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a drop in the bucket a small amount compared to what is needed.
all the same however; in any case. [2 definitions]
around the bend (informal) crazy; insane.
around the clock through all twenty-four hours; without stopping.
at the drop of a hat without much cause; easily.
at the end of one's tether at the limit or end of one's strength or ability.
at the mercy of completely in the power of.
at the wheel driving or steering an automobile, ship, or the like.
beat around the bush to avoid or delay speaking about the most important matter.
beat the tar out of (informal) to beat or whip severely. [2 definitions]
behind the scenes not in view or on display; in private; in secret.
below the belt not fair.
beside the point not important to the main object of interest or discussion.
beyond the shadow of a doubt with complete certainty; indeed.
blue in the face exhausted from too much effort or activity.
break the ice to relieve social tensions caused by formal conventions or awkwardness.
burn the midnight oil to stay awake very late for work or study.
bury one's head in the sand to avoid the truth.
bury the hatchet to make peace; forget past conflicts.
by the book according to the rules; in the correct way.