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by the skin of one's teeth

Definition (British English)

by, skin, of, tooth
Macmillan Dictionary

Definition (American English)

by, skin, of, one's, tooth
Merriam Webster

Thesaurus, synonyms, antonyms

by, skin, of, one's, tooth
Merriam Webster


by, skin, of, tooth
Online Etymology Dictionary

mit knapper Not


mit, knapp, Not

Forum discussions containing the search term

By the skin of one's teethLast post 29 Nov 10, 22:21
What's the meaning of this saw and it is possible that someone writes a sentence with this s…4 Replies
sucking one's teethLast post 11 Jan 08, 13:00
what exactly is involved in this? Try as I might, I cannot imagine the action, and trying to…12 Replies
set one's teethLast post 16 Sep 13, 15:48
So Eragon set his teeth and silently rehearsed the stories he had concocted to explain his t…4 Replies
to suck one's teethLast post 31 Oct 16, 13:18
... he said, sucking his teeth.35 Replies
to jump out of one's skinLast post 23 Mar 11, 12:51
He nearly jumped out of his skin when he saw his friend ... Fällt euch hier eine Formulieru…22 Replies
mess by the skin of our teethLast post 18 Nov 15, 20:25
Der Satz stammt aus Jim Butcher's Dresden Files - Skin game: Ladies, gents, what a treat it…6 Replies
get one's teeth into sth.Last post 20 Aug 12, 15:57
Keanu likes to do things properly and once he gets a role, he loves getting his teeth into it7 Replies
not one's ownLast post 14 Aug 12, 08:42
People usually speak with an accent when they speak in a language not their own. It takes a…12 Replies
to grind one's teeth = mit den Zähnen knirschenLast post 25 Jul 09, 23:02
I wake up probably every two or three hours because I grind my teeth and it wakes me up.1 Replies
mit knapper Not davor bewahrenLast post 14 Apr 09, 11:18
Context: Die Darstellung eines läppischen Corpusculums galt spätestens von da an als gültige…5 Replies

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