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A list of phrases related to the word "acquaintance"...


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  • Bonus genius ( a good spirit accompanying and supporting someone )
  • Bore the pants off someone
  • Bump into someone
  • Bust someone's ass
  • Buttonhole someone
  • Chew someone's ass
  • Childhood friend
  • Come down on someone like a ton of bricks
  • Contact sport
  • Cut someone dead
  • Cut someone down in their prime
  • Cut someone down to size
  • Dance on someone's grave
  • Dance to someone's tune
  • Dead white European male ( derogatory reference to someone who has an unjustified reputation )
  • Diamonds are a girl's best friend
  • Did Somebody Say McDonald's? ( McDonald's advertising slogan )
  • Draw someone's fire
  • Drive someone into a corner
  • Drop someone off
  • Dump on someone
  • Eat out of someone's hand
  • Eat someone alive
  • Even your best friend won't tell you ( Lifebuoy Soap advertising slogan )
  • Eye someone up and down
  • Fair-weather friend
  • Familiarity breeds contempt
  • Feel someone up
  • Feel someone's collar
  • First contact
  • Flip someone the bird
  • Freeze someone out
  • Friend of Dorothy ( slang term for a homosexual, referring to Judy Garland's character in The Wizard of Oz )
  • Friend or foe?
  • Friend zone
  • Gentleman friend
  • Get into someone's pants
  • Get no change out of someone
  • Give someone a bell
  • Give someone a bloody nose
  • Give someone a boost
  • Give someone a good talking to
  • Give someone a rocket
  • Give someone a thick ear
  • Give someone a wide berth
  • Give someone an earful
  • Give someone hell
  • Give someone skin
  • Give someone the boot
  • Give someone the brush-off
  • Give someone the mushroom treatment
  • Give someone the slip
  • Give someone the willys
  • Give someone what for
  • Gotta Serve Somebody ( Bob Dylan song )
  • Grass someone up
  • Have someone on toast
  • Have someone's ear
  • Hazy information
  • Heap coals of fire on someone's head
  • Hear someone out
  • Hello, I'm Julian and this is my friend Sandy ( A catchphrase from Round the Horne )
  • High roller ( someone who gambles for high stakes )
  • Hit the bricks ( a cursory slang term telling someone to leave )
  • I Want Somebody To Love ( The Beatles song )
  • I'll buy you a diamond ring my friend if it makes you feel alright ( The Beatles song lyric )
  • I'm Julian and this is my friend Sandy ( A catchphrase from Julian And Sandy in Round The Horne )
  • If I had to do the same again, I would my friend Fernando ( ABBA lyric )
  • If you want to impress someone, put him on your Black list ( Johnny Walker Black Whiskey advertising slogan )
  • If your friend jumped off a cliff, would you do it too?
  • Imaginary friend
  • In someone's bad books ( the meaning and origin of this phrase.. )
  • Inside information
  • Invite someone over
  • It's a dirty job, but somebody has to do it ( A catchphrase from Nick Stone In Tightrope )
  • It's all fun and games until somebody gets hurt
  • It's complicated ( Facebook relationship status )
  • Jog someone's elbow
  • Jump someone's bones
  • Keep someone sweet
  • Klunk! Klick, every trip ( UK Public Information Film advertising slogan )
  • Know by sight
  • Know someone in the biblical sense
  • Lay a trip on someone
  • Lead someone to the altar
  • Leave someone cold
  • Lick someone's boots
  • Look someone up and down
  • Love-hate relationship
  • Make contact
  • Make someone happy with a phone call ( British Telecom advertising slogan )
  • Make someone's toes curl
  • Man's best friend
  • Mine of information
  • Misery acquaints a man with strange bedfellows
  • Monstrous carbuncle on the face of an old friend ( Prince Charles quotation )
  • My enemy's enemy is my friend ( proverb suggesting that opposing parties should cooperate )
  • My friend, Joe Holmes, is now a horse ( Arrow Shirts advertising slogan )
  • My one regret in life is that I am not someone else ( Woody Allen line )
  • My right honourable friend
  • On nodding acquaintance
  • Out for someone's blood
  • Outside of a dog, a book is man's best friend. Inside of a dog it's too dark to read ( Groucho Marx line )
  • Phone a friend ( A catchphrase from Who Wants to be a Millionaire )
  • Pop someone's cherry
  • Pull someone up short
  • Pull the wool over someone's eyes
  • Push someone's buttons
  • Put someone down
  • Put the bite on someone
  • Put the fear of God into someone
  • Put the fear of death into someone
  • Put words into someone's mouth
  • Reach out and touch someone ( American Telephone & Telegraph advertising slogan )
  • Renew your acquaintance
  • Rob someone blind
  • Rub shoulders with
  • Rub someone's nose in it
  • See the back of someone
  • Sell someone a dummy
  • Sensitive information
  • Shoot someone a line
  • Should old acquaintance be forgot
  • Sing someone's praises
  • Single point of contact
  • Sit on someone's tail
  • Snap someone's head off
  • Somebody That I Used to Know ( Gotye with Kimbra song )
  • Somebody To Love ( Queen song )
  • Somebody somewhere wants a letter from you ( British Post Office advertising slogan )
  • Someone Like You ( Adele song )
  • Someone ears are burning
  • Someone walked on my grave
  • Steal someone's heart
  • Steal someone's thunder
  • String someone along
  • Suck someone dry
  • Take cuts at someone ( A baseball expression meaning taking a verbal swing or striking a blow at a reputation )
  • Take someone out
  • Take someone to law
  • Take someone to one side
  • Take someone to task
  • Take someone to the woodshed
  • Take the bread out of someone's mouth
  • Teach someone a lesson
  • Teach someone a thing or two
  • Tell someone where to get off
  • The Girl Of My Best Friend ( Elvis Presley song )
  • The Information Superhighway
  • The answer my friend is blowing in the wind ( Bob Dylan song lyric )
  • The empty chair ( the perceived absense of someone who is recently deceased )
  • The point of contact ( Sprint advertising slogan )
  • Think once, think twice, think bike ( UK Public Information Film advertising slogan )
  • Throw the book at someone
  • Tip someone off
  • Tip someone the wink
  • Too much information
  • Top breeders recommend it ( Pedigree Chum Dog food advertising slogan )
  • Toy with someone's affections
  • Treat someone like dirt
  • Trifle with someone's affections
  • Use Somebody ( Kings of Leon song )
  • Walk all over someone
  • Walk someone off their feet
  • War baby ( someone born during the war - especially the illegitimate child of a soldier )
  • War criminal ( someone who has flouted the Geneva Convention )
  • War hero ( someone who acted heroically during a war )
  • What are friend for?
  • When Somebody Loves You ( Frank Sinatra song )
  • Wind someone up ( deliberately draw attention to something that will create agitation )
  • You got a friend in the business ( Gateway 2000 advertising slogan )
  • You've Got A Friend ( Carole King James Taylor song )
  • Your friend in the digital age ( COX Communications advertising slogan )

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