1 Smart casual
2 A no-brainer
3 Fie, fih, foh, fum, I smell the blood of an Englishman
4 Under wraps
5 The year dot
6 Take the gilt off the gingerbread
The Phrase Thesaurus is a writers' resource that stimulates ideas for headlines, copy, song lyrics, fiction writing etc.
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If you know your idioms you understand the language like a native speaker.
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When it comes to memorable quotations, many prominent people save the best until last.
See our list of Famous Last Words to find out who said what, just before they bit the dust.
Also, a special form of last words - notable suicide notes.