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


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  • A cup of coffee ( A baseball expression denoting a break from major league baseball )
  • Big fish in a small pool ( someone considered influential compared to their less significant peers )
  • Day surgery ( minor surgery that does not require the patient to stay in hospital overnight )
  • Disease has no greater enemy ( Glaxo/Wellcome advertising slogan )
  • Ferret face ( Nickname of Major Frank Burns ( Larry Linville ) )
  • Go for a soldier ( Enlist in the army )
  • High ticket item ( a consumer good that would constitute a major expense when bought )
  • Hold the field ( - remain the most important )
  • Hot Lips Houlihan ( Nickname of Major Margaret Houlihan ( Loretta Swit ) )
  • I'm convinced the Goodyear Grand Prix-S is a major contribution to road safety ( Goodyear Tyres advertising slogan )
  • Larger than life
  • Little fish in a big pond ( someone considered unimportant compared to their more significant peers )
  • Main chance
  • Main event
  • Main squeeze
  • Major league ( A baseball expression meaning at the top rank )
  • Major player
  • Might and main
  • Papa Bear Colonel ( Nickname of Robert Hogan ( Bob Crane ) )
  • Play the old soldier
  • Progress is our most important product ( General Electric advertising slogan )
  • Puddin' Head ( Nickname of Colonel Sherman Potter ( Harry Morgan ) )
  • Self important
  • Soldier of fortune
  • Soldier on
  • The Adventure of the Blanched Soldier ( Sherlock Holmes story )
  • The French Lieutenant's Woman ( Jeremy Irons / Meryl Streep movie )
  • The Galloping Major ( Nickname of Ferenc Puskas )
  • The main drag
  • The main event
  • The silent majority
  • The whole is greater than the sum of its parts ( proverbial saying )
  • Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy ( John Le Carre book )
  • War baby ( someone born during the war - especially the illegitimate child of a soldier )
  • Where the rubber meets the road ( where the important facts or realities lie )

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