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Idioms and Phrases beginning with B & C 

1. Back to square one – To be back at the starting point of something.

2. Back on one’s feet – To be healthy again after sickness.

3. By hook or by crook – Any cost or by fair or unfair mean.

4. Blow one’s trump – Self praise.

5. Beat the air – Do useless effort.

6. Bed of thorns – Full of difficulties.

7. Beat about the bush – To discuss a topic without being specific about anything.

8. Bag and baggage – With all one’s belongings.

9. Blue eyed boy – A man who is liked bamd admired by somebody in authority.

10. Bread and Butter – Someone’s livelihood.

11. Bear the brunt of – Take the main force, often of a criticism or unpleasant event.

12. Burn the candle at both the ends – Exhaust someone’s energies or resources by leading a hectic life.

13. Bury the hatchet – Make peace; end a quarrel.

14. Bury head in the sand – Refuse to think about an unpleasant situation, hopping that it will improve so that you will not have to deal with it.

15. Blue blood – Descent from nobility, aristocrat.

16. By dint of – As result of something.

17. Break of leg – Good luck, best wishes.

18. Born with a silver spoon in mouth – To be born to parents who are rich and have a good social rank.

19. Beyond the pale – An unacceptable way to express something.

20. Call a spade a spade – Speak frankly and directly.

21. Come through with flying colours – Be highly successful.

22. Cock and bull story – Made up story taht one should not believe.

23. Cross ones t’s and dot – Be precise, careful and one’s i’s exact.

24. Chew the cud – Ponder over something.

25. Close but no Cigar – Coming close to a successful outcome only to fall short at the end.

26. Cry over spilt milk – One shouldn’t worry over things that have already happened and that cannot be changed.

27. Cry wolf – Someone is calling for help when it’s not really needed.

28. Curiosity killed the cat – Mind your own business, as too much poking and prodding could lead to harm.

29. Cut to the Chase – To get to the point, leaving out all of the unnecessary details. Similar to popular saying such as beating around the bush.

30. Call out – To shout.

31. Carry on – To continue.

32. Cast away – To throw aside.

33. Catch up with – To overtake.


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