budge an inch

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 Composé de budge et de inch.

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budge an inch

  1. (Sens figuré) Bouger d’un pouce.
    • Hostess
      I know my remedy; I must go fetch the thirdborough. [Exit]
      Third, or fourth, or fifth borough, I'll answer him by law. I'll not
      budge an inch, boy; let him come and kindly. [Falls asleep]
      — (William Shakespeare, The Taming Of The Shrew Induction, Scène 1)