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cold feetTo get nervous and to have second thoughts about doing something.
'I'm getting cold feet about my wedding. I'm so nervous.'
a sight for sore eyesWe use this expression when we are very happy to see someone or something.
'Hi Frank. You're a sight for sore eyes. I haven't seen you for years.'
a finger in every pieTo have a finger in every pie means that you are involved in many activities.
off the top of my headOff the top of my head means that you say something without really thinking about it. A spontaneous reaction.
'Off the top of my head, I'd say there were a thousand people there.'
look down your noseWhen you look down your nose at someone you think you are better or more important than them.
'Because he's rich he seems to think that he's better than everyone. He really looks down his nose at people.'
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