October 31st, is the U.S.'s "All Hallow's Eve" or Halloween. It came over to the U.S. from Europe. It's a day of the "walking dead". So, to channel the spirit of zombies and the undead, this post is about idioms using parts of the body. These idioms are used often by speakers in the U.S. to express meaning. Why should you learn them, or at least one or two? Because sometimes in a business setting you want to let your speaking partner know that you "speak the language". Meaning, that you understand some cultural references. Even if this is only one or two idioms, it creates a bond with your speaking partner on another level. Just like when Americans come to your country and are able to say "hello", and "how much" you are happy that they made an effort to learn some of the language. If you're interested in a little history of Halloween, I've put a video in this post.
I know where the bodies are buried: 8, 4, 5, 6, page 1. 2, 9, 3, 7, page 2. How much did the car cost, "An arm and a leg." I hope you have a wonderful Halloween. See video below. Here is link: https://www.history.com/topics/halloween/history-of-halloween/videos/bet-you-didnt-know-halloween
ANNABELLE B-BAUMANN, Communication Coach
"Annabelle I've learned alot from you .....with your friendly art and your diversified lessons... it is never boring!!!" -Doris, BASF
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