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cut like a knife
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There's night and day, brother, both sweet things; sun, moon, and stars, brother, all sweet things; there's likewise a wind on the heath. Life is very sweet, brother; who would wish to die?George Borrow
- (idiomatic) To sting severely, to cause a sensation of stinging, especially said of cold weather.
- To my small hands, the bitter wind cuts like a knife, freezing my fingers and numbing my circulation.
- (idiomatic) To be very sharp (of a character, or remark)
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