|About Us | What's New | Search | Site Map | Contact Us|
You are not logged in. [Log In] Wordsmith.org » Forums » General Topics » Q&A about words » Paying through the teeth Register User Forum List Calendar Active Topics Search FAQ
#173548 - 02/13/08 09:21 PM Re: Paying through the teeth [Re: Hydra]
Loc: British Columbia, Canada
Will it cost him an arm and a leg?
#173777 - 02/20/08 07:47 PM Re: Paying through the teeth [Re: Zed]
Originally Posted By: ZedWill it cost him an arm and a leg?
Not sure, can't quite put my finger on it, but is there a term for sayings like paying through the nose, lying through the teeth, costing an arm and a leg, going over my head, keeping an eye on things, etc that use body parts as metaphors?
Forum Stats 8740 Members
Max Online: 3341 @ 12/09/11 02:15 PM
Newest Members auster, ozyildirimeda, KatieC, ashishsum, ackcat
8740 Registered Users
Who's Online 0 registered (), 33 Guests and 5 Spiders online. Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Top Posters (30 Days)
endymion6 85 LukeJavan8 74 wofahulicodoc 63 A C Bowden 34 May 4 FoFong 3 Tromboniator 3 LadyReader 2 TitoMatito 2 tsuwm 2
wwh 13858 Faldage 13803 Jackie 11609 tsuwm 10523 Buffalo Shrdlu 7210 LukeJavan8 6513 AnnaStrophic 6511 Wordwind 6296 of troy 5400 BranShea 5282
Board Rules · Mark all read Contact Us · Wordsmith.org · Top
Disclaimer: Wordsmith.org is not responsible for views expressed on this site. Use of this forum is at your own risk and liability - you agree to hold Wordsmith.org and its associates harmless as a condition of using it.
Home | Today's Word | Yesterday's Word | Subscribe | FAQ | Archives | Search | Feedback
Wordsmith Talk | Wordsmith Chat
© 2014 Wordsmith