Idiom : ‎”By the skin of my teeth.”

‎”By the skin of my teeth.”

I know, it’s a very strange sounding expression.

It’s a common way to express that you narrowly succeeded, escaped, survived, passed etc…

EXAMPLE: ”I just escaped a car accident, by the skin of my teeth! That was close!”

OR ”My brother passed his driver’s license exam by the skin of his teeth! He’s a terrible driver!”

OR ”My sister was an awful student! She was always dreaming in class and never studied for her exams. She graduated high school by the skin of her teeth!”

All the best  –  Cindy

YOUTUBE VIDEO: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fG504qqLMZE&context=C4849f53ADvjVQa1PpcFORk4aIgznVhbiNyf4JM41_dcmoMiTUOdU=

 

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