blood

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blood

In addition to the idiom beginning with blood, also see bad blood; draw blood; flesh and blood; in cold blood; in one's blood; make one's blood boil; make one's blood run cold; new blood; out for (blood); run in the blood (family); scream bloody murder; shed blood; sporting blood; sweat blood. Also see under bleed.

The American Heritage® Dictionary of Idioms by Christine Ammer.
Copyright © 1997. Published by Houghton Mifflin.
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