Phrases beginning with W phrases

Phrases beginning with W phrases

  • Wake Up Call

    Meaning: An occurrence of sorts that brings a problem to somebody’s attention and they realize it needs fixing.

  • Watched Pot Never Boils

    Meaning: This is an older saying that means when we focus on something that we’re waiting for, time can feel like it’s passing by very slowly.

  • What Goes Up Must Come Down

    Meaning: Things that go up must eventually return to the earth due to the force of gravity.

  • What Am I, Chopped Liver?

    Meaning: A rhetorical question used by a person who feels they are being given less consideration than someone else.

  • When The Rubber Hits The Road

    Meaning: When a theory or idea is put to the test in a real situation to see if it works or not.

  • Wild Goose Chase

    Meaning: Futilely pursuing something that will never be attainable. Similar to other sayings in English, such as “going around in circles.”

  • With a Grain of Salt

    Meaning: If you take information you hear ‘with a grain of salt,’ that means you don’t take it too seriously.

  • Wouldn’t Harm a Fly

    Meaning: Nonviolent; someone who is mild or gentle.