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Idioms for nuts
- to be extremely or excessively enthusiastic about; be fervent in one's admiration of: Both of them are nuts about chamber music.
- to be deeply in love with: He's nuts about his new girlfriend.
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Example sentences from the Web for nuts
In Michigan, the conservatives wondered if they were nuts to open their homes to a bunch of left-wing New Yorkers.We Need More 'Good Conflict' in Our Lives. Here's How It Works|Amanda Ripley|April 17, 2021|Time
Take a tarte tatin, and make it better by loading it up with onion, mushrooms, nuts and blue cheese.
You think about the kind of person who’s going to get involved in politics today, it seems you have to either be nuts or so egotistical that you don’t care that people say things about you.How to Succeed by Being Authentic (Hint: Carefully) (Ep. 438)|Stephen J. Dubner|November 5, 2020|Freakonomics
When the collector picked them up to dust, “the dog went nuts, barking, nipping, spinning in circles,” according to Derrickson’s notes.Someone out there wants to adopt your creepy toys. There’s a matchmaker for that.|Maureen O'Hagan|October 29, 2020|Washington Post
It drives me nuts when my subject is right where I want them in the frame, and my camera autofocus just keeps searching for a focus point instead of letting me trigger the shutter.The iPhone 12 Pro Is Once Again a Great Pocket Camera|Jakob Schiller|October 21, 2020|Outside Online
His detail seeking in our meetings is compulsive and a little nuts.Alfred Hitchcock’s Fade to Black: The Great Director’s Final Days|David Freeman|December 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In another case, a whole plate of uneaten food (including nuts, hummus and raisins) was pureed and inserted rectally.‘Rectal Feeding’ Has Nothing to Do with Nutrition, Everything to Do with Torture|Russell Saunders|December 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
If you tend to inhale your food without realizing how much you consumed, opt for nibbles like in-shell pistachio nuts.12 Thanksgiving Weight Loss Tips That Actually Work|DailyBurn|November 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Because this food source could abruptly disappear at any time, cutworm moths cannot be counted on to replace pine nuts.
Meat, especially outside the park, is a nutritious but deadly alternative to pine nuts.
The nuts are cut into thin slices and wrapped in the leaves of a singular plant called buyo.Alila, Our Little Philippine Cousin|Mary Hazelton Wade
The two animal friends soon came to where some of the acorn nuts had fallen off a tree, and they ate as many as they wanted.Squinty the Comical Pig|Richard Barnum
The savages also cultivated ground-nuts, of several varieties; among them,299 Arachis hypoga and Apios tuberosa.
The treasure consisted in this case of a quantity of bent and rusty nails of all sizes, and a few screws and nuts.The Box-Car Children|Gertrude Chandler Warner
Once a big hog came up and tried to eat the nuts out of a basket.The Later Cave-Men|Katharine Elizabeth Dopp