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Large list of clothes idioms about shirts and their meanings

How each idioms is listed

There are 3 parts for each idiom the first part is what the idiom is, then there is an explanation of what the idiom means and the last part is an example of how to use it in a sentence.

How to use the list of clothes idioms A to Z?

To use the list of idioms click on each letter of the alphabet to get the list of the clothesidioms for that letter.

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Clothes idioms about shirts

give (someone) the shirt off one's back

- to be very generous to someone

My uncle is very kind and he will give you the shirt off his back.

hot under the collar

- to be very angry

Our boss is hot under the collar today because three of the staff came late.

keep one's shirt on

- to keep from losing one's temper or from getting excited, to be calm or patient

"Keep your shirt on. You shouldn't get so excited about such a small problem."

lose one's shirt

- to lose all or most of one's money

The man lost his shirt gambling and now he is in serious financial difficulty.

a stuffed shirt

- a person who is too rigid or too formal

I do not want to invite my neighbor to come with us because he is a stuffed shirt and not very interesting to spend time with.

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Idioms human body English lesson

A to Z Idioms - list English phrases

Small List of idioms A - Z English phrases

Dictionary and how to use dictionaries

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