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1

She's got a sharp tongue.

Her words are like a sword - they can hurt.

2

It's my mother tongue.

It is my native language.

3

It was a slip of the tongue.

I didn't intend to say that.

4

He said it tongue in cheek.

He was kidding when he said that.

5

She's tongue-tied.

She's so excited she can't speak.

6

I only have eyes for you.

You are the object of my affection.

7

I never want to lay eyes on you.

Go! I never want to see you again.

8

I've got my eye on you.

I'm watching you - one mistake and you're gone.

9

He's making eyes at her.

He is flirting with her.

10

That'll make your eyes pop.

You will be really surprised when this happens.

11

I can't believe my eyes.

What I am seeing is hard to believe.

12

There's more than meets the eye.

You are not telling me all the facts.

13

She's a sight for sore eyes.

We're very happy to see her - we need her.

14

You need to catch his eye.

You must get his attention.

15

His eyes are bigger than his stomach.

He takes more food than he can eat.

16

Feast your eyes on that.

Isn't that a wonderful thing we have here? She will fool him every time.

17

She will pull the wool over his eyes.

She will fool him every time.

18

It's a highbrow place.

It is a very high-class place.

19

You'll pay through the nose.

It's extremely costly to do that.

20

Don't turn up your nose at me.

Don't think you are better than I am.

21

She's got a nose for news.

She can get a story from almost nothing.

22

She won by a nose.

It was a very close race.

23

You need to lead them by the nose.

You have to tell them every single detail.

24

Keep your nose clean.

Be honest and ethical.

25

It's nothing to sneeze at.

It is a good offer.

26

It's under your nose.

It's right there in front of you.

27

She won by a hair.

She won by just a tiny bit.

28

I'm all ears.

I am listening with great interest.

29

It was an ear-splitting sound.

The noise hurt my ears.

30

It goes in one ear and out the other.

He doesn't listen to anyone.

31

Keep your ear to the ground.

Listen everywhere to find what is going on. Pay attention to what is happening.

32

You'd better prick up your ears.

Pay attention to what is happening.

33

She can wind him around her little finger.

She can manipulate him to do what she wants.

34

He's got a finger in every pie.

He is trying every possible way.

35

My hands are tied.

There is nothing I can do because of regulations.

36

Please lend me a hand.

Help me with this.

37

Give him a hand.

Clap your hand in appreciation. Help him.

38

Give him a hand.

Help him.

39

He's got a green thumb.

He is good at gardening.

40

Her words are like a sword - they can hurt.

She's got a sharp tongue.

41

It is my native language.

It's my mother tongue.

42

I didn't intend to say that.

It was a slip of the tongue.

43

He was kidding when he said that.

He said it tongue in cheek.

44

She's so excited she can't speak.

She's tongue-tied.

45

You are the object of my affection.

I only have eyes for you.

46

Go! I never want to see you again.

I never want to lay eyes on you.

47

I'm watching you - one mistake and you're gone.

I've got my eye on you.

48

He is flirting with her.

He's making eyes at her.

49

You will be really surprised when this happens.

That'll make your eyes pop.

50

What I am seeing is hard to believe.

I can't believe my eyes.

51

You are not telling me all the facts.

There's more than meets the eye.

52

We're very happy to see her - we need her.

She's a sight for sore eyes.

53

You must get his attention.

You need to catch his eye.

54

He takes more food than he can eat.

His eyes are bigger than his stomach.

55

Isn't that a wonderful thing we have here? She will fool him every time.

Feast your eyes on that.

56

She will fool him every time.

She will pull the wool over his eyes.

57

It is a very high-class place.

It's a highbrow place.

58

It's extremely costly to do that.

You'll pay through the nose.

59

Don't think you are better than I am.

Don't turn up your nose at me.

60

She can get a story from almost nothing.

She's got a nose for news.

61

It was a very close race.

She won by a nose.

62

You have to tell them every single detail.

You need to lead them by the nose.

63

Be honest and ethical.

Keep your nose clean.

64

It is a good offer.

It's nothing to sneeze at.

65

It's right there in front of you.

It's under your nose.

66

She won by just a tiny bit.

She won by a hair.

67

I am listening with great interest.

I'm all ears.

68

The noise hurt my ears.

It was an ear-splitting sound.

69

He doesn't listen to anyone.

It goes in one ear and out the other.

70

Listen everywhere to find what is going on. Pay attention to what is happening.

Keep your ear to the ground.

