cut ice with (someone)

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cut ice with (someone)

To be very impressive, influential, or satisfactory to a person or group of people. Often used in the negative. We've found that the approach most likely to cut ice with people is one of honesty and transparency. The party's stance on taxation no longer cuts ice with voters.
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Your attempts to appease partner on the romantic front may not cut ice with him or her.