English Idioms - Arms, Athletics, Achilles' Heel
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Arm Idioms - BBC Learning English (The Teacher)
The teacher introduces us to three idioms connected with arms.
Athletics Idioms from The Teacher
Three idiomatic phrases connected with the sport of athletics:
A false start;
To jump the gun;
The front runner
American Slang & Idioms - ACHILLES' HEEL
This is a phrase which means a vulnerable weakness in spite of overall strength.
This expression comes from the ancient legend of Achilles who died when a poisoned arrow pierced his heel.
For example, you can say, Though he's an excellent athlete, swimming is his Achilles heel.
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