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  • All I Want For Christmas Is My Two Front Teeth ( Spike Jones song )
  • All I Want For Christmas Is You ( Maria Carey song )
  • All I know is what I read in the papers ( Will Rogers quotation )
  • All You Need Is Love ( Beatles song )
  • All the best
  • All we want is the facts Ma'am ( A catchphrase from Dragnet )
  • All you need is love. But a little chocolate now and then doesn't hurt ( Charles M. Schulz quotation )
  • Answer to a maiden's prayer
  • Any way you want it
  • Aren't you glad you use Dial? Don't you wish everybody did? ( Dial Soap advertising slogan )
  • Art is long and life is short
  • As Long As He Needs Me ( Shirley Bassey song )
  • As broad as it is long
  • As honest as the day is long
  • As long as a month of Sundays
  • As long as your arm
  • As merry as the day is long
  • As nervous as a long tailed cat in a room full of rocking chairs
  • As true as the day is long
  • At long last
  • Baby I Need Your Loving ( Four Tops song )
  • Be careful what you wish for
  • Be the change that you wish to see in the world ( Mahatma Gandhi quotation )
  • Beg a favour
  • Beg off
  • Beg pardon?
  • Beg the question ( the meaning and origin of this phrase.. )
  • Beg to differ
  • Beg, borrow or steal
  • Bend to my will
  • Beyond hope
  • Blonde ambition
  • Blood will out
  • Boys will be boys
  • Build a better mousetrap and the world will beat a path to your door
  • Build up your hopes
  • Burning desire
  • Business is like a car, it will not run by itself except downhill
  • Business need
  • Cast a long shadow
  • Catch a falling star
  • Center of hope
  • Champagne wishes and caviar dreams ( Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous sign-off )
  • Constant Craving ( k d lang song )
  • Cooler heads will prevail
  • Cross my heart and hope to die
  • Crunch all you want, we'll make more ( Doritos advertising slogan )
  • Cut a long story short
  • Dancing is a perpendicular expression of a horizontal desire ( George Bernard Shaw quotation )
  • Danger, Will Robinson ( A catchphrase from The Robot In Lost In Space )
  • Do You Really Want to Hurt Me ( Culture Club song )
  • Do You Want To Know A Secret? ( Beatles song )
  • Do you want a shape like a bra? Or do you want a shape like a woman? ( Warner's Body Bra advertising slogan )
  • Do you want the good news or the bad news?
  • Dream on
  • Driving ambition
  • Eats shooots and leaves ( classic example of the need for punctuation )
  • Even a worm will turn
  • Everything you want from a store and a little bit more ( Safeway Supermarkets advertising slogan )
  • Faith will move mountains
  • Fingers crossed
  • Flattery will get you everywhere
  • Flattery will get you nowhere
  • For the benefit of Mr.Kite there will be a show tonight on trampoline ( Beatles song lyric )
  • For want of a nail the shoe was lost ( line from nursery rhyme )
  • For want of a nail the shoe was lost; for want of a shoe the horse was lost; and for want of a horse the man was lost
  • Forever is a long time
  • Free will
  • Gee, I wish I had a nickel ( Life Savers Candy advertising slogan )
  • Get well soon
  • Gettin' Jiggy Wit' It ( Will Smith song )
  • Girls Just Want To Have Fun ( Cyndi Lauper song )
  • Give a man enough rope and he will hang himself
  • Give one's eye teeth for
  • Give one's right arm for
  • Glimmer of hope
  • Got your heart set on
  • Grapes, like children, need love and affection ( Almaden advertising slogan )
  • Great white hope
  • Have gun, will travel ( A catchphrase from TV series )
  • Have you ever wished you were better informed? ( The Times advertising slogan )
  • He who sups with the Devil should use a long spoon
  • He will give the Devil his due
  • He will never play the piano again
  • Heads will roll
  • Heart's desire
  • High hopes
  • Hope against hope
  • Hope for the best
  • Hope springs eternal
  • Hope springs eternal in the human breast ( from a poem by Alexander Pope )
  • How long is a piece of string?
  • How long, O Lord, how long?
