|all your eggs in one basket
||depending on one plan or one investment, hedge your bets
||If you invest all your money in one hotel, you'll have all your eggs in one basket.
|all's fair in love and war
||there are no rules to guide you in love or war, that's life
||When your girlfriend leaves you for your best friend, remember, All's fair in love and war.
|all's well that ends well
||a happy ending is the most important thing, the end justifies...
||Although we argued and fought, we are happy with the result. All's well that ends well!
|along for the ride
||just a passenger, not a helper, joyride
||You've met the workers. This is my nephew - he's just along for the ride.
|along those lines
||similar, on the same topic, in that vein
||He wants a job in health care or nursing, along those lines.
|American as apple pie
||(See as American as apple pie)
|an ace up your sleeve
||an important card to play, an important fact to reveal
||To survive, one needs an ace up one's sleeve - a special talent.
||a person who talks without thinking, a fool
||Sally is such an airhead. She said that chicklets are baby chickens.
|an apple a day keeps the doctor away
||eat one apple each day for good health
||Mom gave me an apple, saying, "An apple a day... ."
||a negative attitude, a poor outlook
||If you don't do your work, they will think you have an attitude.