put a knife into


put a knife into
pierce with a knife

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • stick the knife into somebody — put/stick the ˈknife in | put/stick the ˈknife into sb idiom (informal) to be very unfriendly to sb and try to harm them Main entry: ↑knifeidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • knife — knife1 W3S3 [naıf] n plural knives [naıvz] ↑flipper, ↑knife, ↑tank, ↑wetsuit [: Old English; Origin: cnif] 1.) a metal blade fixed into a handle, used for cutting or as a weapon →↑scalpel ▪ a knife and fork …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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  • Knife throwing — is an art, sport, or variously an entertainment technique, involving an artist skilled in the art of throwing knives, the weapons thrown, and a target.The throwing knifeThe desirable properties for a throwing knife differ from those of a common… …   Wikipedia

  • knife — noun 1 tool for cutting ADJECTIVE ▪ blunt, dull (esp. AmE) ▪ sharp ▪ serrated ▪ long ▪ small …   Collocations dictionary

  • Knife sharpening — Knives are sharpened by grinding against a hard rough surface, typically stone, or a soft surface with hard particles, such as sandpaper. For finer sharpening, a leather razor strap, or strop, is often used. The smaller the angle between the… …   Wikipedia

  • knife — knife1 [ naıf ] (plural knives [ naıvz ] ) noun count *** an object with a sharp blade for cutting food: You need a sharp knife for the steak. knives and forks a kitchen/bread/carving knife a. an object with a blade, used as a weapon or tool: He… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English


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