На главную

Dictionary of American idioms
- A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
I (do) declare!I am
I am not my brother's keeper.I am so sure!
I believe so.I believe we've met.
I can accept that.I can live with that.
I can't accept that.I can't believe (that)!
I can't get over something!I can't understand (it).
I could eat a horse!I couldn't ask you to do that.
I declareI declare
I declare (to goodness)!I didn't (quite) catch that (last) remark.
I didn't catch the name.I didn't catch your name.
I didn't get that.I didn't hear you.
I do believe.I don't believe it!
I don't believe this!I don't care.
I don't have time to breathe.I don't have time to catch my breath.
I don't know.I don't mean maybe!
I don't mind telling you (something).I don't rightly know.
I don't understand (it).I don't want to alarm you, but
I don't want to sound like a busybody, butI don't want to upset you, but
I don't want to wear out my welcome.I don't wonder.
I doubt it.I doubt that.
I expectI expect (so).
I expect not.I felt like a penny waiting for change.
I guessI guess (so).
I guess not.I had a lovely time.
I haveI have to wash a few things out.
I hear what you're saying.I hear you.
I hope all goes well.I just have this feeling.
I kid you not.I know (just) what you mean.
I must be off.I must say good night.
I need it yesterday.I owe you one.
I promise you!I rest my case.
I spoke out of turn.I spoke too soon.
I supposeI suppose (so).
I suppose not.I suspect
I suspect (so).I suspect not.
I swan!I tell you
I tell youI tell you what
I tell you whatI think not.
I think so.I was up all night with a sick friend.
I wasn't brought up in the woods to be scared by owls.I will
I wish I'd said that.I won't give up without a fight.
I wouldI would like to introduce you to someone.
I would like you to meet someone.I wouldn't touch it with a ten-foot pole.
I wouldn't wish that on a dog.I wouldn't wish that on my worst enemy.
I'd (just) as leave do somethingI'd (just) as soon (as) do something
I'd bet money (on it).I'd like (for) you to meet someone.
I'd like (to have) a word with you.I'd like to speak to someone, please.
I'd rather face a firing squad than do somethingI'll bet you my bottom dollar
I'll bet you my bottom dollarI'll (have to) let you go.
I'll be a monkey's uncle!I'll bite.
I'll call back later.I'll drink to that!
I'll eat my hat.I'll get back to you (on that).
I'll get right on it.I'll have the same.
I'll have to beg off.I'll look you up when I'm in town.
I'll put a stop to that.I'll say
I'll sayI'll see you later.
I'll tell you whatI'll tell you what
I'll thank you to keep your opinions to yourself.I'll thank you to mind your own business.
I'll try to see you later.I'm (really) fed up (with someone or something).
I'm all ears.I'm awful at names.
I'm busy.I'm cool.
I'm damned if I do and damned if I don't.I'm easy (to please).
I'm gone.I'm having quite a time.
I'm history.I'm just looking.
I'm like youI'm listening.
I'm not finished with you.I'm not kidding.
I'm not surprised.I'm off.
I'm only looking.I'm out of here.
I'm outa here.I'm speechless.
I'm telling youI'm telling you
I'm terrible at names.I'm with you.
I've done my do.I've got to fly.
I've got work to do.I've had a lovely time.
I've had enough of this!I've had it up to here (with someone or something).
I've heard so much about you.I've seen better heads on nickel beers.
I('ll) betI('ve) gotta fly.
ice overice something down
ice something upice up
icing on the cakeidea
ideaidentify (oneself) with someone or something
identify someone as someoneidentify someone or something by something
identify someone or something with someone or somethingidiot box
idiot boxidle about
idle brain is the devil's workshop.Idle folk have the least leisure.
Idle people have the least leisure.idle something away
Idleness is the root of all evil.idolize someone or something as something
if (the) worst comes to (the) worstIf a thing is worth doing, it 's worth doing well.
If a toady frog had wings, he wouldn't bump his ass.if anything
if anythingIf anything can go wrong, it will.
if anything happensif anything should happen
If at first you don't succeed, try, try again.If frogs had wheels, they wouldn't bump their butts.
