Stick Out Like a Sore Thumb: And Other Expressions about Body Parts

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Have you ever heard these crazy expression? People use them even when noses, legs, and eyes have nothing to do with whatever they're discussing! That's because these sayings are idioms-phrases that means something different than what the words in them actually say. But don't let idioms give you a chip on your shoulder! Let's explore a variety of idioms related to body parts and figure out what people really ...

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Overview

Have you ever heard these crazy expression? People use them even when noses, legs, and eyes have nothing to do with whatever they're discussing! That's because these sayings are idioms-phrases that means something different than what the words in them actually say. But don't let idioms give you a chip on your shoulder! Let's explore a variety of idioms related to body parts and figure out what people really mean when they use them.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780761378877
  • Publisher: Lerner Publishing Group
  • Publication date: 10/1/2012
  • Series: It's Just an Expression Series
  • Format: Library Binding
  • Pages: 32
  • Age range: 8 - 12 Years
  • Product dimensions: 7.10 (w) x 10.00 (h) x 0.30 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction 4

Have the Guts 5

Put Your Foot in Your Mouth 6

Stick Out Like a Sore Thumb 8

Win By a Nose 10

Turn the Other Cheek 12

Stick Your Neck Out 14

Pulling Your Leg 16

Take It on the Chin 18

A Chip on Your Shoulder 20

Costs an Arm and a Leg 24

Turn a Blind Eye 26

An Eye for an Eye 28

Glossary 30

Source Note 30

Further Reading 31

Index 32

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