give eyeteeth

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give (one's) eye teeth

To give or relinquish anything (or something very valuable) in order to receive some specific thing in return. Oh, I would give my eye teeth to be able to write like you! You mother has always said she would give her eye teeth for your beautiful curly hair.
See also: eye, give, teeth

give (one's) eye teeth for (something)

To give or relinquish anything (or something very valuable) in order to receive some specific thing in return. Oh, I would give my eye teeth for curly hair like yours.
See also: eye, give, teeth

give one's eyeteeth

(for someone or something) Go to give one's right arm (for someone or something).
See also: eyetooth, give