In this episode, The Teacher introduces you to three idiomatic phrases connected with legs.
Pulling somebody`s leg: fooling someone, joking with someone
Cost an arm and a leg : To cost too much.Â It cost an arm and a leg, so I didnâ€™t buy it. Why should a little plastic part cost an arm and a leg?
Give no leg to stand on: [for an argument or a case] to have no support. (Informal. Do not have can be replaced with be without.) You may think youâ€™re in the right, but you donâ€™t have a leg to stand on. My lawyer said I didnâ€™t have a leg to stand on, so I shouldnâ€™t sue the company.
I am pulling your leg.
It cost an arm and a leg.
You haven’t got a leg to stand on.