Phrases with as ... as ... – Informal English

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  • as angry as hell
  • as bitter as gall
  • as black as hell
  • as blind as a bat
  • as bold as brass as
  • brave as a lion
  • as bright as a button
  • as busy as a bee
  • as calm as a millpond
  • as cheap as dirt
  • as clean as a whistle
  • as clear as day
  • as clear as mud
  • as close as the grave
  • as clumsy as an elephant
  • as cold as marble
  • as cold as steel/stone
  • as cool as a cucumber
  • as cunning as a fox
  • as dark as death
  • as dead as a dodo/doornail
  • as deaf as a post
  • as drunk as a lord
  • as dry as dust
  • as dull as ditchwater
  • as easy as anything/pie
  • as fast as a deer
  • as fat as a pig
  • as fit as a fiddle
  • as flat as a pancake
  • as fresh as a daisy
  • as gentle as a lamb
  • as good as gold
  • as good as new
  • as green as grass
  • as hard as nails
  • as harmless as a dove
  • as heavy as lead
  • as high as a kite
  • as hot as fire
  • as hungry as a wolf
  • as large as life
  • as light as a feather
  • as like as two peas
  • as mad as a hatter
  • as mean as a snake
  • as nutty as a fruitcake
  • as old as the hills
  • as pale as death
  • as poor as a church mouse
  • as poor as dirt
  • as pretty as a picture
  • as proud as a peacock
  • as quick as a flash
  • as regular as a clockwor
  • as right as rain
  • as safe as houses
  • as sick as a dog, parrot
  • as slim as a willow
  • as sober as a judge
  • as sound as a bell
  • as steady as a rock
  • as sure as hell
  • as thick as thieves
  • as thin as a stick
  • as tired as a dog
  • as tough as old boots
  • as ugly as sin
  • as warm as toast
  • as weak as water
  • as white as snow
  • as white as a ghost

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