Idiom: Under the knife
If a person was under the knife, it means he/she was undergoing surgery.Country: International English | Subject Area: Health & Medicine | Usage Type: Both or All Words Used
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- Bring a knife to a gunfight
- Before you can say knife
- You could cut it with a knife
- Twist the knife
- Like a hot knife through butter
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