Synonyms and antonyms of a shot across someone's bows in the English dictionary of synonyms
WORDS RELATING TO «A SHOT ACROSS SOMEONE'S BOWS»
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Translation of «a shot across someone's bows» into 25 languages
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Discover the use of a shot across someone's bows in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to a shot across someone's bows and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
Cognitive Linguistic Approaches to Teaching Vocabulary and ...
Step out of line Catch someone off guard A body blow Cloak anddagger To the
hilt Show your true colours A shot across someone's bows Ride roughshod over
someone Fight your corner At the drop of a hat Not (come) up to scratch On ...
Frank Boers, Seth Lindstromberg, 2008
The Bloomsbury Companion to Cognitive Linguistics
English is also comparatively rich in seafaring idioms (e.g. clear the decks, on an
even keel, take something on board, when my ship comes in, give a wide berth,
plain sailing, a shot across someone's bows, in the doldrums, walk the plank, left
Jeannette Littlemore, John R. Taylor, 2014
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