(as) cold as marble

(as) cold as marble

1. Extremely cold. Ack, don't touch me! Your hands are as cold as marble!
2. Utterly unfeeling, unfriendly, or unsympathetic. Is Heather mad at me? She was cold as marble when I tried to talk to her earlier. He looked at me with eyes as cold as marble, and I realized that he had no intention of helping me.
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