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#173548 - 02/13/08 09:21 PM Re: Paying through the teeth [Re: Hydra]
Zed Offline
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Will it cost him an arm and a leg?

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#173777 - 02/20/08 07:47 PM Re: Paying through the teeth [Re: Zed]
The Pook Offline
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Registered: 02/20/08
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Loc: Tasmania
Originally Posted By: Zed
Will 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?

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