  • I Say A Little Prayer ( Aretha Franklin song )
  • I Want Somebody To Love ( The Beatles song )
  • I Want To Hold Your Hand ( Beatles song )
  • I Want You ( Bob Dylan song )
  • I Want You Back ( The Jackson 5 song )
  • I Will Always Love You ( Whitney Houston song )
  • I Will Survive ( Gloria Gaynor song )
  • I beg your pardon
  • I don't want to say I told you so, but I told you so
  • I feel like a Guinness - I wish you were ( Guinness advertising slogan )
  • I need it yesterday
  • I want YOU for the US Army ( World War I and World War II advertising slogan )
  • I want my MTV ( MTV advertising slogan )
  • I want my Maypo ( Maypo advertising slogan )
  • I want that one ( A catchphrase from Little Britain )
  • I want to be alone ( A catchphrase from Grand Hotel )
  • I want to talk to the organ grinder not the monkey
  • I will if you will
  • I will make you fishers of men
  • I will wear my heart upon my sleeve
  • I wish I was an Oscar Meyer Wiener ( Oscar Meyer advertising slogan )
  • I wish they all could be Caledonia girls ( Caledonia Airlines advertising slogan )
  • I'm not afraid of death; I just don't want to be there when it happens ( Woody Allen quotation )
  • If I tell you I will have to shoot you
  • If anything can go wrong, it will
  • If drafted, I will not run; if nominated, I will not accept; if elected, I will not serve
  • If life were like that, you wouldn't need a VISA card ( VISA advertising slogan )
  • If only
  • If this is wrong I don't want to be right
  • If wishes were horses beggars would ride
  • If you build it they will come
  • If you don't stand for something you will fall for anything ( Malcolm X quotation )
  • If you got the munchies, nothing else will do! ( Hostess potato chips advertising slogan )
  • If you keep late hours for Society's sake, Bromo-Seltzer will cure that headache ( Bromo-Seltzer advertising slogan )
  • If you lie down with dogs, you will get up with fleas
  • If you want Kentucky Fried Chicken, you have to visit me ( Kentucky Fried Chicken advertising slogan )
  • If you want a thing done well, do it yourself
  • If you want to get ahead, get a hat ( Hat Council advertising slogan )
  • If you want to impress someone, put him on your Black list ( Johnny Walker Black Whiskey advertising slogan )
  • Ill will
  • In the long run
  • It Won't Be Long ( The Beatles song )
  • It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a good fortune, must be in want of a wife ( the opening line of Pride and Prejudice )
  • It will all end in tears
  • It will be all right on the night
  • It will blow over
  • It's My Party And I'll Cry If I Want To ( Lesley Gore song )
  • It's a long way to Tipperary
  • It's everywhere you want to be ( Visa advertising slogan )
  • Keep hope alive
  • Keep the shop and the shop will keep you
  • Kick it into the long grass
  • Kicked into the long grass
  • Land of hope and glory
  • Last will and testament
  • Like a Prayer ( Madonna song )
  • Listen I will say zis only wunce ( A catchphrase from Allo Allo )
  • Live long and prosper ( A catchphrase from Star Trek )
  • Live today. Tomorrow will cost more ( Pan-Am World Airways advertising slogan )
  • Living will
  • Long Bob ( Nickname of Robert Meusel )
  • Long Day's Journey into Night ( play by Eugene O'Neil )
  • Long Haired Lover From Liverpool ( Jimmy Osmond song )
  • Long Leg ( field position in the game of cricket )
  • Long Off ( field position in the game of cricket )
  • Long On ( field position in the game of cricket )
  • Long Stop ( field position in the game of cricket )
  • Long Tall Sally ( Little Richard song )
  • Long division
  • Long drawn out
  • Long face
  • Long faced
  • Long in the tooth
  • Long long ago
  • Long lost
  • Long odds
  • Long shot
  • Long sighted
  • Long suffering
  • Long time no see
  • Look after the pennies and the pounds will look after themselves
  • Love is all you need ( The Beatles song lyric )
  • Love will find a way
  • Man In The Long Black Coat ( Bob Dylan song )
  • Money, That's What I Want ( The Beatles song )
  • Murder will out
  • My Heart Will Go On ( Celine Dion song )
  • Need You Now ( Lady Antebellum song )
  • Need your head examined
  • Never had it, never will ( 7-Up advertising slogan )
  • Nice place to visit, but I wouldn't want to live there
  • Not a hope
  • Not by a long chalk
  • Not by a long shot
  • Not long for this world
  • On a need to know basis
  • On a wing and a prayer
  • On the wings of a prayer
  • One fine day
  • Only time will tell
  • Pipe dream
  • Polly want a cracker?
