Meaning: it won’t hurt me. Definitions and uses.
Rewrite 1: no skin off my shin
Rewrite 2: it won’t break any of my bones
Rewrite 3: no knee in the groin here
Rewrite 4: no burned fingers from this one
Comment: This cliché is often given as a response to a threat or warning, so the rewrite needs to play off as such a response.
More reading about clichés
What I found when I googled “clichés”:
• IWJ Journal: Article about website that offers a searchable database of clichés.
Check out the new alphabetical list of all my cliche rewrites available in the archive list at the right.