one's own flesh and blood


one's own flesh and blood
one's own flesh and blood
One's own relations
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Main Entry:flesh

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  • one's own flesh and blood — one s flesh and blood how can you deny your own flesh and blood? Syn: family, relative(s), relation(s), blood relation(s), kin, kinsfolk, kinsman, kinsmen, kinswoman, kinswomen, kindred, nearest and dearest, people; informal folks …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • one's (own) flesh and blood — FAMILY, relative(s), relation(s), blood relation(s), kin, kinsfolk, kinsman, kinsmen, kinswoman, kinswomen, kindred, nearest and dearest, people; …   Useful english dictionary

  • one's own flesh and blood — relative, family member …   English contemporary dictionary

  • flesh and blood — {n.} 1. A close relative (as a father, daughter, brother); close relatives. Used in the phrase one s own flesh and blood . * /Such an answer from her and she s my own flesh and blood, too!/ 2. The appearance of being real or alive. * /The author… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • flesh and blood — {n.} 1. A close relative (as a father, daughter, brother); close relatives. Used in the phrase one s own flesh and blood . * /Such an answer from her and she s my own flesh and blood, too!/ 2. The appearance of being real or alive. * /The author… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • one's flesh and blood — one s (own) flesh and blood a near relative or one s close family he felt as much for that girl as if she had been his own flesh and blood …   Useful english dictionary

  • flesh and blood — flesh′ and blood′ n. 1) offspring or relatives: one s own flesh and blood[/ex] 2) the human body or nature: more than flesh and blood can endure[/ex] 3) substance: The concept lacks flesh and blood[/ex] • Etymology: 1200–50 …   From formal English to slang

  • flesh and blood — n. the human body, esp. as subject to its natural limitations one s (own) flesh and blood one s close relatives …   English World dictionary

  • flesh\ and\ blood — noun 1. A close relative (as a father, daughter, brother); close relatives. Used in the phrase one s own flesh and blood . Such an answer from her and she s my own flesh and blood, too! 2. the appearance of being real or alive. The author doesn t …   Словарь американских идиом

  • flesh and blood — noun Etymology: Middle English flesh and blod 1. : corporeal nature as composed of flesh and of blood with their infirmities and proclivities such neglect was more than flesh and blood could stand 2. : near kindred used chiefly in the phrase one… …   Useful english dictionary