1101 English Expressions. How many?!

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  1. during the day
  2. at night
  3. in the meantime
  4. for the time being
  5. a remote chance
  6. It’s not likely that…
  7. to quit a job…
  8. to remember to +INF
  9. to forget to +INF
  10. for the most part
  11. many years ago
  12. It’s been a long time since…
  13. In my opinion…
  14. Under/given the circumstances…
  15. I’m taken aback that…
  16. To get the bill
  17. At full speed
  18. To take one’s time +gerund
  19. To take responsibility for…
  20. To get/be accustomed/used to…
  21. For the sake of…
  22. In order to…
  23. To hurry up and…
  24. To speed up
  25. To slow down
  26. To have money saved up
  27. To be bored out of one’s mind
  28. Out in the open
  29. In secret
  30. To be sure/certain of…
  31. Wide open
  32. Shut tight
  33. The fact that…
  34. To say the least
  35. Watch out (for)!
  36. To be in trouble (with somebody)
  37. Sorry to bother/trouble you, but…
  38. Would you mind if…?
  39. To go wrong
  40. Go away!
  41. Let’s get going
  42. To be short/missing a…
  43. Something is missing (from)
  44. In the middle of the night
  45. To be mistaken about…
  46. Let’s check it out
  47. To make sure that…
  48. To be taken by surprise
  49. To strongly disagree
  50. To decide between (2 choices)
  51. To make up one’s mind (about)
  52. To have plans (for)
  53. It isn’t worth it!
  54. It’s not worth the trouble (of/to +gerund)
  55. To take part in something
  56. To have trouble +gerund
  57. On the way to…
  58. To have time for something/somebody
  59. For free
  60. To my amazement…
  61. To keep in mind that…
  62. To relate to/with somebody
  63. To have a hunch that…
  64. I can’t help (doing it)
  65. To keep sthg up to date
  66. To have feelings for
  67. To keep somebody informed (about something)
  68. To keep under control
  69. To keep track of…
  70. For just a +time word
  71. To show up for…
  72. To show up early/late
  73. To have a knack for…
  74. To be partial to…
  75. To do away with…
  76. For example
  77. To go over something (fig)
  78. To manage to…
  79. To take note of…
  80. To take notice of…
  81. To make up for something
  82. To save up (for)
  83. At the time, I…
  84. (that was)back when…
  85. Back then,…
  86. For the record,…
  87. For as long as I can remember,…
  88. To lose sleep over…
  89. Oh, come on!
  90. I’m just kidding!
  91. For what it’s worth,…
  92. To be right/wrong about
  93. Tit for tat/an eye for an eye, a tooth for a tooth
  94. To have a strong need for…
  95. To be nervous about…
  96. To be jealous of…
  97. To be in doubt of…
  98. If I were you, I…
  99. If I were in your shoes, I…
  100. It bothers me that…
  101. To no end
  102. To get involved with…
  103. To meddle in somebody’s business/affairs
  104. Something else
  105. Somewhere else
  106. Someone else
  107. Something more
  108. To be a good deal ($)
  109. To be a good idea
  110. To be disgusted with/by…
  111. To be interested in…
  112. Enough +noun
  113. Adj +enough
  114. To worry about something
  115. To be concerned with…
  116. To take something into consideration
  117. To withhold information
  118. To reach an understanding (of)
  119. To reach/come to an agreement
  120. To come to the conclusion that…
  121. To strike a compromise
  122. To make friends with…
  123. To stand for…
  124. To stand up against…
  125. Once in a while
  126. To start to +gerund
  127. To stop/quit +gerund
  128. To be good for +gerund
  129. To be qualified to...
  130. To go well with…
  131. To snack on something
  132. To get ready for…
  133. With all one’s might
  134. To be afraid of…
  135. Out of +emotion
  136. To lose track of…
  137. To have a taste for…
  138. Lack of +NOUN
  139. Tendency for/towards/to
  140. To sort out…
  141. Behind somebody’s back
  142. Without warning
  143. For fun
  144. To look up to somebody
  145. To look down on somebody
  146. To frown upon something
  147. To turn on
  148. To turn off
  149. To get away with something
  150. In all honesty,…
  151. To tell the truth
  152. To tell a lie
  153. To brag about…
  154. To talk trash about somebody
  155. To help out with something
  156. To give comfort to
  157. To mistake something/somebody for
  158. Concrete details
  159. To be uncomfortable with something
  160. To hint at something
  161. To be annoyed by something
  162. To save the best for last
  163. First of all…
  164. In the future
  165. In the past
  166. Right now
  167. The past few +time word
  168. To change one’s mind
  169. To advise against something
  170. To give good/bad advice
  171. A detailed explanation
  172. I bet that…
  173. The kind of thing that…
  174. As an example of…
  175. An (un)biased opinion about…
  176. A beautiful view (of)
  177. To turn/hand in...
  178. Current events
  179. It all happened so suddenly…
  180. To bring about…
  181. To catch up with…
  182. To ask for help
  183. To make a sound
