||fever stops, fever begins to go down
||His fever broke last night. He's going to be alright.
|few and far between
||very few, rare, the odd one
||Canada still has timber wolves, but they are few and far between.
||small lie, white lie
||"What's a fib, Dad?" "It's a lie. It's the same as a lie."
|Fibber McGee's closet
||a closet or cupboard so full of stuff that some of it falls out when the door is opened, everything but the kitchen sink
||My brain is like Fibber McGee's closet. If you ask me a question, a whole bunch of stuff comes tumbling out!
|fickle finger of fate
||(See the fickle finger of fate)
||oh no, darn, nuts, rats, shucks
||Fiddlesticks! I forgot to get the mail!
||effort, drive, get the lead out
||I wouldn't say he's lazy, but he needs more fido!
||an unimportant player, an extra member
||You are fifth business, Dunny. Anyone can play your part.
||an inside group of supporters of an outside force, possibly traitors;
the fifth column
||Our children prevented our divorce. They knew who was causing
our breakup - they were like a fifth column!
|definition provided by Claudia Crowley
||(See a fifth wheel)