Body Part Idioms
This quiz challenges your knowledge of English idioms linked to the different parts of the body. Explore the language and discover the meaning behind these familiar yet enigmatic phrases.
QUESTIONS IN THIS QUIZ
What does the idiom 'keep someone at arm's length' mean?
- To hug someone
- To avoid getting too friendly
- To stretch one's arm
- To measure something
What does the idiom 'cost an arm and a leg' mean?
- To lose body parts
- To have a surgery
- To be very expensive
- To need physical effort
What does 'pull someone's leg' mean?
- To drag someone
- To win a race
- To trip over someone
- To make fun of someone
What does it mean to 'get a foot in the door'?
- To buy new shoes
- To finally get home after a long journey
- To start in a new position or role at a low level
- To kick something
When someone really enjoys sweet-tasting foods, they have a sweet ...
When you feel extreme embarrassment or disgust, you can say that it made your .... curl.
What does it mean when you 'turn a blind eye' to something?
- You turn around
- You become blind
- You ignore something
- You watch something closely
What does 'on the tip of one's tongue' mean?
- To speak quickly
- To taste something
- To have a medical condition
- To nearly remember something
What does it mean if you're 'all thumbs'?
- You text a lot
- You are clumsy
- You are skillful
- You have extra fingers
What does the idiom 'play it by ear' mean?
- To listen carefully
- To imitate someone
- To decide how to act as you go along
- To play a musical instrument without sheet music
What does the idiom 'bend over backwards' mean?
- To physically bend in an unusual way
- To resist changes
- To try very hard to do something
- To show a lack of respect
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