Monday, 23 June 2014
IDIOMS: PARTS OF THE BODY
Improve your level of English. Learn these idioms with parts of the body.
BE A PAIN IN THE NECK
Example: I can't stand those naughty children. They are a pain in the neck.
BREAK A LEG
Example: Very good luck in the show.
Break a leg !
COST AND ARM AND A LEG
Example: That new Bruno Mars CD was very expensive. It cost me an arm and a leg.
IN ONE EAR AND OUT THE OTHER
Example: I talked to him but he didn´t listen. I think my words went in one ear and out the other.
Example: I´m getting itchy feet again. I´m bored with the city. I´m planning to travel again soon.
HAVE A BIG MOUTH
Example: I would never tell Elena a secret. She has a big mouth.
KNOW SOMEONE LIKE THE BACK OF YOUR HAND
Example: I know exactly how he is going to react. I know him like the back of my hand.
LEARN SOMETHING BY HEART
Example: In the school they expected us to have a very good memory. They made us learn the names of the planets by heart.
LOSE YOUR HEAD
Example: Try to stay focus. Calm down, don't lose your head.
Example: My grandmother loves apple pies, cakes and all kinds of desserts really. She definitely has a sweet tooth.
TURN A BLIND EYE TO SOMETHING