A good riddance of bad rubbish.
She began to find the old man's constant presence a source of growing annoyance.
Professor Emerson Sillerton was a thorn in the side of Newport society.
In the eyes of an adult male orangutan, a developing male is soon to be a challenger, so naturally he becomes a prime target for aggression.
The Cranstons and Finchleys were in the main a thorn in the flesh of the remainder of the elite of Lycurgus-too showy and too aggressive.
The only thorn in its side was Great Britain, a Protestant island in a Catholic world.
She devoted to her last drop of blood to the Hao's, Mrs. Hao's mainstay, the despair of her three daughters.
The cashier was Martin's black-beast, and his temper was a trifle short where the talker of platitudes was concerned
The eminent Jew, the target of German antagonism, was flung aside for the time being like a broken tool.
When Henry thought I'd steal the family jewels, he had to get rid of me.
Or did you not notice how the consensus best team in the West made stopping Melo its entire defensive focus?
An awl with a beveled tip, used to make holes in wood for brads or screws.
Nails can't dent into metal
The machine can automatically punch or continu-ously punch shoes eyes the punching and eyeleting can be finished oncc.
There, in gray light fading, she sipped her brandy, looking over the rim of her glass to the handwritten note clipped on the typed manuscript pages.
A metal spike fitted at one end with an eye for securing a rope and driven into rock or ice as a support in mountain climbing.
Tu Wei-yueh scowled and fixed him with a contemptuous stare.
The loose board in the floor should be nailed down.