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a dime a dozen (informal) plentiful and easy to get; common; cheap.
a drop in the bucket a small amount compared to what is needed.
a far cry a long way; quite different.
a lot to a great degree or extent. [2 definitions]
a roof over one's head a place to live; home; shelter.
a trifle a little bit; somewhat; slightly.
A.D. after the birth of Jesus Christ. A.D. is an abbreviation for anno domini, which means "in the year of the Lord" in Latin. Something that happened in A.D. 50 happened fifty years after the birth of Christ.
a.m. the time between midnight and noon. A.M. is an abbreviation for "ante meridiem," which means "before noon" in Latin.
at the drop of a hat without much cause; easily.
B.A. a college degree earned after four years of study. B.A. is an abbreviation for Bachelor of Arts.
beyond the shadow of a doubt with complete certainty; indeed.
birds of a feather a group of people who have similar interests, values, opinions, or backgrounds. (from the expression "Birds of a feather flock together.")
blind as a bat barely able to see.
born with a silver spoon in one's mouth born to rich parents.
call it a day to finish working.
draw a blank1 to be unable to remember or recognize. [2 definitions]
draw a blank2 to not be able to remember something.
every once in a while from time to time; upon occasion.
from A to Z from beginning to end; completely; thoroughly.
have a bee in one's bonnet to think constantly of one idea or goal.