hanging on like a hair in a biscuit

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hanging on like a hair in a biscuit

1. slang A response to "How are you?" that is roughly equivalent to "I am managing" or "I am fine." A: "How are you doing today?" B: "Eh, hanging on like a hair in a biscuit."
2. slang Persisting, especially when doing so is unwelcome. Ugh, a late March snowstorm. Winter sure is hanging on like a hair in a biscuit.
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