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Nose to the wind

Posted by Bruce Kahl on February 22, 2002

In Reply to: Nose to the wind posted by ESC on February 22, 2002

: : : : Coming up with sayings that have you use a body part to say keep alert or work hard such as:
: : : : Keep your nose to the grindstone
: : : : Keep your ear to the ground
: : : : Keep your eye on the ball
: : : : Keep your nose to the wind

: : : : Are there others?

: : : Keep your finger on the pulse
: : : Keep your foot on the gas
: : : Keep your mind on the game

: : : and still more, I'm sure.

: : Keep your eye on the ball
: : Shake a leg

: Shoulder to the wheel.
: Put your back into it.
: Keep your eyes peeled.

get a leg up
Hold your feet to the fire
Break a leg
Bust your balls
Toe the line

Body parts but not work or motivational oriented:
Sucking hind t i t
The cold shoulder
Wet behind the ears
Albatross around your neck
Box your ears
Eat your heart out
Make no bones about it
Bite your tongue
Brown nosing
Down in the mouth
Tongue in cheek
Armed to the teeth