Idioms and Phrases beginning with K & L
1. Keep the wolf from the door – To have enough money to be able to ward off poverty or hunger.
2. Kill two birds with one stone – Accomplish two different things at the same time.
3. Keep your chin up – Be stalwart and courageous in a tough situation.
4. Keep fingers crossed – Hope the things will happen in the way you want them to.
5. Keep at arm’s length – Keep a distance, avoiding intimacy or familiarity.
6. Keep an eyes on him – You should carefully watch him.
7. Keep body and soul together – To earn a sufficient amount of money in order to keep yourself alive.
8. Knee Jerk reaction – A quick reaction that doesn’t allow you time to consider something carefully.
9. Knock on wood – Knuckle tapping on wood in order to avoid some bad luck.
10. Kick the bucket – Sad news ! He kicked the bucket.
11. Lend me your ear – To politely ask for someone’s full attention.
12. Let bygones be bygones – To forget about disagreement or argument.
13. Let the cat out of the bag – To share a secret that wasn’t suppose to be shared.
14. Level Playing field – A fair competition where no side has an advantage.
15. Long in the tooth – Rather old.
17. In clod blood – In a planned way and without pity or other emotion.
18. In the blink of an eye – In an instant.
19. In black and White – Formally, on paper and in writing.
20. In the good books – Be in somebody’s favour or good opinion.
21. In high spirits – With joy
22. In apple pie order – Clean and Arranged.
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