screw out


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w>screw out

vt sepherausschrauben (of aus); to screw something out of somebody (esp Brit inf, money) → etw aus jdm herausquetschen (inf); concessionsetw aus jdm herauspressen
viherausgeschraubt werden
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References in periodicals archive ?
Right now this screw is worth exactly the selling price of the hole motorcycle, because the motorcycle is actually valueless until you get the screw out.--Robert Pirsig on the stuck fastener, Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance, 1974.