Phrases.com »

Phrases related to: skin test

Yee yee! We've found 94 phrases and idioms matching skin test.

acid testTo test for the truth.Rate it:

(5.00 / 1 vote)
test of timeThe correlation of longevity with validity of an idea or trend.Rate it:

(5.00 / 1 vote)
test the watersTo explore or probe, as before making a commitment.Rate it:

(4.00 / 1 vote)
acid testA rigorous test or appraisal of the quality or worth of something.Rate it:

(3.00 / 1 vote)
red face testA hypothetical test of a person's embarrassment, that is either passed or failed. Saying one passes the red face test means one would not blush and thus would not be embarrassed by disclosing something to others or doing something, and saying one fails the red face test means a situation would cause them discernible embarrassment.Rate it:

(3.00 / 4 votes)
smell testAn informal method for determining whether something is authentic, credible, or ethical, by using one's common sense or sense of propriety.Rate it:

(3.00 / 1 vote)
babysitter testA test for the ease of use of household appliances.Rate it:

(2.00 / 1 vote)
babysitter testAn informal method for assessing the maturity, reliability, or probity of a person, inviting one to judge whether one would entrust this person with the care of one's own children.Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
duck testfor application of common sense and/or intuition regardless of technical parameters.Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
nose testAn informal method for determining whether something is authentic, credible, or ethical, by using one's common sense or sense of propriety.Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
nose testAn inspection of an object using the sense of smell, as for freshness of food.Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
nose testAn inspection of the nasal passages or a trial of their function, as for breathing difficulties.Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
put to the testTo test something or someone; to evaluate, scrutinize or explore by testing or experimentation.Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
screen testmovie auditionRate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
smell testAn inspection of an object using the sense of smell, as for freshness of food.Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
smell testAn assessment of a subject's ability to detect and distinguish odors.Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
sniff testAn informal reality check of an idea or proposal, using one's common sense or sense of propriety.Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
stand the test of timeTo remain useful or valued over a long period of time; to last a long time.Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
test bedAny venue, setup, etc. used for experimentation, testing, proving a concept, etc.Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
test matchcricket internationalRate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
comfortable in one's own skinRelaxed and confident in one's manner of presenting oneself and interacting with others; conveying the impression that one has a clear, satisfying understanding of one's own abilities and situation.Rate it:

(5.00 / 1 vote)
save someone's skinTo save someone's life.Rate it:

(5.00 / 1 vote)
beauty is only skin deepWhat matters is a person's character, rather than his/her appearance.Rate it:

(4.00 / 2 votes)
By the Skin of Your TeethJust closer to, literally, Just about to happenRate it:

(4.00 / 1 vote)
skin deepsuperficialRate it:

(4.00 / 1 vote)
there are many ways to skin a catAlternative form of there's more than one way to skin a cat.Rate it:

(3.50 / 2 votes)
get under someone's skinTo make a memorable impression or have a strong effect on someone; to impact someone's feelings.Rate it:

(3.33 / 3 votes)
get under someone's skinTo irritate someone.Rate it:

(3.00 / 1 vote)
there's more than one way to skin a catA problem generally has more than one solution.Rate it:

(3.00 / 1 vote)
skin in the gameA stake; something at risk.Rate it:

(2.50 / 2 votes)
Get Under Your SkinTo annoy or irritate someoneRate it:

(2.00 / 1 vote)
jump in one's skinTo start with fright.Rate it:

(1.00 / 1 vote)
make someone's skin crawlTo disturb or bother; to frighten or disgust.Rate it:

(1.00 / 1 vote)
More than One Way to Skin a CatSeveral ways are present to attain the goalRate it:

(1.00 / 1 vote)
by the skin of one's teethBarely; closely; by a narrow margin; with nothing to spare.Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
give some skinTo greet or congratulate someone by slapping his or her palm; see slap me five.Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
no skin off one's backNo harm to one.Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
no skin off one's noseNo harm to one.Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
No Skin off Your NosePoses no risk or concern to anyone, It will not affect you, no harm to anyoneRate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
porcelain skinsmooth skinRate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
save someone's skinto prevent an undesirable occurrenceRate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
skin a catA word picture contrived for shock effect in expressing a variety of actions or accomplishments.Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
skin and bonesSaid of one who is emaciated; very skinny, as from lack of nutrition.Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
skin backRetract.Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
skin diverunderwater swimmerRate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
skin upTo make a cannabis cigarette.Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
soaked to the skinExtremely wetRate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
thick skinAbility to take criticism or harsh behavior without being easily offended.Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
thick skinUsed other than as an idiom: see thick, skin.Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
black don't crackPeople of African descent tend to wrinkle less with age than people with fairer skin.Rate it:

(5.00 / 1 vote)

We need you!

Help us build the largest human-edited phrases collection on the web!

Alternative searches for skin test:

Quiz

Are you a phrases master?

»
You should never judge a book by its ________.
  • A. reputation
  • B. cover
  • C. ratings
  • D. story

Browse Phrases.com