One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
On earth; in existence (used in expressions emphasizing the large number of something)‘they exchanged views on every subject under the sun’
thinkable, conceivable, supposable, believable, credible, creditable, comprehensibleView synonyms
- ‘Whatever decision you make they surround you like a pack of wild dogs, calling you every name under the sun.’
- ‘Now call me a stick-in-the-mud, but that sounds like laziness and an open invitation to wheel out every prejudice under the sun.’
- ‘They call me every name under the sun and reiterate the fact that they're in a hurry.’
- ‘She is so at ease on stage and has tons of great material on every subject under the sun.’
- ‘The collection covers an overwhelming array of subjects, probably everything under the sun!’
- ‘It has developed an extensive manufacturing capability and can produce nearly anything under the sun.’
- ‘It is clear these questions are becoming an opportunity for people to raise any subject under the sun without notice.’
- ‘Of all musical styles under the sun, country music is perhaps the most misunderstood.’
- ‘You can believe in patents without believing that everything under the sun should be patented.’
- ‘Someone, somewhere has passed a witty, wise or outrageous remark on almost every subject under the sun.’
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