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  • Access takes the waiting out of wanting ( Access Credit Card advertising slogan )
  • Aim high
  • Any time, anywhere, acid indigestion can catch you out ( Alka Selzer advertising slogan )
  • As easy as taking candy from a baby
  • Ask a silly question and you'll get a silly answer ( the meaning and origin of this phrase.. )
  • Ask and you shall receive
  • Assume nothing
  • Be yourself; everyone else is already taken ( Oscar Wilde quotation )
  • Beg, borrow or steal
  • Better to remain silent and be thought a fool that to speak and remove all doubt
  • Bread wi' nowt taken out ( Allinson's Bread advertising slogan )
  • Buy one, get one free
  • Calgon, take me away! ( Calgon advertising slogan )
  • Can I Get A Witness? ( Marvin Gaye song )
  • Can of corn ( A baseball expression meaning a ball which is easy to catch )
  • Can't Get Enough of That Golden Crisp ( Golden Crisp Cereals advertising slogan )
  • Can't Get You Out of My Head ( Kylie Minogue song )
  • Can't get enough of this ( Ford Cars advertising slogan )
  • Can't win for losing
  • Capture the imagination
  • Carpe diem ( latin expression meaning seize the day ) ( the meaning and origin of this phrase.. )
  • Carry coals to Newcastle ( the meaning and origin of this phrase.. )
  • Catch 22 ( Joseph Heller book ) ( the meaning and origin of this phrase.. )
  • Catch a case
  • Catch a cold
  • Catch a falling star
  • Catch a wave
  • Catch as catch can
  • Catch fire
  • Catch hell
  • Catch of the day
  • Catch on
  • Catch our smile ( PSA advertising slogan )
  • Catch some rays
  • Catch some zzzs
  • Catch that Pepsi spirit. Drink it in, drink it in, drink it in ( Pepsi advertising slogan )
  • Catch you later
  • Catch your breath
  • Catch your death of cold
  • Catch your eye
  • Catches win matches
  • Cheaters never win, and winners never cheat ( proverbial saying )
  • Come And Get It ( Badfinger song )
  • Come and get it
  • Did you get dressed in the dark?
  • Does you does, or does you don't take Access? ( Access Credit Card advertising slogan )
  • Don't get a complex, get Amplex ( Amplex Deodorant advertising slogan )
  • Don't get a face on
  • Don't get mad get even
  • Don't get me started
  • Don't get vexed, ask Teletext ( Teletext advertising slogan )
  • Don't get your balls in an uproar
  • Don't get your knickers in a knot
  • Don't get your knickers in a twist
  • Don't get your tits in the wringer
  • Don't get your wires crossed
  • Don't take it lying down
  • Don't take on so
  • Double take
  • Due a win
  • Every Breath You Take ( The Police song )
  • Every man for himself and the devil take the hindmost
  • Face lift
  • Fetch and carry
  • First catch your hare
  • Flattery will get you everywhere
  • Flattery will get you nowhere
  • For mash get Smash ( Cadbury's Smash advertising slogan )
  • From the get go
  • Genius is an infinite capacity for taking pains ( Thomas Carlyle quotation )
  • Gentlemen please lift the seat
  • Get Back ( The Beatles song )
  • Get Buckets ( Nickname of basketball player Ricky Davis )
  • Get N or get out ( Nintendo 64 advertising slogan )
  • Get Off My Cloud ( Rolling Stones song )
  • Get Rich quick ( Kenco Really Rich Coffee advertising slogan )
  • Get a bang out of something
  • Get a can on
  • Get a feel for
  • Get a fix on
  • Get a gold star ( earn a merit point for doing well )
  • Get a grip
  • Get a handle on
  • Get a kick out of it
  • Get a legger on
  • Get a life
  • Get a little extra help ( Halifax advertising slogan )
  • Get a load of that
  • Get a load on
  • Get a move on
  • Get a shift on
  • Get a toehold
  • Get a wiggle on
  • Get a word in edgeways ( the meaning and origin of this phrase.. )
  • Get above yourself
  • Get around to it
  • Get at
  • Get away from it all
  • Get away with it
  • Get away with murder
  • Get away with you!
