cut\ one's\ eyeteeth\ on

See: cut teeth(2)

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

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  • cut one's eyeteeth — phrasal or cut one s wisdom teeth : to acquire wisdom or sophistication …   Useful english dictionary

  • cut one's eyeteeth on — phrasal see cut one s teeth on …   Useful english dictionary

  • cut one's eyeteeth on — See: CUT TEETH(2) …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • cut one's eyeteeth on — See: CUT TEETH(2) …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • To have cut one's eyeteeth — Cut Cut (k[u^]t), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Cut}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Cutting}.] [OE. cutten, kitten, ketten; prob. of Celtic origin; cf. W. cwtau to shorten, curtail, dock, cwta bobtailed, cwt tail, skirt, Gael. cutaich to shorten, curtail, dock, cutach …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • To cut one's eyeteeth — Eyetooth Eye tooth ([imac] t[=oo]th ), n.; pl. {Eyeteeth} ([imac] t[=e]th ) (Anat.) A canine tooth of the upper jaw. See {Teeth}. [1913 Webster] {To cut one s eyeteeth}, to become acute or knowing. [Colloq.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • cut one's teeth on — phrasal or cut one s eyeteeth on : to learn, do, or perform as a beginning or at the start of one s career : start with : do while young and inexperienced he cut his eyeteeth on algebra at the age of eight …   Useful english dictionary

  • cut one's wisdom teeth — phrasal see cut one s eyeteeth …   Useful english dictionary

  • To cut one's wisdom teeth — Cut Cut (k[u^]t), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Cut}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Cutting}.] [OE. cutten, kitten, ketten; prob. of Celtic origin; cf. W. cwtau to shorten, curtail, dock, cwta bobtailed, cwt tail, skirt, Gael. cutaich to shorten, curtail, dock, cutach …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cut — (k[u^]t), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Cut}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Cutting}.] [OE. cutten, kitten, ketten; prob. of Celtic origin; cf. W. cwtau to shorten, curtail, dock, cwta bobtailed, cwt tail, skirt, Gael. cutaich to shorten, curtail, dock, cutach short,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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