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a nail with a large head

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Even though I'm only 10; I've rescued four cats since I came to Dubai and have seen lots more, some skinny and frail, and others as dead as a doornail.
A post doesn't have hearing, a doornail was never alive, lots of lords live sober lives, parrots are rarely sick and frogs aren't generally mad, even if they are in a box.
Even otherwise taking a holistic view, dominant element in the Judicial Commission, where the nominations are to be effectively finalised, being the sitting Chief Justice aided by his senior associates, it seems somewhat pernickety to make an issue of an inconsequential provision which in any case in practical terms one sees destined to remain dead as a doornail, and the Hon'ble Judicial Commission having the last laugh.
If you have a base metal project, other than a large copper project like Pebble, the markets are dead as a doornail," he said.
Meanwhile, customer service is as dead as the proverbial doornail, conveyed to its not-so-peaceful final rest by automated switchboards, the cash-bots that have stealthily replaced bank tellers, offshore help-desks manned by minions.
It was as dead as a doornail in January and February," Correia said.
Letters are composed via the Doornail website, with the option to have full colour including logos, and promotional messages can be added.
He claims that the national mobilizations of World War II and the Cold War left the traditional republic of checks and balances deader than a doornail.
I know for me, if it was the '70s, I'd definitely be dead--dead as a doornail today.
They are hardly likely to be saying: "Our pubs are as dead as a doornail.
In 1992 when Lower Sixth Avenue (Ladies Mile) from 14th Street to 23rd Street was dead as a doornail, Bed Bath & Beyond was the "retail fulcrum" that moved this neighborhood.
Today, that little world is deader than a doornail.
Electrolyte tester: A handy tool for transferring sulphuric acid from a car battery to the inside of your toolbox after determining that your battery is dead as a doornail, just as you thought.