Leg and Foot
Achilles' heel (of someone or something)
слабое место кого-либо \ чего-либоJack is not able to insist on his arguments and that's his Achilles' heel.
at one's heels
прямо позади, по пятамI turned round and saw a man who was close behind me, right at my heels.
bring (someone) to heel
заставить слушаться кого-либоWhen John was sixteen, he thought he could do as he pleased, but his father cut off his allowance, and this brought John to heel.
cool one's heels
быть вынужденным ждать кого-либо из начальстваAnn had to cool her heels for half an hour in the office before her boss would see her.
dig in one's heels
отказываться изменить курс действия или своё мнениеThe electrical company disrupted the negotiations and dug in their heels against any improvements.
плохо, бедно, неряшливо одетыйThe bag lady sitting on a bench in the park was down at the heels.
kick up one's heels
веселиться, резвитьсяThey kicked up their heels at Bob's birthday party last week.
on one's heels
позади, следомWhen Steve walks his dog Fluffy, it is always on his master's heels.
on the heels of (something)
вскоре после чего-либо, вслед за чем-либоJohn came that morning on the heels of his letter and insisted on seeing his cousin.
set one back on one's heels
удивить, ошеломить, шокировать кого-либоThe news, which set my back on my heels, was announced at the interval of thirty minutes.
take to one's heels
убегать, удиратьThe boys were stealing apples from the garden and took to their heels when they saw the owner approaching them.
turn on one's heel
круто повернутьсяJonathan turned on his heel and dashed out of the room.