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  • ...Baby One More Time ( Britney Spears album and song )
  • A Double Diamond works wonders ( Double Diamond advertising slogan )
  • A bone to pick
  • A chain is only as strong as its weakest link ( the meaning and origin of this phrase.. )
  • A double date
  • A great one for
  • A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step
  • A woman is only a woman but a good cigar is a smoke
  • A woman's right to choose
  • All children, except one, grow up ( the opening line of Peter Pan )
  • All for one and one for all
  • All one to me
  • Always pick Flowers ( Flowers Fine Ales advertising slogan )
  • An army of one ( United States Army advertising slogan )
  • And then there was one
  • Another One Bites The Dust ( Queen song )
  • 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 ( the meaning and origin of this phrase.. )
  • At the double
  • Atone for one's sins
  • Avert one's eyes
  • Avert one's gaze
  • Bachelor gay
  • Bachelor girl
  • Bachelor pad
  • Back to square one ( the meaning and origin of this phrase.. )
  • Bare one's teeth
  • Beauty is only skin deep ( the meaning and origin of this phrase.. )
  • Bent double
  • Betcha can't eat just one ( Lay's potato chips advertising slogan )
  • Bite the big one
  • Bone to pick with you
  • Breathe one's last
  • Buy one, get one free
  • Cherry pick
  • Children, one is one, two is fun, three is a house full
  • Choose your weapon
  • Choosy Moms choose Jif ( Jif Peanut Butter advertising slogan )
  • Chopsticks are one of the reasons the Chinese never invented custard ( Spike Milligan line )
  • Colour one's view
  • Cop one
  • Dance With The One That Brought You ( Shania Twain song )
  • Day one
  • Does she or doesn't she? Only her hairdresser knows for sure ( Clairol advertising slogan )
  • Doff one's cap ( the meaning and origin of this phrase.. )
  • Don't put all your eggs in one basket
  • Don't vote; it only encourages them ( Anarchist political slogan )
  • Double Dutch
  • Double Indemnity ( Billy Wilder movie )
  • Double O Seven
  • Double act
  • Double back
  • Double blind test
  • Double check
  • Double click
  • Double coverage
  • Double cross
  • Double denim ( denim jeans worn with a denim shirt or jacket )
  • Double digits
  • Double dip
  • Double dip recession
  • Double dipping ( Taking a second dip into food using an item that one has already put into ones mouth )
  • Double down
  • Double duty
  • Double edged sword
  • Double entendre
  • Double entry book-keeping
  • Double exposure
  • Double header ( A baseball expression denoting two events held on the same day with the same participants )
  • Double or nothing
  • Double or quits
  • Double quick
  • Double standard
  • Double take
  • Double time
  • Double trouble
  • Double up
  • Double whammy
  • Double your pleasure, double your fun ( Wrigley's Doublemint Chewing Gum advertising slogan )
  • Double, double toil and trouble, fire burn and cauldron bubble
  • Double-dip recession ( A financial recession with two low points )
  • 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
  • Drink To Me Only With Thine Eyes ( Ben Jonson poem and Victorian song )
  • Dual income no kids
  • Eleanor Rigby ( Beatles song )
  • Every one a winner
  • Exercise one's discretion
  • Exert one's authority
  • Face that only a mother could love
  • False jeopardy ( plot device in TV melodramas where danger is threatened only for it to be found to be a false alarm )
  • Feed one's mind
  • First World problem ( a relatively trivial problem only affecting the affluent )
  • Five, six, pick up sticks ( line from nursery rhyme )
  • For No One ( Beatles song )
  • For Your Eyes Only ( James Bond movie Roger Moore )
  • For your eyes only
  • Fourpenny one
  • From day one
  • 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
  • God Only Knows ( Beach Boys song )
  • Got it in one
  • Have a bone to pick
  • Have one on me
  • He's one sick puppy
  • Hello, one two three testing
  • Here's one I prepared earlier ( A catchphrase from Blue Peter )
  • Here's one in your eye
  • Hiyo Silver away ( A catchphrase from The Lone Ranger )
  • Hole in one
  • Home alone
  • How does it feel to be one of the beautiful people? ( Beatles song lyric )
  • I am the only gay in the village ( A catchphrase from Little Britain )
  • I don't believe it ( A catchphrase from Victor Meldrew, One Foot In The Grave )
  • I have not slept one wink
  • I took my harp to the party but no one asked me to play
  • I want that one ( A catchphrase from Little Britain )
