150 Idioms on Human body - Set 06/15

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

  • Meaning: Born into a wealthy or privileged family.

  • Sentence Usage 1: She was born with a silver spoon in her mouth, never having to worry about financial struggles.

  • Sentence Usage 2: Not everyone is born with a silver spoon in their mouth; some have to work hard for success.

52. Put your foot in your mouth

  • Meaning: To say something inappropriate or embarrassing.

  • Sentence Usage 1: I really put my foot in my mouth when I made that awkward comment at the party.

  • Sentence Usage 2: Be careful not to put your foot in your mouth during the job interview; choose your words wisely.

53. Head over heels in love

  • Meaning: Deeply and passionately in love.

  • Sentence Usage 1: They're head over heels in love, and it's beautiful to see.

  • Sentence Usage 2: Falling head over heels in love can be both exciting and overwhelming.

54. Shoulder the burden

  • Meaning: To take responsibility for a difficult or challenging situation.

  • Sentence Usage 1: As the leader, you have to shoulder the burden of decision-making.

  • Sentence Usage 2: It's not fair to expect one person to shoulder the burden; teamwork is essential.

55. Have a finger in every pie

  • Meaning: To be involved in many different activities or projects.

  • Sentence Usage 1: He likes to have a finger in every pie, always exploring new opportunities.

  • Sentence Usage 2: It's challenging to have a finger in every pie without feeling overwhelmed.

56. Keep your head above water

  • Meaning: To manage to survive, especially in financial or challenging circumstances.

  • Sentence Usage 1: The business is struggling, but we're trying to keep our head above water.

  • Sentence Usage 2: In times of crisis, it's essential to find ways to keep your head above water.

57. Elbow grease

  • Meaning: Hard physical work or effort.

  • Sentence Usage 1: The success of the project required a lot of elbow grease from the team.

  • Sentence Usage 2: Don't be afraid to apply some elbow grease; hard work pays off in the end.

58. 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.

59. Keep a stiff upper lip

  • Meaning: To remain brave and determined in the face of adversity.

  • Sentence Usage 1: Despite the challenges, she managed to keep a stiff upper lip and stay strong.

  • Sentence Usage 2: Keeping a stiff upper lip during tough times is a sign of resilience.

60. Face the music

  • Meaning: To confront or deal with the consequences of one's actions.

  • Sentence Usage 1: It's time to face the music and admit what you did.

  • Sentence Usage 2: He knew he had to face the music after making a mistake at work.

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