An Alphabetical List of Popular Phrases – ‘N’

Here are commonly used phrases that start with the letter N. Select one of the sayings in the list below to find further details, such as its origin.

N‘ – Idioms

Neck And Neck
Something that is evenly matched, such as a competition or a comparison.

Needle In a Haystack
Something that is difficult to find.

An easy choice.

No Ifs, Ands, Or Buts
Finishing a task without making any excuses.

No Questions Asked
Other than the information that is initially given, no further inquiries are to be made.

(Not) My Cup Of Tea
Something that a person does not like, e.g. this shirt is ‘not my cup of tea.’

Not The Sharpest Tool In The Shed
Someone who isn’t witty or sharp, but rather, they are ignorant, unintelligent, or senseless.

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