Here are 10 idioms from head to toe.
- Head start. Meaning: to start something earlier than others.
- “I got a head start on the race because I was the youngest.”
- Head over heels. Meaning: to be deeply in love with someone.
- “Everybody knows that Ted is head over heels for Robin.”
- See eye to eye. Meaning: to completely agree or view something the same way with someone.
- “My best friend and I see eye to eye on a lot of things.”
- Let one’s hair down. Meaning: to relax and enjoy yourself.
- “I need to go to a silent place and let my hair down this weekend.”
- Neck of the woods. Meaning: a nearby location; a neighborhood.
- “Tom is the wealthiest man in my neck of the woods.”
- Learn by heart. Meaning: to learn something so well that it can be written or recited without thinking; to memorize.
- “I have to learn The Civil Code by heart for my closed-book examination.”
- Old hand. Meaning: someone who is very experienced at something.
- “The maid is an old hand at cleaning the house.”
- Pat on the back. Meaning: to praise someone for something.
- “The teacher patted all the students on the back for their good work.”
- Pull one’s leg. Meaning: to tease someone.
- “Calm down, buddy. I was just pulling your leg.”
- Rule of thumb. Meaning: basic rule.
- “The rule of thumb is that the students wear black pants and white shirts.”
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