Definition of 'under the knife'
Example sentences containing 'under the knife'
This will bring little comfort if you are about to go under the knife.Times, Sunday Times (2011) Times, Sunday Times (2006)
He will follow treatment for another couple of weeks and if the problem persists he will go under the knife.The Sun (2010)
She was talking about women going under the knife after having kids when she said she wanted to do the same.The Sun (2009)
His problem was resolved without the need to go under the knife as an extensive course of physio did the trick.The Sun (2014)
Would you go under the knife?Times, Sunday Times (2008)
So how can you make sure you avoid the sort of pain that may result in having to go under the knife?The Sun (2016)
Her young body was still growing and she didn't need to go under the knife.The Sun (2008)
Surgery failed to fix the problem, requiring him to go under the knife a second time as his career stuttered on.Times, Sunday Times (2011) The Sun (2008) Times, Sunday Times (2012)
The TV host has admitted going under the knife to get rid of her chicken neck and to refresh her face.The Sun (2009) The Sun (2016)
Since hitting the big-time the rapper's been dogged by tales her curvy bum is the result of going under the knife.The Sun (2013) The Sun (2010)
Definition of under the knife from the Collins English Dictionary
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