  • Get away! ( Lunn Polly advertising slogan )
  • Get back at
  • Get back on your feet
  • Get back together
  • Get back your oo with Typhoo ( Typhoo Tea advertising slogan )
  • Get behind in your work
  • Get busy with the fizzy ( Soda Stream advertising slogan )
  • Get by
  • Get carried away
  • Get connected! ( G4 advertising slogan )
  • Get cracking
  • Get down
  • Get down Shep ( A catchphrase from John Noakes On Blue Peter )
  • Get down and dirty
  • Get down and get funky
  • Get down to brass tacks
  • Get down to business
  • Get down with the kids
  • Get even
  • Get fresh
  • Get good wood on it
  • Get hitched
  • Get hold of the wrong end of the stick
  • Get hooked on
  • Get in on the act
  • Get in on the ground floor
  • Get in shape
  • Get in your hair
  • Get into a scrape
  • Get into bed with
  • Get into deep water
  • Get into gear
  • Get into hot water
  • Get into shape
  • Get into someone's pants
  • Get into the habit
  • Get into the swing of it
  • Get into your stride
  • Get it in the neck
  • Get it into your head
  • Get it off your chest
  • Get it on
  • Get it out of your system
  • Get it straight
  • Get it together
  • Get it up
  • Get knotted
  • Get laid
  • Get loaded
  • Get lost
  • Get more ( T-Mobile advertising slogan )
  • Get my drift
  • Get naked
  • Get no change out of someone
  • Get nowhere fast
  • Get off lightly
  • Get off my back
  • Get off my case
  • Get off my tail
  • Get off on the right foot
  • Get off on the wrong foot
  • Get off the dime
  • Get off the ground
  • Get off the mark
  • Get off to a bad start
  • Get off to a flying start
  • Get off with
  • Get off your arse
  • Get off your bike
  • Get off your high horse
  • Get on in life
  • Get on like a house on fire
  • Get on with it
  • Get on your hind legs
  • Get on your nerves
  • Get out of hand
  • Get out of jail free
  • Get out of jail free card ( a means of avoiding justice - from the eponymous card in the Monopoly boardgame )
  • Get out of my face
  • Get out of my hair
  • Get out of that ( A catchphrase from Eric Morecambe )
  • Get out of the wrong side of the bed
  • Get out there ( Royal Caribbean cruise lines advertising slogan )
  • Get over it
  • Get over yourself
  • Get ready to rumble ( prepare to fight or do battle )
  • Get real
  • Get religion
  • Get rich quick
  • Get round the table
  • Get shot of
  • Get shut of
  • Get some shuteye
  • Get straight to the point
  • Get stuck in
  • Get stuffed
  • Get stupid
  • Get the Abbey habit ( Abbey National advertising slogan )
  • Get the ball rolling
  • Get the better of
  • Get the bit between your teeth
  • Get the chop
  • Get the creative juices flowing
  • Get the drift
  • Get the drop on
  • Get the feel of
  • Get the hang of it
  • Get the hell out of Dodge
  • Get the jump on
  • Get the lead out
  • Get the low down
  • Get the message
  • Get the monkey off my back
  • Get the needle
  • Get the picture
  • Get the point
  • Get the push
  • Get the sack
  • Get the scoop
  • Get the show on the road
  • Get the upper hand
  • Get thee behind me Satan
  • Get thee to a nunnery
  • Get to first base
  • Get to first base with
  • Get to grips with
  • Get to second base
  • Get to the bottom of
  • Get to the end of your tether
  • Get to the heart of the matter
  • Get under way
  • Get under your feet
  • Get under your skin
  • Get up and go
  • Get up steam
  • Get up to speed
  • Get up your nose
  • Get used to it
  • Get weaving
  • Get well soon
  • Get while the getting's good
  • Get while the going is good
  • Get wind of
  • Get with it
  • Get with the program
  • Get your act together
  • Get your ass into gear
  • Get your ass over here
  • Get your coat
  • Get your coat, you've pulled
  • Get your ducks in a row
  • Get your end away
  • Get your eye in
  • Get your facts straight
  • Get your family into Shape, without them even noticing ( St. Ivel Yogurt advertising slogan )
  • Get your feet under the table
  • Get your feet wet
  • Get your fingers burnt
  • Get your foot in the door
  • Get your hands dirty
  • Get your head around something
  • Get your head down
  • Get your head together
  • Get your hooks into something
  • Get your kit off
  • Get your leg over
  • Get your lumps
  • Get your marching orders
  • Get your message across
  • Get your money's worth
  • Get your monkey up
  • Get your paws on it
  • Get your retaliation in first
  • Get your rocks off
  • Get your shit together
