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A bear of very little brain 
A bird in the hand is worth two in the bush 
A chip on his shoulder 
A finger of Fudge is just enough to give your kids a treat ( Cadbury's advertising slogan ) 
A foot in both camps 
A hair up your ass 
A head for business and a body for sin 
A healthy mind in a healthy body 
A lump in the throat 

A man after my own heart 
A room without books is like a body without a soul ( Marcus Tullius Cicero quotation ) 
A shoulder to cry on 
A viper in your bosom 
Able bodied 
Above my head 
Absence makes the heart grow fonder 
Acid head 
Affair of the heart 
After your own heart 
Air head 
All mouth and trousers 
Always have your nose in a book 
Ample bosom 
An albatross round his neck 
An army marches on its stomach 
An eye for an eye, a tooth for a tooth 
Ankle biter 
Ankle deep 
Arm candy 
Arm in arm 
Arms and the Man 
Arse about face 
Arse bandit 
Arse over tit 
As busy as a one legged arse kicker 
As cold as a well digger's arse 
As crooked as a dog's hind leg 
As cute as a bug's ear 
As fine as frog's hair 
As long as your arm 
As mad as a bear with a sore head 
As many chins as a Chinese phone book 
As plain as the nose on your face 
As stiff as a poker 
As tight as a duck's arse 
As useless as tits on a boar 
At first hand 
Athlete's foot 
Atom Heart Mother ( Pink Floyd album title ) 
Babe in arms 
Bad hair day 
Bad taste in the mouth 
Bang your head against a brick wall 
Bang, bang, Maxwell's silver hammer came down upon her head ( Beatles' song lyric ) 
Barnet Fair ( Cockney rhyming slang for hair ) 
Be it on your head 
Be still my quiet heart 
Bear arms 
Bend your ear 
Bend your elbow 
Bite someone's head off 
Bite the hand that feeds you 
Bite your hand off 
Bite your lip 
Biting the hand that feeds IT ( The Register advertising slogan ) 
Bleeding heart liberal 
Blow it out your arse 
Blow it out your ear 
Blow your nose 
Body and soul 
Body bag 
Body blow 
Body building 
Body heat 
Body language 
Body mass index 
Body of evidence 
Body of opinion 
Body off Baywatch, face off Crimewatch 
Body politic 
Body popping 
Body snatcher 
Body surfing 
Bone head 
Bored stiff 
Born with a silver spoon in his mouth 
Bosom buddies 
Bosom pals 
Bottle and glass ( Cockney rhyming slang for arse ) 
Bound hand and foot 
Bow the knee 
Bowel movement 
Brain bucket 
Brain candy 
Brain dead 
Brain drain 
Brain dump 
Brain fade 
Brain fart 
Brain picker 
Brain teaser 
Brain wave 
Break a leg 
Break your heart 
Break your neck 
Breathing down your neck 
Bring to a head 
Brothers in arms 
Bury your head in the sand 
Business at hand 
Butt head 
Butter wouldn't melt in her mouth 
Butterflies in my stomach 
Button your lip 
By heart 
By the hairs on my chinny chin chin, I'll blow your house down 
By the scruff of your neck 
Call to arms 
Can't make head or tail of it 
Can't see beyond the end of your nose 
Cap in hand 
Case the joint 
Cash in hand 
Caught with your hand in the cookie jar 
Caught with your hand in the till 
Cauliflower ear 
Chance your arm 
Change of heart 
Cheek by jowl 
Chin wag 
Chopped liver 
Clear your throat 
Clip joint 
Cock a leg 
Cock an ear 
Cold hands warm heart 
Cold shoulder 
Come the three corners of the world in arms 
Come to a head 
Condemned out of hand 
Contemplate my navel 
Cool Hand Luke ( Nickname of Luke Jackson ( Paul Newman ) ) 
Cool Hand Luke ( Paul Newman movie ) 
Cost an arm and a leg 
Couldn't make head or tail of it 
Cross my heart and hope to die 
Cross my palm with silver 
Cry from the heart 
Cry your heart out 
Curl your lip 
Cut off your nose to spite your face 
Cut throat competition 
Cut your own throat 
Dab hand at 
Dancing cheek to cheek 
Dead from the neck up 
Deep Throat ( Nickname of Mark Felt ) 
Deep throat 
Didn't turn a hair 
Dip your toe into the water 
Do you kiss your mother with that mouth 
Do your head in 
Doesn't have a jealous bone in his body 
Doesn't know his arse from a hole in the ground 
Doesn't know his arse from his elbow 
Don't Go Breaking My Heart ( Elton John song-title ) 
Don't get your tits in the wringer 
Don't look a gift horse in the mouth 
Don't mess with my head 
Don't trouble your pretty little head about it 
Down in the mouth 
Drink, feck, arse ( Father Ted ) 
Dying on your arse 
Ear bashing 
Ear candy 
Ear for music 
Ear splitting 
Eat out of someone's hand 
Eat your heart out 
Elbow grease 
Elbow room 
Elbow to elbow 
Enough to make your hair curl 
Every picture tells a story ( Doanes Backache Kidney Pills advertising slogan ) 
Extend the hand of friendship 
Eye of newt and toe of frog, wool of bat and tongue of dog 
Eyes in the back of your head 
Face palm moment 
Faint at heart 
Faint heart never won fair lady 
Fickle finger of fate 
Fifteen men on a dead man's chest 
Fight tooth and nail 
Find it in your heart 
Finger food 
Finger in many pies 
Finger lickin' good! ( KFC advertising slogan ) 
Fish always rot from the head downwards 
Fish and finger pie ( Beatles' song lyric ) 
Fleet of foot 
Flesh and blood 
Flesh out 
Foam at the mouth 
Fold your hand 
Follow your heart 
Follow your nose ( Froot Loops advertising slogan ) 
Foot in mouth 
Foot in the door 
Foot the bill 
Force his hand 
Fountain head 
Free hand 
Frog in the throat 
From the bottom of my heart 
From top to toe 
Fruiting body 
Full bodied 
Full head of hair 
Funny in the head 

