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your British & World English

Belonging to or associated with the person or people that the speaker is addressing

don't give up the day job British & World English

Used as a humorous way of recommending someone not to pursue something at which they are unlikely to be successful

excellency British & World English

A title or form of address given to certain high officials of state, especially ambassadors, or of the Roman Catholic Church

put their heads together British & World English

Consult and work together

in our midst British & World English

Among us (or you or them)

count the pennies British & World English

Be careful about how much one spends

Your in your British & World English

Used when addressing the holder of certain titles

your actual —— British & World English

The real, genuine, or important thing specified

in-your-face British & World English

Blatantly aggressive or provocative; impossible to ignore or avoid

up your arse! British & World English

Used to express contempt for someone or something

on your bike! British & World English

Go away (used as an expression of annoyance)

by-your-leave British & World English

Request for permission

in your dreams British & World English

Used ironically to assert that something desired is never likely to happen

by your leave British & World English

With your permission

on your marks British & World English

Used to instruct competitors in a race to prepare themselves in the correct starting position

pick-your-own British & World English

Relating to a system in which commercially grown fruit or vegetables are dug or picked by the customer for purchase at the place of production

one's all British & World English

One’s whole strength or resources

how's your father British & World English

Used euphemistically to refer to sexual intercourse

it's your funeral British & World English

Used to warn someone that an unwise act or decision is their responsibility

further to your —— British & World English

Used at the beginning of a letter or in speech as a way of raising a matter discussed in an earlier letter, article, or conversation

not on your life British & World English

Said to emphasize one’s refusal to comply with a request

what's your poison? British & World English

Used to ask someone what they would like to drink

that's your problem British & World English

Used to express one’s lack of interest in or sympathy with another person’s problems

shut your face ! British & World English

Used as a rude or angry way of telling someone to be quiet

have it your way British & World English

Used to indicate angrily that although one disagrees with something said or proposed, one is not going to argue further

one's best in best British & World English

The highest standard or level that someone or something can reach

to one's bones British & World English

Used to emphasize the essential nature of a specified quality

to someone's cost British & World English

With loss or disadvantage to someone

to one's face British & World English

Openly in one’s presence

to one's feet British & World English

To a standing position

one's kind British & World English

People with whom one has a great deal in common

someone's kind British & World English

Used to express disapproval of a certain type of person

—— one's last British & World English

Do something for the last time

the/one's late in late British & World English

(Of a specified person) no longer alive

one's mark British & World English

Something which is particularly typical of or suitable for someone

taste British & World English

A person’s tendency to like or be interested in something

you bet your boots British & World English

Used to express absolute certainty

keep your hair on! British & World English

Used to urge someone not to panic or lose their temper

your humble servant British & World English

Used at the end of a letter or as a form of ironic courtesy

your obedient servant British & World English

A formula used to end a letter

I beg your pardon British & World English

Used to express polite apology

what's your pleasure? British & World English

What would you like? (used especially when offering someone a choice)

keep your shirt on British & World English

Don’t lose your temper; stay calm

to one's credit British & World English

Used to indicate that something praiseworthy has been achieved, especially despite difficulties


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