cut no ice with someone

cut no ice with someone
cut no ice with (someone) if something cuts no ice with someone, it does not cause them to change their opinion or decision.

I've heard her excuses and they cut no ice with me.


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  • cut no ice (with someone) — cut no ice/not cut any ice/(with someone) phrase to fail to impress or influence someone His excuses cut no ice with me. Thesaurus: capable or incapable of persuading someonesynonym Main entry: cut …   Useful english dictionary

  • not cut any ice (with someone) — cut no ice/not cut any ice/(with someone) phrase to fail to impress or influence someone His excuses cut no ice with me. Thesaurus: capable or incapable of persuading someonesynonym Main entry: cut …   Useful english dictionary

  • cut no ice (with someone) — tv. to have no influence on someone; to fail to convince someone. □ I don’t care who you are. It cuts no ice with me …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • cut no ice with — (someone) if something cuts no ice with someone, it does not cause them to change their opinion or decision. I ve heard her excuses and they cut no ice with me …   New idioms dictionary

  • cut no ice —    If something cuts no ice, it has no effect or makes no impression on someone.     Her explanation cut no ice with the teacher who said he would tolerate no more unjustified absences …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • cut — cut1 [ kʌt ] (past tense and past participle cut) verb *** ▸ 1 use knife/sharp tool ▸ 2 have ability to cut ▸ 3 injure part of body ▸ 4 reduce/lower ▸ 5 on computer ▸ 6 stop something moving/working ▸ 7 make something shorter ▸ 8 divide playing… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • cut — I UK [kʌt] / US verb Word forms cut : present tense I/you/we/they cut he/she/it cuts present participle cutting past tense cut past participle cut *** 1) [transitive] to use a knife, pair of scissors, or other sharp tool to divide something into… …   English dictionary

  • ice — ice1 [ aıs ] noun *** 1. ) uncount water that has frozen and become solid: a block/lump of ice Ice was forming on the windshield. Ice covered most of the lake. a ) pieces of ice used for making drinks cold: a gin and tonic with plenty of ice b )… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • cut — cut1 W1S1 [kʌt] v past tense and past participle cut present participle cutting ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(reduce)¦ 2¦(divide something with a knife, scissors etc)¦ 3¦(make something shorter with a knife etc)¦ 4¦(remove parts from film etc)¦ 5¦(make a… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • cut — 1 /kVt/ verb past tense and past participle cut present participle cutting 1 DIVIDE WITH KNIFE ETC (T) to divide something into two or more pieces using a sharp tool such as a knife: Do you want me to cut the cake? | The thieves had cut the phone …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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