eye teeth

See: CUT ONE'S EYE TEETH ON at CUT TEETH(2).

Dictionary of American idioms. 2013.

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  • eye teeth — UK US noun Phrases: would give your eye teeth for something ▪ would give your eye teeth to do something * * * ˈeye teeth [eye teeth] noun …   Useful english dictionary

  • eye teeth — noun would give your eye teeth for/to do something SPOKEN used for saying that you wish you could have/do something very much: I d give my eye teeth for a house like that …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • eye teeth — PHRASE: V inflects If you say that you would give your eye teeth for something, you mean that you want it very much and you would do anything to get it. [INFORMAL] She has the job most of us would give our eye teeth for …   English dictionary

  • eye teeth — UK / US noun would give your eye teeth for something/to do something spoken used for saying that you wish you could have/do something very much I d give my eye teeth for a house like that …   English dictionary

  • eye teeth — See: CUT ONE S EYE TEETH ON at CUT TEETH(2) …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • eye\ teeth — See: cut one s eye teeth on at cut teeth(2) …   Словарь американских идиом

  • cut\ eye\ teeth — • cut (eye) teeth • cut one s eye teeth on v. phr. 1. To have teeth grow out through the gums. The baby was cross because he was cutting teeth. 2. • informal cut (one s) eye teeth (on) To learn something very early in life; gain experience; start …   Словарь американских идиом

  • cut\ eye\ teeth\ on — • cut (eye) teeth • cut one s eye teeth on v. phr. 1. To have teeth grow out through the gums. The baby was cross because he was cutting teeth. 2. • informal cut (one s) eye teeth (on) To learn something very early in life; gain experience; start …   Словарь американских идиом

  • cut\ one's\ eye\ teeth\ on — • cut (eye) teeth • cut one s eye teeth on v. phr. 1. To have teeth grow out through the gums. The baby was cross because he was cutting teeth. 2. • informal cut (one s) eye teeth (on) To learn something very early in life; gain experience; start …   Словарь американских идиом

  • give (your) eye teeth for (something) — informal, informal if you would give your eye teeth for something, you would very much like to have or be that thing. I d give my eye teeth for a house like that. Most women would give their eye teeth to be tall and thin like you …   New idioms dictionary

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