  184. To be located in/at/etc
  185. A change of +NOUN
  186. To find out about…
  187. To leave for +NOUN
  188. In memory of…
  189. Before long
  190. To get ripped off (by)
  191. To go for a ride
  192. To go for a walk
  193. Why don’t we…
  194. To get ahead (fig)
  195. I used to… +INF
  196. To fall apart
  197. To fall off
  198. In denial
  199. To get a second chance
  200. One more time/once more
  201. To beg for
  202. It goes without saying that…
  203. To hold one’s breath
  204. Out of breath
  205. You’re gonna make it
  206. Rest assured that…
  207. To get hold of something.
  208. To do one’s duty
  209. In pain
  210. To lead astray
  211. To have a head/stomach ache
  212. Spare change
  213. Pocket money
  214. To take a break/rest
  215. Time to kill
  216. To look like +NOUN
  217. In mint condition
  218. In good/bad condition
  219. In power
  220. To rise to power
  221. To get a raise ($)
  222. The sun comes up/goes down
  223. To have/get a flat tire
  224. To break up with somebody
  225. To take off (clothing)
  226. To put on
  227. Down on one’s luck
  228. To wake up
  229. To fall asleep
  230. To have no idea about
  231. To talk somebody out of something
  232. It makes (no) sense
  233. To say goodbye
  234. The right/wrong way
  235. It’s for the best that…
  236. Some day
  237. To be enough/not enough
  238. To leave behind
  239. You had better
  240. To pack one’s bags
  241. It seems like…
  242. To take notes
  243. To come for a visit
  244. To take pictures
  245. To make music
  246. First things first…
  247. To run into something.
  248. To give in (to)
  249. To have a hangover
  250. Under one’s breath
  251. To smell like +NOUN
  252. To scream/yell at somebody
  253. Every minute/moment
  254. Every day/week/month
  255. Once/twice per +TIME
  256. Right before one’s eyes
  257. To act as if…
  258. To be happy/pleased with/about…
  259. Otherwise,…
  260. Off-road
  261. To get/turn off (of road, etc)
  262. To be related to…
  263. To have a good memory
  264. A sense of…
  265. Hard/easy to find
  266. In jail/prison
  267. To make progress (with)
  268. To work on
  269. To find one’s way
  270. To get lost
  271. No more/anymore
  272. To slip and fall (on)
  273. On the weekend
  274. To have/take a sick day
  275. No time for…
  276. In/out of touch with…
  277. To lose control of…
  278. Out of reach
  279. Within reach
  280. To spend the +TIME (doing something)
  281. To be in luck
  282. A table for +number
  283. To take it easy
  284. To feel wronged
  285. To come/stop by (at)
  286. To pass through (a place)
  287. A friend of mine/his/etc
  288. One of my…
  289. A little
  290. A lot
  291. In pieces
  292. On the mend
  293. To return the favor
  294. To do a favor for
  295. Within range
  296. Out of the area
  297. Small town
  298. Big city
  299. To run up a bill/tab
  300. To get over +NOUN
  301. Few and far between
  302. To look into something (fig)
  303. To feel sorry for…
  304. To pretend to+INF
  305. To let go of something (fig)
  306. To feel sorry for…
  307. To have fun +GERUND
  308. Good night!
  309. To wish someone well
  310. To set free
  311. Let go!
  312. Call me +ADJECTIVE (e.g. crazy)
  313. Scared to death
  314. To go crazy
  315. To have a problem with…
  316. To take turns (at) +GERUND
  317. The rest of…
  318. To go for a hike
  319. All night long
  320. To try to +INF
  321. To be confused about
  322. There’s a chance that…
  323. This is between (you and me)/(him and her)
  324. How come…
  325. To make a fuss over somebody
  326. To know about
  327. To know how to…
  328. By any means necessary
  329. In debt/indebted to
  330. A pile of…
  331. To make good money
  332. All over/around town
  333. Out of town
  334. To take something seriously
  335. At face value
  336. By law
  337. According to…
  338. To put up with something/somebody
  339. To deal with
  340. To make clear
  341. In bed
  342. At the table
  343. To trust in somebody
  344. Topic of conversation
  345. To have faith in…
  346. To take effect
  347. To sign up for…
  348. In connection with
  349. To come across as…
  350. To get a point across
  351. To be ignorant of…
  352. In the aftermath of…
  353. For no reason
  354. To crash into…
  355. To get into an accident
  356. In an emergency
  357. To have/get the feeling that…
  358. To have the courage to…
  359. A wide variety of…
  360. To go on a date (with)
  361. To be married engaged to
  362. It’s common sense
  363. To keep a secret
  364. To be in conflict with…
  365. Compared to/with…
  366. To stop for…
  367. On the side of the road
  368. To feel threatened (by)
  369. To score a goal (sports)
  370. To apply for a job
  371. Really?
  372. Out for lunch/dinner
  373. To fall in love with…
  374. In alphabetical order
  375. To fail at +GERUND
  376. It sounds good/bad
  377. A turn for the worse
  378. To make a difference (in)
  379. To finish +GERUND
  380. To succeed at…
  381. To be kicked out of…
  382. To be good/bad at…
