He always pads the bill when he goes on a business trip.
Dealing with my neighbor is always a pain in the neck.
He has painted himself into a corner now that he has begun to fight with his supervisor.
We decided to go out and paint the town red after we all passed our exams.
He palmed off his old television set as one that was new and reliable.
I hope that your plans to go back to school pan out well.
That was par for the course. He always comes late when there is a lot of work to do.
The house that he bought was part and parcel of a much larger piece of land.
His father passed away when he was about 96 years old.
I wrote some of the instructions of the computer manual and will send them to my partner to see if they pass muster.
The man passed off the diamond watch as a real one and received much more money than it was worth
He passed himself off as a reporter and was able to get into the concert.
She always passes on her old clothes to her younger sister.
Her grandmother passed on when she was 92 years old.
Three teenage girls passed out at the rock concert.
He always tries to pass the buck if someone tries to criticize his work.
He gave me a pat on the back after I finished the project.
I have been trying to patch up our differences for many months now.
He never pays attention to what his supervisor tells him.
The company hit pay dirt when they invented the new Internet equipment.
She finally paid off her car so she has lots of extra money to spend.
He expects to get a big pay-off from his education when he finally begins to look for a job.
My uncle always pays through the nose when he buys a new car.
The pecking order in his company is very difficult to understand for most of the workers.
The police arrested a peeping Tom near our apartment building last week.
"A penny for your thoughts," she said as she saw her boyfriend looking out of the window.
He is penny-wise and pound-foolish and is always wasting his money on things that he doesn`t need.
You should not criticize other people so much. Remember, people who live in glass houses should not throw stones.
The coach gave his team a pep talk after they lost three games last month.
My sister began to perk up after she had a chance to rest for awhile.
The large crowd from the football game has begun to peter out and the streets around the stadium are becoming quiet now.
I stopped at the restaurant on my way home from work for a quick pick-me-up.
I don`t like her because she is always trying to pick a quarrel with others.
He always picked on his sister when they were children.
I tried to pick out a suitable necktie for my father.
They are always picking his brains to get new ideas for their business.
I picked up my dry cleaning after I finished work yesterday.
The bus picked us up at about six o`clock in the morning.
He decided to pick up his room before his friend came to visit.
He picked up a lot of French when he lived in France for a year.
We couldn`t pick up the radio station when we were travelling through the mountains.
The police picked up the man because they thought he had been drinking.
Could you please pick up my pen from the floor.
It was getting late so we decided to stop work for the evening and pick up where we left off the next day..
The tracking dogs were able to pick up the trail of the criminal easily.
The car picked up speed as it began to go down the hill.
He picked up the tab for the dinner at the restaurant.
That job was a piece of cake. It was the easiest thing I ever did.
The man was carrying his child around the room piggyback style.
Her daughter put all of her spare money into her piggy bank.
The stereo system he bought was a pig in a poke. He has no idea if it will work well.
He piled up the magazines on top of the small table.
He has been pinching pennies for months in order to save money for his vacation.
The wrestler won the match after he pinned his opponent down for almost a minute.
I couldn`t pin him down as to exactly when he would pay back the money that he owed me.
He received his pink slip yesterday and no longer has a job.
He always has a lot of pipe dreams about what he wants to do in the future.
We asked the speaker to pipe up so that we could hear him.
He called his friend a pip-squeak which made him very angry.
My supervisor pissed me off when he asked me to work late again last night.
We pitched the tent in a nice field beside a stream.
They pitched in and helped him finish the job quickly.
If you agree to play ball with the new manager things should go well for you.
Although she can`t read music at all she can play by ear and is a great musician.
The boxer was playing cat and mouse with his opponent although he could have won easily.
The politician played down the polls that showed that he was becoming less popular.
I was totally played out last night so I went to bed early.
The couple in the restaurant were playing footsie under the table during their dinner.
The opposition party was playing footsie with the government in order to have their opinions heard.
He was trying to play me for a fool but I could easily see what he was trying to do.
When he was a student he often played hooky and didn`t go to school.
If you walk out of the meeting in anger you will only be playing into his hands.
Let`s play it by ear and decide what to do after we see the movie.
Nobody likes the supervisor because he is always trying to play off one group of workers against another.
We went to the game last night as our team had to play off against the other team.
They played on his feelings of loneliness to get him to come and buy them dinner every night.
There are many cases of using a play on words in the newspaper headlines.
If you play your cards right you will probably get a promotion soon.
He has been playing second fiddle to his boss for years and has finally decided to quit.
After my sister stopped seeing her boyfriend she decided to play the field until she met someone nice.
During the job interview he played up his experience as an experienced computer operator.
He is always playing up to his boss so he can leave work early.
You are playing with fire if you get involved with those people.
We plowed into the food as soon as the waiter brought it to our table.
The truck plowed into the group of people waiting for the bus.
He plucked up his courage and went and asked the woman for a date.
She was very kind when she pointed out the mistakes that I had made.
He made a pointed remark during the meeting that was clearly designed to get my attention.
She is always poking fun at the way her husband plays golf.
