150 Idioms on Human body - Set 01/15

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1. Head in the clouds

  • Meaning: Daydreaming or not paying attention.

  • Sentence Usage 1: She often has her head in the clouds during class.

  • Sentence Usage 2: Don't have your head in the clouds; focus on the task at hand.

2. Head over heels

  • Meaning: Deeply in love or infatuated.

  • Sentence Usage 1: They're head over heels in love with each other.

  • Sentence Usage 2: Ever since they met, he's been head over heels for her.

3. All ears

  • Meaning: Listening intently or eager to hear more.

  • Sentence Usage 1: When the teacher mentioned a surprise, the students were all ears.

  • Sentence Usage 2: I'm all ears – tell me about your new job!

4. All thumbs

  • Meaning: Lacking skill or coordination, especially with one's hands.

  • Sentence Usage 1: When it comes to fixing things, I'm all thumbs.

  • Sentence Usage 2: I can't play the guitar; I'm all thumbs when it comes to musical instruments.

5. Cold feet

  • Meaning: Nervous or having second thoughts about a decision or commitment.

  • Sentence Usage 1: He got cold feet and backed out of the plan at the last minute.

  • Sentence Usage 2: Getting married made her have cold feet about her choice.

6. Pull someone's leg

  • Meaning: Tease or joke with someone, often by saying something that is not true.

  • Sentence Usage 1: Are you serious, or are you just pulling my leg?

  • Sentence Usage 2: He thought she was pulling his leg when she mentioned a surprise party.

7. Neck of the woods

  • Meaning: A specific area or neighborhood.

  • Sentence Usage 1: I haven't seen you in this neck of the woods in a while!

  • Sentence Usage 2: We just moved to a new neck of the woods.

8. Elbow grease

  • Meaning: Hard physical effort or labor.

  • Sentence Usage 1: Cleaning the garage will require some elbow grease.

  • Sentence Usage 2: You'll need to use elbow grease to get the stains out of the carpet.

9. Nose to the grindstone

  • Meaning: Working hard and diligently.

  • Sentence Usage 1: With exams approaching, students put their noses to the grindstone.

  • Sentence Usage 2: Success in this business requires putting your nose to the grindstone.

10. Butterflies in your stomach

  • Meaning: Feeling nervous or anxious.

  • Sentence Usage 1: Before going on stage, she always gets butterflies in her stomach.

  • Sentence Usage 2: Job interviews give many people butterflies in their stomach.

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