Fred O'Connor, dressed to the nines in a dapper suit, pink shirt, bow tie and sporting a boutonniere, asked Dean if his iron was broken when he took one look at his stepson's new but wrinkled slacks.
Casting out Nines
expensive automobiles, beautiful women dressed to the nines in front of their husband's or boyfriend's car.
drag queens dressed to the nines as you are serious music heads.
Players begin with seven dominos each, going from the double blank to the double six (or the double nine, if players change the settings to double nines -- Players start with nine dominos if they are playing double nines).
To unlock the I Ching explanations, you will need to look up the hexagram by number, as well as any hexagrams created by the changing lines that occurred by casting sixes and nines.
While it's true that Salma is dressed to the nines on the red carpet, it's a completely different story when she's relaxing on a boat or at the beach.
Her tricks to being fancy include drinking with your pinky up, speaking French, and of course dressing to the nines.
While "casual" may intimate a boring appearance, don't be fooled - with minimal effort, you can look just as chic and polished as you do when you're dressed to the nines.
Of course, the holiday season also presents plenty of great opportunities to dress to the nines and look your very best.
The usual suspects showed up dressed to the nines, but by Oscar standards - and especially in contrast to years' past - it was a remarkably subdued type of glamour for the red carpet.
Tell your partner to dress to the nines and make your own five course meal.
I'm not involved in a new music project called the Perfect Nines.
They keep an impeccable home, they are always dressed to the nines and everything is simply and quite sublimely neat.
With photo opportunities galore and friends all vying to look their very best, it's worth taking the time to dress to the nines.
Think of how good you'd look dressed to the nines and with a beautifully designed Chopard replica watch adorning your wrist.
It's usually unreasonable to expect comfort when dressed to the nines, but it's nice to be able to eat and breathe.
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