not have a (some kind of) bone in (one's) body

not have a (some kind of) bone in (one's) body

To be completely without a certain characteristic or to never show a particular emotion. Oh, come on, you think Jeff stole the money? There's not a deceitful bone in his body! There's no way that mean old widow gave so much money to the hospital—there wasn't a generous bone in her body.
See also: body, bone, have, kind, not
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