Originally published: 2nd ed. London: Thesaurus of traditional English metaphor, 2002.CLOTHING. 9 WORK. Clothes and hats God sends cold after [according to] clothes. Only as much suffering as we can bear. Try it (on) ... Out of date generally ; a of a person a a relic of a former age, retaining the views and virtues of a past generation. ... Frayed . Ready to give way. a#39;Frayed nerves, tempersa#39;. Frayed at the edges . The worse for wear, generally, past its ... Make an effort agt; move agt; work more quickly; cheer up. ... If you lend your coat, dona#39;t cut off the buttons [Ire].
|Title||:||The Concise Thesaurus of Traditional English Metaphors|
|Author||:||Peter Richard Wilkinson|
|Publisher||:||Routledge - 2008|