Game brain 
Garbage mouth 
Gentleman at arms 
Get in your hair 
Get it in the neck 
Get it into your head 
Get it off your chest 
Get off on the right foot 
Get off on the wrong foot 
Get off your arse 
Get out of hand 
Get out of my hair 
Get the upper hand 
Get to the heart of the matter 
Get up your nose 
Get your foot in the door 
Get your head around something 
Get your head down 
Get your head together 
Get your leg over 
Get your toe in the door 
Give a hand 
Give a leg up 
Give one's right arm for 
Give someone a bloody nose 
Give someone a thick ear 
Given the elbow 
Glass chin 
Go and boil your head 
Go boil your head 
Go cap in hand 
Go down on bended knee 
Go for the throat 
Go out on a limb 
Go the way of all flesh 
Go to your head 
Go-Go Gadget Arms ( Nickname of basketball player Kevin Garnett ) 
Gone tits up 
Good head on his shoulders 
Got it on the brain 
Got to hand it to you 
Got your head screwed on 
Got your heart set on 
Grate on the ear 
Grease your palm 
Gregory Peck ( Cockney rhyming slang for neck ) 
Grin from ear to ear 
Habeas corpus 

Hair Canada ( Nickname of basketball player Steve Nash ) 
Hair color so natural only her hairdresser knows for sure ( Clairol advertising slogan ) 
Hair of the dog 
Hair of the dog that bit you 
Hair pie 
Hair raising 
Hair shirt 
Hair today gone tomorrow 
Hair trigger 
Hand a line 
Hand in glove 
Hand in hand 
Hand in your notice 
Hand it on a plate 
Hand it over 
Hand job 
Hand me down 
Hand me downs 
Hand over 
Hand over fist 
Hand picked 
Hand to mouth 
Hang by the neck until dead 
Hang your head 
Hanging over your head 
Harden your heart against 
Hat in hand 
Have a hand in 
Have a heart 
Have it in hand 
Have someone's ear 
Have the stomach for 
Have your best interests at heart 
Have your hair stand on end 
Have your head examined 
He makes my flesh crawl 
He makes my flesh creep 
He wears his heart on his sleeve 
Head and shoulders above 
Head banger 
Head case 
Head count 
Head doctor 
Head first 
Head for figures 
Head for heights 
Head for the hills 
Head games 
Head honcho 
Head hunting 
Head in the clouds 
Head in the sand 
Head like a sieve 
Head of hair 
Head of steam 
Head of the family 
Head of the household 
Head off 
Head on 
Head on collision 
Head over heels in love 
Head start 
Head them off at the pass 
Head to head 
Head to toe 
Head up 
Head wind 
Heap coals of fire on someone's head 
Heart Of Gold ( Neil Young song-title ) 
Heart and soul 
Heart attack on a plate 
Heart attack waiting to happen 
Heart of Dixie ( Nickname of the US state of Alabama ) 
Heart of gold 
Heart of stone 
Heart rending 
Heart throb 
Heart to God, hand to man ( The Salvation Army advertising slogan ) 
Heart to heart talk 
Heart warming 

