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    What is the derivation of the expression "Tooth and Nail"?

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    http://www.grammarphobia.com/blog/2010/02/tooth-and-nail.html


    The adverbial phrase “tooth and nail” (originally “with tooth and nail”) literally means “with the use of one’s teeth and nails as weapons; by biting and scratching,” according to the Oxford English Dictionary.



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