  • Get your skates on
  • Get your smile on ( Lay's potato chips advertising slogan )
  • Get your tanks off my lawn
  • Get your teeth into
  • Get your ticket punched
  • Get your toe in the door
  • Get your way
  • Give and take
  • Give him an inch and he'll take a mile
  • Give or take
  • Got To Get You Into My Life ( The Beatles song )
  • Got what it takes
  • Grasp the nettle
  • Guards, seize him
  • Hard to take
  • Heads I win, tails you lose
  • Help yourself ( invitation to take goods without payment )
  • How To Win Friends And Influence People ( Dale Carnegie book )
  • I Can't Get No Satisfaction ( Rolling Stones song )
  • I Can't Take My Eyes Off You ( Muse song )
  • I Capture The Castle ( Dodie Smith book )
  • I Get Around ( Beach Boys song )
  • I didn't get where I am today ( A catchphrase from Martin Clunes In Reggie Perrin )
  • I get knocked down, but I get up again ( Chumbawumba song )
  • I get no respect, I tell ya ( A catchphrase from Rodney Dangerfield In Comedy Monologue )
  • I took my harp to the party but no one asked me to play
  • I'll Get By With Little Help From My Friends ( The Beatles song )
  • I'll take my hat off to you
  • I'm A Celebrity Get Me Out Of Here ( Reality TV show )
  • I'm a celebrity get me out of here
  • I'm as mad as hell, and I'm not going to take this anymore! ( line from the movie Network )
  • I've fallen and I can't get up! ( LifeCall Personal Emergency Response Systems advertising slogan )
  • If enough people would stop smoking and start drinking, we could get out of ashtrays and into vermouth ( Cinzano advertising slogan )
  • If it doesn't get all over the place, it doesn't belong in your face ( Carl's Jr advertising slogan )
  • If that don't take the rag off the bush
  • If the sky falls we shall catch larks
  • If you can't stand the heat, get out of the kitchen ( A catchphrase from Harry S Truman )
  • If you don't get it, you don't get it ( The Washington Post advertising slogan )
  • If you lie down with dogs, you will get up with fleas
  • If you pay peanuts, you get monkeys
  • If you vote for Goldwater, you'll get a war in Vietnam ( Political slogan )
  • If you want to get ahead, get a hat ( Hat Council advertising slogan )
  • It Takes People Like You To Make People Like Me ( Buck Owens song )
  • It doesn't take a minute to bag it and bin it ( UK public advertisement advertising slogan )
  • 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 AGES to be as good as SEGA ( SEGA Saturn Console advertising slogan )
  • It takes a licking and keeps on ticking ( Timex Corporation advertising slogan )
  • It takes a thief to catch a thief
  • It takes a tough man to make a tender chicken ( Perdue Farms advertising slogan )
  • It takes all sorts to make a world
  • It takes one to know one
  • It takes two hands to hold a Whopper ( Burger King advertising slogan )
  • It takes two to tango
  • It takes your breath away
  • It's a steal
  • It's better to give than to receive
  • It's how the smooth take the rough ( Range Rover advertising slogan )
  • It's not the winning that counts, it's the taking part
  • It's not whether you win or lose, it's how you play the game
  • It's so big, you've gotta grin to get it in ( Wagon Wheels advertising slogan )
  • Jack and Jill went up the hill to fetch a pail of water ( line from nursery rhyme )
  • Just because you are paranoid it doesn't mean that they aren't out to get you
  • Leave the gun, take the cannoli ( line from The Godfather )
  • Let me take you down, cos I'm going to Strawberry Fields ( Beatles song lyric )
  • Let nature take its course
  • Let the train take the strain ( British Rail advertising slogan )
  • Let's Get It On ( Marvin Gaye song )
  • Let's get busy
  • Let's get out of these wet clothes and into a dry Martini
  • Let's get physical
  • Lie down with dogs: get up with fleas
  • Lift off
  • Lift the lid off
  • Lift the veil
  • Lift up your hearts
  • Lift your game
  • Lift your spirits
  • Missed it by that much! ( A catchphrase from Get Smart )
  • Must win game
  • Nice work if you can get it
  • No win, no fee
  • Northern Exposure ( Rob Morrow movie )
  • Nothing is real and nothing to get hung about ( The Beatles song lyric )
  • Oh, Max! ( A catchphrase from Get Smart )
  • Old Mother Hubbard went to the cupboard to get her poor doggie a bone ( line from nursery rhyme )
  • On the take
  • On your mark, get set, go
  • Open the box ( A catchphrase from Take Your Pick )
  • Out to get you
