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she US English

Used to refer to a woman, girl, or female animal previously mentioned or easily identified

I wasn't born yesterday US English

Used to remind someone that one isn’t naive

I couldn't care less US English

Used to express complete indifference

for all you care US English

Used to indicate that someone feels no interest or concern

I cannot say US English

I (or he, she, etc.) do not know

as well he might US English

Used to convey the speaker’s opinion that a reaction is appropriate or unsurprising

give someone an inch and he will take a mile US English

Once concessions have been made to someone they will demand a great deal

she'd US English

She had; she would

she's US English

She is; she has

she'll US English

She shall; she will

she-devil US English

A malicious or spiteful woman

she-male US English

A transvestite

she's right US English

That will be all right; don’t worry

murder one in murder US English

First-degree (or second-degree) murder

that's all she wrote US English

Used to convey that there is or was nothing more to be said about a matter

she's right in right US English

That will be all right; don’t worry

ninety-day wonder in wonder US English

Something that attracts enthusiastic interest for a short while but is then ignored or forgotten

ninety-day or thirty-day wonder in wonder US English

A person who has had intensive military training for the specified time

all one knows in know US English

Used to emphasize the limited nature of one’s knowledge concerning something

lay about one in lay1 US English

Strike out wildly on all sides

have it in one in have US English

Have the capacity or potential (to do something)

I cannot say in say US English

I (or he, she, etc.) do not know

as best one can in best US English

As effectively as possible under the circumstances

if it kills one in kill1 US English

Whatever the problems or difficulties involved

as well he might in well1 US English

Used to convey the speaker’s opinion that a reaction is appropriate or unsurprising

murder one US English

First-degree (or second-degree) murder

if someone is a day in day US English

At least (added to a statement about a person’s age)

put something behind one in put US English

Get over a bad experience by distancing oneself from it

ninety-day wonder US English

Something that attracts enthusiastic interest for a short while but is then ignored or forgotten

ninety-day or thirty-day wonder in ninety-day wonder US English

A person who has had intensive military training for the specified time

be written all over one in write US English

Used to convey that the presence of a particular quality or feeling is clearly revealed by a person’s expression

that's all she wrote in write US English

Used to convey that there is or was nothing more to be said about a matter

know what one is about in about US English

Be aware of the implications of one’s actions or of a situation, and of how best to deal with them

have it coming in come US English

Be due for retribution on account of something bad that one has done

one could use in use US English

One would like or benefit from

you should be so lucky in lucky US English

Used to imply in an ironic or resigned way that someone’s wishes or expectations are unlikely to be fulfilled

give as good as one gets in give US English

Respond with equal force or vehemence when attacked

have —— going for one in go1 US English

Used to indicate how much someone has in their favor or to their advantage

as the fancy takes one in fancy US English

According to one’s inclination

as far as one can tell in tell1 US English

Judging from the available information

practice what one preaches in practice US English

Do what one advises others to do

have one's wits about one in wit1 US English

Be constantly alert and vigilant

lay about one US English

Strike out wildly on all sides

all one knows US English

Used to emphasize the limited nature of one’s knowledge concerning something

tell someone where to get off in tell1 US English

Angrily dismiss or rebuke someone

have it in one US English

Have the capacity or potential (to do something)

one cannot live by bread alone in bread US English

People have spiritual as well as physical needs

know what one is talking about in talk US English

Be expert or authoritative on a specified subject


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