tooth and nail

adverb
Updated on: 12 Nov 2017

Definition of tooth and nail

:with every available means :all out
  • fight tooth and nail

Examples of tooth and nail in a Sentence

  1. I'll fight tooth and nail to win the finals.

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First Known Use of tooth and nail

1550



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