English Phrases words starting with W from page 541 to 550

We urge that you write to us by early mail
We venture to enclose herewith
We very much wish you to examine
We want every opportunity to demonstrate our willingness
We want no inconclusive settlement
We want particularly to impress upon you this fact
We want to please you in every respect
We want to remind you again
We want you to read the booklet carefully
We were delighted beyond measure
We will at once enter your order
We will be compelled to take the necessary steps
We will be glad to lay before you the fullest details
We will be pleased to give it careful consideration
We will devoutly hope not
We will gladly accommodate you
We will gladly extend to you similar courtesies whenever we can do so
We will have the fun of beginning again
We will hear much in these days
We will make it a point to give your correspondence close attention
We will not examine the proof of
We will not stop to inquire
We wish to disclaim any purpose of that nature
We would appreciate a remittance
We would breathe into thine ear our gratitude for mercies so free
We would consider it a great favor
We would draw your attention to the fact
We would make mention of thy loving kindness
We would request, as a special favor
We write to suggest to you
We write to urge upon you the necessity
We wrote to you at length
We, according to his promise, look for new heavens and a new earth, wherein dwelleth righteousness.
We, in our turn, must
Weak and frail like the vapor of a vale
weak and perfidious
weak in conception
weak, inefficient, stupid, and futile
weakly imaginative
wealth and distinction
wealth of meaning
wealth, position, and influence
wealth, position, influence, and reputation
wearied, despondent, and bewildered
weariness of sorrow
Wearing the white flower of a blameless life
Wearing their wounds like stars
wearisome and dull
wearisome wordiness
Weary wind, who wanderest like the world’s rejected guest
web of villainy
wedded incompatibility
wedded to antiquity
Weeping may endure for a night, but joy cometh in the morning.
Weigh the merits and demerits
weighed and winnowed
Weighed in the balances and found wanting
Weighed in the balances and not found wanting
weight of argument
weight, size, and solidity
weighty and dominant
weighty argument
Weighty as these conditions are
weird and fantastic
weird fascination
Welcome once more
Welcomed at first with skeptical contempt
welcoming host
Well begun is half done
Well bred
Well connected
Well content to go down to the grave unpraised
Well defined in purpose
Well disposed
Well done! I congratulate you
Well done, accept congratulations
Well may we explain
Well qualified for the tasks assigned
Well worthy of a place in our remembrance
Well, as a matter of fact, I have forgotten
Well, gentlemen, it must be confessed
Well, I call it scandalous
Well, I confess they don’t appeal to me
Well, I’m not going to argue that
Well, more’s the pity
Well, now, let us propose
Well, perhaps it is none of my affair
Well, that being the case, I say
Well, that is certainly ideal!
Well, this is good fortune
Well, yes—in a way
Well, you are a dreamer!
Well-authenticated testimony
well-being, happiness, prosperity, and distress
Well-concerted and well-timed stratagems
Wellnigh snuffed out
well-proportioned, logical, and sane
well-turned period
weltering current
Were I to enter into a detailed description
Were I to speculate
Were it not for “If” and “But” we should all be rich forever
What a beautiful idea
What a blessing it is to be quit of
What a charming place you have here
What a curious coincidence!
What a gleam of hope in
What a pretty compliment!
What a soothing reflection it is that
What a tempting prospect!
What an apocalypse that will be when
What an extraordinary idea!
What an extraordinary observer you are
What an increasing sense of satisfaction it must be to
What are the precise characteristics
What are we to think of
What are you asked to do?
What are you going to do
What are you going to do?
What are your misgivings?
What are your predilections
What boots it that
What can avail
What can be more intelligible
What can be more intelligible than
What can be more monstrous than
What can I say better
What can you possibly mean?
What can’t be cured must be endured
What commonly happens is this
What conceivable reason is there for it?
What could be more captivating
What could be more true
What do we gain by
What do we understand by
What do we understand to have been
What do you imagine my course should be?
What do you propose?
What do you say to
What has become of it?
What he says has great force
What I mean is this
What I now say is
What I object to is
What I propose to do is
What I shall actually attempt to show here
What I suggest is
What is more important
What is more remarkable
What is more remarkable still
What is new is always fine
What is of no use is too dear as a gift
What is past shall go for nothing
What is the answer to all this?
What is the next step in your argument?
What is the pretext
What is there so strange about that?
What is this but an acknowledgment of
What is this but to say
What is your opinion?
What leads you to that conclusion, if I may ask
What more shall I say
What part of Ireland are you from
What remains but to wish you
What sorry and pitiful quibbling
What strikes the mind so forcibly
What the world needs is love
What then remains?
What unseemly levity on his part
What very kind things you say to me
What was the consequence of
What we are concerned to know is
What we do say is
What we have most to complain of
What we think, we become
What we want is
What would you do under existing circumstances
What would you expect me to do?
What would you say
What wretched dilettante business it all is
What you have just said is even truer than you realize
What you propose is utterly impossible
What you tell me is simply astounding
What your pleasure is, shall satisfy me.
What, may I ask, is your immediate object?
What, then, are we to believe
What, then, can be the reason
What, then, I may be asked
What, then, is the use
What, then, was the nature of
Whatever a man thinks
Whatever comes to his mill is grist
Whatever difference of opinion may exist
Whatever is worth doing at all is worth doing well
Whatever opinion I may express
Whatever the truth may be
Whatever words we utter should be chosen with care for people will hear them and be influenced by them for good or ill
Whatsoever a man soweth, that shall he also reap.
