Body idioms

Body idioms
Some idioms pertain to parts of the body. For example “cold feet” you would say “to have (or get) cold feet,” to be nervous before a big event. Isn’t it interesting? Let’s take a look at the body idioms

  • All ears, fully listening.  eg. I am all ears.
  • Break a leg, good luck.
  • Cold feet, nervous just before a big event. eg. He always gets cold feet before exams.
  • Cost an arm and a leg, be very expensive
  • Cry your heart out, cry very hard
  • Give/lend a hand, give some help
  • Head over heels, deeply in love
  • Keep an eye on, take care of, watch in order to protect
  • Keep one’s chin up, to be cheerful


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