|behind your back
||where you cannot see, when you are not here
||He says nice things to you, but criticizes you behind your back.
||being where good things happen, being in the right place at the right time
||Caleb seems to succeed by just being there. Good things happen to him wherever he is.
|believe my ears
||(See can't believe my ears)
|believe my eyes
||(See can't believe my eyes)
|bells and whistles
||(See all the bells and whistles)
||not operating, bankrupt, tits up
||Four car dealers went belly up during the recession.
|belly up to the bar
||sit close to the bar, find a chair at the bar
||Belly up to the bar, boys. I'd like to buy you a drink.
||Don't bellyache about the referee. Just play your best.
|below the poverty line
||not earning enough to survive, very poor, as poor as a church mouse
||If husband and wife are earning minimum wage, they're living below the poverty line.
||hit you, punch you
||I should belt you for saying that my sister looks like a dog.