If God did not exist, it would be necessary to invent Him.if I were you
if I've told you once, I've told you a thousand timesIf ifs and ands were pots and pans (there'd be no work for tinkers' hands).
If it ain't chickens, it's feathers.If it was a snake it woulda bit you.
if it's not one thing it's anotherif it's not one thing it's another
if looks could killif my memory serves me correctly
if need beif need be
if notif one knows what's good for one
if one's a dayif only
if onlyif push comes to shove
if soIf that don't beat a pig a-pecking!
If that don't beat all!if the going gets rough
if the going gets toughIf the mountain will not come to Mahomet, Mahomet must go to the mountain.
If the shoe fits(, wear it).if the shoe fits, wear it
if the shoe fits, wear itif the truth were known
If there's anything you need, don't hesitate to ask.If two ride on a horse, one must ride behind.
If wishes were horses, then beggars would ride.if worst comes to worst
if worst comes to worstIf you can't be good, be careful.
If you can't beat them, join them.if you can't lick them, join them
if you can't lick them, join themIf you can't lick 'em, join 'em.
If you can't stand the heat, get out of the kitchen.If you don't like it, (you can) lump it.
If you don't make mistakes, you don't make anything.If you don't mind!
If you don't see what you want, just ask (for it).If you don't see what you want, please ask (for it).
if you get my driftif you know what's good for you
If you lie down with dogs, you will get up with fleas.if you must
If you play with fire, you get burned.if you please
If you run after two hares, you will catch neither.If you want a thing done well, do it yourself.
If you want peace, (you must) prepare for war.If you would be well served, serve yourself.
if you would(, please)if you'll pardon the expression
If you're born to be hanged, then you'll never be drowned.if you've a mind to do something
Ignorance (of the law) is no excuse (for breaking it).Ignorance is bliss.
ill at easeill at ease
ill willill-disposed to doing something
ill-gotten gainsill-gotten gains
illuminate something with somethingillustrate something with something
imagine someone or something as someone or somethingImagine that!
imbue someone with somethingImitation is the sincerest form of flattery.
immediate occupancyimmerse someone or something in something
immigrate (in)to some place (from some place)immunize someone against something
impact (up)on someone or somethingimpale someone or something on something
impart something to someone or somethingimpeach someone for something
impinge (up)on someone or somethingimplant something in(to) someone or something
implicate someone (in something)import something (from something) ((in)to something)
important milestone in someone's lifeimpose (up)on someone
impose onimpose on
impose something (up)on someoneimpregnate something with something
impress someone as somethingimpress someone by something
impress someone with someone or somethingimpress something (up)on someone
impress something (up)on somethingimpress something into something
imprint something on(to) somethingimprint something with something
imprison someone in somethingimprove (up)on something
improve onimprove on
improvise on somethingimpute something to someone or something
in a holein a hole
in one's mind's eyein one's mind's eye
in progressin progress
in the soupin the soup
in (a) shamblesin (a) single file
in (all) good consciencein (at) one ear and out (of) the other
in (good) (with someone)in (high) hopes of something
in (just) a minutein (just) a second
in (the) light of somethingin (with someone)
in --- up to thein --- up to the
in a (blue) funkin a (constant) state of flux
in a (pretty) picklein a (tight) spot
in a bad frame of mindin a bad frame of mind
in a bad moodin a bad way
in a bad wayin a big way
in a big wayin a bind
in a bindin a body
in a breezein a breeze
in a circlein a circle
in a cold sweatin a coon's age
in a dead heatin a delicate condition
in a ditherin a family way
in a family wayin a fix
in a fixin a flash
in a flashin a flutter
in a flutterin a fog
in a fogin a good frame of mind
in a good frame of mindin a haze
in a heartbeatin a huff
in a huffin a jam
in a jamin a jiffy
in a jiffyin a kind of way
in a kind of wayin a lather
in a latherin a little bit
in a mad rushin a month of Sundays
in a nutshellin a nutshell
in a picklein a pickle
In a pig's ass!In a pig's ear!
