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better (to be) safe than sorry

what’s sauce for the goose is sauce for the gander

not a sausage

to save one’s bacon

before you could say Jack Robinson

to be at sea

a whited sepulchre

beyond a shadow of a doubt

to knock/lick something/someone into shape

to separate the sheeps from the goats

like ships that pass in the night

when my ship comes in/home

(all) shipshape and Bristol fashion

keep your shirt on!

to shoot the shit

on a shoestring

to shoot the breeze/bull

to talk shop

to call the shots

a shot in the arm

straight from the shoulder

to give someone the cold shoulder

to put/set one’s shoulder to the wheel

it’s all over but/bar the shouting

the show must go on

to put up the shutters

to be (all) at sixes and sevens

to give someone six of the best

to knock someone for six

a skeleton in someone’s closet/cupboard

by the skin of one’s teeth

it’s no skin off my nose


red sky at night, shepherd’s delight

to have a clean slate

there’s many a slip twixt cup and lip

to be small beer

to be small potatoes

a snake in the grass

not to have/stand a snowball’s chance in hell

to pull one’s socks up

to put a sock in it

to buy something for a song

to sell something for a song

it takes all sorts (to make a world)

from soup to nuts

to call a spade a spade

to throw a spanner in the works

to be the (dead) spit of someone

to be born with a silver spoon in one’s mouth

to get/win the wooden spoon

to be up the spout

to set a sprat to catch a mackerel

to go back to square one

to step on the gas

more than you can shake a stick at

to be in a cleft stick

to get (hold of) the wrong end of the stick

sticks and stones may break my bones (but names will never hurt me)

a sting in the tail

a stitch in time (saves nine)

to be in stitches

a rolling stone gathers no moss

to fall between two stools

a storm in a teacup

a straw in the wind

the straw which broke the camel’s back

to have a yellow streak

to be on easy street

by any stretch of the imagination

different strokes for differents folks

to be in a brown study

to follow suit

one swallow does not make a summer

to sweep something under the rug/carpet

what you lose on the swings you gain on the roundabouts

sword of Damocles


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