The British Idiom – Knife through butter
Definition of Knife through butter
When something cuts something else with ease, we say that it cuts through like a knife through butter. We can also say, to go through something like a hot knife through butter.
Examples of Usage of Knife through butter
These laser cutting tools are amazing. They can cut through an inch of steel like a knife through butter. The car must have been travelling at excessive speed when it crashed. It went through the wall like a knife through butter.
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