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55 phrases found for the topic Comparisons
Phrase: As obstinate (stubborn, etc.) as a mule
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Phrase: As proud as a peacock
Phrase: As pure as the driven snow
Sent by Dave Dion
Phrase: As quiet as a mouse
Phrase: As rich as Croesus
Phrase: As sure as eggs is eggs
Phrase: As sweet as honey
Phrase: As ugly as sin
Phrase: As white as a sheet
Phrase: Be (or go) as white as a sheet
Phrase: Be as bright as a button
Phrase: Be as old as the hills
Meaning: Very old:
His father is as old as the hills, but he's fit. He walks five miles a day.
This tradition is as old as the hills.
Phrase: Be as strong as an ox
Meaning: Be very strong: I will call my husband. He is as strong as an ox, and will be able to lift it.
Phrase: Be in the same boat as...
Phrase: Bite off more than you can chew
Meaning: Take too many things (so you cannot cope with all of them)
Phrase: Comparisons are odious
Phrase: Easier said than done
Phrase: For better or worse
Phrase: Good, better, best;
never let it rest
Phrase: He who laughs last laughs longest (or best)
Phrase: It is / was a case of the solution being worse than the problem
Phrase: Mad as a March hare
Phrase: Not to be as black as you are painted
Meaning: If you say that someone is not as black as he/she is painted, you mean that he/she is not bad as people say he/she is: Margaret isn't as black as she's painted. In fact, I think she's a charming person.
Phrase: Not to be the same standard as somebody
Phrase: Revenge is a dish best served cold
Sent by Tony Western