List of human body parts idioms beginning with M and meanings
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Human body parts idioms beginning with M
make a clean breast of (something)
- to get something off one's chest, to confess something
I talked to my supervisor and tried to make a clean breast of my past problems in the company.
make no bones about (something)
- to make no mistake about something, to not doubt something
"Make no bones about it, I am not going to lend my friend any more money."
make (someone's) blood boil
- to make someone very angry
It makes my blood boil to think about what happened to my coworker.
make (someone's) blood run cold
- to shock or horrify someone
It made my blood run cold when I saw the little boy run into the road.
make (someone's) flesh crawl
- to become frightened so that your skin feels funny or you get goose bumps
The movie was very scary and from the beginning it made my flesh crawl.
a millstone around (someone's) neck
- a burden or handicap for someone
My parents' condominium is a millstone around their neck and they want to sell it.
(not) move a muscle
- to not move at all
I did not move a muscle when the large dog approached me on the street.
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