Idiom: Elbow room
Meaning: If you haven't got enough elbow room, you haven't got enough space.Country: International English | Subject Area: Body and bodily functions | Usage Type: Both or All Words Used
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- Not enough room to swing a cat
- Elbow grease
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- Barrack-room lawyer
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