List of human body parts idioms beginning with Y 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.
How do I use the list of human body parts idioms A to Z?
To use the list of idioms click on each letter of the alphabet to get the list of the human body parts idioms for that letter.
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Human body parts idioms beginning with Y
- extremely timid, cowardly
The new supervisor handled the matter in a yellow-bellied manner.
a yoke around (someone's) neck
- a burden for someone, something that oppresses people
The legal problems of my friend were a yoke around his neck.
You scratch my back and I'll scratch yours.
- if you do me a favor then I will do you a favor
"You scratch my back and I'll scratch yours," is a common expression in the construction industry.
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