Idioms Using Parts of the Body



Look at the table of idioms and definitions. Which idiom goes with which definition. Study the table, then for each number, choose the correct letter.


1.   Chip on the shoulder a.   Be in the mood for a tough argument, encounter.
2.    Get it off your chest b.   Be involved with many projects simultaneously.
3.    Have the stomach for a fight c.   Be sensible, wise, reasonable.
4.    Have your finger in many pies. d.   Disaster, catastrophe
5.    Have your head in the clouds e.   Have a superior attitude towards others.
6.    Have your head screwed on (straight) f.   Lead/advantage
7.    Head over heels in love g.   Listen out for news about something
8.    Pig's ear h.   Try and stay happy and think positively
9.    Head start i.   Negative attitude towards something for no reason
10.  Keep your chin up j.   Not to concentrate, dream about something else.
11.  Keep your ear to the ground k.   Something said only to be polite and keep someone happy.
12.  Lip service l.   Talk to someone to about problem you have
13.  Look down your nose at people m.   Totally in love with someone

1. Idiom 1 goes with Definition    

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