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LEARNING ENGLISH: When body parts are used as verbs

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This is a post that one of my older brothers in Uganda sent me today.  It is amazing how we use the English language.  I am sure many of you can add on.  MLN.

English language is indeed very fascinating. Found this very interesting hence sharing😊

Many parts of the body can be used as verbs in either a physical or a metaphorical sense.

You can *head* a company, but if things go wrong you’ll have to *shoulder* the blame, or *face* your investors.
A good leader will *back* his employees, but if you don’t *toe* the line the management can *skin* you.

Did you *muscle* your way into that job?
You might *eye* someone suspiciously, or wait for the police to *finger* a suspect.
But if you need to get out of town, you can *thumb* a ride or you can ride with me if you can *stomach* the thought.

Use strong *arm* tactic if you want to *elbow* out someone.
I don’t always sing along with the radio, but I sometimes do *mouth* the words.

That’s Amazing English!
(To all English- Lovers)

—— AUTO – GENERATED; Published (Halifax Canada Time AST) on: July 26, 2019 at 01:41PM

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