in a pig's eyein a pig's eye
In a pig's eye!in a pinch
in a pinchin a pique
in a quandaryin a row
in a rowin a rut
in a sensein a sense
in a snitin a sort of way
in a sort of wayin a spot
in a spotin a stage whisper
in a stew (about someone or something)in a stupor
in a tizzyin a trice
in a tricein a twit
in a twitterin a vicious circle
in a walkin a walk
in a wayin a way
in a whilein a while
in a whole skinin a whole skin
in a wordin a word
in a world of one's ownin a world of one's own
in a zonein a zone
in abeyancein absentia
in absentiain accord (with someone or something) (about someone or something)
in accordance within accordance with
in accordance with somethingin addition
in additionin addition (to something)
in advancein advance
in agreement (with someone or something)in all
in allin all my born days
in all probabilityin an age of years
in an interesting conditionin an ivory tower
in and of itselfin and out
in and outin another's place
in another's placein any case
in any casein any event
in any eventin any way, shape, or form
in apple-pie orderin arms
in armsin arrears
in arrearsin at the kill
in at the killin awe (of someone or something)
in awe ofin awe of
in back ofin back of
in badin bad
in bad (with someone)in bad faith
in bad formin bad form
in bad shapein bad sorts
in bad tastein behalf of
in behalf ofin behalf of someone
in betweenin black and white
in black and whitein bloom
in blossomin brief
in briefin broad daylight
in bulkin business
in cahoots (with someone)in cahoots with
in cahoots within care of someone
in casein case
in case (something happens)in case of
in case ofin case of something
in characterin character
in chargein charge
in charge (of someone or something)in charge of
in charge ofin check
in checkin circles
in circlesin circulation
in circulationin clover
in cloverin cold blood
in cold bloodin cold storage
in commandin command
in commissionin commission
in commonin common
in concert (with someone)in condition
in conditionin consequence
in consequencein consequence (of something)
in consequence ofin consequence of
in consideration ofin consideration of
in consideration of somethingin contact (with someone or something)
in contempt (of court)in control of someone or something
in creationin custody (of someone or something)
in daysin days
in debtin deep
in deepin deep water
in deep waterin defiance (of someone or something)
in defiance ofin defiance of
in demandin demand
in denialin detail
in dire straitsin disguise
in disputein dispute
in doubtin doubt
in dragin dribs and drabs
in drovesin due course
in due coursein due season
in due seasonin due time
in Dutchin Dutch
in Dutch (with someone)in earnest
in earnestin effect
in effectin effigy
in effigyin error
in errorin essence
in evidencein evidence
in exchange (for someone or something)in existence
in factin fact
in fashionin favor (of someone or something)
in favor ofin favor of
in favor of someonein fear and trembling
in fear and tremblingin fear of
in fear ofin fine feather
in flightin flux
in focusin for
in forin for something
in forcein force
in front ofin front of
in full flightin full swing
in full swingin fun
in funin general
in general(1)in general(1)
in general(2)in general(2)
in glass housesin glass houses
in glowing termsin good
in goodin good condition
in good faithin good faith
in good formin good form
in good handsin good repair
in good seasonin good season
in good shapein good spirits
in good steadin good stead
in good timein good time
in great demandin great haste
in great measurein great measure
in halfin half
in handin hand
in harm's wayin harmony (with someone or something)
in heatin heaven
in high cottonin high dudgeon
in high gearin hindsight
in hockin hog heaven
in honor ofin honor of
in honor of someone or somethingin hopes
in hopesin horror
in horrorin hot water
in hot waterin hot water (with someone) (about someone or something)
in inkin its entirety
in itselfin itself
in jeopardyin keeping
in keepingin keeping (with something)
in kindin kind
in knotsin knots
in laborin league (with someone)
in league within league with
in left fieldin left field
in less than no timein lieu of
in lieu ofin lieu of something
in light ofin light of
In like a lion, out like a lamb.in limbo
in linein line with
in line within line with something
in line(1)in line(1)
in line(2)in line(2)
in lovein love
in love (with someone or something)in low cotton
in luckin luck
in many respectsin marching order
in memory ofin memory of
in memory of someonein midair
in midairin mind
in mindin mint condition
