Useful Words and Expressions | Parts of the Body

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Hoje vamos aprender algumas expressões idiomáticas relacionadas com o corpo.

SHRUG YOUR SHOULDERS – To move your shoulders up as a way of saying, “I don’t know.” | When I asked her if she knew anything about it, she just shrugged her shoulders.

STICK YOUR TONGUE OUT – To push your tongue out of your mouth. | The rude little boy stuck his tongue out at me.

BANG YOUR ELBOW – To hit your elbow against something. | Oh! I’ve just banged my elbow against the table.

TWIST YOUR ANKLE – If you “twist your ankle” (or wrist), you turn it too much and the ligaments
become damaged, which can cause a lot of pain. | She can’t play tennis because She’s twisted her ankle.

PURSE YOUR LIPS – To push your lips together in order to form a rounded shape. | She pursed her lips and blew him a kiss.

CRACK YOUR FINGERS – To bend your fingers until they make a snapping sound (a short, sharp sound). | Stop cracking your fingers! It’s horrible!

BEND YOUR KNEES – When you “bend your knees”, you change the position of your legs so they are not straight. | She bent her knees so she could pick up the money.

TOUCH YOUR TOES – To use your fingers to touch your toes. | Can you touch your toes? I can’t.

 

Veja também:

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==> 15 British English Colloquial Expressions
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