10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «AS NEAR AS DAMN IT»
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An Asperger Dictionary of Everyday Expressions: Second Edition
Note that AS NEAR AS DAMN IT / 19 most phrases containing 'arse' can
substitute ass.*** Arse about face Back to front.*** Arse from their elbow See don't
lenow their arse from their elbow Arse licking Means the same as ass licking Arse
Ian Stuart-Hamilton, 2006
Chambers concise dictionary
as near as damn it see under near, be damned if one will do something colloq to
refuse to do it. damn all colloq nothing at all damn someone or something with
faint praise to praise them or it so unenthusiastically as to seem disapproving, not
A Dictionary of Slang and Unconventional English
C.20. (F. Grierson, Mystery in Red, 1931.) l.e., as near as damn it! is to 'real'
swearing. damn'. Damned: coll.: late C.18-20. Cf. damn the..., q.v., and see
damned. damn, not be worth or care a. The form and etymology preferred by the
OED: see ...
NEAR 1 As near as damn it Almost exactly, but not quite; very nearly: > The hall
was full, as near as damn it. Also spelt As near as dammit. 2 Nowhere near see
Anything 3. NECESSARILY Not necessarily Possibly, but not definitely: > 'Will ...
Glouc. As much use of it as a toad has of a side pocket. It may mean anything
unnecessary. As mute as a mouse. As natural as hooping to owls. . It do come as
nat'ral as hooping do to owls.' — Robertson, Oloas. co. Glouc. As near as damn it.
A list of words and phrases in every-day use by the natives ...
Robertson, Gloss. co. Glouc. As near as damn it. As near as fourponce to a groat.
As near as two ha'pennies for a penny. As neat as uinepence. As old as Adam or
Methuselah. The former refers to FOLK-PHRASES OF FOUR COUNTIES. 9.
Francis Milnes Temple Palgrave, 1896
A glossary of words and phrases used in S. E. ...
It do come as nat'ral as hooping do to owls.' — Robertson, Gloss, co. Glouc. As
near as damn it. As near as fourpeuce to a groat. As near as two ha'pennies for a
penny. As neat as ninepence. Glouc. As old as Adam or Methuselah. The former
Diccionari UB: anglès-català
... but it was a near thing • ha guanyat la carrera pels pels -$as near as damn it
BrE col-loq si fa no fa: the repairs will cost 500 pounds, as near as damn it • la
reparacio costara si fa no fa 500 lliures -$near enough BrE col-loq mes o menys:
Zen Comes West: The Present and Future of Zen Buddhism in ...
You will have ceased to be for a while and that is Zen — or as near as damn it, as
our old gardener used to say. Incidentally, the exercise will make you happy
again, but not with happiness . . . Yours choralically, LETTER 28 To Members of
Christmas Humphreys, 1994
The Ethics of Human Rights: Contested Doctrinal and Moral Issues
in different contexts and using different terminology. Hence his claim of
synonymity (or “as near as damn it,” as he says, when one has taken into account
the differences of context and idiom) between human natural rights and human
10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «AS NEAR AS DAMN IT»
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Bournemouth tell Eddie Howe he has a job for life at the club
"With us he has pretty much carte blanche or as near as damn it about how the club is run and what players we sign - he is practically on the ... «Daily Star, Apr 15»
Steve Bell on 'weaponised Boris Johnson' – cartoon
May be you cant call it murder but its as near as damn it. Reply | Pick ... May be you cant call it murder but its as near as damn it." Three words ... «The Guardian, Apr 15»
Town Centre Securities kicks ambitious expansion plans into gear
“It's as near as damn it fully let. We're collecting more rent from it than we've ever collected before, it's busier and there are more people visiting ... «Property Week, Mar 15»
PMQs Sketch: Cameron is more slippery than a jellyfish emerging …
Or as near as damn it. The government has spared hedge funds from the duty payable on share dealings which is levied on all other financial ... «Spectator.co.uk, Feb 15»
Stoke City 2 West Brom 0 talking points: Steven Nzonzi coming of age
As near as damn it, anyway. That is 22 wins, 10 draws and only three defeats since 1989 against their oldest rivals.It is an incredible record and ... «Stoke Sentinel, Dec 14»
Tony Hadley: 'To be honest, life is mental'
The new solo album is as near as damn it finished, but I have put that on hold because Spandau Ballet's Greatest Hits is coming out with three ... «Nottingham Post, Oct 14»
... but the comedy climate is hot with lots of events where you can get your giggles either in an al fresco setting or as near as damn it – in a tent. «The Stage, Jul 14»
The British jobs miracle
Since the coalition came in, after three year of UK born and non-UK born employees tracking each other as near as damn it, the gap has ... «Spectator.co.uk, Mar 14»
Liverpool fans set their sights on the Premier League title after …
4 pts off the top, with a game in hand, as near as damn it secure in 4th, could this season get any better?" "We had our hands clamped around ... «Irish Mirror, Mar 14»
Mark Watson Richard Herring Issy Sutty Henning Wehn Bristol …
And while tonight's gig at Bristol Comedy Garden may not be standing room only, it's as near as damn it…and for a venue this size, that ... «Guide2Bristol, Jul 13»