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Mummy's boy A man who is still very dependent on his mother is a mummy's boy. Murder will out This idiom means that bad deeds can't be kept secret forever. Murky waters Where people are behaving in morally and ethically questionable ways, they are in murky waters. Music to my ears If something someone says is music to your ears, it is exactly what you had wanted to hear. Mutton dressed as lamb Mutton dressed as lamb is term for middle-aged or elderly people trying to look younger. My dogs are barking (USA) When someone says this, they mean that their feet are hurting. My eye This idiom is added to an adjective to show that you disagree with it: 'He's shy.' 'Shy my eye- he's just planning something secret.' My foot! This idiom is used to show that you do not believe what someone has just said. My hands are full If your hands are full, you have so much to do that you cannot take on any more work, responsibilities and so on. My hands are tied If your hands are tied, you are unable to act for some reason. My heart bleeds If your heart bleeds for someone, you feel genuine sympathy and sadness for them. My heart goes out to someone If your heart goes out to someone, you feel genuine sympathy for them. My way or the highway This idiom is used to say that if people don't do what you say, they will have to leave or quit the project, etc. If you have a question about idioms, ask us about it in our . If you know of an idiom that you would like to be listed here, please use our online form to Idioms Discussion Forum suggest an idiom. Members Get More
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