Definition of 'cold turkey'
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You need to go cold turkey before getting back on the hunt for your thunderbolt man. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The only way to do it is to go cold turkey. The Sun (2016)The only solution is to go cold turkey. The Sun (2016)He said:'I tried to go cold turkey but was at home for a day and a half with the shakes. The Sun (2016)You have to go cold turkey so tell your friend you must stop. The Sun (2016)Stay away from her and go cold turkey. The Sun (2012)He then kept him inside to go cold turkey. The Sun (2010) Go cold turkey for a few days to see if your skin calms down. Times, Sunday Times (2016) Go cold turkey and stay away from casinos and gambling websites. The Sun (2012)But did they manage to go cold turkey? The Sun (2014)And when will it be the right time for the industry to go cold turkey? Times, Sunday Times (2009)And then he stopped cold turkey. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Be firm and go cold turkey. The Sun (2013)She needed to go completely cold turkey from food and all the associations of overeating that came with meal and snack times. The Sun (2009)Rather than go cold turkey, she made one change at a time. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Good job too, because the thought of going cold turkey fills me with dread. The Sun (2014)As for the guy down your street, treat him like a drug addiction and go cold turkey. The Sun (2012)Buying in a smaller city or coastal town gives them a more balanced lifestyle without the cold turkey of going without any urban facilities. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Experts found the devices reduced the chance of quitting by 59 per cent compared with those going cold turkey. The Sun (2015)Instead of weaning yourself off those supplies of festive food and drink, you may be better going cold turkey. The Sun (2012)Will the Government recognise smoking is an addiction and provide help and support to those who are forced to go cold turkey? The Sun (2007)I vowed to go cold turkey. Times, Sunday Times (2015)But it's not easy going cold turkey when my iPhone is constantly within reach. The Sun (2012)Four and a half years ago I stopped smoking - cold turkey. Times, Sunday Times (2007)
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