  383. To be based on…
  384. To refrain from…
  385. In the way of…
  386. To be ashamed of…
  387. To be embarrassed by…
  388. In/out of fashion/style
  389. To take over +NOUN
  390. In that case,…
  391. In the event that…
  392. A long way to go
  393. To sing to somebody
  394. To think about
  395. In silence
  396. In compliance with…
  397. To take care of…
  398. To be impressed with/by
  399. To take advantage of…
  400. On a diet
  401. To be homesick
  402. Frozen/fresh food
  403. On ice
  404. On tap
  405. To hope for…
  406. To give credit to…
  407. To disobey orders
  408. As usual
  409. To allow somebody to
  410. To put/place emphasis on…
  411. For dinner/for breakfast
  412. The cause for
  413. A strange turn of events
  414. To make known that…
  415. To work as a team
  416. To insist on +GERUND
  417. Plenty of…
  418. At midnight
  419. At noon
  420. To be close/nearby
  421. To offer a solution
  422. To travel the world
  423. To check for…
  424. That’s what I thought
  425. To be cut off (from)
  426. To be prejudiced toward
  427. In favor of…
  428. More or less
  429. Too much +NOUN
  430. With care
  431. I guess/suppose that…
  432. It’s up to you
  433. When it comes to,…
  434. To show weakness/strength
  435. To give credit to…
  436. To take credit for…
  437. To be aware of…
  438. To drive somebody crazy
  439. Under stress
  440. It doesn’t matter that…
  441. To take offense (at)
  442. To have the courage to…
  443. To come to the rescue of somebody
  444. On purpose
  445. To do the right/wrong thing
  446. To make a decision
  447. To see what happens
  448. To talk at great length about
  449. To raise/lower taxes/prices/etc
  450. To pay attention to…
  451. For the benefit of…
  452. In the short/long term
  453. In harm’s way
  454. As a matter of fact
  455. In demand
  456. A shortage of…
  457. To take the blame for…
  458. To suffer the consequences for…
  459. To be attracted to…
  460. The whole story/picture
  461. To be drawn toward/to
  462. To give someone the benefit of the doubt
  463. To be of assistance (to)
  464. With the exception of…
  465. To take place
  466. To take sides (with)
  467. For profit
  468. To give something a try
  469. You don’t get it…
  470. To go blind
  471. To turn a blind eye to…
  472. To the best of my knowledge,…
  473. To a certain degree/extent
  474. To go bankrupt
  475. Without a doubt
  476. To believe in something
  477. To focus on something
  478. To be crazy about something
  479. To handle something well/badly (emotional)
  480. In a bind
  481. To put into question
  482. To get dressed
  483. To put on
  484. To take off
  485. Paralyzed with fear
  486. For the good of…
  487. For the greater good
  488. It will do you some good (to)
  489. To be in a rage
  490. To get worked up (about)
  491. To confused something with something else
  492. To trip over something
  493. In/out of line (with)
  494. Sense of decency
  495. Right to privacy
  496. Under attack
  497. To take inventory (of)
  498. To make a list (of)
  499. To be charged with
  500. To be (found) guilty (of)
  501. To put in jail/prison
  502. To be in charge (of)
  503. To take charge (of)
  504. To sentence somebody to…
  505. Life in prison
  506. The death penalty
  507. To be acquitted (of)
  508. To face facts
  509. To be ignorant of...
  510. The reality (of the situation) is…
  511. What about…?
  512. Who is to blame (for)?
  513. At fault (for)
  514. At risk (of)
  515. To look out over…
  516. To dream of/about…
  517. To sympathize with…
  518. To take a liking to…
  519. To have a (firm) grasp of…
  520. Never again
  521. To take it easy
  522. To take it slow
  523. Once again,…
  524. For lack of better words,…
  525. To play along with…
  526. To show one’s true colors…
  527. to settle a/the matter
  528. once and for all
  529. to decline an invitation
  530. to accept an invitation
  531. to live up to something
  532. To make something better/worse
  533. To leave something alone
  534. Drop it!
  535. The damage is done
  536. To be in/out of luck
  537. Fame and fortune
  538. To have high/low expectations (for)
  539. to put a dent in something
  540. to barely/hardly be able to do something
  541. To carry something out
  542. To put into action
  543. In effect
  544. To draw attention to…
  545. To admit defeat
  546. To save/lose face
  547. To keep in touch with somebody
  548. To be out of touch with reality
  549. To fill in the blank(s)
  550. To fill up the tank
  551. To run on empty
  552. To have an eye/ear for something
  553. To take a shot at something.
  554. Without regard for…
  555. Difference of opinion
  556. Conflict of interests
  557. To be attentive to details
  558. For sale
  559. For rent
  560. In/out of use
  561. To feel inferior to…
  562. At the moment,…
  563. At war with
  564. In/out of focus
  565. In need of…
  566. The ability to…
  567. To move on (from)
  568. It’s a matter of +NOUN
  569. In/out of shape