in mint conditionin my book
in my bookin my humble opinion
in my opinionin my view
in namein name
in name onlyin need (of something)
in need ofin need of
in neutralin no mood to do something
in no timein no time
in no time (at all)in no time flat
in no uncertain termsin no uncertain terms
in nothing flatin nothing flat
in onin on
in on somethingin on the act
in on the ground floorin on the kill
in one fell swoopin one fell swoop
in one ear and out the otherin one ear and out the other
in one fell swoopin one's blood
in one's bloodin one's (own) (best) interest(s)
in one's (own) backyardin one's bad graces
in one's bad gracesin one's behalf
in one's behalfin one's birthday suit
in one's bloodin one's bones
in one's bonesin one's book
in one's bootsin one's boots
in one's crawin one's craw
in one's cupsin one's cups
in one's elementin one's element
in one's facein one's face
in one's favorin one's favor
in one's footstepsin one's footsteps
in one's gloryin one's glory
in one's good gracesin one's good graces
in one's good booksin one's good books
in one's gravein one's grave
in one's hairin one's hair
in one's handsin one's hands
in one's heart of heartsin one's heart of hearts
in one's mind's eyein one's mouth
in one's mouthin one's opinion
in one's or its primein one's own juice
in one's own juicein one's own way
in one's right mindin one's right mind
in one's salad daysin one's second childhood
in one's shellin one's shell
in one's shoesin one's shoes
in one's sleevein one's sleeve
in one's spare timein one's Sunday best
in one's tracksin one's tracks
in one's wayin one's way
in opposition (to someone or something)in orbit
in orderin order
in order thatin order that
in order toin order to
in order to do somethingin other words
in over one's head (with someone or something)in park
in partin part
in particularin particular
in passingin passing
in pencilin perpetuity
in personin person
in perspectivein place
in place ofin place of
in place of someone or somethingin place(1)
in place(1)in place(2)
in place(2)in plain English
in plain Englishin plain language
in playin point of fact
in poor shapein poor shape
in poor tastein power
in practicein practice(1)
in practice(1)in practice(2)
in practice(2)in press
in printin print
in privatein private
in progressin proportion
in publicin public
in pursuit of somethingin quest of
in quest ofin quest of someone or something
in questionin question
in ragsin rare form1.
in realityin reason
in reasonin receipt of something
in recent memoryin reduced circumstances
in reference toin reference to
in reference to someone or somethingin regard to
in regard toin regard tosomeone or something
in rehearsalin relation to
in relation toin relation to someone or something
in remissionin respect to
in respect toin retrospect
in returnin return
in return for (someone or something)in reverse
in reversein round figures
in round figuresin round numbers
in round numbersin ruins
in search ofin search of
in search of someone or somethingin season
in seasonin secret
in secretin service
in sessionin seventh heaven
in shapein shape
in shortin short
in short orderin short order
in short supplyin short supply
in sightin so many words
in so many wordsin some neck of the woods
in some respectsin some transaction for someone
in someone else's placein someone else's shoes
in someone else's shoesin someone's behalf
in someone's carein someone's face
in someone's favorin someone's good graces
in someone's hairin someone's name
in someone's or something's custodyin someone's or something's way
in someone's possessionin someone's prayers
in someone's wayin spades
in spite ofin spite of
in spite of someone or somethingin state
in statein step
in stepin step (with someone or something)
in step (with someone)in step (with something)
in stitchesin stitches
in stockin stock
in storagein store
in storein store (for someone)
in stridein stride
in stylein substance
in substancein surgery
in tall cottonin tandem
in tattersin terms of
in terms ofin terms of something
in thatin that
in the (home)stretchin the (very) nick of time
in the --- placein the --- place
in the absence of someone or somethingin the act (of doing something)
in the affirmativein the air
in the airin the altogether
in the backin the back
in the back of someone's mindin the bag
in the bagin the balance
in the balancein the ballpark
in the bargainin the bargain
in the best of healthin the black
in the blackin the blood
in the bloodin the boondocks
in the booniesin the bud
in the budin the buff
in the bull penin the C.E.
