2017年1月27日 星期五

untold, fight tooth and nail



Novelist Philip Roth has lashed out at President Trump as an ignorant “con man” who could do untold damage to the country.
FORWARD.COM


Since 1970, when the EPA and NHTSA were created, you have fought tooth-and-nail every advancement and improvement in your industry.
In doing so, you've wasted untold billions of dollars and the efforts of thousands of your smartest and highest-paid employees.


untold
ʌnˈtəʊld/
adjective
  1. 1.
    too much or too many to be counted or measured.
    "thieves caused untold damage"

(of a story or event) not narrated or recounted.

"no event, however boring, is left untold"


fight tooth and nail
to try very hard to get something you want:
We fought tooth and nail to get the route of the new road changed.

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