71

Pay attention to what is happening.

You'd better prick up your ears.

72

She can manipulate him to do what she wants.

She can wind him around her little finger.

73

He is trying every possible way.

He's got a finger in every pie.

74

There is nothing I can do because of regulations.

My hands are tied.

75

Help me with this.

Please lend me a hand.

76

Clap your hand in appreciation. Help him.

Give him a hand.

77

Help him.

Give him a hand.

78

He is good at gardening.

He's got a green thumb.

79

I'm all thumbs.

I am very clumsy.

80

I've got it all at my fingertips.

I have all the right information.

81

He's an old hand.

He has lots of experience at that.

82

She's got her hands full.

She has more things to do than she can handle.

83

I wash my hands of it all.

I want no part of this thing.

84

He was caught red-handed.

He was caught in the act of a crime.

85

Don't let it slip through your fingers.

Don't let this good customer get away.

86

You must get the upper hand.

Get an advantage on your competitor

87

He's up in arms about it.

He has gotten upset about something.

88

I only got hand-me-downs.

What I got was all second-hand stuff.

89

I've got to hand it to you.

I admire what you have done.

90

It's hands off to you.

you are not to do any work on this item

91

Try to thumb a ride.

beg for a ride

92

We are short-handed.

I need your help.

93

You must toe the line.

Everyone must follow all the rules.

94

He's got cold feet.

He's frightened and doesn't think he can do it.

95

He's a heel.

He does not act like a gentleman with ladies.

96

You better shake a leg.

You need to work faster.

97

She's pulling my leg.

She is trying to trick or fool me.

98

Y ou'll foot the bill.

You will have to pay the entire cost.

99

You'll have to put your foot down.

You'll need to assert yourself - be more forceful.

100

You don't have a leg to stand on.

You are not secure in your position.

101

You've got to put your best foot forward.

Go with the best idea that you have.

102

Don't drag your feet.

Don't delay - get to work.

103

You've got to get a foot in the door.

You must get the customers attention. Now they have the problem, not us.

104

The shoe is on the other foot now.

Now they have the problem, not us.

105

You'll step on her toes.

You'll be moving in on her territory.

106

He's got a chip on his shoulder.

He is looking for an excuse to fight.

107

She gave him the cold shoulder.

She is trying to get him to leave her alone.

108

Get off my back!

Leave me alone and let me get to work.

109

Get it off your chest.

Tell me exactly what is bothering you.

110

I need some elbowroom.

We are too crowded in this office.

111

He's a thorn in my side.

Everything he does irritates me

112

He turns my stomach.

He totally disgusts me.

113

I am very clumsy.

I'm all thumbs.

114

I have all the right information.

I've got it all at my fingertips.

115

He has lots of experience at that.

He's an old hand.

116

She has more things to do than she can handle.

She's got her hands full.

117

I want no part of this thing.

I wash my hands of it all.

118

He was caught in the act of a crime.

He was caught red-handed.

119

Don't let this good customer get away.

Don't let it slip through your fingers.

120

Get an advantage on your competitor

You must get the upper hand.

121

He has gotten upset about something.

He's up in arms about it.

122

What I got was all second-hand stuff.

I only got hand-me-downs.

123

I admire what you have done.

I've got to hand it to you.

124

you are not to do any work on this item

It's hands off to you.

125

beg for a ride

Try to thumb a ride.

126

I need your help.

We are short-handed.

127

Everyone must follow all the rules.

You must toe the line.

128

He's frightened and doesn't think he can do it.

He's got cold feet.

129

He does not act like a gentleman with ladies.

He's a heel.

130

You need to work faster.

You better shake a leg.

131

She is trying to trick or fool me.

She's pulling my leg.

132

You will have to pay the entire cost.

Y ou'll foot the bill.

133

You'll need to assert yourself - be more forceful.

You'll have to put your foot down.

134

You are not secure in your position.

You don't have a leg to stand on.

135

Go with the best idea that you have.

You've got to put your best foot forward.

136

Don't delay - get to work.

Don't drag your feet.

137

You must get the customers attention. Now they have the problem, not us.

You've got to get a foot in the door.

138

Now they have the problem, not us.

The shoe is on the other foot now.

139

You'll be moving in on her territory.

You'll step on her toes.

140

He is looking for an excuse to fight.

He's got a chip on his shoulder.

141

She is trying to get him to leave her alone.

She gave him the cold shoulder.