in the canin the can
in the cardsin the cards
in the care of someonein the case of someone or something
in the catbird seatin the charge of
in the charge ofin the charge of someone
in the chipsin the chips
in the circumstancesin the circumstances
in the clearin the clear
in the cloudsin the clouds
in the cloverin the clover
in the coldin the cold
in the cold light of dayin the cold light of day
in the Common Erain the context of something
In the country of the blind, the one-eyed man is king.in the course of time
in the darkin the dark
in the dark (about someone or something)in the doghouse
in the doghousein the doldrums
in the doorin the door
in the drinkin the driver's seat
in the driver's seatin the dumps
in the dumpsin the event
in the eventin the event of
in the event ofin the event of something
in the eyein the eye
in the facein the face
in the face ofin the face of
in the familyin the family
in the family wayin the fast lane
in the final analysisin the first instance
in the first placein the first place
in the fleshin the flesh
in the forefront (of something)in the groove
in the groovein the gutter
in the holein the hole
in the hopperin the hot seat
in the interest of saving timein the interest of someone or something
in the interim (between things)in the know
in the knowin the lap of luxury
in the lap of luxuryin the lap of the gods
in the lap of the godsin the last analysis
in the laundryin the least
in the leastin the line of duty
in the line of dutyin the long haul
in the long runin the long run
in the loopin the lurch
in the lurchin the main
in the mainin the mainstream (of something)
in the makingin the market (for something)
in the market forin the market for
in the meantimein the middle
in the middlein the middle of nowhere
in the middle of nowherein the money
in the moneyin the mood (for something)
in the mood (for)in the mood (for)
in the mood (to do something)in the mouth
in the mouthin the near future
in the neckin the neck
in the nick of timein the nick of time
in the nudein the offing
in the openin the picture
in the pinkin the pink
in the pink (of condition)in the pink (of health)
in the pipelinein the poorhouse
in the prime of lifein the prime of life
in the public eyein the public eye
in the rawin the raw
in the rearin the red
in the redin the right
in the rightin the right place at the right time
in the roadin the rough
in the roughin the running
in the runningin the saddle
in the saddlein the same boat
in the same boatin the same boat (as someone)
in the same breathin the same breath
in the same placein the same place
in the sandin the sand
in the second placein the second place
in the short haulin the short run
in the short runin the soup
in the spotlightin the spotlight
in the swimin the swim
in the swim of thingsin the third place
in the third placein the till
in the tillin the trust of someone
in the twinkling of an eyein the twinkling of an eye
in the unlikely event of somethingin the unlikely event that something happens
in the wake ofin the wake of
in the wake of somethingin the way
in the wayin the way of
in the way ofin the way of someone or something
in the way of somethingin the wind
in the windin the wink of an eye
in the worksin the works
in the worldin the world
in the worst wayin the wrong
in the wrongin the wrong place at the wrong time
in their entiretyin theory
in therein there pitching
in these partsin thing (to do)
in this day and agein those parts
in timein time
in time (with something)in times past
in top formin toto
in totoin touch
in touchin touch (with someone)
in touch with someone or somethingin tow
in towin transit
in triplicatein trouble
in trustin trust
in tunein tune
in tune with someone or somethingin tune with the times
in turnin turn
in twoin two
in two shakes of a lamb's tailin two shakes of a lamb's tail
in unisonin use
in vainin vain
in viewin view
in view ofin view of
in view of somethingin virtue of
in virtue ofin vogue
in waitin wait
in within with
in with someonein writing
in(to) a jamin(to) shape
in(to) someone's clutchesinasmuch as
inasmuch asinaugurate someone as something
incapacitate someone (for something) (for a period of time)incarcerate someone in something
inch (one's way) alonginch (one's way) along
inch along (something)inch back
inch by inchinch forward
inch one's way across somethinginch one's way along something
inch oneself acrosssomethinginch oneself alongsomething
inch overincite someone to something
incline away (from someone or something)incline forward
incline something forwardincline toward someone or something
inclined toinclined to
inclined to do somethinginclude someone in (something)
include someone or something among somethinginclude someone out (of something)
