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How to use tooth and nail in a sentence

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He fought tooth and nail with terrorists killing three of them, but at last he was martyred.
He fought tooth and nail for the bracero system as no Republican governor of an agricultural state dared to do.
Everyone fought tooth and nail to keep the families here and we thought they had a chance.
The airlines fought tooth and nail against passenger-bag matching because it would slow down the check-in process.
But the first order of business now is to understand what the Republicans are up to, and to combat it tooth and nail.
I wasn't an angry child and generally avoided fights, but I get a red mist when somebody hits me first and fight tooth and nail.
He did not know me from Adam, but he fought tooth and nail as if I was his property.
I recently fought tooth and nail with a young scut of a 28 year old over dancing rights.
The Council fought against this tooth and nail and it was impossible to reason with it on this point, just as it was last year.
The CIA battles tooth and nail over material from fifty years ago.
But they have received a frosty reception from neighbours who say they will fight tooth and nail to stop them from getting planning permission to convert the house.
Unless a deal is struck, it is a sure bet that a charge carrying...minimum sentence will be fought tooth and nail.
I want to assure the people of Richmond-Arthabaska that they can count on me to fight, tooth and nail, on their behalf.
We are going to fight this tooth and nail because we think it is pretty scandalous the way workers are being ripped off in this country.
One of the key messages we heard was to fight tooth and nail against the government's underhanded attempt to scrap the gun registry.
We had to fight tooth and nail to see the homelessness program renewed in the last couple of years.
They fought it tooth and nail until finally the government indicated that it must be mandatory.
This is a bill that we fought tooth and nail at committee, every step of the way because it is a bad bill for Canada.
What about energy policy, which we have fought for tooth and nail time and again?
Without a doubt, or so says the Court of Auditors, and you are there to defend this stance with tooth and nail.
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Examples from Classical Literature
The jumble sale was being held in the schools and all St. Gwithian was there, fighting tooth and nail over the bargains.
The new law proposed remedies this, but of course the phonographic companies are fighting the new bill tooth and nail.
I am fighting the railway authorities tooth and nail, trying to persuade them to put on a slip carriage.
It was Mulcahy who scrambled up tooth and nail and hurled down among the bayonets the amazed Afghan who barred his way.
The latter was angered, and he swallowed her, tooth and nail.
He would work his way to the other's back and, clinging there with tooth and nail, drive his knife home until Terkoz was no more.
If you look at it objectively the vice-presidency is quite anachronistic and I wouldn't fight tooth and nail to keep it if I'm being honest.
Then she fought him, as any jungle she might fight, with tooth and nail.
Time and again he fought it out with Leach who fought back always, like a wildcat, tooth and nail and fist, until stretched, exhausted or unconscious, on the deck.
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