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Hablemos de modismos (idioms) ūüó£ÔłŹ

¬ŅQu√© son ‚ÄúIdioms‚ÄĚ?

Un ‚Äúidiom‚ÄĚ es una expresi√≥n idiom√°tica que tiene un significado diferente al de las palabras individuales que la componen; por ejemplo: ‚Äúto hit the roof‚ÄĚ significa estar muy enojado.


A continuación, les dejamos expresiones idiomáticas que contienen palabras relacionada con el rostro. (Face Idioms).


¬ŅQu√© expresi√≥n idiom√°tica usar√≠as para describir un d√≠a complicado? ūüĎáūüŹĽ


  • About the hair:

Get in someone's hair = to annoy or bother someone.



Hang by a hair = be in a very uncertain situation.





Pull your hair out =To show signs of exasperation when trying to deal

with a difficult situation.




Bad hair day = A bad day.





  • About the eyes:


Apple of one’s eyes = something or someone very precious or dear.






See eye to eye = agree with someone about something.




Catch one’s eye = to get someone’s attention.





Cry your eyes out = to cry very hard.




Turn a blind eye = to ignore something intentionally.





  • About the nose:



Pay through the nose = pay much more than a fair price.







Turn up one’s nose = To refuse to take or accept something because it is not good enough.





Keep nose out of business = used for telling someone that you do not want them to know about things that are private.





  • About the ears:


Be all ears = means you are ready to listen.





Turn a deaf ear to = to refuse to listen or ignore what someone says.





Music to my ears = good news.






Play it by ear = If you play it by ear, you don’t plan ahead but you do whatever seems best at the time depending on the situation.




  • About the mouth:


Have a big mouth = if you have a big mouth you can’t keep a secret.




Live from hand to mouth = to have just enough money or food to stay alive.




Take the words out of mouth = If you say exactly what someone else was going to say, you take the words out of their mouth.





  • About the chin:


Keep one’s chin up = don’t get depressed keep your chin up. Things will get better.




Take it on the chin = accept misfortune courageously or stoically.






Wag one’s chin = To talk or chat, especially idly or at length. To talk for hours.





Estos son solo algunos de tantos modismos que existen en el habla inglesa. Te invitamos a seguirnos en nuestras redes sociales para ver nuevo contenido de aprendizaje.

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