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The Facts on File Dictionary of American Regionalisms
... saying meaning be honest but don't cheat yourself. A merchant who kicked the
salt container would settle the salt and the customer would get too much for his or
her money. give one's eyeteeth for To give one's most prized possessions for.
Robert Hendrickson, 2000
Have a Nice Day--No Problem!: 2a Dictionary of Cliches
In any event, in the twentieth century it became commonly used in politics ("The
candidate was willing to give it her best shot"). give no quarter: see GRANT NO
QUARTER give one's eyeteeth for, to. To yearn for; to go to any lengths to obtain.
Christine Ammer, 1992
(*C9US #I|C0 would give one's eyeteeth for something <D for £• to have £: Att&xT
1>W\ CMMil- 45. You shouldn't envy Perry his bachelor's life. He'd give his
eyeteeth to have [for] a wife like yours. (□K U <0%tzfrb £\^X%tsZ £(4fr^J:„ ffiti?*co
John G. McCaleb, 安田一郎, Edward Seidensticker, 1983
The Mavens' Word of the Day Collection
give one's eyeteeth for something was the last expression to come into use. It is
first recorded in Somerset Maugham's Cakes and Ale, published in 1930: "He'd
give his eye-teeth to have written a book half as good." Before that, expressions ...
Random House, Random House Reference, 2002
The Dictionary of Clich_s: A Word Lover's Guide to 4,000 ...
See under give one's eyeteeth give one's eyeteeth for 175 give one's right arm
175 give pause to 175 give short shrift. See short shrift give someone his/her
head 175 give someone theax 175 give someone the backof one's hand. See
back of ...
Christine Ammer, 2013
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Idoms and Phrasal Verbs
She gotajob offerfrom another company. give one's right arm (for someone or
something) and give one's eyeteeth (for someone or something)Fig.to be willing
to give something of great value for someone or some- thing. I'd give my right arm
Richard Spears, 2006
Metaphor and Nation: Metaphors Afrikaners Live by
(31) oogtande gee (B 24-7:1) .00 to give one's eyeteeth (for something); (calque
from English) (32) haar vingers deur syne stoot (S 2-7:60) to push her fingers
through his (33) 'n sweem van geur omvou jou (S 2-7:19) lit. a shred/cloud of ...
René Dirven, 1994
Best American Plays: Supplementary volume
... say that he wanted a new man in Washington. kurt (playing naively excited).
Now that's something to give one's eyeteeth for! nolan (pleased at the result). I
think it might be possible to swing it — very possible. kurt. God, what a break !
John Gassner, 1961
Attack poodles and other media mutants: the looting of the ...
Prize-winning columnist Wolcott names names and rattles cages in a samurai assault on cable news and conservative warmongers.
James Wolcott, 2004
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