cut nails to the quick


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  • to the quick — adverb a) To the level of living tissue. Blood dripped from every finger end, while the nails were broken to the quick. b) Very deeply; at ones most sensitive level of feeling. Titus, I have touched thee to the quick …   Wiktionary

  • quick — quickness, n. /kwik/, adj., quicker, quickest, n., adv., quicker, quickest. adj. 1. done, proceeding, or occurring with promptness or rapidity, as an action, process, etc.; prompt; immediate: a quick response. 2. that is over or completed within… …   Universalium

  • quick — [[t]kwɪ̱k[/t]] ♦ quicker, quickest 1) ADJ GRADED Someone or something that is quick moves or does things with great speed. You ll have to be quick. The flight leaves in about three hours... I think I m a reasonably quick learner... Europe has… …   English dictionary

  • quick — 1 /kwIk/ adjective 1 SHORT TIME continuing or existing for only a short time: I just have to make a quick phone call. | John had a quick meal and then went out again. | That was quick! I thought you d be another hour. 2 FAST moving or happening… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • The Diamond Girls — is a children s novel by Jacqueline Wilson, the main protagonist and narrator is Dixie Diamond, the (current) youngest in a family of four sisters, all from different fathers. Their mother, who is now expecting another child, which she believes… …   Wikipedia

  • Cut — (k[u^]t), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Cut}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Cutting}.] [OE. cutten, kitten, ketten; prob. of Celtic origin; cf. W. cwtau to shorten, curtail, dock, cwta bobtailed, cwt tail, skirt, Gael. cutaich to shorten, curtail, dock, cutach short,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cut — (k[u^]t), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Cut}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Cutting}.] [OE. cutten, kitten, ketten; prob. of Celtic origin; cf. W. cwtau to shorten, curtail, dock, cwta bobtailed, cwt tail, skirt, Gael. cutaich to shorten, curtail, dock, cutach short,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • quick — /kwɪk / (say kwik) adjective 1. done, proceeding, or occurring with promptness or rapidity, as an action, process, etc.; prompt; immediate: a quick answer. 2. that is over or completed within a short space of time. 3. moving with speed. 4. swift… …   Australian English dictionary

  • quick — quick1 W2S1 [kwık] adj comparative quicker superlative quickest ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(short time)¦ 2¦(fast)¦ 3¦(no delay)¦ 4¦(clever)¦ 5 be quick 6 be quick to do something 7 quick fix 8 have a quick …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • quick — adj., adv., & n. adj. 1 taking only a short time (a quick worker). 2 arriving after a short time, prompt (quick action; quick results). 3 with only a short interval (in quick succession). 4 lively, intelligent. 5 acute, alert (has a quick ear). 6 …   Useful english dictionary

  • The Pilgrim's Progress — For the Kula Shaker album, see Pilgrims Progress (album). The Pilgrim s Progress   …   Wikipedia


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