  • Piss or get off the pot
  • Play catch up
  • Play hard to get
  • Play to win
  • Prize catch
  • Ready, get set, go
  • Regulatory capture
  • Rest up ( take a break from one's arduous efforts )
  • Rob Peter to pay Paul
  • Rob Roy ( Nickname of Robert MacGregor )
  • Rob someone blind
  • Robo Sack ( Nickname of Rob Johnson )
  • Say the magic word and win $100 dollars ( A catchphrase from Groucho Marx In You Bet Your Life )
  • Seize him
  • Seize the day
  • Set a thief to catch a thief
  • Shit or get off the pot
  • Shoot the moon ( remove household goods by night to avoid paying rent )
  • Shut up and take my money ( A catchphrase from Futurama )
  • Sit up and take notice
  • Some you win: some you lose
  • Sorry about that, Chief. ( A catchphrase from Get Smart )
  • Spit take ( spitting out a drink in response to a joke or surprise )
  • Sprat to catch a mackerel
  • Stay contented, get Radio Rented ( Radio Rentals advertising slogan )
  • Steal a glance
  • Steal a kiss
  • Steal a march
  • Steal someone's heart
  • Steal someone's thunder
  • Steal the scene
  • Steal the show
  • Steal third base
  • Step up to the mark ( mark yourself ready to take responsibility )
  • Stop the world I want to get off
  • Take A Walk On The Wild Side ( Lou Reed song )
  • Take Five ( Dave Brubeck tune )
  • Take On Me ( a-ha song )
  • Take The A Train ( Duke Ellington tune )
  • Take These Chains From My Heart ( Ray Charles song )
  • Take a Mulligan
  • Take a Thomas Cook at our prices! ( Thomas Cook Travel advertising slogan )
  • Take a back seat
  • Take a bath
  • Take a bath in the dark tonight and let the water make love to your skin ( Lavin Perfumes & Soaps advertising slogan )
  • Take a beating
  • Take a bite out of crime
  • Take a bite out of crime! ( National Crime Prevention Council advertising slogan )
  • Take a bite out of something
  • Take a blue pencil to
  • Take a bow
  • Take a breather
  • Take a butchers ( Cockney rhyming slang for look )
  • Take a chance on me ( ABBA lyric )
  • Take a chill pill
  • Take a cold hard look
  • Take a dip
  • Take a fall for
  • Take a few deep breaths
  • Take a flier
  • Take a gamble
  • Take a gander
  • Take a hammering
  • Take a hard line
  • Take a healthy interest
  • Take a hike
  • Take a long walk off a short pier
  • Take a long walk off a short plank
  • Take a moment
  • Take a pew
  • Take a pop at
  • Take a pot shot at
  • Take a powder
  • Take a raincheck
  • Take a running jump
  • Take a seat
  • Take a shine to
  • Take a stab at
  • Take a stand
  • Take a swing at
  • Take a turn for the worse
  • Take account of
  • Take advantage of
  • Take after
  • Take aim
  • Take apart
  • Take care of
  • Take care of the pence and the pounds will take care of themselves
  • Take centre stage
  • Take charge
  • Take courage ( Courage Beer advertising slogan )
  • Take cuts at someone ( A baseball expression meaning taking a verbal swing or striking a blow at a reputation )
  • Take down a peg or two
  • Take five
  • Take flight
  • Take for granted
  • Take fright
  • Take home pay
  • Take in your stride
  • Take issue with
  • Take it as read
  • Take it as you find it
  • Take it easy
  • Take it for a spin
  • Take it from the top
  • Take it in good part
  • Take it into your head
  • Take it like a man
  • Take it offline
  • Take it on the chin
  • Take it on the lam
  • Take it or leave it
  • Take it outside
  • Take it to heart
  • Take it to the mattresses
  • Take it to the next level
  • Take it up a gear
  • Take it up a notch
  • Take it with a grain of salt
  • Take leave of your senses
  • Take liberties
  • Take liberties with
  • Take me out to the ball game
  • Take me to the river
  • Take me to your leader
  • Take no prisoners
  • Take note of
  • Take one day at a time
  • Take one for the team
  • Take shape
  • Take someone out
  • Take someone to law
  • Take someone to one side
  • Take someone to task
  • Take someone to the woodshed
  • Take someone's word for it
  • Take something on board
  • Take steps
  • Take stock
  • Take the Michael
  • Take the air
  • Take the bait
  • Take the biscuit
  • Take the bit between your teeth
  • Take the bread out of someone's mouth
  • Take the bull by the horns
  • Take the chequered flag
  • Take the count
  • Take the easy way out
  • Take the edge off
  • Take the field ( begin a sporting event or a military campaign )
  • Take the good with the bad
  • Take the king's shilling
