List of human body parts idioms beginning with J and meanings
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Human body parts idioms beginning with J
joined at the hip
- two people spending all their time together
The two boys are joined at the hip and never spend any time apart.
jump down (someone`s) throat
- to suddenly become very angry at someone
The man's wife jumped down his throat when he came home late.
jump out of one`s skin
- to be badly frightened, to be very surprised
I almost jumped out of my skin when I saw my boyfriend at the movie theater with another girl.
keep body and soul together
- to stay alive, to survive
The girl has been working very hard to keep body and soul together after her illness.
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