  • I want to be alone ( A catchphrase from Grand Hotel )
  • I'm Only Sleeping ( The Beatles song )
  • I'm only doing my job
  • I'm only here for the beer ( Double Diamond advertising slogan )
  • I'm only human
  • If I've only one life, let me live it as a blonde! ( Clairol Hair Colouring advertising slogan )
  • If all the world were Jell-O, And whipped cream filled the sea, Then the only spoon from here to the moon Would have to belong to me ( Jell-O Gelatin Dessert advertising slogan )
  • If only
  • If only everything in life was as reliable as a Volkswagen ( Volkswagen advertising slogan )
  • In name only
  • In one ear and out the other
  • In one piece
  • In the kingdom of the blind the one eyed man is king
  • In words of one syllable
  • Indian file
  • Individual streak
  • It Happened One Night ( Clark Gable movie )
  • It can only be Heineken ( Heineken advertising slogan )
  • It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a good fortune, must be in want of a wife ( the opening line of Pride and Prejudice )
  • It only hurts when I laugh
  • 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 Only Rock And Roll, But I Like It ( Rolling Stones song )
  • It's an ill wind that blows no one any good ( the meaning and origin of this phrase.. )
  • It's only a game
  • It's only natural
  • Just like a chocolate milkshake, only crunchy ( Coco Pops advertising slogan )
  • Just one more thing ( A catchphrase from Columbo )
  • Just one of those days
  • Ke-mo sah-bee ( A catchphrase from Tonto In The Lone Ranger )
  • Kemo Sabe ( Nickname of The Lone Ranger ( Clayton Moore ) )
  • 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
  • Laugh and the world laughs with you, weep and, you weep alone
  • Launch one's lunch
  • Leave well enough alone
  • Lend one's name
  • Let alone
  • Let me make one thing perfectly clear
  • Let one go
  • Let one thousand flowers bloom
  • Let well alone
  • Life is just one damned thing after another
  • Listen I will say zis only wunce ( A catchphrase from Allo Allo )
  • Look after number one
  • Look out for number one
  • Lovely jubbly ( A catchphrase from Only Fools and Horses )
  • Make mine a double
  • Make one's hackles rise
  • Man does not live by bread alone
  • Massage one's ego
  • Midnight double feature
  • Minority of one
  • Mirror mirror on the all who is the fairest one of all?
  • More than one string to your bow
  • 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 )
  • Not my type ( not a person one is attracted to )
  • Not the only pebble on the beach
  • 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
  • On the double
  • On the one hand
  • On your Pat ( Cockney rhyming slang for alone )
  • On your jack ( Cockney rhyming slang for alone )
  • On your tod ( Cockney rhyming slang for alone )
  • 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 1 out of 25 men is color blind. The other 24 just dress that way ( Mohara Suits advertising slogan )
  • Only A Pawn In Their Game ( Bob Dylan song )
  • Only Fools and Horses
  • Only Girl In the World ( Rihanna song )
  • Only Love Can Break Your Heart ( Neil Young song )
  • Only Nixon could go to China
  • Only Smarties have the answer ( Smarties advertising slogan )
  • Only a matter of time
  • Only connect
  • Only fools and horses work
  • Only game in town
  • Only half there
  • Only human
  • Only in America
  • Only in a Jeep ( Jeep advertising slogan )
  • Only the best for the Captain's table ( Birdseye advertising slogan )
  • Only the brave deserve the fair and the fair deserve JAEGER ( Jaeger Sportswear advertising slogan )
  • Only time will tell
  • Only you can prevent forest fires ( United States Forest Service advertising slogan )
  • Open the box ( A catchphrase from Take Your Pick )
  • Opportunity only knocks once
  • Oranges are not the only fruit
  • P.P.Pick up a Penguin ( United Biscuits advertising slogan )
  • Pick a card, any card
  • Pick a fight
  • Pick and choose
  • Pick holes in
  • Pick me up
  • Pick nits
  • Pick of the bunch
  • Pick of the litter
  • Pick off
  • Pick on
  • Pick the bones out of that
  • Pick up the gauntlet
  • Pick up the pieces
  • Pick up the reins
  • Pick up the tab
  • Pick up your marbles and go home
  • Pick your brains
  • Plus one
  • Prepare to want one ( Hyundai advertising slogan )
  • Public Enemy Number One ( Nickname of John Dillinger )
  • Pull a fast one
  • Put one foot in front of the other
  • Put one over on
  • Quality is job one ( Ford Cars advertising slogan )
  • Quick one
