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Re: [Czechlist] Idioms about cracking nuts or nuts in general?

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  • Martin Janda
    Sorry about being late into this. How about something like, May no issues you face next year drive you nuts? Another M.
    Message 1 of 20 , Nov 26, 2010
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      Sorry about being late into this. How about something like, May no
      issues you face next year drive you nuts?

      Another M.



      Dne 26.11.2010 8:05, Matej Klimes napsal(a):
      > Thanks again Melvyn,
      >
      > The idioms dictionary was one of the first things I googled... I did
      > toy with the idea of going completely nuts and coming up with something
      > along the lines of:
      >
      > In a nutshell, we want you to be able to crack all the tough nuts
      > without going off your nut ... but then I thought maybe not :)
      >
      > M
      >
      > ------ Original Message ------
      > From: "Melvyn" <zehrovak@... <mailto:zehrovak%40dr.com>>
      > To: Czechlist@yahoogroups.com <mailto:Czechlist%40yahoogroups.com>
      > Sent: 25.11.2010 22:06:32
      > Subject: Re: [Czechlist] Idioms about cracking nuts or nuts in general?
      > > Creative, huh? Well here are some more nutty idioms to get cracking
      > >with. Ha ha, get cracking.
      > >
      > >in a nutshell
      > >
      > >- briefly, in a few words
      > >
      > >nutty as a fruitcake
      > >
      > >- silly, crazy
      > >
      > >for peanuts
      > >
      > >- for very little money, for almost nothing
      > >
      > >a hard/tough nut
      > >someone who is difficult to deal with because they are unpleasant or
      > >very determined to get what they want
      > >
      > >a hard/tough nut to crack
      > >a difficult problem to solve
      > >
      > >be off your nut (informal)
      > >to be crazy
      > >
      > >do your nut (British & Australian informal)
      > >to become extremely angry
      > >
      > >use a sledgehammer to crack a nut (British & Australian)
      > >to do something with more force than is necessary to achieve the
      > >result you want
      > >
      > >Most info here from:
      > >http://idioms.thefreedictionary.com/
      > >
      > >So in a deep voice:
      > >
      > >When the tough nuts get cracking the tough nuts will get cracking.
      > >
      > >Any improvements?
      > >
      > >--- In Czechlist@yahoogroups.com <mailto:Czechlist%40yahoogroups.com>,
      > "Matej Klimes" <mklimes@...> wrote:
      > >> the audience will be international (90% non-natives I
      > >> should think),
      > >
      > >Good.
      > >
      > >:-)
      > >
      > >M.
      > >
      > >
      >
      > [Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
      >
      >
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