Heart-warming experience 
Heavenly body 
Heavy Lunch ( Nickname of American football player Norman Hand ) 
Helping hand 
Hit it on the nose 
Hit the nail on the head 
Hold a gun to his head 
Hold up your head 
Hold your head up high 
Hold your nose 
Holding your cards close to your chest 
Home is where the heart is 
Housemaid's knee 
How sharper than a serpent's tooth it is to have a thankless child? 
Hungry Heart ( Bruce Springsteen song-title ) 
I Want To Hold Your Hand ( Beatles' song-title ) 
I ate his liver with some fava beans and a nice chianti ( The Silence of the Lambs ) 
I could do that standing on my head 
I don't believe it ( One Foot In The Grave ) 
I never knew you had dandruff ( Head and Shoulders shampoo advertising slogan ) 
I was a seven stone weakling ( Charles Atlas slogan advertising slogan ) 
I will wear my heart upon my sleeve 
I'll go to the foot of our stairs 
If I said you had a beautiful body would you hold it against me? 
If it ain't Stiff it ain't worth a fuck ( Stiff Records advertising slogan ) 
If you can keep your head when all about you ( from a poem by Kipling ) 
In Abraham's bosom 
In my heart of hearts 
In one ear and out the other 
In over your head 
In the arms of Morpheus 

In the flesh 
In the palm of your hand 
In the pit of your stomach 
In your hair 
Invasion of the Bodysnatchers 
Irritable bowel syndrome 
Is she or isn't she? ( Harmony hair spray advertising slogan ) 
Is there anybody there? 
It's a dirty job, but somebody has to do it 
It's no skin off my nose 
Jog someone's elbow 
Jump down my throat 
Keep a civil tongue in your head 
Keep a cool head 
Keep a stiff upper lip 
Keep body and soul together 
Keep your chin up 
Keep your ear to the ground 
Keep your finger on the pulse 
Keep your hair on 
Keep your hand in 
Keep your head 
Keep your head above water 
Keep your head down 
Keep your mouth shut 
Keep your nose clean 
Keep your nose out of 
Keep your nose to the grindstone 
Keep your shoulder to the wheel 
Key to your heart 
Khyber pass ( Cockney rhyming slang for arse ) 
Kill the fatted calf 
Knee deep in 
Knee high to a duck 
Knee high to a grasshopper 
Knee jerk reaction 
Knee trembler 
Knock it on the head 
Know by heart 
Know like the back of your hand 
Knuckle down to 
Knuckle head 
Knuckle sandwich 
Knuckle under 
Lame brain 
Laser Rocket Arm ( Nickname of Peyton Manning ) 
Laugh your head off 
Lay a finger on 
Lay down your arms 
Lead by the nose 
Lead with the chin 
Learnt at your mother's knee 
Learnt off by heart 
Leaves a bad taste in the mouth 
Leg it 

Leg lamp 
Leg over 
Leg pull 
Leg up 
Lend a helping hand 
Lend an ear 
Let your hair down 
Level head 
Like a chicken with its head cut off 
Loaf of bread ( Cockney rhyming slang for head ) 
Long in the tooth 
Look down your nose 
Look over your shoulder 
Lose your hair 
Lose your head 
Lose your heart 
Loud mouth 
M&Ms melt in your mouth, not in your hand ( M&Ms chocolate advertising slogan ) 
Made to make your mouth water ( Opal Fruits advertising slogan ) 
Make your head spin 
Makes your hair stands on end 
Mass hysteria 
Meat head 
Melt the heart 
Melts in the mouth 
Milk: It does a body good ( Milk Marketing Board advertising slogan ) 
More power to your elbow 
More than flesh and blood can stand 
Mouth breather 
Mouth off 
Mouth to mouth 
Muscle bound 
Muscle in on 
Muscle man 
My Heart Will Go On ( Celine Dion song-title ) 
My arse ( Royle Family ) 
My head is spinning 
My heart bleeds 
My heart missed a beat 
My heart sank into my boots 
My heart went boom when I crossed that room ( Beatles' song lyric ) 
My stomach thinks my throat's been cut 
Nasty taste in the mouth 
Nature, red in tooth and claw 
Navel gazing 
Near and dear to my heart 
Near the knuckle 
Near to one's heart 
Neck and crop 
Neck and neck 
Need your head examined 
Neither hide nor hair 
Nil by mouth 

