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Body Idioms

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  • TO BURY YOUR HEAD IN THE SAND
    TO REFUSE TO THINK ABOUT UNPLEASANT FACTS
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  • TO PULL SOMEONE'S LEG
    TO TELL SOMEONE SOMETHING THAT IS NOT TRUE, JOKING
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  • TO HAVE/GET ITCHY FEET
    TO WANT TO START TRAVELLING OR DOING SOMETHING DIFFERENT
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  • TO BE TONGUE-TIED
    TO FIND IT DIFFICULT TO EXPRESS YOURSELF, ESPECIALLY BECAUSE YOU'RE NERVOUS
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  • TO PUT YOUR FEET UP
    TO RELAX
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  • IN THE BLINK OF AN EYE
    EXTREMELY QUICKLY
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  • TO HAVE A BUN IN THE OVEN
    TO BE PREGNANT
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  • TO GET COLD FEET
    TO SUDDENLY BECOME TOO FRIGHTENED TO DO SOMETHING YOU HAD PLANNED, ESPECIALLY SOMETHING IMPORTANT
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  • TO BITE YOUR TONGUE
    TO STOP YOURSELF FROM SAYING SOMETHING YOU REALLY WANT TO SAY
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  • TO GET ON SOMEONE'S NERVES
    TO REALLY ANNOY SOMEONE
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  • TO KEEP AN EYE ON
    TO WATCH OR TAKE CARE OF SOMEONE OR SOMETHING
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  • TO BREAK SOMEONE'S HEART
    TO MAKE SOMEONE VERY SAD
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  • TO GIVE SOMEONE A HEADS-UP
    TO TELL SOMEONE THAT SOMETHING IS GOING TO HAPPEN
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  • TO BE ALL EARS
    TO BE WAITING EAGERLY TO HEAR SOMETHING
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  • BREAK A LEG
    AN EXPRESSION USED TO WISH SOMEONE GOOD LUCK
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  • TO HAVE ONE'S HEAD IN THE CLOUDS
    NOT TO KNOW THE FACTS OF A SITUATION
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  • TO BE SOMEONE'S FLESH AND BLOOD
    TO BE SOMEONE'S RELATIVE
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  • TO GET SOMETHING OFF YOUR CHEST
    TO TEL SOMEONE ABOUT SOMETHING THAT HAS BEEN WORRYING YOU OR MAKING YOU FEEL GUILTY
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  • CHIN UP
    AN EXPRESSION TO ENCOURAGE SOMEONE NOT TO BE SAD
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  • BY HEART
    TO LEARN SOMETHING IN SUCH A WAY THAT YOU CAN SAY IT FROM MEMORY
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  • TO FALL HEAD OVER HEELS
    TO FALL COMPLETELY IN LOVE
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  • HEAD START
    TO HAVE AN ADVANTAGE
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  • OVER MY DEAD BODY!
    AN EXPRESSION USED TO SAY THAT YOU WILL DO ANYTHING TO PREVENT IT FROM HAPPENING
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  • TO PLAY SOMETHING BY EAR
    TO DECIDE HOW TO DEAL WITH A SITUATION AS IT DEVELOPS, RATHER THAN ACTING ACCORDING TO PLANS MADE EARLIER
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  • TO LET YOUR HAIR DOWN
    TO ALLOW YOURSELF TO BEHAVE MUCH MORE FREELY AND ENJOY YOURSELF
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  • TO STAB SOMEONE IN THE BACK
    TO DO SOMETHING HARMFUL TO SOMEONE WHO TRUSTED YOU
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  • TO BE THICK IN THE HEAD
    TO BE STUPID
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  • TO HAVE A SKELETON IN THE CLOSET
    TO HAVE A SECRET THAT WOULD CAUSE EMBARRASMENT IF IT WERE KNOWN
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  • TO HAVE A FINGER IN EVERY PIE
    TO BE INVOLVED IN TOO MANY DIFFERENT ACTIVITIES, OFTEN IN A WAY THAT PEOPLE DO NOT APPROVE OF
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  • TO HAVE A LUMP IN ONE'S THROAT
    A TIGHT FEELING IN YOUR THROAT, BECAUSE OF A STRONG EMOTION, ESPECIALLY SADNESS
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  • TO PUT OUR HEADS TOGETHER
    TO SHARE IDEAS IN TRYING TO SOLVE A PROBLEM
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  • TO FACE THE MUSIC
    TO FACE THE CONSEQUENCES OF YOUR ACTIONS
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  • ON THE TIP OF MY TONGUE
    ABOUT TO BE SAID IF YOU CAN REMEMBER IT
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  • TO COST AN ARM AND A LEG
    TO BE VERY EXPENSIVE
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  • TO BE HAND IN GLOVE WITH SOMEONE
    TO BE VERY CLOSE AND SPEND A LOT OF TIME TOGETHER WIT SOMEONE
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  • TO SEE EYE TO EYE
    TO THINK ALIKE
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  • TO BE SOMEONE'S BLUE-EYED BOY/GIRL
    TO BE SOMEONE'S FAVOURITE
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  • TO TURN A BLIND EYE TO SOMETHING
    TO IGNORE SOMETHING
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