At 42, this recovering alcoholic has a perspective that comes only from a life lived hard and close to the bone
Stewart's raffish history cuts close to the bone
and suggests to this reader that today's textbooks may be approaching the end of their run.
Stephen's insight, interpretation, and proclamation were so close to the bone
that his hearers could not stand it.
Nonetheless, his writing is honest, close to the bone
, upsetting and thought provoking, without the usual polite sugar coating we often use in discussing racism in America.
It was created because it's cheaper to make food that way, and most people live close to the bone
CEOs also need someone to talk with, as many of his of her problems, hopes and fears cannot be discussed with employees as they cut too close to the bone
After several rounds of layoffs, the company has already cut as close to the bone
as it dares.
Perhaps even more so, it is a question close to the bone
for those who are called to proclaim the good news of God in Jesus Christ in the messy, mundane, and everyday places and spaces where people live and Christian life and ministry happen.
I assume from his writing style that he does not expect to be taken seriously but, nonetheless, he is biting the hand that feeds him and his teeth are going pretty close to the bone
The plot for the movie cut close to the bone
What pervades Southern Road (1932), Brown's most accomplished volume of work, is a spirit of black life lived materially close to the bone
After piercing through the layer of fat, the muscle tissue layer underneath was tender enough, but seemed to be coarser and, because the pig was so big, was a little pink close to the bone
Oceans on Fire is an environmental thriller, one that soon could be too close to the bone
COMEDY The hilariously close to the bone
conduct at Barnsley and say some stuff, some banter, although never go over the line, but sometimes it was a bit close to the bone
and "There was no real code of conduct at Barnsley and I would say some stuff, some banter, although never go over the line, but sometimes it was a bit close to the bone
and I wouldn't get away with it here, so it's probably the best thing I've done.