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Idioms

Idioms: Body Parts – Neck and Throat

Today you can learn five more idioms about body parts, specifically about the neck and throat. Long neck

To breathe down (someone's) neck

This idiom means to pressure or carefully watch everything another person is doing. A boss may breathe down the neck of an employee who is not doing his job well.
Example: I'm sorry, but I can't go with you to the pub after work today. I have to work overtime, because my boss is breathing down my neck to finish this project!
breathe down neckThe image of this idiom is that there is one person is standing behind another person, watching everything the front person does. The back person is standing so closely that the front person can feel the breath of the other on their neck.  (more…)

By Laura, ago
Idioms

Winter Idioms

Here are five chilly winter idioms to keep you going during these cold days. I am writing this little post because (1) it snowed so much here on the East Coast of the United States this past week, and (2) I love idioms! (more…)

By Laura, ago
Idioms

Dog Idioms

I did a post not too long ago about cat idioms. Cats are very popular pets, but cats still have a long way to go before they become known as "man's best friend." So, to be fair to our "best friends," here is a sample of some dog idioms in English. Enjoy! (more…)

By Laura, ago