397 – Body Part Idioms

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I thought Steve was pulling my leg when he said he was the only passenger!

I thought Steve was pulling my leg when he said he was the only passenger!

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Using English idioms can always make your speaking sound more colorful and natural. For today’s English lesson, let’s have a look at seven idioms that are based on body parts: a long face, big mouth, pull someone’s leg, see eye to eye, and nosey

Here are the example sentences. To get the details of this English lesson, you need to listen to the podcast or check the transcript for the details:

  • Jack has had a long face ever since his girlfriend broke up with him.
  • The boss has a long face. I guess his meeting with the CEO didn’t go well.
  • Don’t tell Tommy your secrets. He has a big mouth.
  • That woman was talking on the train for over an hour. She’s got a big mouth.
  • My sister told me that she won the lottery but I knew she was just pulling my leg.
  • You saw Taylor Swift in Time Square this morning? Are you pulling my leg?
  • After several days of negotiations management and labor see eye to eye on the contract.
  • It seems like Bob and his wife don’t see eye to eye on anything. They’re always arguing.
  • I don’t want to talk about this topic in the office. I have too many nosy coworkers.
  • I have a nosy neighbor. She’s always looking out the window whenever we go out or come home.

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