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Interpreting - Translation

Here are some expressions commonly used in discussing the body - head and shoulders matters.

Listen to cheek - the fleshy side of the face below the eye and above and to the side of the mouth
Listen to chin - the lower part of the face lying below the lower lip
Listen to ear - the sense organ for hearing
Listen to eye - the organ of sight
Listen to eyebrow - the arch of hair above each eye
Listen to eyelash - any of the short curved hairs that grow from the edges of the eyelids
Listen to forehead - the part of the face above the eyes
Listen to hair - the coating of hairs on a human head
Listen to head - the upper part of the human body
Listen to jaw - the part of the skull of a vertebrate that frames the mouth and holds the teeth
Listen to lip - either of two fleshy folds that surround the mouth and are the organs of human speech
Listen to mouth - the opening through which food is taken in and vocalizations emerge
Listen to neck - the part of an organism that connects the head to the rest of the body
Listen to nose - the organ of smell and entrance to the respiratory tract
Listen to nostril - either one of the two external openings to the nasal cavity in the nose
Listen to shoulder - the part of the body between the neck and the upper arm
Listen to throat - the passage to the stomach and lungs; in the front part of the neck below the chin and above the collarbone
Listen to tongue - a fleshy movable process of the floor of the mouths of most vertebrates that bears sensory end organs and small glands and functions especially in taking and swallowing food and in humans as a speech organ
Listen to tooth - hard bonelike structures in the jaws of vertebrates; used for biting and chewing

Now we put new vocabulary into context, so you can see how you might use these terms yourself. The expressions are in boldface in the text.

Listen to Chin up!
Listen to Cheek kissing is a ritual or social gesture to indicate friendship, perform a greeting , to confer congratulations, to comfort.
Listen to Our make-up range includes mascara, eye shadow, false eyelashes, eyelash glue, liquid eyeliner, eyeliner, eyebrow pencil, and detailed makeup tips on using them.
Listen to Donīt be down in the mouth!
Listen to Donīt look a gift horse in the mouth.
Listen to She pokes her nose into everything.
Listen to Most cases of shoulder pain only last for a short while and are not caused by arthritis.
Listen to An eye for an eye, a tooth for a tooth.
Listen to Itīs on the tip of my tongue.
Listen to Steve cleared his throat.


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