include something in the bargainincorporate someone or something in(to) something
increase by leaps and boundsincrease in something
increase something (from something) (to something)increase something by something
increment something by somethinginculcate someone with something
inculcate something in(to) someoneincumbent (up)on someone to do something
indemnify someone or something against somethingIndian
IndianIndian giver
Indian giverIndian sign
Indian signIndian summer
Indian summerindicate something to someone
indict someone for somethingindoctrinate someone into something
indoctrinate someone with somethinginduce labor in someone
induct someone into somethingindulge in something
indulge someone with somethingindustrial park
industrial parkinfatuated with someone or something
infect someone with somethinginfer something from something
infested with somethinginfiltrate into something
inflate something with somethinginflict someone (up)on someone
inflict something (up)on someone or somethinginform on someone
inform someone about someone or somethinginform someone of something
inform someone on someoneinfringe (up)on something
infuse someone with somethinginfuse something into someone
infuse something into somethinginfuse something with something
ingratiate oneself into somethingingratiate oneself with someone
inherit something from someoneinhibit someone from doing something
inhibit something from doing somethinginitiate someone into something
inject someone, something, or some creature with somethinginject something into someone, something, or some creature
inject something into somethinginjury
injuryink something in
inkling (about someone or something)inkling (of something)
inlay something with somethinginner city
inner cityinnocent as a lamb
innocent as a newborn babeinoculate someone against something
inoculate someone with somethinginquire about someone or something
inquire after someoneinquire for someone
inquire into somethinginquire something of someone
inquire withinins and outs
ins and outsins and outs (of something)
inscribe something into somethinginscribe something on(to) something
inscribe something with somethinginsert something between something and something else
insert something in(to) somethinginside
insideinside a week
inside and outinside and out
inside informationinside job
inside jokeinside of
inside ofinside out
inside outinside story
inside trackinside track
insinuate oneself into somethinginsinuate something to someone
insist (up)on somethinginsofar as
insofar asinsomuch as
insomuch asinspire someone with something
inspire something in someoneinstall someone as something
install something in someone or somethinginstance
instanceinstead of
instead ofinstigate someone to do something
instill someone with somethinginstill something in(to) someone
instill something in(to) somethinginstitute something against someone or something
instruct someone in somethinginstrumental in doing something
insulate someone or something against someone or somethinginsulate someone or something from someone or something
insure against somethinginsure someone or something (against something) (forsomething)
insure someone or something with somethingintegrate someone or something into something
integrate someone with someoneintegrate something with something
intend something as somethingintend something for someone or something
intent on doing somethinginter someone in something
interact with someoneinteract with something
intercede (for someone) (with someone or something)interchange someone with someone else
interchange something with somethinginterest someone in someone or something
interest someone in somethinginterface someone or something with someone or something
interface with someone or somethinginterfere in something
interfere with someone or somethinginterject someone into something
interject something into somethinginterlace something with something
intermarry with someoneintermingle something with something
intermingle with someoneintern someone in something
interpose someone or something between people or thingsinterpose something in(to) something
interpret for someoneinterpret something as something
interpret something for someoneintersperse something among something
intersperse something between somethingintersperse something throughout something
intersperse something with somethingintertwine something with something
intertwine with somethingintervene between someone and someone else
intervene in somethingintervene with someone or something
interview someone for somethinginterview with someone for something
intimate apparelintimate something to someone
intimate with someoneintimidate someone into something
intimidate someone with somethinginto a nose dive