  • Prepare to want one ( Hyundai advertising slogan )
  • Put it on the long finger
  • Rock a bye baby on the tree top, when the wind blows the cradle will rock ( line from nursery rhyme )
  • Set your heart on something
  • Short arms, long pockets
  • Sit up and beg
  • Smoke Craven 'A' - will not affect your throat ( Craven 'A' Cigarettes advertising slogan )
  • So long
  • So long and thanks for all the fish (line from Douglas Adams' Hitchhiker's Guide)
  • Soft, strong and very long ( Andrex toilet tissue advertising slogan )
  • Some day my prince will come
  • Some day my prints will come
  • Sticks and stones may break my bones but words will never hurt me
  • Stop the world I want to get off
  • Stop, or my mom will shoot ( line from Sylvestor Stallone movie )
  • Take a long walk off a short pier
  • Take a long walk off a short plank
  • Take care of the pence and the pounds will take care of themselves
  • That Obscure Object Of Desire ( Luis Bunuel movie )
  • That and a nickel will get you a ride on the subway
  • The Conservative Party at prayer ( The Church of England )
  • The Great White Hope ( Nickname of James J.Jeffries )
  • The King is dead, long live the King
  • The Long And Winding Road ( The Beatles song )
  • The Revolution Will Not Be Televised ( Gil Scott-Heron song )
  • The Thrill ( Nickname of Will Clark )
  • The Wailing Wall ( site of prayer in Jerusalem )
  • The best of British luck
  • The court will rise
  • The long and short of it
  • The long and winding road that leads to your door ( Beatles song lyric )
  • The long arm of the law
  • The long, hot summer
  • The more you get the more you want
  • The need for speed
  • The smallest worm will turn, being trodden on
  • The stuff of dreams
  • The stuff of legends
  • The truth will out
  • The valley of the shadow of death ( line from the Lord's Prayer )
  • The wish is father to the thought
  • There are none so blind as those that will not see
  • There will be an answer, let it be ( The Beatles song lyric )
  • There will be tears before bedtime
  • There's none so blind as those who will not see
  • There's none so deaf as they that will not hear
  • There's not a soul out there, no one to hear my prayer ( ABBA lyric )
  • They will do anything
  • This one will run and run
  • This tape will self-destruct in five seconds ( A catchphrase from Mission Impossible )
  • This time next year we will be millionaires ( A catchphrase from Only Fools And Horses )
  • Those who sleep with dogs will rise with fleas
  • Throw enough dirt and some will stick
  • Time will tell
  • To cut a long story short
  • To make a long story short
  • Today something we do will touch your life ( Union Carbide and Carbon advertising slogan )
  • Tomorrow will be cancelled due to lack of interest
  • Triumph of hope over experience
  • Wannabee
  • Want a better Internet? You belong at America Online ( AOL advertising slogan )
  • Want him to be more of a man? Try being more of a woman! ( Coty Perfumes advertising slogan )
  • Want some seafood Mama ( Fats Waller song )
  • Want to reach 8 out of 10 adults - walk this way ( Yellow Pages advertising slogan )
  • Waste not, want not
  • We Need To Talk About Kevin ( Lionel Shriver book )
  • We Will Rock You ( Queen song )
  • We are going to need considerably bigger buns ( line from Calendar Girls )
  • We will cross that bridge when we come to it
  • We will fight on the beaches
  • We will sell no wine before it is time ( Paul Masson Wines advertising slogan )
  • We're gonna need a bigger boat ( Jaws advertising tagline )
  • What You Want is What You Get ( McDonald's advertising slogan )
  • What we want is Watney's ( Watney's beer advertising slogan )
  • What will you do with all the money you save? ( Toyota advertising slogan )
  • What women want
  • Whatever will be will be
  • When better automobiles are built, Buick will build them ( Buick advertising slogan )
  • When the bough breaks the cradle will fall, and down will come baby, cradle and all ( line from nursery rhyme )
  • When the cat's away the mice will play
  • When the oak is before the ash, then you will only get a splash; when the ash
  • When you wish upon a star
  • Whenever I feel the need to exercise, I lie down until it goes away ( Robert Maynard Hutchins quotation )
  • Where do you want to go today? ( Microsoft advertising slogan )
  • Where there's a will there's a way
  • Where there's life, there's hope
  • Who will rid me of this troublesome priest?
  • Who's finger do you want on the trigger?
  • Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow? ( Carole King song )
  • Will do
  • Will no one rid me of this turbulent priest?
  • Will the real ... stand up? ( A catchphrase from To Tell The Truth )
  • Wind someone up ( deliberately draw attention to something that will create agitation )
  • Wish for the moon
  • Wish me luck as you wave me goodbye
  • Wish you were here
  • Wishful thinking
  • Wishing your life away
  • With the best will in the world
  • Without us, some guys will starve ( Carl's Jr. advertising slogan )
  • You Can't Always Get What You Want ( The Rolling Stone song )
  • You can have any colour as long as it's black
  • You don't need a weather man to know which way the wind blows
  • You don't need caffeine. And neither does your cola ( Like Cola advertising slogan )
  • You say you want a revolution ( Line from Beatles song )
  • You'll wish you had never been born
  • You're a long time dead
  • You're going to need a bigger boat ( Jaws )
  • You're the One That I Want ( John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John song )
  • You've come a long way, baby ( Virginia Slims Cigarettes advertising slogan )

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