150 Idioms on Human body - Set 08/15

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71. In the palm of your hand

  • Meaning: Completely under your control or influence.

  • Sentence Usage 1: With his charisma, he had the audience in the palm of his hand.

  • Sentence Usage 2: The talented musician had the notes in the palm of her hand.

72. Jump out of your skin

  • Meaning: To react with extreme surprise or fright.

  • Sentence Usage 1: The loud noise made her jump out of her skin.

  • Sentence Usage 2: The unexpected announcement caused everyone to jump out of their skin.

73. Down to the wire

  • Meaning: A situation that goes on until the last possible moment before a deadline or conclusion.

  • Sentence Usage 1: The competition was close, and it went down to the wire.

  • Sentence Usage 2: They finished the project down to the wire, but it was completed on time.

74. Fingers crossed

  • Meaning: Hoping for good luck or success in a particular situation.

  • Sentence Usage 1: Fingers crossed, I hope you get the job!

  • Sentence Usage 2: We're keeping our fingers crossed for good weather on the wedding day.

75. Head in the clouds

  • Meaning: Daydreaming or not paying attention to what is happening.

  • Sentence Usage 1: She has her head in the clouds and often forgets her responsibilities.

  • Sentence Usage 2: Don't have your head in the clouds during the meeting; we need your input.

76. All ears

  • Meaning: Fully attentive and ready to listen.

  • Sentence Usage 1: I'm all ears; tell me about your exciting adventure!

  • Sentence Usage 2: When the teacher mentioned a surprise, the students were all ears.

77. Keep your chin up

  • Meaning: Stay optimistic and positive in difficult times.

  • Sentence Usage 1: I know you're going through a tough time, but keep your chin up; things will get better.

  • Sentence Usage 2: His friends encouraged him to keep his chin up despite the setbacks.

78. 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: She enjoys pulling her brother's leg about his funny haircut.

79. Butterflies in your stomach

  • Meaning: Nervousness or anxiety, especially before a significant event.

  • Sentence Usage 1: Before the performance, she always gets butterflies in her stomach.

  • Sentence Usage 2: It's normal to have butterflies in your stomach before a job interview.

80. Nose to the grindstone

  • Meaning: Working hard and putting in a lot of effort.

  • Sentence Usage 1: With exams approaching, she has her nose to the grindstone, studying day and night.

  • Sentence Usage 2: Success in any field requires putting your nose to the grindstone.

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