  570. To stay in shape
  571. To be accepted to/at
  572. To resist temptation
  573. Sometimes I wonder,…
  574. To live in fear of…
  575. There’s no reason that…
  576. To assert authority
  577. To have authority over…
  578. It’s not a big deal if…
  579. Full-time job
  580. Part-time job
  581. To interview for a job
  582. To be represented by
  583. To be a symbol of…
  584. To agree on an issue
  585. To go on a trip
  586. To see the best in…
  587. Under pressure
  588. For the rest of the +TIME
  589. To go abroad
  590. A change of plans
  591. In the military
  592. In a good/bad mood
  593. To work for+NOUN
  594. To get inspiration from…
  595. To make a recording (of)
  596. To end up+gerund
  597. To wish/hope for…
  598. To face adversity
  599. Hearing loss
  600. To make something official
  601. Proportionate to…
  602. To escape unharmed
  603. To get away from…
  604. Over my dead body!
  605. To have good standing (in)
  606. To get a loan (from)
  607. By the time…
  608. To keep a secret
  609. To test one’s luck
  610. To be available for
  611. On guard for…
  612. At least
  613. On the spur of the moment
  614. On the spot
  615. Disregard for…
  616. To work through a problem
  617. Up for grabs
  618. Only on the condition that…
  619. To put effort into something.
  620. On its own merit
  621. Out with the old, in with the new
  622. To be compensated for
  623. To spend the night (at)
  624. To be such a...
  625. To make something a priority
  626. To give a speech (about)
  627. To have an impact (on)
  628. A shining example of...
  629. To meet in the middle
  630. Set in one’s ways
  631. To right a wrong
  632. To get even with somebody
  633. One thing left to do
  634. To refresh one’s memory
  635. To turn up/down the volume
  636. A wide variety of…
  637. You don’t belong here!
  638. To bring back to life
  639. At a high/low point
  640. On one’s own
  641. For personal gain
  642. To come to the surface
  643. For life
  644. For good
  645. To starve to death
  646. Dying of thirst
  647. To take an exam
  648. To pass a/the test
  649. To stay in school
  650. Per hour
  651. Per day
  652. By the week
  653. By the month
  654. To vanish without a trace
  655. To be prone to…
  656. Too ADJ +for one’s own good
  657. To see the point in…
  658. The point of something
  659. A firm believer in…
  660. To set a good example
  661. To set something in stone
  662. A change of heart
  663. To get a foot one’s foot in the door
  664. To feel dizzy
  665. To feel drowsy
  666. At sea
  667. On land
  668. To get seasick
  669. Up in the air
  670. To have second thoughts about something.
  671. To breathe a sigh of relief (about)
  672. To gasp for air
  673. To take the lead (in)
  674. To lead somebody on
  675. To not know any better
  676. Right now
  677. Just a minute ago
  678. …as hard as one can…
  679. to enjoy +GERUND
  680. On vacation
  681. To be busy doing something
  682. It’s up to you…
  683. To drive over/under the speed limit
  684. To get pulled over by the police
  685. To get arrested (by)
  686. To not have a penny to one’s name
  687. To stay awake
  688. To stay up late
  689. To get up early
  690. On time
  691. To hold the door (for)
  692. In anticipation of…
  693. What do you make of this?
  694. One of life’s lessons
  695. One step at a time
  696. All at once
  697. Little by little
  698. At a glance
  699. At first glance
  700. To make excuses (for)
  701. To show respect (for)
  702. In the mail
  703. To put to the side
  704. On the side
  705. To have good/bad manners
  706. To mind one’s own business (about)
  707. A preconceived notion (about)
  708. …before it’s too late…
  709. to see/recognize a pattern/trend
  710. to be in chaos
  711. to bring order to…
  712. to trouble somebody for something
  713. To agree to do something.
  714. To go back on one’s word (about)
  715. To turn someone in
  716. Law and order
  717. To keep the peace
  718. To become obvious that…
  719. To wish something on somebody
  720. To have legal troubles
  721. To be held responsible (for)
  722. To be a big fan (of)
  723. To convince somebody of something
  724. In the streets
  725. Out in the cold
  726. In the sun
  727. In the shade
  728. In the snow
  729. What is going on?
  730. In traffic/in a traffic jam
  731. To get a ride (to somewhere)
  732. Who knows?
  733. To take time off (work)
  734. Leave of absence
  735. On call
  736. To tie one’s shoes
  737. All the way to…
  738. The whole time...
  739. To be missing
  740. Figure of speech
  741. To take pride in…
  742. To be proud of…
  743. To manage to do something
  744. A good night’s sleep
  745. A night of drinking
  746. To be up all night
  747. A hard day’s work
  748. To find out for one’s self (about)
  749. To find out that…
  750. To be far along (with)
  751. A bundle of…
  752. To sympathize with
  753. To go shopping (for)
  754. To go hunting (for)
  755. To go fishing (for)
  756. to need a break (from)
