Hi all! Before we learn some new phrases, let’s check the answer of the last episode. The right answer is A “She started to accusing him but he didn’t turn a hair.” Did you get it?
Last time we talked about some idioms about ‘like’. Today let’s focus on idioms that featuring the most productive part-the head! And here are the phrases.
1. Bury (Hide) one’s head in the sand
to ignore something obviously wrong, not facing reality
- You’ve got to face facts here – you can’t just bury your head in the sand.
- Her parents had been burying their heads in the sand about the problem.
2. Standing on one’s head
do something very easily and without effort
- It’s the sort of program Andrew could write standing on his head.
- Don’t worry about that. I can do it standing on my head.
3. Bite someone’s head off
to speak to someone angrily and criticize someone strongly
- I made some comment and he bit my head off.
- There’s no need to bite my head off. I was just asking a simple question.
4. Go to someone’s head
make someone feel better than others
- His good grades went to his head.
- Don’t let one win go to your head – you still have at least three more games to play.
5. Have a good head on your shoulders
to be intelligent and able to make good decisions
- Joe has a good head on his shoulders.
- You can trust her because she’s got a good head on his shoulders.
Don’t let your success ____________. Stay humble.
A. go to your head B. bite your head off
C. bury your head in the sand D. stand on your head
And make a sentence with the phrase above!
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