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synonyms for go through fire and water

  • be a target
  • be a whipping boy
  • come to grips with
  • court disaster
  • face criticism
  • face one's punishment
  • go in harm's way
  • march up to the cannon's mouth
  • meet head-on
  • take one's life in one's hands
  • take potshots
  • take the bull by the horns
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How to use go through fire and water in a sentence

Before Ripperda could unclasp his lips to reply, the stranger had opened the door, and passed through it like a gliding shadow.
THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
A constant sense of easy balance should be developed through poising exercises.
EXPRESSIVE VOICE CULTUREJESSIE ELDRIDGE SOUTHWICK
Urbanity ushers in water that needs no apology, and gives a zest to the worst vintage.
PEARLS OF THOUGHTMATURIN M. BALLOU
This city stands upon almost two equal parts on each side the river that passes through.
GULLIVER'S TRAVELSJONATHAN SWIFT
Nothing remarkable occurred in our march through this country.
THE LIFE AND MOST SURPRISING ADVENTURES OF ROBINSON CRUSOE, OF YORK, MARINER (1801)DANIEL DEFOE
The two women had no intention of bathing; they had just strolled down to the beach for a walk and to be alone and near the water.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
Mrs. Woodbury paints in oils and water-colors; the latter are genre scenes, and among them are several Dutch subjects.
WOMEN IN THE FINE ARTS, FROM THE SEVENTH CENTURY B.C. TO THE TWENTIETH CENTURY A.D.CLARA ERSKINE CLEMENT
When the women came, he was preparing to go to the west side for his daily visit with Mrs. Pruitt.
THE HOMESTEADEROSCAR MICHEAUX
Were you ever arrested, having in your custody another man's cash, and would rather go to gaol, than break it?
THE LIFE AND MOST SURPRISING ADVENTURES OF ROBINSON CRUSOE, OF YORK, MARINER (1801)DANIEL DEFOE
Just corporeal enough to attest humanity, yet sufficiently transparent to let the celestial origin shine through.
PEARLS OF THOUGHTMATURIN M. BALLOU
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO GO THROUGH FIRE AND WATER

  • be a target
  • be a whipping boy
  • come to grips with
  • court disaster
  • face criticism
  • face one's punishment
  • go in harm's way
  • go through fire and water
  • march up to the cannon's mouth
  • meet head-on
  • take one's life in one's hands
  • take potshots
  • take the bull by the horns
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.