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  • As sharp as a tack
  • At your wits' end
  • Bar fly
  • Battle of wits
  • Battle ready
  • Be prepared
  • Because you were born to fly ( TAM Brazilian Airlines advertising slogan )
  • Better than a poke in the eye with a sharp stick
  • Born Under A Bad Sign ( Cream song )
  • Born ready
  • Born under a bad sign
  • Cable ready
  • Card sharp ( the meaning and origin of this phrase.. )
  • Central heating for kids ( Ready Brek porridge advertising slogan )
  • City Linking, smart thinking ( City Link advertising slogan )
  • Clear and present danger
  • Collect your wits
  • Combat ready
  • Come Fly With Me ( Frank Sinatra song )
  • Cut to the quick
  • Danger, Will Robinson ( A catchphrase from The Robot In Lost In Space )
  • Dangerous Liaisons ( Glenn Close movie )
  • Don't close your eyes for a minute
  • Double quick
  • Down to the pub for a quick one
  • Earth to mom
  • Err on the side of caution
  • Evening person
  • Eyes in the back of your head
  • False alarm
  • False jeopardy ( plot device in TV melodramas where danger is threatened only for it to be found to be a false alarm )
  • Fly Me To The Moon ( Frank Sinatra song )
  • Fly a kite
  • Fly by night
  • Fly by the seat of your pants
  • Fly by wire
  • Fly drive
  • Fly in the face of the evidence
  • Fly in the ointment ( the meaning and origin of this phrase.. )
  • Fly now. Shovel later ( Eastern Airlines advertising slogan )
  • Fly off the handle
  • Fly off the shelves
  • Fly on the wall
  • Fly the American way ( American Airlines advertising slogan )
  • Fly the coop
  • Fly the flag ( British Airways advertising slogan )
  • Fly the friendly skies ( United Airlines advertising slogan )
  • Fly the nest
  • Get Rich quick ( Kenco Really Rich Coffee advertising slogan )
  • Get ready to rumble ( prepare to fight or do battle )
  • Get rich quick
  • Get your retaliation in first
  • Give me a sign
  • Go fly a kite
  • Good and ready
  • Half awake
  • Have your wits about you
  • He Hate Me ( Nickname of American football player Rod Smart )
  • Heads up
  • Here's one I prepared earlier ( A catchphrase from Blue Peter )
  • I'm Margie. Fly me ( National Airlines advertising slogan )
  • I'm good enough, I'm smart enough, and doggone it, people like me! ( A catchphrase from Stuart Smiley In Saturday Night Live )
  • If God had meant us to fly he would have given us wings
  • If man were meant to fly, God would have lowered the fares ( American Coach Lines advertising slogan )
  • In quick succession
  • In sharp focus
  • Intruder alert
  • It's Smart to be Square ( British Satellite Broadcasting advertising slogan )
  • It's time to fly ( United Airlines advertising slogan )
  • Jack be nimble Jack be quick ( line from nursery rhyme )
  • Keep a weather eye open
  • Keep your eye on the ball
  • Keep your eyes on the prize
  • Keep your eyes peeled
  • Keep your finger on the pulse
  • Keep your wits about you
  • Kiss me quick
  • Let fly
  • Like a blue arsed fly
  • Live by your wits
  • Look lively
  • Look sharp
  • Look sharp, feel sharp ( Gillette advertising slogan )
  • Mad, bad and dangerous to know
  • Make ready
  • Make the feathers fly
  • Mayday mayday
  • Missed it by that much! ( A catchphrase from Get Smart )
  • Mongoose Quick Rick ( Nickname of Ricky Davis )
  • Morning person
  • Never misses a trick
  • Nick the Quick ( Nickname of Nick Van Exel )
  • Oh, Max! ( A catchphrase from Get Smart )
  • On dangerous ground
  • On red alert
  • On the alert
  • On the ball
  • On the case
  • On the fly
  • On your toes
  • One jump ahead of
  • One smart cookie
  • Open your eyes
  • Our entire economy is in danger
  • Out of danger
  • Oven ready
  • Pigs might fly
  • Pit your wits against
  • Primed and ready to go
  • Quick and dirty
  • Quick buck
  • Quick change artist
  • Quick off the mark
  • Quick on the draw
  • Quick one
  • Quick smart
  • Quick study
  • Quick witted
  • Quick, Henry, the FLIT! ( Flit insecticide advertising slogan )
  • Radio alarm
  • Razor sharp
  • Ready Teddy ( Little Richard song )
  • Ready and waiting ( alert and prepared for action )
  • Ready for the off
  • Ready set go
  • Ready steady go
  • Ready to roll
  • Ready when you are ( Delta Airlines advertising slogan )
  • Ready willing and able
  • Ready, aye, ready ( Camp Coffee advertising slogan )
  • Ready, get set, go
  • Red alert
  • Red sky in the morning, shepherds warning
  • Rough and ready
  • Scared out of your wits
  • Sharp as a tack
  • Sharp eyed
  • Sharp shooter
  • Sharp tongue
  • Short sharp shock
  • Shovel ready ( a building project in which all the preliminaries have been arranged )
  • Sign of the times
  • Sign off
  • Sign on
  • Sign on the dotted line
  • Sign out
  • Sign the pledge
  • Sign up
  • Signal to noise ratio
  • Singapore Girl, you're a great way to fly ( Singapore Airlines advertising slogan )
  • Siren voices
  • Sleep with one eye open
  • Sleepless In Seattle ( Tom Hanks movie )
  • Slow slow quick quick slow
  • Smart Alec
  • Smart arse
  • Smart dust
  • Smart money
  • Sorry about that, Chief. ( A catchphrase from Get Smart )
  • Sound the alarm
  • Spanish Fly
  • Spring into action
  • Stay ahead of the curve
  • Step up to the mark ( mark yourself ready to take responsibility )
  • Straighten up and fly right
  • Stranger danger
  • Street smart
  • Switched on
  • Tell tale sign
  • That's the second biggest ... I've ever seen! ( A catchphrase from Get Smart )
  • The Esso sign means happy motoring ( Esso advertising slogan )
  • The Sign of the Four ( Sherlock Holmes story )
  • The fur began to fly
  • The only way to fly ( Western Airlines advertising slogan )
  • The quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog
  • Think fast
  • Think on your feet
  • Throw caution to the wind
  • Tip someone off
  • Tip someone the wink
  • Twas the night before Christmas - the children were dreaming of a Ford in their future - smart, swanky and gleaming ( Ford Cars advertising slogan )
  • Waiter, there's a fly in my soup
  • War footing ( preparedness to fight a military campaign )
  • War game ( a simulation of war intended as preparation )
  • Warn off
  • Warning bell
  • Warning signal
  • Watch the sparks fly
  • We love to fly and it shows ( Delta AirLines advertising slogan )
  • Work hard. Fly right ( Continental Airlines advertising slogan )
  • Would you believe ... ( A catchphrase from Get Smart )
  • You and I were meant to fly ( Air Canada advertising slogan )
  • You'll love the way we fly ( Delta Airlines advertising slogan )

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