Идиомы на тему Body
(сидеть) спина к спинеOn the beach I saw Mary and Jane; they were sitting back-to-back.
behind one's back
(делать что-либо) за чьей-либо спинойI hate people who gossip behind my back.
cover one's back
оградить себя от грядущих неприятностейUnfortunately Mr. Quirk was not able to cover his back when dealing with the racketeers.
get (someone's) back up
рассердить кого-либоI did not intend to get my friend's back up when I asked her if I could borrow her laptop.
get off (someone's) back
оставить в покое, не беспокоить кого-либо"Do me a favor and get off my back!"
give (someone) the shirt off one's back
быть очень щедрым, быть готовым отдать последнееMr. Hobson seemed to be very generous ready to give you the shirt off his back.
have one's back to the wall
попасть в трудную ситуацию, занять оборонительную позицию; "быть припёртым к стене"He had his back to the wall because he was being blackmailed.
off one's back
перестать докучать кому-либо, беспокоить кого-либо"I wish you would get off my back and stop asking me silly questions."
on (someone's) back
предъявлять претензии, надоедать кому-либоMark is constantly criticizing me; he has been on my back ever since I started working in this department.
pat on the back
похвалитьThe teacher gave Mark a pat on the back because he had passed a very difficult test.
put one's back into (something)
вложить силу или энергию во что-либоI had to move the piano out of the family room, so I asked my friend to put his back into it.
scratch (someone's) back
делать взаимные услуги, "рука руку моет""You scratch my back and I'll scratch yours," were the relations between the employees in the company.
stab (someone) in the back
предавать, клеветать за спиной, "всадить нож в спину"I can never again trust Kelly because she tried to stab me in the back.
turn one's back on (someone or something)
отказать в помощи кому-либо, отвернуться, покинуть кого-либо в бедеPeter turned his back on his own family when they needed help.
You scratch my back and I'll scratch yours.
обоюдные услуги, "рука руку моет"This politician is known for his attitude of 'you scratch my back and I'll scratch yours'.