with a whole skin

with a whole skin
also[in a whole skin] {adv. phr.} With no injury; unhurt; safely. * /The boy was lucky to escape with a whole skin when the car went off the road./ * /Jack came through the game with a whole skin./ * /The horse threw him off, but he got away in a whole skin./ Syn.: SAFE AND SOUND.

Dictionary of American idioms. 2013.

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  • with\ a\ whole\ skin — • with a whole skin • in a whole skin adv. phr. With no injury; unhurt; safely. The boy was lucky to escape with a whole skin when the car went off the road. Jack came through the game with a whole skin. The horse threw him off, but he got away… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • with a whole skin — also[in a whole skin] {adv. phr.} With no injury; unhurt; safely. * /The boy was lucky to escape with a whole skin when the car went off the road./ * /Jack came through the game with a whole skin./ * /The horse threw him off, but he got away in a …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • with a whole skin — phrasal see in a whole skin …   Useful english dictionary

  • in\ a\ whole\ skin — • with a whole skin • in a whole skin adv. phr. With no injury; unhurt; safely. The boy was lucky to escape with a whole skin when the car went off the road. Jack came through the game with a whole skin. The horse threw him off, but he got away… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • with whole skin — Safe, unscathed • • • Main Entry: ↑whole …   Useful english dictionary

  • in a whole skin — See: WITH A WHOLE SKIN …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • in a whole skin — See: WITH A WHOLE SKIN …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • in a whole skin — phrasal or with a whole skin : without bodily harm : safe and sound …   Useful english dictionary

  • skin — skinlike, adj. /skin/, n., v., skinned, skinning, adj. n. 1. the external covering or integument of an animal body, esp. when soft and flexible. 2. such an integument stripped from the body of an animal, esp. a small animal; pelt: a beaver skin.… …   Universalium

  • skin — n. & v. n. 1 the flexible continuous covering of a human or other animal body. 2 a the skin of a flayed animal with or without the hair etc. b a material prepared from skins esp. of smaller animals (opp. HIDE(2)). 3 a person s skin with reference …   Useful english dictionary

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