Guess the body part collocations and actions

Without looking below, listen to your teacher and guess which body part all the things they are talking about are connected to. Don’t guess before you are sure, because you only get one chance

 

Try to fit the missing body parts into the places with the stars below

***- cross your ________s, walking ________ in ____________, hug, cuddle

****- like water off a duck’s _____________, I’m glad to see the _________ of him,

*****/ ******/ ***- beer _________, a six pack, a ______ feeling

*****- makes my __________ boil, like getting ___________ from a stone, _________ is thicker than water

***- play it by ___________, _______rings, pierced, an __________ for music, a cauliflower ____

***- keep an _________ on, ______ contact, dark brown, up to my ___________s in work, pull the wool over your _____________s, see _________ to _______, an _____ for an _________ a tooth for a tooth, a black ____________, bags under your _________s

********- bushy, thick, plucked

****- get egg on your ____________, I can’t ___________ seeing him again, an innocent _______

******- have my ________ in a lot of pies, point, _________ crossed, ________prints, press, pinkie, little, middle, index, ring, can’t put my __________ on it, have his ________ in many pies, caught with his ____________s in the till, tap, pinch, flick, _______ nails, scratch, give someone the ___________, the two _________ salute, knuckle

***********- polish, long, manicured, bite, scratch

****/ ****- hop, put your _________ down, kick, trip, step, stomp, stamp, put my ______ in it, get off on the wrong ____________, one ___________ in the grave, ___________ on the ground, have cold __________, I have two left __________

****- ponytail, bunches, spiky, a trim, perm, dyed, medium length, grey, blond, dark, receding,

****- _________ your homework in, have time on my __________s, holding ________s, a ________ shake, catch, caught red __________ed, give someone a big _________, give someone a __________, living from _________ to mouth, clap, grasp, grip, slap,

****- bald, nod, shake, can’t get it out of my ___________, splitting ______ ache,  __________ over heels, _________ in the clouds, can’t make __________ or tail of it, ________ and shoulders above the others, big _______ ed, a _______ cold

****- brought to his/ its ____________s, I learnt that on my grandfather’s ____________,

***- on its last ________s, he hasn’t got a _________ to stand on, pulling your __________, stretch your __________s, shaved, long, short, hairy, cross you______ s

***- fat, thick, thin, suck, kiss, purse your _________s, top, bottom

*****- living from hand to ____________, put words in my __________, cough, sneeze, smile, smirk, giggle, chuckle, speaking with your __________ full, air kissing, sigh

****- long, muscular, not from this _________ of the woods

****- blow, sniff, smell, handkerchief, don’t stick your _______ into my business, look down your ______ at someone/ something, pay through the _________, nostril, snot, bogey, handkerchief, runny,

********- dislocated, a ______________ to cry on, head and _______________s above the others, broad ______________s, have the weight of the world on your ______________s

****- thick ___________ned, wrinkly, soft, rough,

*****/ *****- crunch, false, chew, nibble, bite, dentures, brush, ________ paste, floss, dentist, filling, pull, wisdom, baby, milk, gap ________ ed, braces, a gold __________

******- gargle, soar, lose my voice, swallow, Adam’s apple, a frog in my _____________

*****- under her ___________, ___________ a ride, I’m all ______________s

***- big, little, keep you on your _________s, tip______ , nails,

******- hold your _________, a raspberry, slip of the ____________, lick, pierced, French kiss

Check with the answer key on the next page

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Answer key

Arm- cross your ________s, walking ________ in ____________, hug, cuddle

Back- like water off a duck’s _____________, I’m glad to see the _________ of him,

Belly/ stomach/ gut- beer _________, a six pack, a ______ feeling

Blood- makes my __________ boil, like getting ___________ from a stone, _________ is thicker than water

Ear- play it by ___________, _______rings, pierced, an __________ for music, cauliflower

Eye- keep an _________ on, ______ contact, dark brown, up to my ___________s in work, pull the wool over your _____________s, see _________ to __________ , an __________ for an _________ a tooth for a tooth, a black ____________, bags under your _________s

Eyebrows- bushy, thick, plucked

Face- get egg on your ____________, I can’t ___________ seeing him again, an innocent _______

Finger- have my ________ in a lot of pies, point, _________ crossed, ________prints, press, pinkie, little, middle, index, ring, can’t put my __________ on it, have his ________ in many pies, caught with his ____________s in the till, tap, pinch, flick, _______ nails, scratch, give someone the ___________, the two _________ salute, knuckle

Fingernails- polish, long, manicured, bite, scratch

Foot/ feet- hop, put your _________ down, kick, trip, step, stomp, stamp, put my ______ in it, get off on the wrong ____________, one ___________ in the grave, ___________ on the ground, have cold __________, I have two left __________

Hair- ponytail, bunches, spiky, a trim, perm, dyed, medium length, grey, blond, dark, receding,

Hand- _________ your homework in, have time on my __________s, holding ________s, a ________ shake, catch, caught red __________ed, give someone a big _________, give someone a __________, living from _________ to mouth, clap, grasp, grip, slap,

Head- bald, nod, shake, can’t get it out of my ___________, splitting ______ ache,  __________ over heels, _________ in the clouds, can’t make __________ or tail of it, ________ and shoulders above the others, big _______ ed, a __________ cold

Knee- brought to his/ its ____________s, I learnt that on my grandfather’s ____________,

Leg- on its last ________s, he hasn’t got a _________ to stand on, pulling your __________, stretch your __________s, shaved, long, short, hairy, cross you______ s

Lip- fat, thick, thin, suck, kiss, purse your_________s, top, bottom

Mouth- living from hand to ____________, put words in my __________, cough, sneeze, smile, smirk, giggle, chuckle, speaking with your __________ full, air kissing, sigh

Neck- long, muscular, not from this _________ of the woods

Nose- blow, sniff, smell, handkerchief, don’t stick your _______ into my business, look down your ______ at someone/ something, pay through the _________, nostril, snot, bogey, handkerchief, runny,

Shoulder- dislocated, a ______________ to cry on, head and _______________s above the others, broad ______________s, have the weight of the world on your ______________s

Skin- thick ___________ned, wrinkly, soft, rough,

Tooth/ teeth- crunch, false, chew, nibble, bite, dentures, brush, ________ paste, floss, dentist, filling, pull, wisdom, baby, milk, gap __________ed, braces, a gold _________, a ____y smile

Throat- gargle, soar, lose my voice, swallow, Adam’s apple, a frog in my _____________

Thumb- under her ___________, ___________ a ride, I’m all ______________s

Toe- big, little, keep you on your _________s, tip______ , nails,

Tongue- hold your _________, a raspberry, slip of the ____________, lick, pierced, French kiss

 

Test each other in pairs, starting with the most difficult examples to guess from (but only the ones that you understand!)

Without looking at the list above, do the same with your own ideas

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Discussion questions

How would you describe your appearance?

How are you similar to your mother and father in appearance? (= How do you look like your mother and father?) How about your siblings?

If you could only change one part of your body, which would it be? How would you like it to be different?

What celebrity plastic surgery you know about do you think looks great and terrible? Why do you think so?

Work together and try and describe a good looking man and woman’s body parts one at a time

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