Idioms beginning with B

ballpark figure
ballpark figure Meaning to be near about the exact (usually in amount) an estimate of what the actual figure will be like Example Sentences The management was given ... Read on
baker’s dozen
baker’s dozen Meaning  not 12 in numbers but 13 a group or set of thirteen usually 13 and rarely 14 Example Sentences The fellow gave me a baker’s ... Read on
building blocks
building blocks Meaning something that is a basic element (of the subject) could literally be pointing at blocks that are used to build kid’s toy house bricks Example ... Read on
brought forward
brought forward Meaning to bring forth to carry forward to bring something in front (could be facts or figures too) Example Sentences The meeting has been brought forward ... Read on
blood is thicker than water
blood is thicker than water Meaning family relations and bonds are closer than other relationships people who are related have stronger bonds with each other than with others ... Read on
beat around the bush
beat around the bush also beat about the bush Meaning avoid talking about the main topic not speaking directly or precisely avoid the important point approach indirectly in ... Read on
an item
be an item Meaning be involved in a romantic relationship a couple having a romantic relationship two people who are lovers Example Sentences John and Sally are frequently seen ... Read on
break up | split up
break up also split up Meaning end a romantic relationship with someone end of a marriage or relationship to become separated after being in a marriage or relationship Example ... Read on
beauty is in the eye of the beholder
beauty is in the eye of the beholder Meaning different people have different ideas and views about what is beautiful not all people have the same opinions as ... Read on
beyond the pale
beyond the pale Meaning Something that is not an acceptable way to behave. An unacceptable way to express something. Something that is not considered decent. Example Sentences Nobody ... Read on

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clean slate
a clean slate Meaning to wipe the past out and begin afresh to be ready to make a fresh beginning to be ready to be moulded as per ... Read on


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