To nip in the bud

Definition of To nip in the bud

to cut off at the very commencement of growth; to kill in the incipient stage.

See also: Nip

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To meet half way
To meet one's maker
To meet with
To milk a telegram
To milk the street
To mill chocolate
To mind one's chances
To misconduct one's self
To miss stays
To monkey with
To morrow
To mount a play
To mount guard
To move against time
To muffle the oars
To muster troops into service
To muster troops out of service
To muster up
To nail an assertion
To name
-To nip in the bud-
To note a bill
To nurse billiard balls
To offend against
To one's beard
To open one's mouth
To open the budget
To open the trenches
To open up
To outdo oneself
To overhaul a tackle
To overhaul running rigging
To overshoot one's self
To owe one a spite
To pace the web
To pain one's self
To pair off
to pander to
To parcel a rope
To parcel a seam
To part a cable
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