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B.C.
  1. the abbreviation of British Columbia, a province of southwestern Canada. (See the other "B.C." under "A.D./B.C.")
Babe in arms
  1. A very young baby not able to walk or crawl.
Baby grand
  1. A smaller version of a full-sized grand piano, approximately 1.53 metres deep. (approximately 5' deep.).
Baby-sit
  1. To stay with a child or with children while the parents are away; to be responsible for a child or children in the absence of the parents.
Baccalaureate
  1. an address or sermon delivered to a graduating class.
Back alley
  1. a place of insignificance; any alley, street, or part of a cheap, disreputable section of a city or town; a slum area; a section of a city or town where vice abounds
Back and forth
  1. Flip flop through something; from one extreme to the other; going from one side back to the other and back again, etc; backwards and forwards.
Back away
  1. to shy away from something; to distance yourself from something; to act to avoid or lessen one's involvement in something; draw or turn back; retreat.
Back number
  1. a person, company etc. that is no longer regarded as important, that no longer has influence or power; no longer of public interest or of personal interest to someone.
Backfire
  1. have an unexpected and unwelcome result.
Backwash
  1. something or someone considered good for nothing or unwelcome.
Banister
  1. a bar resting on supports, as in a fence; a railing along a stairway.
Barbecue
  1. An outdoor party that features meat with a spicy sauce cooked over an open fire. Also referred to as a "cookout".
Barking at (under) the wrong tree
  1. To be mistaken; be seeking in the wrong direction. (As a dog barking at a tree, supposing there is a racoon there when there is none).
Battleford
  1. The name of a city in the province of Saskatchewan, Canada.
Batty
  1. 1. Odd; foolish; careless and untidy dress; 2. appearing to be mentally unstable.
  2. mentally unstable; crazy
Bawl out, To
  1. to reprimand severely; to yell at someone
Be a big boy/girl now
  1. be old enough to know better; be old or mature enough to be able to make one's own decisions.
Be a natural born something
  1. to be born with the ability to do something; someone who is suited by nature for a particular job or activity.
Be a nut,To
  1. to act crazy.
  2. A person or matter difficult to deal with; a problem.
Be a rat,To
  1. to be a bad person; someone who does mean things to other people; someone who reports something that someone else did and therefore breaks their trust; to be an informer. (Also, "to rat on someone").
Be as easy as pie, To
  1. to be very easy.
Be at the mercy of somebody/something
  1. to be completely dependent on and defenseless against the power, will, etc of somebody/something.
Be beside oneself
  1. Be in a state of extreme agitation.
  2. not aware of one's surroundings
Be down to earth
  1. be approachable; be free from pretensions, vanity, egotism; more real, without hypocrisy.
Be hand in glove with someone
  1. be in a partnership with someone; be very close with someone; be in close co-operation or relationship with someone; be working towards the same aim.
Be hotheaded,To
  1. to get angry very easily.
Be like looking for a needle in a haystack
  1. said when looking for something small or difficult to see in a large number of other things.
Be man enough
  1. have enough courage (to do something).
Be no picnic
  1. (informal) be difficult or unpleasant.

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