Idioms beginning with U

upper hand
upper hand Meaning to have the authority to make decisions over someone or something to have a dominant position or an unfair advantage Example Sentences The man clearly ... Read on
unring the bell
unring the bell Meaning once something has been done you cannot run away from it, you can only face the aftermath ramifications have to be withstood whenever something is done ... Read on
use your loaf
use your loaf Meaning To tell someone to use their brain more in analysing what they are doing. To use common sense. This phrase is used in an ... Read on
until the cows come home
until the cows come home also till the cows come home Meaning: for a very long time for an indefinite time forever Example: We can keep on arguing about ... Read on
upper crust
the upper crust Meaning: the aristocracy and upper classes, informal the highest social class or group; especially the highest circle of the upper class. Example: Reservation system was ... Read on
uncle Tom Cobley and all
uncle Tom Cobley and all Meaning: used to denote a long list of people (in British English) a humorous or whimsical way of saying “and others” Example: Businessman, ... Read on
late unpleasantness
the late unpleasantness Meaning: the war that took place recently Example: No sooner had Japanese recovered from the late unpleasantness, a massive volcanic eruption took place destroying huge ... Read on
ugly duckling
an ugly duckling Meaning: a young person who turns out to be beautiful or talented against all expectations. one that is considered ugly or unpromising at first but ... Read on
under a cloud
under a cloud Meaning: under suspicion, in trouble, or out of favor. Example: The luxury transport industry is under a cloud at the moment after newspapers revealed that ... Read on
under the auspices
under the auspices Meaning: with the backing, support, patronage of Example: Financial aid is being provided to the country under the auspices of the World Bank

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come up with
come up with Meaning to find a new thought usually referred to ideas and referred with the name of the person who produced it Example Sentences The team ... Read on

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