the fur will fly






the fur will fly

there will be serious, perhaps violent, trouble – informal

This phrase originated in the early 19th century in the US. The image is of a furious fight between dogs or cats.




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be all fur coat and no knickers

have an impressive or sophisticated appearance which belies the fact that there is nothing to substantiate it - British informal




fur and feather

game animals and birds




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