EXPRESSIONS WITH HEAD AND FOOT
There are a large number of idiomatic expressions in English refering to various parts of the body. To day, we are going to learn some.
foot, feet, leg
Here are some sentences with expressions involving leg(s), foot and feet.
- He hardly ever puts a foot wrong. He never seems to make any mistakes.
- My feet hardly touched the ground. I was so busy.
- They have really fallen on their feet. They inherited a lot of money and bought a lovely holiday house in the
- He hasn't got a leg to stand on. What he did was quite wrong and cannot be excused.
- Come on, shake a leg. We haven't got all day. We've got to finish this by lunchtime.
- He started off on the wrong foot by arriving late on his first day at work.
- The first leg of the journey was from
Paristo . The second leg was from Barcelona Barcelonato . Rabat
- I like to put my feet up after a hard day's work and spend the entire evening relaxing.
You will have to put your foot down. It's about time he learnt that he cannot have everything he wants.
brain, mind, head
Here are nine more sentences with expressions which this time involve brain, mind and head.
- It was a really tricky mathematical problem that none of us could solve, but then I suddenly had a brainwave.
- I really can't get my head round this. It's too complicated for me to understand.
- I forgot to phone you last night. I'm sorry. It slipped my mind.
- I hadn't eaten all day and the champagne went straight to my head.
- I have an open mind about mixed marriages. There's no reason at all why they shouldn't work.
- He had set his mind on going to
to study and nothing was going to stop him. Australia
- There is a real brain drain from
now. All our top scientists, engineers and academics are moving overseas to work. England
- She managed to keep her head even though everyone else was panicking.