skin

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skin

In addition to the idioms beginning with skin, also see beauty is only skin deep; by the skin of one's teeth; get under someone's skin; jump out of one's skin; make one's flesh creep (skin crawl); more than one way to skin a cat; no skin off one's nose; save one's bacon (skin); soaked to the skin; thick skin.

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