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PARTS OF THE BODY IDIOMS by Mind Map: PARTS OF THE BODY
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PARTS OF THE BODY IDIOMS

PARTS OF THE BODY IDIOMS

BRAIN

Pick her brain

to talk with someone to find out information about something

Rack her brain

to try very hard to remember or think of something.

Brain drain

depletion or loss of intellectual and technical personnel

ARM

Give one`s right arm

When you want that thing so much that you would pay a lot to get it,

With open arms

with happiness or enthusiasm

Keep someone at arm`s legth

to avoid becoming connected with someone or something

EAR

Up to my ears

be extremely busy

Out of his ears

be forced to leave a place because something wrong has been done.

Play it by ear

play an instrument from memory

BLOOD

Get someone`s blood

Catch of the nerves, hate something

Get someone`s blood up

carry something in the blood

BONE

Make no bones about something

to say clearly what you think or feel although you may embarrass or offend someone

Have got a bone to pick with someone

a small disagreement with someone

feel (something) in one's bones

sense something, have an intuition about something, Nuevo nodo

chilled to the bone

very cold.

BACK

Put one`s back into something

use great physical or mental energy to do something

Puts my back up

make someone become angry

behind one`s back

do something when one is absent or without one's knowledge, secretly

CHEST

Get it off my chest

to tell someone about something that has been worrying you or making you feel guilty for a long time, in order to make you feel better

put hair on someone's chest

if you say that food or drink will put hair on someone's chest, you mean that the food will make them strong and healthy or that the drink is very alcoholic

keep/play your cards close to your chest

to not tell anyone what you plan to do

EYES

See eye to eye

agree.(something/someone)

Cry one`seyes out

cry a lot.

Be up to the eyes

be extremely busy.

catch someone's eye

attract someone's attention, make someone notice.

FACE

face the music

to receive punishment; to accept the unpleasant results of one's actions

Lose face

to do something which makes other people stop respecting you.

Be staring someone in the face

if a solution to a problem is staring you in the face, it is very obvious., f an unpleasant experience is staring you in the face, it is very likely to happen to you

FINGER

Keep one`s fingers crossed

wish for luck

Put one`s fingeron something

be able to explain what is wrong or unusual about something.

Have got a finger in every pie

be involved in many activities.

HAIR

Let one`s hair down

to undo one's hair and let it fall freely, to tell [someone] everything; to tell one's innermost feelings and secrets.

No turn a hair

to not show any emotion when you are told something bad or when something bad happens

Keep your hair on!

a slightly impolite way of telling someone who is angry to try to be calm and patient

FEET

Get back on one`s feet

able to move around after having been unable to walk tdue to sickness or injury

Fall on one`s feet

Overcome difficulties, be restored to a sound or stable condition

Get one's feet wet

to get a little first-time experience with something

FOOT

Put one`s food in it

do or say something foolish.

Get off on wrong foot

make a bad start.

to wait on someone hand and foot

serve somebody by attending to all his needs.

HAND

to be hand in glove with someone

be in close relationship with someone.

to be an old hand at something

be very experienced at something.

to live from hand to mouth

satisfy one one's present basic needs.

to show one's hand

let others know one's intentions.

MOUTH

have one's heart in one's mouth

to feel strongly emotional about someone or something

hold one's mouth the right way

do something very carefully under optimal conditions

keep your mouth shut

to keep something secret