into a nose diveinto a tail spin
into a tail spininto account
into accountinto being
into commissioninto commission
into effectinto effect
into hot waterinto hot water
into lineinto line
into one's bloodinto one's blood
into one's headinto one's head
into one's owninto one's own
into one's own handsinto one's own hands
into one's shellinto one's shell
into one's shoesinto one's shoes
into practiceinto practice
into questioninto question
into the bargaininto the bargain
into the fireinto the fire
into the groundinto the ground
into the hands ofinto the hands of
into thin airinto thin air
intoxicate someone with someone or somethingintoxicate someone with something
intrigue (with someone) (against someone)intrigue someone with someone or something
introduce someone into somethingintroduce someone to someone
introduce something into somethingintrude (up)on someone or something
intrude into somethingintrude oneself into something
inundate someone or something with somethinginure someone or something to something
invasion of (someone's) privacyinveigh against someone or something
inveigle someone into somethinginveigle someone out of something
inveigle something out of someoneinvest in someone or something
invest someone with somethinginvest someone's time in something
invest something in someone or somethinginvite someone in
invite someone into some placeinvite someone out
invite someone over (for something)invite someone to something
invoke something (up)on someone or somethinginvolve someone in something
involve someone with someone or somethinginvolved (with someone)
involved with somethingIrish
Irishiron horse
iron horseiron in the fire
iron in the fireiron out
iron outiron something out
is allIs someone there?
Is that everything?Is that right?
is that sois that so
Is that so?Is there any truth to something?
Is there anything else?Is there some place I can wash up?
isolate someone or something from someone or somethingissue
issueissue (forth) from some place
issue a call for somethingissue from something
issue someone with somethingissue something as something
issue something to someoneIt 'll never fly.
It 's been a slice!It 's been.
It 's for a fact.It 's just one of those things.
It (only) stands to reason.It ain't fittin'.
it behooves one to do somethingIt blows my mind!
It cuts two ways.It doesn't quite suit me.
it figuresit figures
It figures.It has someone's name on it.
it isIt is a long lane that has no turning.
It is a poor heart that never rejoices.It is a sad heart that never rejoices.
It is a wise child that knows its own father.It is all over for someone.
It is all over with someone.it is an ill wind that blows nobody good
it is an ill wind that blows nobody goodIt is better to be born lucky than rich.
It is better to give than to receive.It is better to travel hopefully than to arrive.
It is better to wear out than to rust out.It is easier to tear down than to build up.
It is easy to be wise after the event.It is more blessed to give than to receive.
It is never too late to learn.It is never too late to mend.
It is not work that kills, but worry.It is the pace that kills.
It isn't worth it.It isn't worth the trouble.
it never rains but it poursit never rains but it pours
It never rains but it pours.it strikes me that
It sucks.It takes (some) getting used to.
It takes all kinds (to make a world).It takes money to make money.
It takes two to make a bargain.It takes two to make a quarrel.
It will be your ass!It will take some doing.
It won't wash!It would take an act of Congress to do something.
It'll all come out in the wash.It'll be a cold day in hell when something happens.
It'll be a long day in January when something happens.It's a (dead) cinch.
it's a cinchit's a cinch
it's a dealit's a deal
It's a deal.It's a jungle out there.
It's a snap.It's a toss-up.
It's about time!It's all over but the shouting.
It's all someone needs.It's always darkest just before the dawn.
It's an ill bird that fouls its own nest.It's an ill wind that blows nobody (any) good.
It's anybody's guessit's been ---, it's been real
it's been ---, it's been realIt's for you.
it's high timeit's high time
It's ill waiting for dead men's shoes.It's no picnic!
it's no use (doing something)It's no use crying over spilled milk.
It's not cricket.It's not kosher.
It's not over till it's over.It's not the heat, it's the humidity.
It's on me.It's raining cats and dogs.
It's raining pitchforks (and hammer handles).It's six of one, half a dozen of another.
It's time we should be going.It's written all over one's face.
It's you!It's your funeral.
It's your move.itch for something
itch to do somethingitching palm
itching palmitchy feet
itchy palmitem
itty-bittyIvy League
Ivy League