150 Idioms on Human body - Set 05/15

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41. Hit the nail on the head

  • Meaning: To describe exactly what is causing a situation or problem.

  • Sentence Usage 1: She hit the nail on the head when she identified the main issue.

  • Sentence Usage 2: You really hit the nail on the head with your analysis of the market trends.

42. In over your head

  • Meaning: Involved in a situation or activity that is too difficult to handle.

  • Sentence Usage 1: I think I'm in over my head with this new project; it's more complex than I anticipated.

  • Sentence Usage 2: Don't get involved if you feel you're in over your head.

43. Kick the bucket

  • Meaning: A humorous or informal way to say someone has died.

  • Sentence Usage 1: When I'm gone, I don't want people saying I kicked the bucket; use a nicer phrase.

  • Sentence Usage 2: He joked about kicking the bucket, but he's still going strong.

44. A sight for sore eyes

  • Meaning: Someone or something that is a joy to see, especially after a period of absence.

  • Sentence Usage 1: Seeing her after a long time was a sight for sore eyes.

  • Sentence Usage 2: The beautifully decorated room was a sight for sore eyes.

45. Keep a straight face

  • Meaning: Maintain a serious or composed expression, especially when faced with a humorous or absurd situation.

  • Sentence Usage 1: It's hard to keep a straight face when watching a comedy show.

  • Sentence Usage 2: The comedian's jokes were so funny that even the actors struggled to keep a straight face.

46. Throw your weight around

  • Meaning: To use one's influence or authority in a bullying or aggressive way.

  • Sentence Usage 1: He likes to throw his weight around in the office, making decisions without consulting others.

  • Sentence Usage 2: Don't throw your weight around just because you're in a position of power.

47. Eyes wide open

  • Meaning: Fully aware of what is happening, with no illusions or misconceptions.

  • Sentence Usage 1: Go into this project with your eyes wide open; it's going to be challenging.

  • Sentence Usage 2: I entered the agreement with my eyes wide open, knowing the risks involved.

48. Keep your nose to the grindstone

  • Meaning: To work hard and consistently, often with a focus on tasks or responsibilities.

  • Sentence Usage 1: If you want to succeed, you need to keep your nose to the grindstone.

  • Sentence Usage 2: She kept her nose to the grindstone, studying for exams every night.

49. Pull your socks up

  • Meaning: To make an effort to improve one's performance or behavior.

  • Sentence Usage 1: If you want to succeed in this job, you need to pull your socks up and show more dedication.

  • Sentence Usage 2: After receiving feedback, she decided to pull her socks up and deliver better results.

50. Nose to nose

  • Meaning: In direct confrontation or conflict with someone, often face-to-face.

  • Sentence Usage 1: They were nose to nose in the argument, neither willing to back down.

  • Sentence Usage 2: The two teams were nose to nose in the competition, making it an intense match.

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