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  • A View To A Kill ( James Bond movie Roger Moore )
  • A bigger bang for your buck ( the meaning and origin of this phrase.. )
  • A child is an island of curiosity surrounded by a sea of question marks ( Shell advertising slogan )
  • Agent orange
  • All out war
  • All's fair in love and war
  • An ill-favoured thing sir, but mine own
  • Anti personnel mine
  • Art Of War ( Sun Tzu book )
  • Art of war
  • Articles of war
  • Assault with a deadly weapon
  • Back to the salt mine
  • Ban the bomb
  • Bang goes nothing
  • Bang on
  • Bang on about ( the meaning and origin of this phrase.. )
  • Bang out of order
  • Bang to rights
  • Bang your head against a brick wall
  • Bang, bang, Maxwell's silver hammer came down upon her head ( The Beatles song lyric )
  • Belly flop
  • Big bang
  • Black bomber
  • Blonde bombshell ( the meaning and origin of this phrase.. )
  • Bombed out of your skull
  • Bomber Harris ( Nickname of Arthur Harris )
  • Cannon fodder
  • Carpet bombing
  • Charge of the Light Brigade ( British cavalry charge against Russian army in the Crimean War and title of a poem by Tennyson )
  • Chicago pineapple
  • Choose your weapon
  • Come out of your shell
  • Conner the Bomber ( Nickname of Becky Conner ( Lecy Goranson ) )
  • Crawl back into your shell
  • Cry havoc and let slip the dogs of war ( the meaning and origin of this phrase.. )
  • Dial down ( adjust a device to reduce sound or temperature )
  • Doctor Strangelove Or How I Learned To Stop Worrying And Love The Bomb ( Peter Sellers movie )
  • Don't mention the war ( A catchphrase from Faulty Towers )
  • Don't you know there's a war on? ( WWII slogan )
  • Dressed to kill
  • Drop a bombshell
  • Failing to plan is planning to fail
  • False jeopardy ( plot device in TV melodramas where danger is threatened only for it to be found to be a false alarm )
  • Father of The Atomic Bomb ( Nickname of Robert Oppenheimer )
  • Fog of war
  • Gang bang
  • Gentlemen, you can't fight in here! This is the War Room ( Dr.Strangelove )
  • Get a bang out of something
  • Go in for the kill
  • Go to war
  • Go well Go Shell ( Shell advertising slogan )
  • Go with a bang
  • Gunpowder treason and plot ( line from nursery rhyme )
  • Had a good war ( to have been successful during a military campaign )
  • Hand-held device
  • Hard shell
  • Her Honeymoon - and it should have been mine! ( Listerine Mouthwash advertising slogan )
  • I Me Mine ( The Beatles song )
  • I love the smell of napalm in the morning ( Apocalypse Now )
  • I scratch your back and you scratch mine
  • I want YOU for the US Army ( World War I and World War II advertising slogan )
  • I'd kill for a cup of tea
  • If I tell you, I'll have to kill you
  • If looks could kill
  • If you vote for Goldwater, you'll get a war in Vietnam ( Political slogan )
  • In at the kill
  • Keep going well - keep going Shell ( Shell advertising slogan )
  • Kill Bill ( Quentin Tarantino movie )
  • Kill or be killed
  • Kill or cure
  • Kill stone dead
  • Kill the fatted calf
  • Kill the goose that lays the golden egg
  • Kill time
  • Kill time until time kills you
  • Kill two birds with one stone
  • Kill with kindness
  • La Belle Epoque ( the golden age or beautiful era preceding the First World War )
  • Labour saving device
  • Letter bomb
  • Licence To Kill ( James Bond movie Timothy Dalton )
  • Licensed to kill
  • Looks like a bomb has hit it
  • Loose cannon
  • Loose lips sink ships ( World War II advertising slogan )
  • Make love not war
  • Make mine Moxie ( Moxie soda advertising slogan )
  • Make mine a double
  • Make war
  • Masters Of War ( Bob Dylan song )
  • Mine host
  • Mine is bigger than yours
  • Mine of information
  • Molotov cocktail
  • More bang for your buck
  • Not with a bang but a whimper ( from a poem by Eliot )
  • Not with a bang but with a whimper
  • Nuclear autumn
  • Nuclear option
  • Nuclear winter
  • Of all the gin joints in all the towns in all the world, she walks into mine ( Casablanca )
  • Poor thing but mine own
  • Road kill
  • Secret weapon
  • Shell game
  • Shell out
  • Shell shock
  • Shock and awe
  • Shoeicide bomber
  • Shoot to kill
  • Shooting war
  • Slap bang in the middle
  • Spoils of war
  • Strike out swinging ( A baseball expression meaning to fail while giving it your best effort )
  • Stronger ( What Doesn't Kill You ) ( Kelly Clarkson song )
  • That Silver-Haired Daddy of Mine ( Gene Autry song )
  • That which does not kill us makes us stronger ( Friedrich Nietzsche quotation )
  • That's Shell - that was! ( Shell advertising slogan )
  • The Blonde Bomber ( Nickname of Dirk Nowitzki )
  • The Blonde Bomber ( Nickname of Terry Bradshaw )
  • The Bronx Bomber ( Nickname of Alex Ramos )
  • The Brown Bomber ( Nickname of Joe Louis )
  • The Cajun Cannon ( Nickname of Bobby Hebert )
  • The Cannonball Kid ( Nickname of tennis player Roscoe Tanner )
  • The Cold War
  • The Mad Bomber ( Nickname of Daryle Lamonica )
  • The Missile ( Nickname of Qadry Ismail )
  • The Polish Cannon ( Nickname of Sebastian Janikowski )
  • The War Of The Roses ( Michael Douglas movie )
  • The fog of war ( confusion caused by the chaos of battle )
  • The fortunes of war
  • The war to end wars
  • Thou shalt not kill
  • Time to kill
  • To Kill A Mockingbird ( Gregory Peck movie )
  • Victory is mine
  • Wabash Cannonball ( Roy Acuff song )
  • Wage war
  • Walking across a minefield
  • War and Peace ( Leo Tolstoy book )
  • War baby ( someone born during the war - especially the illegitimate child of a soldier )
  • War cemetery
  • War chalking
  • War criminal ( someone who has flouted the Geneva Convention )
  • War debt
  • War driving
  • War eagle ( the golden eagle - used by Native Americans to make headdresses )
  • War footing ( preparedness to fight a military campaign )
  • War game ( a simulation of war intended as preparation )
  • War hero ( someone who acted heroically during a war )
  • War is hell
  • War movie ( a film with war as the subject matter )
  • War of nerves
  • War of words
  • War paint
  • War room ( the place where war plans are directed )
  • War torn ( severely damaged by war )
  • War weary ( tired of conflict )
  • War widow ( a woman whose husband died in a war )
  • War zone ( the area that a war has taken place )
  • Weapons of mass destruction
  • Weather bomb ( a rapidly deepening low pressure area causing severe storms )
  • What did you do in the war Daddy?
  • When war is declared, truth is the first casualty
  • Yarn bombing ( Adorning street furntiure and buildings with knitted items as a form of graffiti )
  • You can be sure of Shell ( Shell advertising slogan )
  • You too can have a body like mine ( Charles Atlas advertising slogan )
  • Your guess is as good as mine
  • Your place or mine?

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