Stick Out Like A Sore Thumb
And Other Expressions About Body PartsBook - 2013
Win by a nose. Pulling your leg. Turn a blind eye. Have you ever heard these crazy expressions? People use them even when noses, legs, and eyes have nothing to do with whatever they're discussing! That's because these sayings are idioms—phrases that mean something different than what the words in them actually say. But don't let idioms give you a chip on your shoulder! Let's explore a variety of idioms related to body parts and figure out what people really mean when they use them.
Readers learn the meanings of common phrases that are used to express something different than the actual words used, also known as idioms or figures of speech.