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idioms involving teeth
Sink one's teeth into
To become deeply involved in and enthusiastic about something
Tanaka-san is a good choice for project manager because he will really sink his teeth into it and make it succeed.
Cut one's teeth on
To have gained this experience early in one's career
Mari-san can easily run the Public Relations department; she cut her teeth on press releases ten years ago.
Like pulling teeth
Difficult and painful
Creating a policy is easy; getting employees to follow it is like pulling teeth.
Problems in the early stages of something new
Takiguchi-san admits that there are teething problems with the manufacturing procedures but is confident that they will be overcome.
Sets one's teeth on edge
To find something extremely irritating
The CEO fired our ad agency because the TV spots they created set his teeth on edge.