WONDER #1024: Can You Hang On by the Skin of Your Teeth?

Question 1 of 3

“By the skin of your teeth” is an expression that means you succeeded but what?

  1. only by a narrow margin
  2. you really failed
  3. no one cares
  4. none of the above

Question 2 of 3

The phrase “by the skin of my teeth” has its origins in which book of the Bible?

  1. Psalms
  2. Proverbs
  3. Genesis
  4. Job

Question 3 of 3

Sometimes your teeth might have a skin-like film on them called what?

  1. tartar
  2. plaque
  3. cavity
  4. halitosis

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