Phrases Starting With ‘H’

In the list below, you’ll find the meanings of popular phrases and sayings starting with the letter H. Click on one from the list for more information.

H‘ – Phrases

Hands Down
Anything that’s easy or has no difficulty; something that is a certainty.

Happy As a Clam
The state of being happy; feeling delighted.

Hard Pill To Swallow
Something that’s difficult to accept.

Head Over Heels
Falling deeply in love with another person.

Heads Up
Used as an advanced warning. To become keenly aware.

High And Dry
To be left behind; abandoned. Being in a helpless situation without a way to recover.

Hindsight Is 20/20
Looking back at a situation or event that occurred and having a clearer understanding of how it could have been done better.

Hit Below The Belt
A boxing term. Also often used to refer to inappropriate words, or comments that are too personal.

Hit The Nail On The Head
Saying or doing something that’s precisely correct.

Hold Your Horses
To tell someone to wait, or to stop.

Houston, We Have a Problem
When some kind of unexpected issue shows up, someone might use the phrase “Houston, we have a problem” to indicate as much.

How Do You Like Them Apples?
A phrase that’s used to tease or mock someone.

Hung Out To Dry
To be abandoned by someone.