We polished off the work early and went to the beach for the day.
The teacher doesn`t like students who are always trying to polish the apple with her.
It is time to pony up and pay for the equipment that he bought.
We spent all day painting the house and were pooped out by the time we got home.
He finally popped the question to her after they had been going out together for two years.
I hadn`t seen my friend for almost a year but suddenly he popped up for a visit last week.
I was joking to her about why she was afraid to look for another job but she said it was like the pot calling the kettle black as I also never tried to change jobs.
He has been pounding the pavement for a few months now but still has not found a job.
He has been pouring it on thick but she still doesn`t like him.
They tried to pour oil on troubled waters after they noticed the argument among the students.
She poured out her heart to her mother when she returned home from work.
After the football game thousands of fans poured out of the stadium.
He is pushing his luck if he thinks that he will continue to make a lot of money on the stock market.
He was pressed for time so I didn`t have a chance to speak to him.
Cats usually prey on mice and small birds if they can catch them.
Criminals usually prey on people who are living in poor areas.
Before the elections the politicians were promising everyone the moon but when they were elected they began to talk differently.
The team was psyched up for the game but they lost anyway.
I tried to psych out the salesman to see what he really wanted to sell the car for.
They pulled a fast one on him when they sold him the used car.
He really is lucky in being able to pull off the new business merger with no problems.
You had better begin to pull your socks up or you will not be able to continue working here.
If everyone pulls their weight we can quickly finish and go home.
Her grandfather is always pulling her leg when he comes to visit.
I didn`t think that he was going to be able to find a dictionary but he suddenly pulled one out of a hat and gave it to me.
The police pulled over the man because he had been drinking.
The navy officer pulled rank on the other officers and was able to stay in the best hotel during the trip.
He was able to pull some strings and get his son a job for the summer.
The company decided to pull the plug on the salesman and tell everyone about his illegal sales methods.
He suddenly decided to pull the plug and is no longer here.
He pulled the rug out from under our plans to open a branch office in New York.
Don`t let him pull the wool over your eyes with his excuses.
It looked like he was going to die from cancer but in the end he pulled through and is now doing very well.
They decided to pull up stakes and move to London.
He is always pushing around his salesmen and saleswomen.
The boat pushed off from the dock and started out to sea.
At first he thought that his wallet had been stolen but before he pushed the panic button and told everyone he looked around again and found it.
The death of the president put a damper on the anniversary celebrations.
He spends a lot of effort trying to put across clearly what he wants to say.
You should not put all your eggs in one basket and invest all of your money in the stock market.
We had to have our dog put away because he tried to bite the small girl next door.
The government easily put down the rebellion by the militants.
He was asked by his company to put down his request for a transfer in writing.
He is always putting down his girlfriend in front of his friends.
We decided to put in some roses in our garden last year.
The ship put in at several ports during the cruise.
Suddenly he put in that he was tired and wanted to go home.
I put in for a transfer to another department of our company but it was refused.
He has put in a lot of time fixing up his house and now it looks beautiful.
She always wants to put in her two cents when she has a chance.
The game was put off because of the rain.
He put me off with his complaints about the hotel room that I had reserved for him.
Please put on your jacket before you go out.
I think that he is putting me on. I don`t believe that he will move to Rome.
My sister helped to put on the school play.
I will put on my thinking cap and try and decide what to do about finding a new job.
The Woodstock rock concert really put the town of Woodstock on the map.
He has put on a lot of weight since he stopped going to the gym.
I put my cards on the table and told him everything about the plans for next year.
I was unable to put my finger on the exact date of his arrival.
He put his foot down and didn`t allow any more money to be spent on company entertainment.
He really put his foot in his mouth when he told her about the surprise party.
He should put his own house in order before he tells others what to do.
We put our heads together and finally thought of a new name for the football team.
The man put out his cigarette on the theater carpet.
The company decided to put out a newsletter to give news to the employees.
She was a little put out that you didn`t call her when you were in town.
She shouldn`t put herself out so much when people come and visit her.
She was very angry and really put him in his place over the rude remark.
They have finally decided to put me in the picture about the new work procedures.
He has been trying to put his girlfriend out of his mind since they decided to stop seeing each other.
He was trying to put something over on his boss when he said that he was sick and couldn`t come to work.
I wouldn`t put it past him to try and sell the main part of the company and leave the rest.
He is always trying to put the bite on his friends to collect money for charity.
I think that he is putting the cart before the horse by talking about fixing up the house before he even buys it.
The police were putting the screws to the criminal to try and get some information.
He really put his wife through the wringer when he asked her for a divorce.
I finally put two and two together and realized that she was his boyfriend.
The telephone company put up most of the money for the new stadium.
They put up a good fight but were unable to win the tournament.
He always puts up a good front but actually he is very unhappy.
We decided to put up at a hotel and continue our trip the next day.
The politician was forced to put up or shut up over the plans to build a new convention center.
His friend put him up to cheating on the examination.
He makes a great effort to put up with his wife`s complaints.
Her husband is always putting words in her mouth which makes her a little angry.
He has quite a few videos at home.