Using the following idioms about body parts complete the sentences:
to get something off your chest to cost an arm and a leg to lift a finger to be all thumbs
to be up to someone´s ears to pull someone´s leg to get your head round
to be heads and shoulders above someone to keep someone on his/ her toes
to make someone´s hair stand on end
1. They may be the last thing, but these training shoes __________________________.
2.After worrying about the problem for two months, she was glad to ___________________.
3.Could you come back later! I am __________________ in work at the moment.
4.To be honest, the thought of diving from the high board _____________________________.
5.She´s always been good at swimming. She´s _________________________ the others at the club.
6.I am ______________________ this morning. That is the third time I´ve dropped my scarf.
7.Did you really win the marathon or are you just _______________________________________?
8.Working with people half your age certainly helps to _________________________________.
9.This application form defies the imagination. I can’t __________________________________.
10.It takes the coach hours to get the sports hall ready, but the players never __________
_________ to help him.
And now try to figure out the meaning of the following idioms:
to give someone the cold shoulder
to get cold feet
to turn an eye blind
to toe the line
Match the following collocations:
to shoulder the bill
to foot responsibility
to thumb your way in
to elbow a lift
to tiptoe a ship
to man into a room