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  • welcome to English and a minute from home.

  • Many animals have teeth and nails, but what does it mean to fight tooth and nail?

  • Jonathan, Did you see that email from Simone?

  • She did not get the manager's position.

  • What?

  • She fought tooth and nail for that job.

  • Well, she may have fought hard for it, but she didn't get it.

  • Ouch.

  • When you fight tooth and nail, you fight hard.

  • You try your best to win and don't give up animals in the wild use their teeth and nails when they fight.

  • When using this idiom, though, make sure and keep it singular.

  • We don't say to fight teeth and nails, and that's English in a minute.

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English in a Minute: Fight Tooth and Nail

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    林宜悉 posted on 2020/10/31
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