“at he”

The following 20 entries include the term at he.

a bird in the hand is worth two in the bush

proverbial saying

used to say that it is better to hold onto something one has than to risk losing it by trying to get something better

a breach of the peace

noun phrase

: loud or violent behavior in a public place

a break in the weather

noun phrase

: a change from unpleasant to more pleasant weather

a burr in/under the saddle

noun phrase

: someone or something that is a constant cause of trouble or annoyance

a change for the better

noun phrase

: an improvement in situation or state of affairs over what was

a change for the worse

noun phrase

: a worsening of a situation or state of affairs from what was

a clip round the ear

noun phrase

: a hit on the ear

a drop in the ocean

noun phrase

: an amount that is so small that it does not make an important difference or have much effect

a fair crack of the whip

noun phrase

: the same chance as other people to do something

a feast for the eyes


: very beautiful

a gift from the gods

noun phrase

: a very lucky and helpful thing

a kick in the teeth

noun phrase

: something that is very shocking and disappointing

a light at the end of the tunnel

noun phrase

: a reason to believe that a bad situation will end soon or that a long and difficult job will be finished soon

a man of the people

noun phrase

: a man (such as a politician) who understands and is liked by ordinary people

a meeting of (the) minds

noun phrase

: an understanding or agreement between two people or groups

a pat on the back

noun phrase

: a show of praise or approval

a piece/slice/share of the pie

noun phrase

: a portion of a particular amount of money

a race against the clock

noun phrase

: a situation in which someone has to do something very quickly because there is not much time

a rap on/over/across the knuckles


: criticism or punishment that is given in a gentle way for something that one did wrong

a roll in the hay

noun phrase

: an act of having sex with someone


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