  757. I can’t tell if/whether…
  758. To be obsessed with…
  759. The idea/notion that…
  760. To show one’s appreciation (for)
  761. To be skilled at/in…
  762. To be trained for/at…
  763. To be thankful for…
  764. To be obedient to (authority)
  765. To be confused about…
  766. To be out of breath
  767. To condemn somebody for…
  768. To say harsh words to…
  769. To bite the bullet and…
  770. A snide remark
  771. To increase productivity
  772. An unlikely scenario
  773. To have free time
  774. To surrender to something
  775. In memory of…
  776. To be getting late
  777. To be getting cold
  778. To warm up
  779. To cool down/off
  780. To be freezing
  781. To have hard feelings about something
  782. To breed contempt
  783. To have contempt for…
  784. All things considered
  785. To be better off +GERUND
  786. To commit a crime
  787. To swear an oath (to)
  788. To keep/break a promise
  789. A means to do something
  790. To come up with the money (for)
  791. to feel like doing something
  792. A misguided effort (to)
  793. To keep a clean house
  794. To be brutally honest
  795. To hurt somebody’s feelings
  796. Apology accepted!
  797. To drag one’s feet
  798. Out and about
  799. Never mind!
  800. To complain about something
  801. At odds with somebody
  802. To beat the odds
  803. On the coast
  804. To go through customs
  805. To make a drama (about)
  806. A healthy environment
  807. To protect the environment
  808. To calm down (about)
  809. To consider every possibility
  810. To calm one’s nerves
  811. To be satisfied with…
  812. To conduct an interview
  813. To take somebody/something for granted
  814. To be amused by something
  815. Back and forth
  816. To no end
  817. To let something happen
  818. To get over something/somebody
  819. To stand in the way of progress
  820. Work in progress
  821. In the process of…
  822. In the middle of…
  823. To remind somebody about/of something
  824. A particular place and time
  825. To come to the aid/assistance of
  826. To come to the rescue
  827. To refresh one’s memory
  828. A lack of common sense
  829. Due to…
  830. To make a good/bad impression on somebody
  831. Compared to/in comparison with…
  832. To have an advantage over somebody
  833. A first impression of…
  834. To have power over…
  835. In public
  836. To get in the way (of)
  837. To take shots (alcohol)
  838. To be certain of something
  839. To admit fault
  840. To have a fight (with)
  841. To hold something against somebody.
  842. To treat somebody/something like…
  843. To be different from…
  844. Thanks to…
  845. Because of…
  846. To take a nap…
  847. On top of…
  848. to wait in line (for)
  849. over and over (again)
