Expressions with body parts.

  • Old hand ( at sth. / at doing sth.) : A person with a lot of experience and skill in a particular activity.

e.g. She’s an old hand at dealing with the press.

  • Behind sb’s back: Without somebody’s knowledge or permission. 

e.g. Have you been talking behind my back?

  • Go to your head (of success, praise): To feel too proud of yourself in a way that other people find annoying.

e.g. You have changed master, I think power’s gone to your head.

  • Be on your/its last legs: To be about to die or to stop functioning very soon; to be very week or in bad conditions.

e.g. I ‘m having a lot of problems with my car lately, I think it’s on its last legs.


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