Leg and Foot
Break a leg!
Желаю удачи! (используется перед выходом на сцену)"Break a leg!" one of the actors called to the lead actor.
get one's sea legs
привыкнуть к чему-либо (например, к движению корабля)I couldn't get my sea legs on board the ship for a long time.
have a hollow leg
быть в состоянии много есть и питьTim is very fat; he definitely has a hollow leg.
have a leg to stand on
иметь поддержку, оправдание, свидетельство чего-либоRobert did not have a leg to stand on in the explanation of his behavior.
have a leg up on (someone)
иметь преимущество перед кем-либоRita knows two foreign languages and she has a leg up on the other applicants for the job.
иметь продолжениеGossip usually has legs. People will be talking about my failure for a long time.
on (something's) last legs
изношенный, "на ладан дышит"Our TV set is on its last legs, so we are going to buy a new one soon.
pull (someone's) leg
подшучивать над кем-либо, дурачить кого-либоNathan is fond of playing tricks on people and he is always pulling my leg when he sees me.
shake a leg
идти быстро, "шевелить ногами""Please shake a leg if you want to be in time for the lecture."
stretch one's legs
размять ногиAfter he had been driving for six hours, he stopped for a while to stretch his legs.
tail between one's legs
быть пристыженным или побеждённымSteve had boasted he would win the tournament, but he went home with his tail between his legs.
with one's tail between one's legs
испугаться или струсить, "поджать хвост"The boss told Mike to get out, and the latter left the office with his tail between his legs.