to a T
phrasal Etymology: short for to a tittle to perfection

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • To a T — T T (t[=e]), the twentieth letter of the English alphabet, is a nonvocal consonant. With the letter h it forms the digraph th, which has two distinct sounds, as in thin, then. See Guide to Pronunciation, [sect][sect]262 264, and also… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • to a T — or[to a turn] {adv. phr.} Just right; to perfection; exactly. * /The roast was done to a turn./ * /His nickname, Tiny, suited him to a T./ Compare: TO THE LETTER …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • to a T — or[to a turn] {adv. phr.} Just right; to perfection; exactly. * /The roast was done to a turn./ * /His nickname, Tiny, suited him to a T./ Compare: TO THE LETTER …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • fit to a T — See: TO A T …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • suit to a T — See: TO A T …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • fit to a T — See: TO A T …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • suit to a T — See: TO A T …   Dictionary of American idioms

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  • To put to a stand — Put Put, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Put}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Putting}.] [AS. potian to thrust: cf. Dan. putte to put, to put into, Fries. putje; perh. akin to W. pwtio to butt, poke, thrust; cf. also Gael. put to push, thrust, and E. potter, v. i.] 1. To …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • A Jackknife to a Swan — Infobox Album | Name = A Jackknife to a Swan Type = Album Artist = The Mighty Mighty Bosstones Released = July 9 2002 Recorded = 2002 Genre = Ska Core Length = 40:30 Label = SideOneDummy Producer = Reviews = *Allmusic Rating|2|5… …   Wikipedia

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