A List of Sayings Starting With ‘E’

Below you’ll see the meanings of several phrases and sayings starting with the letter E. Choose one of them for more details!


E‘ – Phrases

(As) Easy As Pie
Something that is easy to do. A similar saying is “a piece of cake.”


Eat My Dust
A person might say this if they are confident that they will outperform someone else.


Eat My Hat
Having confidence in a specific outcome; being almost sure about something.


Elephant In The Room
Ignoring a large, obvious problem or failing to address an issue that stands out in a major way.


Elvis Has Left The Building
This phrase implies that it’s time to leave because the show or whatever spectacle you were watching is now over.


Even a Broken Clock Is Right Twice a Day
Someone considered to be unreliable can still be right about something on occasion, even if by accident.


Every Cloud Has a Silver Lining
To be optimistic, even in difficult times.


Everything But The Kitchen Sink
Including nearly everything possible.


Note: More “E” sayings are below. They do not have their own page, but you can still learn their meaning.


Easy Come Easy Go
Something that is easily acquired can also be lost just as easily.


Easier Said Than Done
It’s easy to say things, but the doing part can be far more difficult (e.g., changing an old habit is easier said than done).


Eat Crow
To acknowledge that you were mistaken about something. (Similar to the phrase “eat humble pie.”)


Eat Humble Pie
To recognize that you were wrong about something. (Similar to the phrase “eat crow.”)


Eaten Out Of House And Home
Being “eaten out of house and home” means you are living with someone who is consuming a lot of your food, thus costing you money.

Egg On One’s Face
Someone with “egg on their face” is embarrassed because of something they did.


End Of Story
After making a final statement, someone might follow it up with the phrase “end of story,” meaning there is no more discussion to be had on the topic.


Every Nook And Cranny
A person who checks “every nook and cranny” for the TV remote is checking everywhere possible, even the harder to reach places; a thorough search.


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