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


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  • A big shot
  • A cup of coffee ( A baseball expression denoting a break from major league baseball )
  • A golden key can open any door ( the meaning and origin of this phrase.. )
  • A life changing experience
  • A lot of fuss about nothing
  • America's most famous dessert ( Jell-O Gelatin Dessert advertising slogan )
  • At all costs
  • Big cheese
  • Big fish in a small pool ( someone considered influential compared to their less significant peers )
  • Big noise
  • Big shot
  • Big time
  • Big wheel
  • Big white chief
  • Big wig ( the meaning and origin of this phrase.. )
  • Bigger fish to fry
  • Bit player
  • Burning issue
  • Cardinal sin
  • Champagne wishes and caviar dreams ( Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous sign-off )
  • Chief cook and bottle washer
  • Chief of staff
  • Cut above the rest
  • Cut no ice
  • Dead issue
  • Dief the Chief ( Nickname of John Diefenbaker )
  • Don't amount to a hill of beans
  • Earth shattering
  • Famous for being famous
  • Famous for fifteen minutes
  • Famous last words
  • Fart in a windstorm
  • Fear Is The Key ( Barry Newman movie )
  • Ferret face ( Nickname of Major Frank Burns ( Larry Linville ) )
  • Golden rule
  • Got bigger fish to fry
  • Hail to the chief
  • High ticket item ( a consumer good that would constitute a major expense when bought )
  • History in the making
  • Hold the field ( - remain the most important )
  • Hot Lips Houlihan ( Nickname of Major Margaret Houlihan ( Loretta Swit ) )
  • Hot button issue
  • I'm convinced the Goodyear Grand Prix-S is a major contribution to road safety ( Goodyear Tyres advertising slogan )
  • If God did not exist, it would be necessary to invent him
  • In a critical condition
  • Iowa's Leading Edge ( Nickname of Council Bluffs Iowa )
  • Is this trip necessary?
  • Jerkwater town
  • Key of the door ( Bingo call for number twenty one )
  • Key to your heart
  • Leading authority
  • Leading edge
  • Leading fashion hub
  • Leading indicator
  • Leading light
  • Leading question
  • Little fish in a big pond ( someone considered unimportant compared to their more significant peers )
  • Little tin god
  • Lock him up and throw away the key
  • Low key
  • Major league ( A baseball expression meaning at the top rank )
  • Major player
  • Make great play of
  • Make history
  • Material Girl ( Madonna song )
  • Matter of life and death
  • Mere trifle
  • Mission critical
  • Murderers' Row ( A baseball expression denoting a group of talented individuals or valuable assets )
  • Must win game
  • No introduction necessary
  • Not to be sneezed at
  • Not to speak of
  • Not worth a hill of beans
  • Off key
  • On the back burner
  • On the critical list
  • On the front burner
  • One to remember
  • Pride of place
  • Progress is our most important product ( General Electric advertising slogan )
  • Schlitz the beer that made Milwaukee famous ( Schlitz Beer advertising slogan )
  • Self important
  • Serious as a heart attack
  • Serious bit of kit
  • Serious money
  • Skeleton key
  • Small potatoes
  • Something and nothing
  • Sorry about that, Chief. ( A catchphrase from Get Smart )
  • Source material
  • Splashed across the front page
  • The Beer that Made Milwaukee Famous ( Schlitz advertising slogan )
  • The Chief ( Nickname of Robert Parish )
  • The Custodian ( Nickname of Brian Cardinal )
  • The Famous Five ( characters in Enid Blyton's series of children's book )
  • The Galloping Major ( Nickname of Ferenc Puskas )
  • The Gold Standard
  • The Importance Of Being Earnest ( Oscar Wilde book )
  • The Importance of Being Ernest ( play by Oscar Wilde )
  • The blind leading the blind
  • The great and the good
  • The key to a nice, relaxed evening ( Horlicks advertising slogan )
  • The main event
  • Throw away the key
  • Today the discriminating family finds it absolutely necessary to own two or more motor cars ( Buick advertising slogan )
  • Too big for your boots
  • Too big for your britches
  • Top priority
  • Under lock and key
  • Vital signs
  • Vital statistics
  • Wake up and smell the coffee
  • Where the rubber meets the road ( where the important facts or realities lie )
  • World Heritage Site
  • World famous
  • You cannot be serious ( A catchphrase from John McEnroe )
  • You're the man

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