cut\ ice

v. phr. informal
To make a difference; make an impression; be accepted as important. - Usually used in negative, interrogative, or conditional sentences.

When Frank had found a movie he liked, what others said cut no ice with him.

Jones is democratic; a man's money or importance never cuts any ice with him.

Does comfort cut any ice with you?

I don't know if beauty in a woman cuts any ice with him.


Словарь американских идиом. — СПб., Изд-во "Лань". . 1997.

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