||a bargain; purchased for a very low price
||How much did I pay for my new coat? Very little. It was a steal.
|a stiff upper lip
||(See keep a stiff upper lip)
|a stitch in time saves nine
||a small repair may prevent a large repair
||I believe in maintenance. A stitch in time saves nine.
|a stitch of clothes
||(See didn't have a stitch of clothes on)
|a stone's throw
||a short distance, 25 metres
||A deer came into the yard, just a stone's throw from our door.
|a sucker for punishment
||one who allows himself to be hurt or blamed
||If I accept blame for a team loss, I'm a sucker for punishment.
|a suicide pass (hockey)
||a pass behind the player causing him to look back
||Older players always stop when receiving a suicide pass.
|a sure bet
||certain to win, a good choice to bet on
||The Lions are a sure bet in the final game. They'll win easily.
|a sure thing
||a predictable result, sure to happen
||For them, success is a sure thing. They plan for success.
|a sweet tooth
||a need to eat candy, a craving for sugar
||After dinner we'll serve mints. Daddy has a sweet tooth, eh.