  850. It’s a tie!
  851. To have the right of way
  852. On the fence
  853. In search/pursuit of…
  854. In the past
  855. In the present day and age
  856. To prove a point
  857. To prove one’s worth
  858. It’s a case of…
  859. The right amount
  860. It is beyond all understanding why…
  861. Full of…
  862. Just in time for…
  863. To pick somebody up (from)
  864. To hand in (home)work
  865. To hand something out
  866. To do chores
  867. To shoot at somebody/something
  868. To be in a hurry
  869. To yell/scream at somebody
  870. Out loud
  871. To let out a noise (sigh/laugh/scream/etc)
  872. To knock on a door
  873. To keep something/somebody in mind
  874. A waste of time
  875. To know how to +INF
  876. To spy on somebody
  877. To shed light on something
  878. How often…?
  879. To demand restitution
  880. In court
  881. On trial
  882. To lower one’s standards
  883. A sip of…
  884. A bite of…
  885. To repair damage
  886. A giant +NOUN
  887. To be critical of…
  888. To go to bed
  889. To get up in the morning
  890. The answer to (a question)
  891. To promise to +INF
  892. On display
  893. The meaning of something
  894. To be mean to somebody
  895. To treat somebody with kindness/cruelty
  896. To give an explanation (of)
  897. To owe somebody a favor
  898. To lock one’s self out (of)
  899. For the love of
  900. To go in the direction of
  901. It’s your turn!
  902. To get rid of something
  903. To deprive somebody of something
  904. To beg for forgiveness
  905. To keep quiet
  906. To be upset about something
  907. To play in a band
  908. The/an opportunity to…
  909. To interact with…
  910. To inform somebody about…
  911. To be allowed to +INF
  912. To be eager to +INF
  913. To eagerly await something
  914. To do nothing but…
  915. To have good/bad social skills
  916. To be knowledgeable about…
  917. To be skilled at…
  918. To take somebody hostage
  919. A day off work
  920. To sign up for something
  921. To make fun of something
  922. To run out of time
  923. Time is running out
  924. To be available for…
  925. To make comments about
  926. In/out of context
  927. To make up for lost time
  928. A change of scenery
  929. To lose one’s train of thought
  930. The majority of…
  931. To make up for lost time
  932. To have good/bad intentions
  933. To culminate in +NOUN
  934. To have (no) patience for
  935. To suffer from
  936. To kick/punch somebody in the (body part)
  937. To drop somebody off at…
  938. In the wild
  939. Instead of +GERUND
  940. To apologize for…
  941. For the duration of…
  942. To talk on the phone (with somebody)
  943. To be at/angry with somebody
  944. In good/bad taste
  945. To have good taste (in)
  946. To say something without thinking
  947. To think something through
  948. To react to something/somebody
  949. On one’s knees
  950. On foot
  951. In good/bad health
  952. To go barefoot
  953. A sense of decency
  954. It is a sign that…
  955. To be opposed to…
  956. Back then, …
  957. In a nutshell, …
  958. To lay down one’s life (for)
  959. To be plagued by guilt
  960. To be a metaphor for…
  961. To climb trees
  962. Land/sea/forest-dwelling animal
  963. To jump off a building/bridge
  964. To go to a meeting
  965. In a war zone
  966. The height of something
  967. The width of something
  968. The length of something
  969. At the height of +NOUN (an empire/an age/etc)
  970. What color is…?
  971. As punishment
  972. To spend money on…
  973. To have the potential to/for…
  974. To wreak havoc on…
  975. To come up with/devise a plan
  976. To lift weights
  977. To share something with somebody
  978. At all/not at all
