cut your teeth on

cut your teeth on
   The place where you gain your early experience is where you cut your teeth.
  (Dorking School Dictionary)

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  • cut your teeth — used to describe the things that people do when they are starting their careers He cut his teeth performing at local bars and nightclubs. She cut her political teeth [=she began her political career] as a volunteer during the 1992 presidential… …   Useful english dictionary

  • cut your teeth in — cut (your) teeth in (something) to get your first experience doing a particular kind of work or using a particular skill. He cut his teeth in politics as a campaign manager for a small town mayor. They had just graduated from law school and were… …   New idioms dictionary

  • cut your teeth on — The place where you gain your early experience is where you cut your teeth …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • cut your teeth — cut (your) teeth British, American & Australian, American to get your first experience of a particular type of work and learn the basic skills. She cut her teeth on a local newspaper before landing a job on a national daily. (often + on) …   New idioms dictionary

  • Cut your teeth on —   The place where you gain your early experience is where you cut your teeth …   Dictionary of English idioms

  • cut your teeth on something — phrase to get your first experience in a particular job by doing something actors who cut their teeth on low budget films Thesaurus: to start doing something new or differentsynonym Main entry: cut * * * cut your teeth on sth idiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • cut your teeth in something — cut (your) teeth in (something) to get your first experience doing a particular kind of work or using a particular skill. He cut his teeth in politics as a campaign manager for a small town mayor. They had just graduated from law school and were… …   New idioms dictionary

  • cut a tooth, cut your teeth — see ↑cut, 1 • • • Main Entry: ↑tooth …   Useful english dictionary

  • cut your teeth on something — to get your first experience in a particular job by doing something actors who cut their teeth on low budget films …   English dictionary

  • cut teeth in something — cut (your) teeth in (something) to get your first experience doing a particular kind of work or using a particular skill. He cut his teeth in politics as a campaign manager for a small town mayor. They had just graduated from law school and were… …   New idioms dictionary

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