150 Idioms on Human body - Set 02/15

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11. Break a leg

  • Meaning: Good luck, especially before a performance or undertaking a challenging task.

  • Sentence Usage 1: Break a leg on your audition! I know you'll do great.

  • Sentence Usage 2: Wishing you the best of luck—break a leg!

12. Stick your neck out

  • Meaning: Take a risk or put oneself in a vulnerable position for the sake of a cause or opportunity.

  • Sentence Usage 1: If you don't stick your neck out, you might miss out on amazing opportunities.

  • Sentence Usage 2: She decided to stick her neck out and propose a bold idea during the meeting.

13. Jump out of your skin

  • Meaning: Be startled or surprised to an extreme degree.

  • Sentence Usage 1: The loud noise made me jump out of my skin!

  • Sentence Usage 2: He didn't expect the sudden appearance and jumped out of his skin.

14. On the tip of your tongue

  • Meaning: Unable to recall or express something, even though it is known or familiar.

  • Sentence Usage 1: The answer is on the tip of my tongue, but I can't remember it!

  • Sentence Usage 2: Her name is on the tip of my tongue; I just can't think of it right now.

15. Eyes in the back of your head

  • Meaning: An ability to be aware of what is happening behind you or to anticipate events without seeing them.

  • Sentence Usage 1: Moms seem to have eyes in the back of their heads; they always know what you're up to!

  • Sentence Usage 2: A good detective needs to have eyes in the back of their head to catch criminals.

16. Born with a silver spoon in one's mouth

  • Meaning: Born into a wealthy or privileged family.

  • Sentence Usage 1: She's never had to work for anything; she was born with a silver spoon in her mouth.

  • Sentence Usage 2: People think he's lazy, but he was born with a silver spoon and never needed to work.

17. Put your foot in your mouth

  • Meaning: Say something embarrassing, tactless, or offensive without intending to do so.

  • Sentence Usage 1: I really put my foot in my mouth when I mentioned her recent breakup.

  • Sentence Usage 2: It's easy to put your foot in your mouth when discussing sensitive topics.

18. Shoulder the burden

  • Meaning: Take responsibility for a difficult or challenging situation.

  • Sentence Usage 1: As a leader, you have to shoulder the burden and make tough decisions.

  • Sentence Usage 2: It's not fair for one person to always shoulder the burden; everyone should contribute.

19. Have a finger in every pie

  • Meaning: Be involved in many different activities or projects.

  • Sentence Usage 1: She's a multitasker who likes to have a finger in every pie.

  • Sentence Usage 2: Don't spread yourself too thin by having a finger in every pie.

20. Keep your chin up

  • Meaning: Stay optimistic and positive, especially in challenging situations.

  • Sentence Usage 1: Even when things get tough, remember to keep your chin up!

  • Sentence Usage 2: Keeping your chin up during difficult times helps you overcome challenges.

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