Whatsoever, after due examination and analysis, you find to be kind, conducive to the good, the benefit, the welfare of all beings? that doctrine believe and cling to, and take it as your guide
wheedled into acquiescence
wheezing and puffing
When a draft might puff them out like a guttering candle  (guttering = To melt through the side of the hollow in a candle  formed by a burning wick; to burn low and unsteadily; flicker)
When a pleasant countryside tunes the spirit to a serene harmony of mood
When all has been said, there remains
When arm in arm they both came swiftly running, like a pair of turtle-doves that could not live asunder day or night
When cards, invitations, and three-corn’d notes fly about like white butterflies
When every moment is a joy
When he tackles a job he tackles it vigorously
When I am told
When I begin, I will also make an end.
When I hear it said
When I look around me
When I remember the history
When I review these circumstances
When I speak of this question
When I thus profess myself
When it can be shown that
When it is recognized that
When music is allied to words
When one has the feeling of dislike for evil, when one feels tranquil, one finds pleasure in listening to good teachings; when one has these feelings and appreciates them, one is free of fear
When one remembers
When one’s heart is unspeakably tender
When she died, her breath whistled like the wind in a keyhole
When smiles begin to chase the tears
When that is said, all is said
When the fever pierced me like a knife
When the frame and the mind alike seem unstrung and listless
When the human heart sings with rejoicing hope
When the profane voices are hushed
When the thunders of war are heard around the world
When the waves show their teeth in the flying breeze
When we consider the vastness
When we contemplate
When we contemplate the
When we get so far as this
When we look closely at
When we reflect on these sentiments
When will men understand
When you are assured
When you did me the honor to invite me
When you speak to him you are sure of a civil reply
Whence it is, I say
Whence was the proof to come
Where a lamp of deathless beauty shines like a beacon
Where does it end
Where heroes die as leaves fall
Where the intricate wheels of trade are grinding on, like a mill
Where the source of the waters is fine as a thread
Where there is a will there is a way
Where there is no wind every man is a pilot
Where there is prejudice, it is no use to argue.
Where there is so much smoke there is some fire
Whether or not he accurately divined all the
Which hope we have as an anchor of the soul both sure and steadfast.
Which is more than a figure of speech
Which is the readiest way to the house of
whiff of irritation
While acknowledging the great value
While away the time
While I feel most keenly the honor
While I have hinted to you
While I was musing the fire burned.
While we appreciate the peculiar circumstances
While we feel that we are in no way responsible
Whilst I am on this matter
Whilst the lagging hours of the day went by like windless clouds o’er a tender sky
Whilst the morn kissed the sleep from her eyes
whims and inconsistencies
whimsical touch
whimsical, fantastic, and impracticable
whirl of delight
Whirled into rapid and ceaseless motion
whirligig of life
whirling confusion
whirlwind of words
whirring loom
whispering breeze
Whistled life away in perfect contentment
Whistled sharply in the air like a handful of vipers
whistling winds
White as a ghost from darkness
White as chalk
White as dove or lily, or spirit of the light
White as the driven snow
White as the moon’s white flame
White as the sea-bird’s wing
White clouds like daisies
White hands she moves like swimming swans
White hands through her hair, like white doves going into the shadow of a wood
White like flame
White sails of sloops like specters
whited sepulcher
Whited sepulchres.
Whither bound?
Who can deny the effect
Who can say in a word
Who does not like to see
Who finds fault with these things?
Who giveth us richly all things to enjoy.
Who has not felt the contrast
Who is your sagacious adviser? (sagacious = sound judgment, wise)
Who shall decide when doctors disagree
Who that reads does not see
Who will accuse me
Whole-hearted praise
Wholesale friction and discontent
wholesome and beautiful
wholesome aspirations
wholesome, beautiful, and righteous
Wholly alien to his spirit
wholly and solely
wholly commendable
Wholly devoid of public interest
Wholly indifferent to expediency
Whom the Lord loveth He chasteneth
Whom to have known was a great pleasure
Whom to have known was a great pleasure
Whose bodies are as strong as alabaster
Whose hair was as gold raiment on a king
Whose I am, and whom I serve.
Whose laugh moves like a bat through silent haunted woods
Whose little eyes glow like the sparks of fire
Whose music like a robe of living light reclothed each new-born age
Whoso findeth a wife findeth a good thing.
Why ask such embarrassing questions?
Why did you desert us so entirely?
Why did you stir so early?
Why do you take it so seriously?
Why need you seek to disprove
Why not allow us this opportunity to satisfy you
Why not keep the same steadfast eye on realities
Why should an argument be required to prove that
Why should it be necessary to confirm
Why, again, should I take notice
wicked and malicious
wicked ingratitude
wicked, pernicious, and degrading
Wide of the mark
wide signification
Widely divergent social traits
widened and amplified
Wider sympathy
widespread acclaim
Wield an unequaled and paramount authority
wield with power
wild and irregular
wild extravagance
wild, confused, and dizzy
wild, restless, aimless, and erring
wilderness of perplexities
wiles of innocence
wilful, wanton, and deliberate
Will any gentleman say
Will anyone answer
Will it be whispered
Will it not be well for us
Will not your honours bear me company?
Will you allow me to ask you a question?
Will you allow me to present to you
Will you be more explicit?
Will you be so kind as to accept the enclosed
Will you bear with me
Will you dine with me?
Will you give us the benefit of your experience
Will you give us the pleasure of your company to
Will you give us, in confidence, your opinion
Will you have the kindness to explain?
Will you join us in
Will you kindly advise us in order that we may adjust our records
Will you mistake this
Will you not do me the favor to tell me
Will you pardon my curiosity?
Will you permit me a brief explanation?
Will you permit me to make an acknowledgment of appreciation to you for
Will you permit me to thank you
Will you please give us your immediate attention
Will you tell me how
will, energy, and self-control
willful waywardness
willing allegiance
Willing to go into the darkness of death that liberty might live
Willing to take a lowly place anywhere to serve God
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