in the neck

in the neck

Dictionary of American idioms. 2013.

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  • The Neck — may refer to:* The Neck, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada * The Neck, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United Statesee also* Neck (disambiguation) * The Necks …   Wikipedia

  • The Neck, Newfoundland and Labrador — The Neck is a settlement near Elliston, Newfoundland and also*List of communities in Newfoundland and Labrador …   Wikipedia

  • On the neck of — Neck Neck (n[e^]k), n. [OE. necke, AS. hnecca; akin to D. nek the nape of the neck, G. nacken, OHG. nacch, hnacch, Icel. hnakki, Sw. nacke, Dan. nakke.] 1. The part of an animal which connects the head and the trunk, and which, in man and many… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Crying The Neck — at St Columb Major, 2008 Crying The Neck is a harvest festival tradition practised in the county of Cornwall. The tradition was also once popular in the county of Devon, but its practice there has since died out. The tradition was revived in the… …   Wikipedia

  • in the neck — See: CATCH IT IN THE NECK or GET IT IN THE NECK …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • in\ the\ neck — See: catch it in the neck or get it in the neck …   Словарь американских идиом

  • harden the neck — To grow more obstinate • • • Main Entry: ↑neck …   Useful english dictionary

  • in the neck — adverb : to a severe or painful extent : without sparing really got it in the neck for his impudence …   Useful english dictionary

  • bend the neck — surrender …   English contemporary dictionary

  • break the neck — kill, murder …   English contemporary dictionary

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