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dumber than a door-nailSomeone who is just stupid, and doesn't even know what doornail means anyway so isn't really insulted by the term anyway.Rate it:

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fight tooth and nailTo use every means possible to overcome a difficult opposition.Rate it:

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if all you have is a hammer, everything looks like a nailWith limited tools, single-minded people apply them inappropriately or indiscriminatelyIf a person is familiar with a certain, single subject/has with them a certain, single instrument, they may have a confirmation bias to believe that it is the answer to/involved in everything.Rate it:

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on the nail(of payment) without delayRate it:

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nail biterA nervous or uncomfortable situation.Rate it:

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nail downFirm or certain.Rate it:

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nail biterAn engaging or exciting cliffhanger.Rate it:

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final nail in the coffinSomething that is ultimately responsible for a previously prospective demise or failure.Rate it:

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Hit the Nail Right on the HeadTo say something exactly accurate or correct, to reach at right conclusion of somethingRate it:

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tooth and nailViciously; with all one’s strength or power; without holding back..Rate it:

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another nail in one's coffinOne in a series of factors which lead, or purport to lead, to downfall.Rate it:

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better than a poke in the eye with a rusty nailAlternative form of better than a poke in the eye with a sharp stickRate it:

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Fight Tooth and NailTo fight vigorously and ferociously, to make tiring effort to get somethingRate it:

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hit the nail on the headTo identify something exactly; to arrive at exactly the right answer.Rate it:

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hit the nail on the headTo do the right thing at the right time and in right way.Rate it:

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hit the nail on the head!To do something perfectly, to give a textbook answer to a question that shows you grasp the concept at hand.Rate it:

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last nail in the coffinAlternative form of final nail in the coffinRate it:

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nail biterOne who bites or chews his or her fingernails.Rate it:

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nail downTo attach with nails.Rate it:

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nail in the coffinAn action that will lead something to come to a final finish.Rate it:

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nail the hammer on the headTo solve a problem of any sort; to get the right answer to something; to be on target, spot on.Rate it:

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tooth-and-nailvicious; violent; full of strength and powerRate it:

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tooth-and-nailviciously, violentlyRate it:

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yank outTo remove something like a nail, or a tooth with one quick strong pull.Rate it:

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emery boardnail fileRate it:

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frapper au bon endroitTo touch the right spring; To hit the right nail on the head; To hit the mark; To touch the spot.Rate it:

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il a bec et onglesHe will fight with beak and claw, tooth and nail.Rate it:

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pour un point (or, faute d’un point) martin perdit son âneFor want of a nail the shoe was lost (or, the miller lost his mare); Be careful of trifles.Rate it:

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rem acu tetigistiyou have hit the nail on the head.Rate it:

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vous avez mis le doigt dessusYou have hit the right nail on the head; You have touched the spot.Rate it:

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