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 idiom


BE A PAIN IN THE NECK


Example: I can't stand those naughty children. They are a pain in the neck.





Break a leg idiom
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.

In one ear and out the other idiom


Itchy feet idiom
ITCHY FEET

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.
Have a big mouth idiom



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
Learn something by heart idiom
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.


SWEET TOOTH
Sweet tooth idiom

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

Turn a blind eye to something idiomExample: I think they teacher let us copy in the exam. Really, she just turned a blind eye to it.