|the whole works
||the whole building, all the equipment, everything
||The warehouse and stock - the whole works burned in the fire.
|the wolf is at the door
||poverty is coming, keep the wolf...
||A month after my husband lost his job, the wolf was at the door.
|the wolf knocking
||(See the wolf is at the door)
|the world is your oyster
||the world is small beside your talent and skill
||With imagination - our greatest gift - the world is our oyster.
|then and there
||immediately, at that time and place, on the spot
||She didn't wait for an explanation. She left him, then and there,
and never came back to him.
|there are two sides to every story
||two people tell different stories of the same event, compare notes
||If you compare Mary's story with Sam's, you'll know there are two sides to every story.
|there is nothing either good or bad, but thinking makes it so
||nothing is good or bad in and of itself; humans impose their morality
on objects, actions and events
||Hamlet, the Prince of Denmark, says to Rosencrantz and Guildenstern,
"There is nothing either good or bad, but thinking makes it so."
|William Shakespeare, Hamlet, Act 2, Scene 2
|there you go
||you are correct, there is your example, how about that
||"Everything is green - the grass, the trees. There's a green bird!" "Well, there you go."
|there's a catch to it
||there is a hidden cost or condition
||If we buy the bed, we get a TV? There must be a catch to it.
|there's many a slip twixt the cup and the lip
||it is easy to spill what you are drinking; it is easy to make mistakes
||On the side of the beer mug were these words: There's many a slip twixt the cup and the lip.