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English as a Second Language Glossary of Idiomatic English Expressions - Letter B
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Idioms beginning with:

A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H, I, J, K, L, M, N, O, P, Q, R, S, T, U, V, W, XYZ

back on one`s feet

back out

back to the drawing board

bail someone or something out

bank on

bark is worse than one`s bite

bark up the wrong tree

beat around the bush

beat someone to the punch (draw)

(have a) bee in one`s bonnet

(do something) behind someone`s back

behind the times

be to blame

bend over backwards to do something

beside one`s self

beside the point

bet on the wrong horse

better off

beyond the pale

bide one`s time

big shot

birthday suit

bite off more than one can chew

bite the bullet

bite the dust

bite the hand that feeds you

blind leading the blind

blow it (something)

blow one`s own horn

blow over

blue in the face

bone of contention

boot out

born with a silver spoon in one`s mouth

brand new

break down

break down

break fresh ground

break the bank

break the ice

break the news

break up (with someone)

bring home the bacon

bring home the importance of something to someone

bring some new facts to light

bring someone into line

bring something on

bring the house down

bring to mind

bring up

bring up

bring up the rear


brush up on something

brush with the law

bull in a china shop

bundle up

burn a hole in one`s pocket

burn down

burn one`s bridges behind one

burn the candle at both ends

burn the midnight oil

burn up

bury(hide) one`s head in the sand

bury the hatchet

butter someone up

buy a pig in a poke

by and large

by and by

by far

by fits and starts

by hook or by crook

by the way

by the skin of one`s teeth

by the sweat of one`s brow

Idioms beginning with:

A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H, I, J, K, L, M, N, O, P, Q, R, S, T, U, V, W, XYZ
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