  • Take the law into your own hands
  • Take the lead
  • Take the mickey
  • Take the money and run
  • Take the money, open the box
  • Take the piss
  • Take the pledge
  • Take the plunge
  • Take the rap
  • Take the rough with the smooth
  • Take the shilling
  • Take the shirt off your back
  • Take the town by storm
  • Take the veil
  • Take the weight off your feet
  • Take the wind out of my sails
  • Take the words out of my mouth
  • Take time out
  • Take to the boats
  • Take to the hills
  • Take to your bed
  • Take two aspirin and call me in the morning
  • Take umbrage
  • Take under your wing
  • Take up residence
  • Take up the cudgels for
  • Take up the slack
  • Take up your bed and walk
  • Take with a grain of salt
  • Take with a pinch of salt
  • Take your breath away
  • Take your cue
  • Take your groceries for a swim
  • Take your hand in marriage
  • Take your hat off to
  • Take your heels
  • Take your life
  • Take your life in your hands
  • Take your lumps
  • Take your mind of it
  • Take your pick
  • Take your pleasure where you can find it
  • Taken aback
  • Taken for a ride
  • Taken to the cleaners
  • Takes the 'ouch' out of grouch ( 7-Up advertising slogan )
  • Takes the cake
  • Taking care of business
  • Tell someone where to get off
  • Ten summersets he'll undertake on solid ground ( Beatles song lyric )
  • That and a nickel will get you a ride on the subway
  • That just about takes the biscuit
  • That's the second biggest ... I've ever seen! ( A catchphrase from Get Smart )
  • The Devil take the hindmost
  • The Devil take you
  • The Road Not Taken ( Robert Frost poem )
  • The best a man can get ( Gillette advertising slogan )
  • The best way to get music out of your system ( Philips advertising slogan )
  • The difficult we do immediately; the impossible takes a little longer
  • The future takes VISA ( VISA advertising slogan )
  • The lion may lie down with the lamb, but the lamb won't get much sleep ( Woody Allen line )
  • The more you get the more you want
  • The rich get richer and the poor get poorer
  • The winner takes it all, the loser standing small ( ABBA lyric )
  • Thousands of possibilities, get yours ( Best Buy advertising slogan )
  • To assume makes an ass out of u and me
  • To get one's back up
  • Took the collar ( A baseball expression meaning failing to get any hits )
  • Top people take the Times ( The Times advertising slogan )
  • War zone ( the area that a war has taken place )
  • We aim to please
  • We have lift off
  • We rob banks ( Bonnie and Clyde )
  • We'll take good care of you ( British Airways advertising slogan )
  • What You Want is What You Get ( McDonald's advertising slogan )
  • What you see is what you get
  • What's the catch?
  • When the going gets tough, the tough get going ( A catchphrase from Joseph Kennedy )
  • When the oak is before the ash, then you will only get a splash; when the ash
  • Where's the catch?
  • Win big
  • Win by a head
  • Win by a mile
  • Win by a neck
  • Win by a nose
  • Win faster ( One Brand Group advertising slogan )
  • Win friends and influence people
  • Win lose or draw
  • Win on points
  • Win over
  • Win some, lose some
  • Win the day
  • Win the wooden spoon
  • Win win situation
  • Win your spurs
  • Winner takes all
  • Would not get out of bed for
  • Would you believe ... ( A catchphrase from Get Smart )
  • You Can't Always Get What You Want ( The Rolling Stone song )
  • You Took The Words Right Out Of My Mouth, It Must Have Been Whilst You Were Kissing Me ( Meatloaf song )
  • You can always get it at the Co-op ( Co-op advertising slogan )
  • You can take that to the bank
  • You can't get blood out of a stone
  • You can't get there from here
  • You can't take it back, it's out there ( When Harry met Sally )
  • You can't take it with you
  • You can't win them all
  • You catch more flies with honey than with vinegar
  • You couldn't catch a monkey with a shotgun and a sack
  • You don't get a second chance at a first impression
  • You get a big delight in every bite of Hostess snacks ( Hostess advertising slogan )
  • You get what you pay for
  • You have to be in it to win it
  • You only get one chance to make a first impression
  • You pay your money and you take your choice
  • You take the high road: I'll take the low road
  • You win some: you lose some
  • You'll get shot
  • You'll get square eyes
  • You'll never take me alive copper

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