  979. To be honest with one’s self
  980. To step outside for some fresh air
  981. To follow one’s instincts
  982. To devote one’s self to…
  983. To step aside
  984. To dampen somebody’s spirits
  985. To make a/the prediction that…
  986. To spend one’s life doing something
  987. On the verge of +GERUND
  988. The thing is, …
  989. It depends on…
  990. To look forward to…
  991. At the thought of…
  992. To pride one’s self in/on…
  993. To lose consciousness
  994. To knock somebody unconscious
  995. To flip a coin (for)
  996. To roll the dice (for)
  997. To proceed with caution
  998. A stack/pile of…
  999. A deck of cards
  1000. To play cards
  1001. At will
  1002. At random
  1003. On command
  1004. At a loss
  1005. In a state of…
  1006. In crisis
  1007. To perform surgery
  1008. To perform a play
  1009. A work of art
  1010. To go on a rampage
  1011. To throw a party
  1012. To throw a temper tantrum
  1013. I welcome the opportunity to…
  1014. To accept a/the challenge
  1015. A set of…
  1016. To swim laps (in pool)
  1017. A jack of all trades
  1018. By profession
  1019. To lend one’s support to
  1020. To plan on +GERUND
  1021. To smell like…
  1022. From now on, …
  1023. To get straight to the point (of)
  1024. To lose focus (of)
  1025. The main idea (of)
  1026. To recommend something to somebody.
  1027. To keep on schedule
  1028. To gain/lose weight
  1029. To have a preference for
  1030. I would rather….
  1031. To dress up as…
  1032. To win a prize
  1033. To get exercise
  1034. To make a connection between
  1035. Of special interest (to)
  1036. A wad/clump of…
  1037. Resulting in
  1038. To set sail (on)
  1039. The high seas
  1040. To force somebody to +INF
  1041. To be suspected o +GERUND
  1042. To catch somebody off guard (at/while)
  1043. In hindsight
  1044. Well-disciplined
  1045. To have no discipline
  1046. In slow motion
  1047. To be kicked out of/expelled from…
  1048. To get fired (from)
  1049. To be open/closed-minded
  1050. To be disappointed by…
  1051. To take something at face value
  1052. From what I can tell,…
  1053. To be caught in a vicious circle
  1054. To pollute the environment
  1055. To contribute to
  1056. In/out of tune
  1057. To sing off key
  1058. To apply for a job
  1059. A positive/negative environment
  1060. To be considerate
  1061. To care about something
  1062. The way of the world
  1063. To play an instrument
  1064. To strum on…
  1065. To have talent (for)
  1066. To be mindful of…
  1067. To make a transition to…
  1068. To invite somebody to…
  1069. To get a flat tire
  1070. To have a spare/extra +NOUN
  1071. To step on the accelerator/gas/pedal
  1072. To step on the brakes
  1073. To fall victim to…
  1074. To watch a movie
  1075. To look after (children)
  1076. To mow the lawn/grass
  1077. To set something apart from something else
  1078. To stand in for somebody
  1079. To find a replacement for…
  1080. To have down-time
  1081. To pass out while/in the middle of…
  1082. To stay awake for something
  1083. In advance (of)
  1084. Over time, …
  1085. To have unintended consequences
  1086. In/with regards to something
  1087. To hold on to…
  1088. To receive preferential treatment (for)
  1089. That’s (not) my first choice
  1090. It will only take a moment/minute/second
  1091. In the scheme of things,…
  1092. To scheme/plot to do something
  1093. To prevent fires
  1094. To put out a fire
  1095. To keep/prevent something from happening
  1096. To happen to somebody
  1097. The moral of the story is…
  1098. To make/lose a bet
  1099. To declare war
  1100. To go to church
  1101. To go to war