142

Leave me alone and let me get to work.

Get off my back!

143

Tell me exactly what is bothering you.

Get it off your chest.

144

We are too crowded in this office.

I need some elbowroom.

145

Everything he does irritates me

He's a thorn in my side.

146

He totally disgusts me.

He turns my stomach.

147

I've got butterflies in my stomach.

I'm very nervous about this deal.

148

She can't stomach it.

She thinks this deal is too rotten to do.

149

He's lily-livered.

He too much a coward to do it.

150

She makes my flesh creep.

She is extremely revolting in her attitude.

151

She's a busybody.

She pays attention to everybody else's business.

152

We need a heart to heart talk.

We need to talk confidentially.

153

You need to learn this by heart.

You need to know this stuff well.

154

Please! Have a heart.

Get some feelings about being nice.

155

My heart is in my mouth.

I'm extremely nervous about this deal.

156

Don't take it to heart.

Don't take this personally - it's just business.

157

She's a hard-hearted woman.

She has no compassion for anyone.

158

She's got a heart of stone.

She makes decisions without regard to people.

159

Eat your heart out.

You are envious of my success.

160

You'll break my heart.

I'll be disappointed about this.

161

He's our ace in the hole.

When all else fails - he will save us.

162

He's a stuffed shirt.

He is very pretentious.

163

We are ahead of the game.

Right now we are in advantage

164

I'm very nervous about this deal.

I've got butterflies in my stomach.

165

She thinks this deal is too rotten to do.

She can't stomach it.

166

He too much a coward to do it.

He's lily-livered.

167

She is extremely revolting in her attitude.

She makes my flesh creep.

168

She pays attention to everybody else's business.

She's a busybody.

169

We need to talk confidentially.

We need a heart to heart talk.

170

You need to know this stuff well.

You need to learn this by heart.

171

Get some feelings about being nice.

Please! Have a heart.

172

I'm extremely nervous about this deal.

My heart is in my mouth.

173

Don't take this personally - it's just business.

Don't take it to heart.

174

She has no compassion for anyone.

She's a hard-hearted woman.

175

She makes decisions without regard to people.

She's got a heart of stone.

176

You are envious of my success.

Eat your heart out.

177

I'll be disappointed about this.

You'll break my heart.

178

When all else fails - he will save us.

He's our ace in the hole.

179

He is very pretentious.

He's a stuffed shirt.

180

Right now we are in advantage

We are ahead of the game.

181

They're all shook up.

They are upset that we are winning.

182

They're all washed up.

They have been defeated.

183

He's asleep at the switch.

He's not alert to what is going on.

184

He'll do after a fashion.

He'll learn to do better but not well.

185

She's a back seat driver.

She always will criticize any idea.

186

He's a ball of fire.

He's one of best workers.

187

You're barking up the wrong tree.

You have totally the wrong approach.

188

His bark is worse than his bite.

He yells but he doesn't mean anything by it.

189

You've got bats in your belfry.

You are crazy and have ridiculous ideas.

190

She will bawl him out.

She will verbally discipline him.

191

Don't beat around the bush.

Stop talking in circles - speak directly.

192

Beat it.

Go away!

193

I need my beauty sleep.

I need to sleep.

194

It's no bed of roses.

This will not be easy.

195

I'm behind the eight ball.

I am in trouble with the boss.

196

He's beside himself with misery.

He is extremely miserable.

197

It's better late than never.

Being late is bad but it's better than never.

198

I'm very nervous about this deal.

I've got butterflies in my stomach.

199

She thinks this deal is too rotten to do.

She can't stomach it.

200

He too much a coward to do it.

He's lily-livered.

201

She is extremely revolting in her attitude.

She makes my flesh creep.

202

She pays attention to everybody else's business.

She's a busybody.

203

We need to talk confidentially.

We need a heart to heart talk.

204

You need to know this stuff well.

You need to learn this by heart.

205

Get some feelings about being nice.

Please! Have a heart.

206

I'm extremely nervous about this deal.

My heart is in my mouth.

207

Don't take this personally - it's just business.

Don't take it to heart.

208

She has no compassion for anyone.

She's a hard-hearted woman.

209

She makes decisions without regard to people.

She's got a heart of stone.

210

You are envious of my success.

Eat your heart out.

211

I'll be disappointed about this.

You'll break my heart.

212

When all else fails - he will save us.

He's our ace in the hole.

213

She can't stomach it.

She thinks this deal is too rotten to do.