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


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  • A prisoner of conscience
  • A slip of the pen
  • As black as Newgate's knocker ( the meaning and origin of this phrase.. )
  • Bean Burrito ( Nickname of basketball player Nick Young )
  • Birdman Of Alcatraz ( Burt Lancaster movie )
  • Cell division ( biology )
  • Cool your heels
  • Cooler heads will prevail
  • Criminal stupidity
  • Detained at Her Majesty's pleasure
  • Dip your pen in gall
  • Don't have nightmares ( A catchphrase from Nick Ross )
  • Drunk tank
  • Folsom Prison Blues ( Johnny Cash song )
  • Get out of jail free
  • Get out of jail free card ( a means of avoiding justice - from the eponymous card in the Monopoly boardgame )
  • Go directly to jail, do not pass go
  • Go over the wall
  • Harry Potter And The Prisoner Of Azkaban ( J. K. Rowling book )
  • I fought the law and the law won
  • In good nick
  • In the nick of time
  • In the slammer
  • It's a dirty job, but somebody has to do it ( A catchphrase from Nick Stone In Tightrope )
  • Jail bait
  • Jail bird
  • Jailhouse Rock ( Elvis Presley song )
  • Jonnies out of jail
  • Keep behind bars
  • Nick at Night ( Nickname of Nick Van Exel )
  • Nick is for kids ( Nickelodeon TV channel advertising slogan )
  • Nick the Quick ( Nickname of Nick Van Exel )
  • Number Six ( Pseudonym of Peter Smith The Prisoner ( Patrick McGoohan ) )
  • Old lag
  • On death row
  • Pay your debt to society
  • Pen and ink ( Cockney rhyming slang for stink )
  • Poison pen letter
  • Prison works
  • Put pen to paper
  • Send down
  • Serve your time
  • Short sharp shock
  • The Adventure of the Solitary Cyclist ( Sherlock Holmes story )
  • The Biscuit ( Nickname of John Cage ( Peter MacNicol ) )
  • The Prisoner's Song ( Vernon Dalhart song )
  • The Tower of London ( tourist attraction in England )
  • The inmates are running the asylum
  • The pen is mightier than sword
  • Under lock and key
  • War criminal ( someone who has flouted the Geneva Convention )
  • Who rattled your cage?

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