the knives are out Significado en Diccionario Cambridge Inglés Cambridge dictionaries logo
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

El diccionario y el tesauro de inglés online más consultados por estudiantes de inglés.

Significado de “the knives are out” - Diccionario Inglés

Significado de "the knives are out" - Diccionario Inglés

See all translations

the knives are out

UK
used to refer to a situation when people are being unpleasant about someone, or trying to harm someone: The knives are out for the former president.
(Definition of the knives are out from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Traducciones de “the knives are out”
en chino (simplificado) 磨刀霍霍, 剑拔弩张…
en chino (tradicionál) 磨刀霍霍, 劍拔弩張…
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website
A blazing row: words and phrases for arguing and arguments
A blazing row: words and phrases for arguing and arguments
by ,
May 04, 2016
by Kate Woodford We can’t always focus on the positive! This week, we’re looking at the language that is used to refer to arguing and arguments, and the differences in meaning between the various words and phrases. There are several words that suggest that people are arguing about something that is not important. (As you might

Aprende más 

Palabra del día

spaceship

(especially in stories) a vehicle used for travel in space

Palabra del día

trigger warning noun
trigger warning noun
May 02, 2016
a warning that a subject may trigger unpleasant emotions or memories This is not, I should stress, an argument that trigger warnings should become commonplace on campus.

Aprende más