Nobody better lay a finger on my Butterfinger! ( Nestle's Butterfinger advertising slogan ) 
North and south ( Cockney rhyming slang for mouth ) 
Nose around 
Nose dive 
Nose for crime 
Nose for trouble 
Nose to tail 
Not right in the head 
Nothing to worry your pretty little head about 
Off hand 
Off the top of my head 
Off with his head 
Off your head 
Old head on young shoulders 
On a full stomach 
On bended knee 
On its ear 
On the back foot 
On the brain 
On the one hand 
On the other hand 
On the wrong foot 
On your own head be it 
One Foot In The Grave ( BBC comedy television series ) 
One foot in the grave 
One hand tied behind your back 
One hand washes the other 
One toe over the line 
Only Love Can Break Your Heart ( Neil Young song-title ) 
Open your big mouth 
Open your heart 

Out of your head 
Out on your ear 
Over my dead body 
Over the teeth and through the gums, look out stomach here it comes 
Over your head 
Pain in the arse 
Pain in the neck 
Palm Sunday 
Palm off 
Pay an arm and a leg 
Pay lip service to 
Pay through the nose 
Pecker head 
Penis Von Lesbian ( Nickname of actor Dick Van Dyke ) 
Petrol head 
Pierce through the heart 
Pig's ear ( Cockney rhyming slang for beer ) 
Play by ear 
Point the finger 
Pointy head 
Pot head 
Potty mouth 
Pound of flesh 
Powder your nose 
Press the flesh 
Price on his head 
Propeller head 
Puddin' Head ( Nickname of Colonel Sherman Potter ( Harry Morgan ) ) 
Puddin' Head ( Nickname of Willie Jones ) 
Pull your finger out 
Pull your hair out 
Pull your head in 
Put a foot wrong 
Put a gun to your head 
Put flesh on your bones 
Put it on the long finger 
Put one foot in front of the other 
Put some muscle into it 
Put words into someone's mouth 
Put your best foot forward 
Put your brain in gear 
Put your finger on it 
Put your finger on the button 
Put your foot down 
Put your foot in it 
Put your foot in your mouth 
Put your hand in your pocket 
Put your hand to the plough 
Put your head above the parapet 
Put your head into the lion's mouth 
Put your head on the block 

Put your money where your mouth is 
Put your nose out of joint 
Put your nose where its not wanted 
Puts hair on your chest 
Raindrops Keep Falling On My Head ( Burt Bacharach song-title ) 
Raining In My Heart ( Buddy Holly song-title ) 
Raise your hand if you're sure ( Sure advertising slogan ) 
Right hand man 
Rock and boulder ( Cockney rhyming slang for shoulder ) 
Rub someone's nose in it 
Rub your nose in it 
Run off at the mouth 
Scared stiff 
Serious as a heart attack 
Set foot in 
Set your hair on fire 
Set your heart on something 
Shake a leg 
Shift your arse 
Shoot your mouth off 
Shoot yourself in the foot 
Shot in the arm 
Shoulder responsibility 
Shoulder surf 
Shoulder to shoulder 
Shoulder to the grindstone 
Shove it down someone's throat 
Show a leg 
Show a little leg 
Show your hand 
Sick to the stomach 
Skeleton in the cupboard 
Skeleton key 
Skeleton staff 
Sleepy head 
Sleight of hand 
Smart arse 
Smiling from ear to ear 
Snap someone's head off 
Sob your heart out 
Soft in the head 
Stand it on its head 
Steal someone's heart 
Stick your chin out 
Stick your neck out 
Sticks in your throat 
Stiff competition 
Straight from the horse's mouth 
Straight from the shoulder 
Strengthen your hand 
Strong in the arm and thick in the head 
Strong stomach 
Sweet tooth 
Take These Chains From My Heart ( Ray Charles song-title ) 
Take it into your head 
Take it on the chin 
Take it to heart 
Take the bread out of someone's mouth 
Take the words out of my mouth 
Take your hand in marriage 
Talk over your head 
Talk to the hand 
Talking head 
Tear your hair out 

