it the gun
  • Give it your best shot
  • Go in for the kill
  • Go postal
  • Go through fire and water for
  • Great Balls Of Fire ( Jerry Lee Lewis song )
  • Green shoots of change
  • Green shoots of recovery
  • Gun down
  • Hang fire
  • Happiness Is A Warm Gun ( The Beatles song )
  • Harp puts out the fire ( Harp Lager advertising slogan )
  • Have a shot at
  • Have gun, will travel ( A catchphrase from TV series )
  • Have many irons in the fire
  • He shot through like a Bondi tram
  • Heap coals of fire on someone's head
  • Hire and fire
  • Hold a gun to his head
  • Hot shot
  • I Shot The Sheriff ( Eric Clapton song )
  • I ask you
  • I lit a fire, isn't it good, Norwegian wood? ( Beatles song lyric )
  • I'd kill for a cup of tea
  • If I tell you I will have to shoot you
  • If I tell you, I'll have to kill you
  • If looks could kill
  • If you ask me
  • If you have to ask the price you can't afford it ( Rolls Royce slogan )
  • In at the kill
  • In the line of fire
  • Is that a gun in your pocket, or are you just glad to see me?
  • Jump the gun
  • Just shoot me
  • Keep your powder dry
  • Kill Bill ( Quentin Tarantino movie )
  • Kill or be killed
  • Kill or cure
  • Kill stone dead
  • Kill the fatted calf
  • Kill the goose that lays the golden egg
  • Kill time
  • Kill time until time kills you
  • Kill two birds with one stone
  • Kill with kindness
  • Launch one's lunch
  • Launch out at
  • Launch vehicle
  • Leaf through
  • Leave the gun, take the cannoli ( line from The Godfather )
  • Let one thousand flowers bloom
  • Liar liar: pants on fire
  • Licence To Kill ( James Bond movie Timothy Dalton )
  • Licensed to kill
  • Light My Fire ( The Doors song )
  • Light a fire under him
  • Light a fire under some
  • Like a pig from a gun
  • Like a shot
  • Like shooting fish in a barrel
  • Little Sure Shot ( Nickname of Annie Oakley )
  • Long shot
  • Machine Gun Kelly ( Nickname of George Kelly )
  • Mail shot
  • Mother Superior jumped the gun ( Beatles song lyric )
  • Mr. Big Shot ( Nickname of Chauncey Billups )
  • Nip in the bud
  • Not by a long shot
  • On the cutting edge
  • Open fire
  • Out of the frying pan into the fire
  • Parting shot
  • Perfect shot
  • Piss like a fire engine
  • Play softball ( A baseball expression meaning to ask easy questions )
  • Play with fire
  • Poacher turned gamekeeper
  • Pull the trigger
  • Pull your chestnuts out of the fire
  • Put a gun to your head
  • Ring Of Fire ( Johnny Cash song )
  • Road kill
  • Rubber bullet ( a bullet made of rubber or plastic and used for riot control )
  • Russian roulette
  • See how they run like pigs from a gun ( The Beatles song lyric )
  • Set Fire to the Rain ( Adele song )
  • Set the Thames on fire
  • Set the world on fire
  • Set your hair on fire
  • Shake like a leaf
  • Sharp shooter
  • Shoot 'em up
  • Shoot a birdie ( score one under par in a golf shot )
  • Shoot a fairy
  • Shoot blanks
  • Shoot down in flames ( destroy an argument or theory )
  • Shoot first, ask questions later
  • Shoot from the hip
  • Shoot him down in flames
  • Shoot hoops
  • Shoot it out
  • Shoot me now
  • Shoot on sight
  • Shoot someone a line
  • Shoot straight ( to talk or deal honestly )
  • Shoot the breeze
  • Shoot the moon ( remove household goods by night to avoid paying rent )
  • Shoot the puppy
  • Shoot through ( to leave or abscond )
  • Shoot to kill
  • Shoot your cuffs
  • Shoot your mouth off
  • Shoot yourself in the foot
  • Shooting war
  • Shot across the bows
  • Shot in the arm ( the meaning and origin of this phrase.. )
  • Shot in the dark
  • Shot to hell
  • Shot while trying to escape
  • Sitting duck
  • Sitting target
  • Smoking gun
  • Son of a gun
  • Sprout wings
  • Stem the tide
  • Stop, or my mom will shoot ( line from Sylvestor Stallone movie )
  • Straight shooter
  • Stronger ( What Doesn't Kill You ) ( Kelly Clarkson song )
  • Take a pot shot at
  • Take aim
  • Tastes so good cats ask for it by name ( Meow Mix Cat food advertising slogan )
  • Tea leaf ( Cockney rhyming slang for thief )
  • That which does not kill us makes us stronger ( Friedrich Nietzsche quotation )
  • The Bronze Goddess of Fire ( Nickname of LaWanda Page )
  • The Fast Gun From Texas ( Nickname of Dan Troop ( John Russell ) )
  • The Gun That Won The West ( Nickname of the Colt revolver )
  • The Hoosier Hot Shot ( Nickname of humourist Herb Shriner )
  • The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance ( James Stewart / John Wayne movie )
  • The Man With The Golden Gun ( James Bond movie Roger Moore )
  • The Ring Of Fire ( Johnny Cash song )
  • The cereal that's shot from guns! ( Quaker Puffed Wheat advertising slogan )
  • The fat is in the fire
  • The glorious twelfth ( of August - the start of the British grouse shooting season )
  • The money shot
  • The shot heard around the world
  • There's no smoke without fire
  • They Shoot Horses Don't They? ( Jane Fonda movie )
  • This Wheel's On Fire ( Bob Dylan song )
  • Thou shalt not kill
  • Throw Another Log On The Fire ( Outlaws song )
  • Time to kill
  • To Kill A Mockingbird ( Gregory Peck movie )
  • Too many irons in the fire
  • Turkey shoot
  • Turn over a new leaf
  • Two irons in the fire
  • Under fire
  • Under the gun
  • We aim to please
  • When the bough breaks the cradle will fall, and down will come baby, cradle and all ( line from nursery rhyme )
  • Where there's life, there's Bud ( Budweiser Beer advertising slogan )
  • Where there's smoke there's fire
  • Where's the fire?
  • Who can live without it, I ask in all honesty? ( ABBA lyric )
  • Whole shooting match
  • Why ask why? Try Bud Dry ( Budweiser Earl advertising slogan )
  • With both barrels
  • You gotta ask yourself, do I feel lucky, well do ya punk? ( Dirty Harry )
  • You'll get shot

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