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like nailing jelly to the wall
Incredibly difficult or impossible, such that it could be seen as a foolish or worthless endeavor to attempt. Trying to have a reasonable debate with her father is like nailing jelly to the wall.
be like jelly
To be or feel very unstable or weak. This phrase is often used to describe the knees or legs. My legs were like jelly when I got off that roller coaster—I had to sit down right away.
feel like jelly
To feel very unstable or weak. This phrase is often used to describe the knees or legs. My legs felt like jelly when I got off that roller coaster—I had to sit down right away.
be/feel like ˈjelly(also turn to ˈjelly) (of legs or knees) feel weak because you are nervous or frightened.: She couldn’t move — her head was swimming, her mouth was dry and her legs felt like jelly.
shake like a ˈjelly/ˈleaf(informal) shake with fear; be very afraid or nervous: Before I went into the exam room I was shaking like a leaf.
n. jelly sandals; colorful shoes made from soft, flexible plastic. (From jelly bean.) Jellies will crack in this weather.
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n. an amphetamine tablet or capsule. (Drugs.) Are there any jelly babies in this neighborhood?