to one's teeth


to one's teeth
phrasal

that I shall live and tell him to his teeth — Shakespeare


Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • one's teeth — ▪ To throw off control ▪ To take up or have a tenacious or keen interest (in) or occupation (with something) ● bit …   Useful english dictionary

  • show one's teeth — {v. phr.} To show anger; show belligerence. * /He is a very mild, private person, but during a tough business negotiation he knows how to show his teeth./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • show one's teeth — {v. phr.} To show anger; show belligerence. * /He is a very mild, private person, but during a tough business negotiation he knows how to show his teeth./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • set one's teeth — To clench the teeth, as in strong resolution • • • Main Entry: ↑set * * * clench one s teeth together ■ become resolute they have set their teeth against a change which would undermine their prospects of forming a government …   Useful english dictionary

  • sink one's teeth — phrasal 1. : bite pleasure of sinking one s teeth into a succulent apple W.F.Hambly 2. : to deal directly with as a reality or a concrete matter explicitly set forth : to treat with as something substantial usually used with into stories such as… …   Useful english dictionary

  • pick one's teeth — {v. phr.} To clean one s teeth with a toothpick. * /It is considered poor manners to pick one s teeth in public./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • pick one's teeth — {v. phr.} To clean one s teeth with a toothpick. * /It is considered poor manners to pick one s teeth in public./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • pick\ one's\ teeth — v. phr. To clean one s teeth with a toothpick. It is considered poor manners to pick one s teeth in public …   Словарь американских идиом

  • grind one's teeth — grate one s teeth together, gnash one s teeth …   English contemporary dictionary

  • cut one's teeth — ( ● cut * * * acquire initial practice or experience of a particular sphere of activity or with a particular organization the brothers cut their professional teeth at Lusardi s before starting their own restaurant …   Useful english dictionary

  • show one's teeth — idi show one s teeth, to become menacing; reveal one s hostility …   From formal English to slang


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