tooth and nail love

Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adverb With every available resource; with unrelenting effort.

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  • adverb idiomatic Viciously; with all one’s strength or power; without holding back.

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  • adverb with force and ferocity

Etymologies

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From tooth + and + nail ("fingernail, claw").

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