List of human body parts idioms beginning with L and meanings
How the idioms are listed
There are 3 parts to each idioms the first part is what the idiom is, then an explanation of what it means and the last part is an example of how to use it in a sentence.
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Human body parts idioms beginning with L
land in (someone's) lap
- to come to you and you now have to deal with it (used for things like extra work)
Several resignations from our company landed in the personnel director's lap last Friday.
like getting blood out of a stone
- very difficult to get something from someone or something
It is like getting blood out of a stone to ask my friend for anything.
look over one's shoulder
- to be worried that something dangerous or bad may happen to you
I always look over my shoulder when I am walking next to a construction site.
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