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  • A double date
  • A person is known by the company he keeps
  • A room without books is like a body without a soul ( Marcus Tullius Cicero quotation )
  • About time too
  • All human life is there ( News Of The World advertising slogan )
  • Always the bridesmaid never a bride
  • Beat someone black and blue
  • Big fish in a small pool ( someone considered influential compared to their less significant peers )
  • Bite someone's head off
  • Bleed someone dry
  • Bleed someone white
  • Bless my soul
  • Blow someone away
  • Boat person
  • Body and soul
  • Body painting ( a form of painting that uses the human body as a canvas )
  • Bonus genius ( a good spirit accompanying and supporting someone )
  • Bore the pants off someone
  • Boulevard of broken dreams
  • Brevity is the soul of wit
  • Broken dreams
  • Bump into someone
  • Bust someone's ass
  • Buttonhole someone
  • By royal appointment
  • Cat person
  • Chew someone's ass
  • Close, but no cigar ( the meaning and origin of this phrase.. )
  • Come down on someone like a ton of bricks
  • Confession is good for the soul
  • Consult your diary
  • 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 )
  • Decision engine ( A form of search engine )
  • Decision height ( The point at which a pilot must abort a landing )
  • Did Somebody Say McDonald's? ( McDonald's advertising slogan )
  • Displaced person
  • Dogged determination
  • Draw someone's fire
  • Drive someone into a corner
  • Drop someone off
  • Dump on someone
  • Eat out of someone's hand
  • Eat someone alive
  • Ethnic stocking ( the appointment to political office on the basis of ethnicity )
  • Evening person
  • Executive decision
  • Eye someone up and down
  • Fancy meeting you here
  • Feel someone up
  • Feel someone's collar
  • Figure painting ( a form of painting in which the human body is the subject )
  • First among equals ( the most senior person in a group of equal rank )
  • Flip someone the bird
  • Foregone conclusion ( the meaning and origin of this phrase.. )
  • Freeze someone out
  • Fuel for the Soul ( Pontiac advertising slogan )
  • 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
  • God rest his soul
  • Gotta Serve Somebody ( Bob Dylan song )
  • Grass someone up
  • Have someone on toast
  • Have someone's ear
  • Have you any last requests? ( humorous question asked as though a person was about to be killed )
  • Have your card marked
  • Heap coals of fire on someone's head
  • Hear someone out
  • Heart and soul
  • Heavy hitter ( A baseball expression meaning a powerful or commanding person )
  • Hey, Soul Sister ( Train song )
  • High roller ( someone who gambles for high stakes )
  • Hit the bricks ( a cursory slang term telling someone to leave )
  • Hope springs eternal in the human breast ( from a poem by Alexander Pope )
  • Human Rights Act
  • Human condition
  • Human error
  • Human kind cannot bear very much reality ( from a poem by Eliot )
  • Human nature
  • Human resources
  • Human rights
  • I Want Somebody To Love ( The Beatles song )
  • I'm only human
  • If you want to impress someone, put him on your Black list ( Johnny Walker Black Whiskey advertising slogan )
  • In person
  • In someone's bad books ( the meaning and origin of this phrase.. )
  • Individual streak
  • 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
  • Jog someone's elbow
  • Jump someone's bones
  • Jump to the wrong conclusion
  • Keep body and soul together
  • Keep someone sweet
  • Knock back
  • Know someone in the biblical sense
  • Lay a trip on someone
  • Lead someone to the altar
  • Leave someone cold
  • Let down
  • Let's do lunch
  • Lick someone's boots
  • Life and soul of the party
  • Little black book
  • Look someone up and down
  • Lost soul
  • Make a date
  • Make someone happy with a phone call ( British Telecom advertising slogan )
  • Make someone's toes curl
  • Makes you feel human again ( Solpadeine advertising slogan )
  • Meet up
  • Meeting of the minds
  • More human interest ( Washington Mutual advertising slogan )
  • Morning person
  • Mortal remains
  • My one regret in life is that I am not someone else ( Woody Allen line )
  • Naming rights
  • Net meeting
  • Northern soul
  • Not my type ( not a person one is attracted to )
  • Of Human Bondage ( Bette Davis movie )
  • Old King Cole was a merry old soul, and a merry old soul was he ( line from nursery rhyme )
  • Only human
  • Out for someone's blood
  • People person
  • Person of interest
  • Person to person
  • Pop someone's cherry
  • Portrait painting ( a form of painting in which the human face is the subject )
  • Potty mouth ( a foul mouthed person )
  • 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 )
  • Rob someone blind
  • Rub someone's nose in it
  • Rubber Soul ( Beatles album )
  • See the back of someone
  • Sell someone a dummy
  • Sell your soul to the devil
  • Shoot someone a line
  • Shuffle off this mortal coil
  • Sing someone's praises
  • Sit on someone's tail
  • Snap decision
  • 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
  • Soul brother
  • Soul food
  • Soul man
  • Soul searching
  • Soul sister
  • Soul train
  • Split decision
  • 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
  • Tea for two
  • Teach someone a lesson
  • Teach someone a thing or two
  • Tell someone where to get off
  • The Godfather of Soul ( Pseudonym of singer James Brown )
  • The Human Eraser ( Nickname of Marvin Webster )
  • The Human Highlight Reel ( Nickname of Dominique Wilkins )
  • The Human Rain Delay ( Nickname of Mike Hargrove )
  • The Human Termite ( Nickname of Joe Interleggi )
  • The Human Victory Cigar ( Nickname of Darko Milicic )
  • The Hustle ( Van McCoy and the Soul City Symphony song )
  • The empty chair ( the perceived absense of someone who is recently deceased )
  • The eyes are the windows of the soul
  • The human race
  • The milk of human kindness
  • The most human handset ( DiStar advertising slogan )
  • The person, be it gentleman or lady, who has not pleasure in a good novel, must be intolerably stupid ( Jane Austen quotation )
  • The referee's decision is final
  • There's not a soul out there, no one to hear my prayer ( ABBA lyric )
  • Throw the book at someone
  • Tip someone off
  • Tip someone the wink
  • To err is human, but to really foul things up requires a computer
  • Toilet mouth ( a foul mouthed person )
  • 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
  • Wallpaper the meeting
  • 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 )
  • Wardrobe mistress ( a person in charge of the costumes of a theatrical company )
  • When Somebody Loves You ( Frank Sinatra song )
  • Wind someone up ( deliberately draw attention to something that will create agitation )
  • You're My Heart, You're My Soul ( Modern Talking song )
  • You, of all people ( exclamation when meeting someone unexpectedly )

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