nose to tail

idiom

British
: lined up very close to each other
The cars were nose to tail on the highway today.

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Recent Examples on the Web The wrasse measured 18 inches from nose to tail and had a 13-inch girth. Katie Hill, Outdoor Life, 27 Sep. 2023 When measured from nose to tail tip, the snow leopard’s tail can make up half of their body length. Anna Nordseth, Discover Magazine, 7 Aug. 2023 All three of these share a 112.2-inch wheelbase, but the new TLC is nearly seven inches shorter than the LX from nose to tail. Dan Edmunds, Car and Driver, 1 Aug. 2023 The larger toys, which sings and swims when placed in the water, have a hard plastic top fin with three grooves on one side, measure about 7 inches from nose to tail and were sold in three colors: yellow, pink and blue. Leada Gore | Lgore@al.com, al, 23 June 2023 Full-size Baby Shark Sing & Swim recall details Sings and swims when placed in water Has a hard plastic top fin with three grooves on one side, measuring about 7 inches from nose to tail. USA TODAY, 22 June 2023 The larger toys, which sings and swims when placed in the water, have a hard plastic top fin with three grooves on one side, measure about 7 inches from nose to tail and were sold in three colors: yellow, pink and blue. Leada Gore | Lgore@al.com, al, 23 June 2023 In 1987, Zorba weighed 343 pounds and measured 8 feet, 3 inches from nose to tail. Clare Mulroy, USA TODAY, 22 Mar. 2023 This was a tasting menu experience that wanted to explore the best of Japanese beef from nose to tail. Jeremy Repanich, Robb Report, 3 Oct. 2022 See More

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“Nose to tail.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/nose%20to%20tail. Accessed 24 Feb. 2024.

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