Advanced Idioms - Parts of the Body (verbs)
Complete the following sentences with the correct form of the verbs from the box.
elbow | head | shoulder | hand | toe | foot | nose | back | face | thumb
You paid for lunch last week. Let me
the bill for dinner today.
After failing an English exam, Mathew had to go home and
Now we must be the grown-ups who
the responsibility of cleaning up the mess we created.
The party was so packed with people that I had to
my way just to get to the toilet!
Gina missed the last bus out of Norwich to Great Yarmouth, so she
You have to
it to John. He’s really made a success of that company.
I don't want to
the wrong horse, but it seems to me that Martin is the better candidate.
Senate Republicans tried to block all efforts by Obama to appoint someone to
I expect you to
the line at all times if you want to remain at this company, Susan.
Reporters are always
around, hoping to get a sensational story about one of them.
foot the bill
be responsible for paying the cost of something
face the music
accept punishment or criticism for sth you have done wrong
shoulder a responsibility
deal with or accept something difficult
elbow your way
force one's way in, to, or through a crowded place
thumb a lift
make a signal with your thumb to passing drivers
hand it to sb
give credit or recognition to sb for sth they have done
back the wrong horse
support sb/sth that is not successful
lead or be in charge of (a department/agency)
toe the line
accept rules and to obey people in authority
look for sth, especially information about sb