Search results for bring a knife to a gunfight

We've found 111 phrases for bring a knife to a gunfight:Sort:PopularA - Z


bring a knife to a gunfightTo enter into a confrontation or other challenging situation without being adequately equipped or prepared.Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
cut like a knifeTo sting severely, to cause a sensation of stinging, especially said of cold weather.Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
cut like a knifeTo be very sharp (of a character, or remark)Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
knife-edgeA piece of steel sharpened to an acute edge or angle, and resting on a smooth surface, serving as the axis of motion of a pendulum, scale beam, or other piece required to oscillate with the least possible friction.Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
knife-edgeA precarious balance that could be upset by a very small force in either direction.Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
knife-edgeUsed other than as an idiom: the edge of a knife.Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
like a hot knife through buttervery quickly and easily doneRate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
not the sharpest knife in the drawerNot always understood, ignorant along some lines, don't always get the drift of it.Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
twist the knifeTo deliberately do or say something to worsen a difficult situation or increase a person's distress, irritation, or anger.Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
under the knifeUndergoing a surgical procedure.Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
bring inTo introduce a new rule, law, or system of organisation.Rate it:

(5.00 / 7 votes)
bring offTo succeed in doing something considered to be very difficult.Rate it:

(5.00 / 9 votes)
bring upTo bring from a lower position to a higher position.Rate it:

(5.00 / 5 votes)
bring uponTo cause to befall.Rate it:

(4.86 / 7 votes)
bring downTo make a legitimate rulership lose their position of power.Rate it:

(4.00 / 2 votes)
bring forthTo produce, bear as fruit.Rate it:

(4.00 / 4 votes)
bring forthTo give birth.Rate it:

(4.00 / 2 votes)
bring forthTo create, generate, bring into existence.Rate it:

(4.00 / 2 votes)
bring forthTo display, produce, bring out for display.Rate it:

(4.00 / 2 votes)
bring outTo elicit, evoke, or emphasize a particular quality.Rate it:

(4.00 / 3 votes)
bring roundTo resuscitate; to cause to regain consciousness.Rate it:

(4.00 / 2 votes)
bring upTo mention.Rate it:

(4.00 / 3 votes)
bring roundTo bring something when coming.Rate it:

(3.67 / 3 votes)
bring sand to the beachto take something that is plentiful at the destination, such as a date to a party with plenty of mixed company.Rate it:

(3.50 / 2 votes)
bring aboutTo cause to take place.Rate it:

(3.00 / 1 vote)
bring backTo fetch something.Rate it:

(3.00 / 3 votes)
bring downTo reduce.Rate it:

(3.00 / 1 vote)
bring downTo make something flying fall to the ground. Usually by firing a weapon of some kind.Rate it:

(3.00 / 1 vote)
bring downTo make someone feel bad emotionally.Rate it:

(3.00 / 1 vote)
bring inTo introduce a person or group of people to an organisation.Rate it:

(3.00 / 1 vote)
bring inTo earn money for a company or for the family.Rate it:

(3.00 / 1 vote)
bring outTo cause a visible symptom such as spots or a rash.Rate it:

(3.00 / 1 vote)
bring to the tableTo provide a suggestion.Rate it:

(3.00 / 1 vote)
bring upTo raise children.Rate it:

(3.00 / 1 vote)
bring upTo turn on power or start, as of a machine.Rate it:

(3.00 / 1 vote)
april showers bring may flowersApril, traditionally a rainy period, gives way to May, when flowers will bloom because of the water provided to them by the April rains.By extension, that a period of discomfort can provide the basis for a period of happiness.Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
bring aboutTo accomplish, achieve.Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
bring backTo cause someone to remember something from the past.Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
bring backTo reenact an old rule or law.Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
bring down the houseTo garner enthusiastic or wild applause.Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
bring down the houseSpawn overwhelming agreement, acceptance, appreciation, applause as a result of a speech, magic act, athletic, dramatic, vocal, jocular or mime offering.Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
bring forwardTo call up for consideration.Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
bring forwardTo make something happen earlier than originally planned.Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
bring homeTo earn (money)Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
bring homeTo make clearer or better understoodRate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
bring home the baconTo have a job and earn money or to lead a successful career.Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
bring inTo return a verdict in a court of law.Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
bring inTo move something indoors.Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
bring it onUsed to indicate one's willingness to accept a challenge, confront a threat, etc.Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
bring it weakTo fail to accomplish an accomplishable task or to make an attempt at less than maximum effort; to "half-ass" or "fake the funk".Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)

We need you!

Help us build the largest human-edited phrases collection on the web!