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phrases using parts of the body
Bill was being fairly hard-nosed about his decision to expand the division.
A leg up on
An advantage over someone or something
If we can get our product launched this month, we'll really have a leg up on the competition.
Get an earful
To hear a lot of complaints (your ears will be filled with complaints)
Don't ask Ann why she is leaving the company; you'll get an earful.
Be all ears
To be eager to hear about something, to listen carefully
Fred was all ears when he heard about the new managerial position.
Keep an eye on
To watch closely, to monitor
The supervisor had to keep an eye on the trainees as they liked to take too many coffee breaks.