"I think your mother would nail my hide to the wall," he responded as he finished putting his belt on.
"Mr. Cooms hit the nail squarely when he cautioned us to be careful," my wife said.
There was no question he wanted to nail Mr. Jude Bryce.
Its mission statement is to demand transparency after a crime is committed and to assure all efforts to nail the guilty party are being pursued.
"Now that you're here, my lovely Claire, you can help me nail that son of a bitch for good," his master said.
Darkyn flicked a nail against the pad of his thumb.
As he spoke, he slid a nail down her hip, drawing blood.
He flicked his nail against the pad of his thumb.
Then, out of character and without preamble, he announced, I've got one more nail to put a flat in Mr. Fitzgerald's little red wagon.
I can't see where there's near enough evidence to nail Fitzgerald over Billy's death, or that there ever will be.
He's just sitting back somewhere planning how to nail you.
The final nail in the coffin of their friendship left her feeling depressed.
He took her wrist and raised his pinkie, where she saw the nail had been filed to a point and reinforced with metal.
The tests I did with your blood came back promising, but I can't nail down the right genetic code.
Was the nail in the coffin, no pun intended, Evelyn joked weakly.
I'll bet I hit the nail on the head when I said she was in Ouray to meet some guy.
He'd nail your hide to the wall.
If I went to Leland Anderson with this I'd be back directing traffic—if Jonathan Winston didn't nail me first for not following his orders.
She was dressed much more normally than Ingrid in dark jeans and a simple, fitted blue t-shirt with bright coral nail polish.
His pinkie nail grew to a sharp point, and he sliced his inner arm near the wrist.
The girl who cries when she chips a nail is going to fight vampires?
But it is equally natural to suppose that it hung on a nail in the wall, and apart from the omission of the significant words in the original Septuagint, the possibility that the text read "ark" cannot be wholly ignored (see above; also G.
The feet have broad, naked, tuberculated soles; the forefeet with five distinct toes, each furnished with a long, strong and slightly curved nail, the first and fifth considerably shorter than the other three.
Belper also manufactures linen, hosiery, silk and earthenware; and after the decline of nail-making, once an important industry, engineering works and iron foundries were opened.
Then he began to nail them on.
For the want of a nail the shoe was lost; For the want of a shoe the horse was lost; For the want of a horse the battle was lost; For the failure of battle the kingdom was lost;-- And all for the want of a horseshoe nail.
I knew my own mind well enough and always had my own way, even if I had to fight tooth and nail for it.
It was sailing by dead reckoning to them, and they saw not clearly how to make their port so; therefore I suppose they still take life bravely, after their fashion, face to face, giving it tooth and nail, not having skill to split its massive columns with any fine entering wedge, and rout it in detail;--thinking to deal with it roughly, as one should handle a thistle.
In lathing I was pleased to be able to send home each nail with a single blow of the hammer, and it was my ambition to transfer the plaster from the board to the wall neatly and rapidly.
Drive a nail home and clinch it so faithfully that you can wake up in the night and think of your work with satisfaction--a work at which you would not be ashamed to invoke the Muse.