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like nailing jelly to the wall

Incredibly difficult or impossible, such that it could be seen as a foolish or worthless endeavor to attempt. Trying to have a reasonable debate with her father is like nailing jelly to the wall.
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be like jelly

To feel very unstable or weak. This phrase is often used to describe the knees or legs. My legs were like jelly when I got off that rollercoaster—I had to sit down right away.
See also: jelly, like

feel like jelly

To feel very unstable or weak. This phrase is often used to describe the knees or legs. My legs felt like jelly when I got off that rollercoaster—I had to sit down right away.
See also: feel, jelly, like

be/feel like ˈjelly

(also turn to ˈjelly) (of legs or knees) feel weak because you are nervous or frightened.: She couldn’t move — her head was swimming, her mouth was dry and her legs felt like jelly.
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shake like a ˈjelly/ˈleaf

(informal) shake with fear; be very afraid or nervous: Before I went into the exam room I was shaking like a leaf.
See also: jelly, leaf, like, shake

jellies

n. jelly sandals; colorful shoes made from soft, flexible plastic. (From jelly bean.) Jellies will crack in this weather.
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jelly babies

n. an amphetamine tablet or capsule. (Drugs.) Are there any jelly babies in this neighborhood?
See also: baby, jelly
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To make flower jelly, you will need jelly jars, lids, and rings; a large stockpot with a lid, in which to process the filled jars; cheesecloth or a fine mesh strainer; tongs for lifting the hot lids and jars from the boiling water; a funnel; a 2-quart or larger heavy-bottom pan; a candy thermometer; a ladle; and labels.
Sandwiches may have been the way you enjoyed peanut butter and jelly as a kid, but if you're a fully-grown adult these days, this recipe by Sunny Anderson is sure to be more satisfying.
As mentioned above, this patient had allergic reactions to both royal jelly and honeybee venom.
In fact, Twitter is part of the Jelly experience - if you add the #askjelly hashtag to a question tweet, Jelly will import it into its search engine and tweet reply any answers back to you.
treated freshly scratched normal human dermal fibroblasts with different concentrations of royal jelly (0.
Each is being promoted as a gift item featuring the company's BeanBoozled jelly beans, jelly Belly has effectively used YouTube, Instagram and other social media to generate publicity for BeanBoozled, a product that pairs 10 of the company's most popular jelly bean flavors with 10 of its "craziest" flavors.
In a darkened room, shine a laser pointer through the thin end of the jelly strip.
The Jelly Belly Jewel Collection comes in seven delicious flavours that shimmer and shine.
Colin Buchan, a Weegie chef pal of mine, did an amazing tomato jelly (served with a smoked mozzarella and basil pesto) when he worked in one of those fancy-pants places in London.
Blue Ridge Jams products are great in gift baskets, as wedding favors, or with cream cheese and crackers for a spicy hot pepper jelly appetizer.
Jack and the Jelly Bean Stalk" is a vivid new variety of a treasured traditional tale.
M2 EQUITYBITES-May 29, 2014-Cloetta acquires 75% of shares of The Jelly Bean Factory for SEK140m
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BEYOND the layer of chocolate biscuit dirt, spooky sweets, spiders, snakes and worms lies a layer of slime-like lime jelly.
INGREDIENTS 1 sachet of blackcurrant jelly, 1 packet of green jelly, blue food colouring, a tin of tapioca pudding, hot water, jelly insects, chocolate frog.