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idioms involving flesh
Flesh and blood
Family to whom one owes loyalty
Everyone was shocked when Kagawa-san fired his son-his own flesh and blood-because he skipped an important meeting.
In the flesh
In real life, as opposed to on TV or a movie screen
Tell me, Kurita-san, is the movie star as beautiful in the flesh as she is on the screen?
Press the flesh
To shake hands with potential voters or supporters
Sakura-san campaigned tirelessly; she handed out pamphlets and pressed the flesh until midnight at the political rally.
Put the flesh on
To add substance or detail to
Hori-san approved the concept so now we must put the flesh on the pitch for the ad campaign.
To enhance or add to
We all agree to the general outline for the five-year plan so let's meet on Monday to flesh it out.