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  • Boom boom ( A catchphrase from Basil Brush )
  • Broad brush
  • Brumagem screwdriver ( the meaning and origin of this phrase.. )
  • Brush back ( A baseball expression meaning to subvert or threaten verbally )
  • Brush it off
  • Brush off
  • Brush up on
  • Brush with death
  • Brush with the law
  • Bucket and spade holiday
  • Bury the hatchet ( the meaning and origin of this phrase.. )
  • Call a spade a shovel ( the meaning and origin of this phrase.. )
  • Call a spade a spade ( the meaning and origin of this phrase.. )
  • Cherry pick
  • Chinese fire drill
  • Christmas is a time to believe in things you can't see ( 3M Company Scotch Tape advertising slogan )
  • Clamp down on
  • Click go the shears boys
  • Cut through the red tape
  • Dee plane, dee plane ( A catchphrase from Fantasy Island )
  • Dial down ( adjust a device to reduce sound or temperature )
  • Down tools
  • Drill down
  • Drill, baby, drill
  • Emotional roller coaster
  • False jeopardy ( plot device in TV melodramas where danger is threatened only for it to be found to be a false alarm )
  • Five, six, pick up sticks ( line from nursery rhyme )
  • Fly now. Shovel later ( Eastern Airlines advertising slogan )
  • Give the brush off
  • Given the brush off
  • Go at it with hammer and tongs
  • Go under the knife
  • Go-Go Gadget Arms ( Nickname of basketball player Kevin Garnett )
  • Hammer and tongs
  • Hammer it home
  • Hammer it out
  • Hand-held device
  • Hard row to hoe
  • Hatchet faced
  • Hatchet job
  • Hatchet man
  • Have a bone to pick
  • High roller ( someone who gambles for high stakes )
  • Hoe down
  • How much can you handle ( Bubble Tape advertising slogan )
  • I Dreamed I Saw St. Augustine ( Bob Dylan song )
  • I Saw Her Standing There ( Beatles song )
  • I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus ( Spike Jones song )
  • I came, I saw, I conquered
  • Is it a bird, is it a plane, no it's Superman? ( A catchphrase from Superman )
  • Kerb drill
  • Knife and fork it
  • Labour saving device
  • Lay it on with a trowel
  • Like shit off a shovel
  • Mac the Knife ( Nickname of Harold Macmillan )
  • Mack The Knife ( Bertold Brecht song )
  • Maxwell's Silver Hammer ( The Beatles song )
  • Not the sharpest knife in the drawer
  • On a knife edge
  • Open the box ( A catchphrase from Take Your Pick )
  • 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
  • Put the hammer down
  • Rake in the money
  • Rake it in
  • Rake over the ashes
  • Rake over the coals
  • Red tape
  • Roller coaster
  • 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
  • Shovel ready ( a building project in which all the preliminaries have been arranged )
  • Spade work
  • Take your pick
  • Tarred with the same brush
  • That's not a knife; that's a knife ( Crocodile Dundee )
  • The Axe effect ( Axe deodorant advertising slogan )
  • The Hammer ( Nickname of Josh Willingham )
  • The Hammer ( Nickname of Kris Humphries )
  • The Hammer ( Nickname of Matt Carroll )
  • The Hammer of The Scots ( Nickname of King Edward I )
  • The Hebrew Hammer ( Nickname of Ryan Braun )
  • The Holland Hammer ( Nickname of Rick VandenHurk )
  • The Last Time I Saw Paris ( Elizabeth Taylor movie )
  • The Polish Hammer ( Nickname of Sebastian Janikowski )
  • The right tool for the job
  • The right tools for the job
  • This tape will self-destruct in five seconds ( A catchphrase from Mission Impossible )
  • Tool around
  • Tooled up
  • Tools of the trade
  • Tough row to hoe
  • Twist the knife
  • Under the hammer
  • We pick you up ( Enterprise Car Rental advertising slogan )
  • What the butler saw
  • When all you have is a hammer, everything looks like a nail
  • While in Europe, pick up an ugly European ( Volkswagen advertising slogan )
  • You could have cut the atmosphere with a knife
  • You know the drill
  • You'll never put a better bit of butter on your knife ( Country Life butter advertising slogan )
  • You'll wonder where the yellow went when you brush your teeth with Pepsodent ( Pepsodent toothpaste advertising slogan )

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