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brain surgery

Slang definitions & phrases for brain surgery

brain surgery

noun phrase

Anything very difficult and technical: This game isn't brain surgery, but it teaches them to vent without hurting someone/ If a guy doesn't know he's being tailed, well, tailing is not brain surgery (1990s+)

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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  • "I'm trying to find something on brain surgery," he explained.

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  • But each time an injunction which had been built into them at the time of the brain surgery prevented them from staying.

  • On her way out of the room, she picked up the book on brain surgery that she hadn't yet had the chance to read.

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