Tell them about the honey, mummy ( Sugar Puffs advertising slogan ) 
The Armpit Of California ( Nickname of Fresno California ) 
The Armpit Of New Jersey ( Nickname of Newark New Jersey ) 
The Body Guard ( Nickname of Baron Davis ) 
The Head Ball Coach ( Nickname of Steve Spurrier ) 
The Heart Of America ( Nickname of Kansas City Missouri ) 
The Heart Of Europe ( Nickname of Prague Czech Republic ) 
The Heart Of The New West ( Nickname of Calgary Alberta ) 
The Lip ( Nickname of Leo Durocher and ) 
The Liver Birds ( BBC comedy television series ) 
The Louisville Lip 
The Louisville Lip ( Nickname of Muhammed Ali ) 
The Man With The Golden Arm ( Frank Sinatra movie ) 
The Palm Beach Story ( Claudette Colbert movie ) 
The Palm Springs Of Washington ( Nickname of Yakima Washington ) 
The Steel Heart Of The Republic ( Nickname of Ostrava Czech Republic ) 
The Tell-Tale Heart 
The Toe ( Nickname of Lou Groza ) 
The answer is at hand 
The body is still warm 
The body of evidence 
The boot is on the other foot 
The boot's on the other foot 
The hand is quicker than the eye 
The hand that rocks the cradle rules the world 
The heart has its reasons 
The long arm of the law 
The matter in hand 
The milk chocolate melts in your mouth, not in your hand ( M&M advertising slogan ) 
The moving finger writes 
The moving finger writes; and, having writ, moves on ( from a poem by Fitzgerald ) 
The right hand doesn't know what the left hand is doing 
The shoe's on the other foot 
The spirit is willing but the flesh is weak 
The way of all flesh 
The way to a man's heart is through his stomach 
There are no pockets in a shroud 
There's many a slip twixt cup and lip 
Thick ear 
This is your brain. This is your brain on drugs. Any questions? ( The Partnership for a Drug-Free America advertising slogan ) 
This neck of the woods 
Thorn in the flesh 
Three Finger ( Nickname of Mordecai Brown ) 
Throw your arms in horror 
Thumb your nose 
Thumbnail sketch 
Tin ear 
Tits up 
To the heart of Seoul and beyond ( Asiana Airlines advertising slogan ) 
Toe the line 
Tongue in cheek 
Tooth and nail 
Total Eclipse Of The Heart ( Bonnie Tyler song-title ) 
Touch Your Heart ( Taiwan advertising slogan ) 

Treasure chest 
Try your hand 
Turn the other cheek 
Turn to ashes in your mouth 
Turn your nose up at 
Turn your stomach 
Twist around your little finger 
Twist your arm 
Uneasy lies the head that wears a crown 
Up in arms 
Up to your neck in trouble 
Upon your head be it 
Upper hand 
Van Gogh's ear for music 
Vital statistics 
Warms the cockles of my heart 
Wash your mouth out with soap and water 
Watch your mouth 
We found the weapons of mass destruction 
We know where the bodies are buried 
Weapons of mass destruction 
Wear your heart on your sleeve 
Well turned calf 
Wet the baby's head 
What a cheek 
What we have here is a failure to communicate ( line from Cool Hand Luke ) 
Whip hand 
White knuckle ride 
Who's finger do you want on the trigger? 
Wild at heart 
Win by a head 
Win by a neck 
Win by a nose 
Wind your neck in 
With open arms 
With your nose in the air 
Without a leg to stand on 
Wooden Heart ( Elvis Presley song-title ) 
Word in your ear 
Word of mouth 
Work the rabbit's foot on 

Wrapped around your little finger 
Yorkshire born in Yorkshire bred, strong in the arm and weak in the head 
You can't make a silk purse from a sow's ear 
You too can have a body like mine ( Charles Atlas advertising slogan ) 
You would forget your head if it weren't screwed on 
You're all heart 
You're pulling my leg 
Young at heart 
Your Cheating Heart ( Hank Williams song-title ) 
Your eyes are bigger than your stomach 
Zip your lip 

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