phrase thesaurus

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


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  • Complex sentence ( a sentence containing subordinate clauses )
  • Costa Del Crime
  • Crime And Punishment ( Fyodor Dostoyevsky book )
  • Crime Dog ( Nickname of baseball player Fred McGriff )
  • Crime against nature
  • Crime doesn't pay
  • Crime of passion
  • Deeds not words
  • Detained at Her Majesty's pleasure
  • Don't mince words
  • Eat your words
  • Empty words
  • Famous last words
  • Fine words butter no parsnips
  • Four letter word
  • From the word go
  • Get a word in edgeways ( the meaning and origin of this phrase.. )
  • Get out of jail free
  • Get out of jail free card ( a means of avoiding justice - from the eponymous card in the Monopoly boardgame )
  • Give your word
  • Go back on one's word ( Retract a previous promise )
  • Go directly to jail, do not pass go
  • Greed, for lack of a better word, is good ( Wall Street )
  • Hang by the neck until dead
  • Hang on every word
  • Hard words
  • Have a word with yourself
  • Have words with
  • He understands every word I say to him
  • Here's a word from our sponsor
  • His word is law
  • I'll not hear a word against him
  • If you can't do the time, don't do the crime
  • In a word
  • In as many words
  • In other words
  • In the beginning was the word
  • In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life: it goes on ( Robert Frost quotation )
  • In words of one syllable
  • Jail bait
  • Jail bird
  • Jonnies out of jail
  • Judgement At Nuremburg ( Burt Lancaster / Spencer Tracy movie )
  • Judgement call
  • Judgement day
  • Just say the word
  • Keep your word
  • Kind words
  • Last word
  • Let the punishment fit the crime
  • Lost for words
  • Man of few words
  • Man of his word
  • Many a true word is spoken in jest
  • Mark my words
  • Marriage isn't a word it's a sentence
  • Mince your words
  • Mum's the word
  • Mumm's the word ( Mumm's Champagne advertising slogan )
  • My word is my bond
  • My word!
  • Nary, a word
  • Nose for crime
  • Not in so many words
  • On death row
  • Partners in crime
  • Pass sentence
  • Put in a good word for
  • Put the hard word on
  • Put words into someone's mouth
  • Rush to judgement
  • Say a few words
  • Say the magic word and win $100 dollars ( A catchphrase from Groucho Marx In You Bet Your Life )
  • Seal your fate
  • Serve your time
  • Sorry Seems To Be The Hardest Word ( Elton John song )
  • Spread the word
  • Sticks and stones may break my bones but words will never hurt me
  • Take a bite out of crime
  • Take a bite out of crime! ( National Crime Prevention Council advertising slogan )
  • Take someone's word for it
  • Take the words out of my mouth
  • The F word
  • The Flying Squad ( Nickname of the Specialist Crime Directorate, New Scotland Yard )
  • The French Have A Word For It ( Josh Lanyon book )
  • The French have a word for it
  • The Napoleon of Crime ( Nickname of Professor Moriarty )
  • The Shadow knows ( A catchphrase from the crime fighting vigilante )
  • The judgement of Solomon
  • The jury is out
  • The perfect crime
  • The phrase that pays
  • The word on the street
  • To have words with
  • Tough on crime, tough on the causes of crime ( Tony Blair political slogan )
  • Trial and error
  • Trial and tribulation
  • Trial by television
  • Turn of phrase
  • Twelve good men and true
  • War of words
  • Warm words
  • Way with words
  • Weasel words
  • Well-chosen words
  • What's the good word?
  • Whisper words of wisdom, let it be ( The Beatles song lyric )
  • Word association football
  • Word for word
  • Word has it
  • Word in your ear
  • Word in your shell-like ( the meaning and origin of this phrase.. )
  • Word of honour
  • Word of mouth
  • Word to the wise
  • Words Of Love ( Buddy Holly song )
  • Words of wisdom
  • You Took The Words Right Out Of My Mouth, It Must Have Been Whilst You Were Kissing Me ( Meatloaf song )

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