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Sayings that start with the letter F

Face that launched a thousand ships - The

Face the music

Faff about

Fag end

Failing to plan is planning to fail


Fair and square

Fair dinkum

Fair exchange is no robbery

Fair play

Fair to Midland

Fair to middling

Fairy-tale ending

Fait accompli

Faith will move mountains

Fall from grace

Fall guy

Fall off the back of a lorry

Fall on your sword

Familiarity breeds contempt

Famous for fifteen minutes

Famous last words (dying statements of famous people - a list)

Famous last words (the ironic phrase)

Fancy free

Fancy pants

Fanny Adams - Sweet

Far be it from me

Far from the madding crowd


Fashion victim

The word fast, and phrases that derive from it.

Fast and loose

Fast asleep

(The) fat of the land

Fate worse than death - A

Fathom out

Feather in one's cap - A

Fed up

Feeding frenzy

(It) fell off the back of a truck

Fell swoop - At one

Fellow traveller

Felt his collar

Female of the species is more deadly then the male - The

Fend for yourself

Fend off


Fiddling while Rome burns

Fie, fih, fo, fum, I smell the blood of an Englishman

Field day

Fifteen minutes of fame

Fifth column

Fifth estate

Fight fire with fire

Fight the good fight

Filthy rich

Finagle's Law

Fine as frog's hair

Fine words butter no parsnips

Finger lickin good

Fingers and thumbs

First dibs

First water

First World

Fish rot from the head down

Fish or cut bait

Fish out of water - A

As fit as a butcher's dog

Fit as a fiddle

Fits and starts

Fits to a tee

Five o'clock shadow


Flash in the pan

Flat out

Flavor of the month

Flesh and blood

Flogging a dead horse

Floozie in the jacuzzi - The

Flotsam and jetsam

Fly by night

Fly by the seat of one's pants

Fly in the ointment

Fly off the handle

Fly on the wall

Foam at the mouth

Fobbed off

Fogey - Old

Folk Etymology - The Nonsense Nine

Fool and his money are soon parted - A

Fools rush in where angels fear to tread

Fool's errand

Fool's gold

Fool's paradise - A

Foot in the door - A

Foot of our stairs - The

For all intents and purposes

For crying out loud

For ever and a day

For every thing there is a season

For good measure

For keeps

For the birds

For whom the bell tolls

Forbidden fruit

Foregone conclusion

Forewarned is forearmed

Forgive them for they know not what they do

Fork out

Forlorn hope

Forty winks

Foul play

Four by two

Four corners of the earth

Frailty, thy name is woman

Francis Grose - phrases first recorded by.

Freeze the balls off a brass monkey - cold enough to

Freezing temperatures

French phrases

Friday afternoon car

Friend in need is a friend indeed - A

Friends, Romans, Countrymen, lend me your ears

Frog in the throat - A

Frog's hair- as fine as

From pillar to post

From sea to shining sea

From strength to strength

Fruits of your loins


Full Monty - The

Full of p*** and vinegar

Full tilt

Full to the gunwales

Funny farm

Fuzzy wuzzy