Idiom: Like pulling teeth
Meaning: If something if like pulling teeth, it is very difficult, especially if trying to extract information or to get a straight answer from someone.Country: International English | Subject Area: Body and bodily functions | Usage Type: Both or All Words Used
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- Fed up to the back teeth
- By the skin of your teeth
- Cut your teeth on
- Lie through your teeth
- Kick in the teeth
- Bit between your teeth
- Give your eye teeth
- Armed to the teeth
- Get your teeth into
- Through gritted teeth
- Better than a kick in the teeth
- As rare as hen's teeth
- Set your teeth on edge
- Scarce as hen's teeth
- Pulling chocks
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