give your eye teeth

Give your eye teeth
If you really want something and would be prepared to sacrifice a lot to get it, you would give your eye teeth for it.

The small dictionary of idiomes. 2014.

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  • give your eye teeth —    If you really want something and would be prepared to sacrifice a lot to get it, you would give your eye teeth for it.   (Dorking School Dictionary) …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • give (your) eye teeth for (something) — informal, informal if you would give your eye teeth for something, you would very much like to have or be that thing. I d give my eye teeth for a house like that. Most women would give their eye teeth to be tall and thin like you …   New idioms dictionary

  • give your eye teeth for something do something — give your eye teeth for sth/to do sth idiom (BrE, informal) used when you are saying that you want sth very much • I d give my eye teeth to own a car like that. Main entry: ↑eye teeth …   Useful english dictionary

  • give your eye teeth for to do something — give your eye teeth for sth/to do sth idiom (BrE, informal) used when you are saying that you want sth very much • I d give my eye teeth to own a car like that. Main entry: ↑eye teeth …   Useful english dictionary

  • would give your eye teeth for something — would give your eye teeth for something/to do something/spoken phrase used for saying that you wish you could have do something very much I’d give my eye teeth for a house like that. Thesaurus: to want somethingsynonym to want to do… …   Useful english dictionary

  • would give your eye teeth to do something — would give your eye teeth for something/to do something/spoken phrase used for saying that you wish you could have do something very much I’d give my eye teeth for a house like that. Thesaurus: to want somethingsynonym to want to do… …   Useful english dictionary

  • eye teeth — UK US noun Phrases: would give your eye teeth for something ▪ would give your eye teeth to do something * * * ˈeye teeth [eye teeth] noun …   Useful english dictionary

  • eye teeth — noun would give your eye teeth for/to do something SPOKEN used for saying that you wish you could have/do something very much: I d give my eye teeth for a house like that …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • eye teeth — PHRASE: V inflects If you say that you would give your eye teeth for something, you mean that you want it very much and you would do anything to get it. [INFORMAL] She has the job most of us would give our eye teeth for …   English dictionary

  • eye teeth — UK / US noun would give your eye teeth for something/to do something spoken used for saying that you wish you could have/do something very much I d give my eye teeth for a house like that …   English dictionary


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