set one's teeth

set one's teeth
приготовиться терпеть боль или испытания судьбы, проявляя силу духа

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  • set one's teeth — To clench the teeth, as in strong resolution • • • Main Entry: ↑set * * * clench one s teeth together ■ become resolute they have set their teeth against a change which would undermine their prospects of forming a government …   Useful english dictionary

  • set one's teeth — ► set one s teeth become resolute. Main Entry: ↑set …   English terms dictionary

  • set one's teeth — idi set one s teeth, to become resolute; prepare for difficulty …   From formal English to slang

  • set one's teeth on edge — • to set one s teeth on edge • to set one s nerves on edge (from Idioms in Speech) to make one disgusted; to make one feel annoyed or irritated by a remark, a sound or an action The outdated temporary gentleman phrase set my teeth on edge. (J.… …   Idioms and examples

  • set one's teeth on edge — phrasal also put one s teeth on edge 1. : to cause a disagreeable sensation in the teeth the fathers have eaten sour grapes, and the children s teeth are set on edge Jer 31:29(Revised Standard Version) 2. : exasperate th …   Useful english dictionary

  • set one's teeth — clench one s teeth together. ↘become resolute. → set …   English new terms dictionary

  • set one's teeth — grind one s teeth, refuse to listen …   English contemporary dictionary

  • To set one's teeth — Set Set (s[e^]t), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Set}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Setting}.] [OE. setten, AS. setton; akin to OS. settian, OFries. setta, D. zetten, OHG. sezzen, G. setzen, Icel. setja, Sw. s[ a]tta, Dan. s?tte, Goth. satjan; causative from the root… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • set one's teeth on edge — {v. phr.} 1. To have a sharp sour taste that makes you rub your teeth together. * /The lemon juice set my teeth on edge./ 2. To make one feel nervous or annoyed. * /She looks so mean that her face sets my teeth on edge./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • set one's teeth on edge — {v. phr.} 1. To have a sharp sour taste that makes you rub your teeth together. * /The lemon juice set my teeth on edge./ 2. To make one feel nervous or annoyed. * /She looks so mean that her face sets my teeth on edge./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • set\ one's\ teeth\ on\ edge — v. phr. 1. To have a sharp sour taste that makes you rub your teeth together. The lemon juice set my teeth on edge. 2. To make one feel nervous or annoyed. She looks so mean that her face sets my teeth on edge …   Словарь американских идиом


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