not have a (kind of) bone in (one's) body

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not have a (kind of) bone in (one's) body

To not have any amount of some negative characteristic or attribute. She started screaming at you for your mistake? Wow, I thought she didn't have a mean bone in her body. He is such a sweet kid; he doesn't have a bad bone in his body.
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not a — bone in your body

not the slightest trace of the specified quality.
1999 Scott Turow Personal Injuries I mean, I like Betty. Not a mean bone in her body.
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not have a...bone in your body

have none of the quality mentioned: She was honest and hard-working, and didn’t have an unkind bone in her body.
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