(your) way out of a paper bag

(your) way out of a paper bag
couldn't [act/argue/fight] (your) way out of a paper bag humorous if someone couldn't act, argue, fight etc. their way out of a paper bag, they act, argue, fight etc. very badly.

It's no good asking Jim to protect you - he couldn't fight his way out of a paper bag.


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  • couldn't [act/argue/fight] (your) way out of a paper bag — humorous if someone couldn t act, argue, fight etc. their way out of a paper bag, they act, argue, fight etc. very badly. It s no good asking Jim to protect you he couldn t fight his way out of a paper bag …   New idioms dictionary

  • couldn't act (your) way out of a paper bag — couldn t [act/argue/fight] (your) way out of a paper bag humorous if someone couldn t act, argue, fight etc. their way out of a paper bag, they act, argue, fight etc. very badly. It s no good asking Jim to protect you he couldn t fight his way… …   New idioms dictionary

  • couldn't argue (your) way out of a paper bag — couldn t [act/argue/fight] (your) way out of a paper bag humorous if someone couldn t act, argue, fight etc. their way out of a paper bag, they act, argue, fight etc. very badly. It s no good asking Jim to protect you he couldn t fight his way… …   New idioms dictionary

  • couldn't fight (your) way out of a paper bag — couldn t [act/argue/fight] (your) way out of a paper bag humorous if someone couldn t act, argue, fight etc. their way out of a paper bag, they act, argue, fight etc. very badly. It s no good asking Jim to protect you he couldn t fight his way… …   New idioms dictionary

  • couldn't ... (your) way out of a paper bag — couldn t [act/argue/fight] (your) way out of a paper bag humorous if someone couldn t act, argue, fight etc. their way out of a paper bag, they act, argue, fight etc. very badly. It s no good asking Jim to protect you he couldn t fight his way… …   New idioms dictionary

  • out of a paper bag — couldn t [act/argue/fight] (your) way out of a paper bag humorous if someone couldn t act, argue, fight etc. their way out of a paper bag, they act, argue, fight etc. very badly. It s no good asking Jim to protect you he couldn t fight his way… …   New idioms dictionary

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