  • Rank and file
  • Rolled into one
  • Room for one more inside
  • Route one
  • Scotch and the Single Girl ( J&B Scotch advertising slogan )
  • See a penny and pick it up
  • See a pin and pick it up
  • See a pin and pick it up, all the day you'll have good luck; see a pin and let it lie, bad luck you'll have all day
  • Seen one, seen them all
  • Shoot a birdie ( score one under par in a golf shot )
  • Single Ladies ( Put a Ring on It ) ( Beyonce song )
  • Single file
  • Single out
  • Single point of contact
  • Single sign-on
  • Six of one and half a dozen of the other
  • Sleep with one eye open
  • Smile and the world smiles with you, cry and you cry alone
  • So easy to use, no wonder it's number one ( AOL advertising slogan )
  • So no one told you life was gonna be this way
  • Solo pound
  • Standing room only
  • 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
  • Stunt double
  • Take one day at a time
  • Take one for the team
  • Take someone to one side
  • Take your pick
  • Ten one hundred
  • That's a new one on me
  • The Adventure of the Noble Bachelor ( Sherlock Holmes story )
  • The Adventure of the Solitary Cyclist ( Sherlock Holmes story )
  • The Amazing One ( Nickname of Alfredo Amezaga )
  • The Chosen One ( Nickname of LeBron James )
  • The Daily Double ( Nickname of Dwight Howard )
  • The Great One ( Nickname of comedian Jackie Gleason )
  • The Lone Ranger ( Pseudonym of John Reid ( Clayton Moore ) )
  • The Lone Star Cobra ( Nickname of Donald Curry )
  • The Lone Star State ( Nickname of the US state of Texas )
  • The Only Way Is Essex ( British reality television series )
  • The Special One ( Nickname of football manager Jose Mourinho )
  • The Top Ten
  • The Wild One ( Marlon Brando movie )
  • The cheese stands alone
  • The flower of one's youth
  • The lights are on but there's no one at home
  • The longest journey starts with a single step
  • 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 only 'sauce' I dare give Father ( Burma Sauce advertising slogan )
  • The only constant is change
  • The only good Indian is a dead Indian
  • The only show in town
  • The only thing we have to fear is fear itself ( Political slogan )
  • The only way to fly ( Western Airlines advertising slogan )
  • The right one ( Martini advertising slogan )
  • 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
  • They also serve who only stand and wait ( from a poem by Milton )
  • This one will run and run
  • This time next year we will be millionaires ( A catchphrase from Only Fools And Horses )
  • Tie one on
  • To get one's back up
  • 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
  • Ugly is only skin-deep ( Volkswagen advertising slogan )
  • Unique in All the World ( Ford Thunderbird advertising slogan )
  • We pick you up ( Enterprise Car Rental advertising slogan )
  • 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 sorrows come, they come not single spies, but in battalions
  • When the oak is before the ash, then you will only get a splash; when the ash
  • While in Europe, pick up an ugly European ( Volkswagen advertising slogan )
  • Who was that masked man? ( A catchphrase from The Lone Ranger )
  • Why do only fools and horses work?
  • Will no one rid me of this turbulent priest?
  • Win faster ( One Brand Group advertising slogan )
  • With one bound he was at her side
  • Work one's fingers to the bone
  • Worth one's weight in gold
  • Wring one's hands
  • You Are My Sunshine, My Only Sunshine ( Johnny Cash song )
  • You Only Live Twice ( James Bond movie Sean Connery )
  • You are a one
  • You can choose your friends but you can't choose your family
  • You can kiss that one goodbye
  • You know it makes sense ( A catchphrase from Only Fools And Horses )
  • You only get one chance to make a first impression
  • You only hurt the one you love
  • You only live once
  • You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough ( Mae West quotation )
  • You were only supposed to blow the bloody doors off! ( line from the Michael Caine movie The Italian Job )
  • You'll never walk alone
  • You're never alone with a Strand ( Strand Cigarettes advertising slogan )
  • You're only young once
  • You're the One That I Want ( John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John song )
  • You, you're the one ( McDonald's advertising slogan )
  • Young and sweet, only seventeen ( ABBA lyric )
  • Your mission, if you choose to accept it ... ( A catchphrase from Mission Impossible )

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