cut to the quick

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İngilizce - İngilizce
To hurt a person deeply, especially emotionally

I was cut to the quick at the idea of having lost the inestimable privilege of listening to the gifted Kurtz.

To get to the most essential idea or point

Alfar's analysis cuts to the quick of the socioeconomic structures that underlie marriage, primogeniture, monarchy, and imperialism.

{f} hit where it hurts most, hurt the feelings of
to the quick
To the level of living tissue

Blood dripped from every finger-end, while the nails were broken to the quick.

to the quick
Very deeply; at one's most sensitive level of feeling

The powerlessness of the strong man touched my heart to the quick.

cut to the quick

    Türkçe nasıl söylenir

    kʌt tı dhi kwîk

    Telaffuz

    /ˈkət tə ᴛʜē ˈkwək/ /ˈkʌt tə ðiː ˈkwɪk/

    Etimoloji

    () : cut + to the quick

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