Phrases Starting With “H”

In the list below, you will find common phrases that start with the letter H. Most of these sayings have their own page where you can find additional info about them, so remember to take advantage of that.

Common Phrases Starting With “H”

Hands Down
If someone says, “This cookie is hands down the best I’ve ever eaten,” they mean it is easily the best.

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

Hard Pill To Swallow
A phrase that means something is 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
This common phrase is related to boxing. It is sometimes used to show that a person’s comments were rude or too personal.

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

Hold Your Horses
A way of telling someone to wait or to stop what they’re doing.

Houston, We Have a Problem
When an 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.