Crazy English: Body Parts
To keep (an) eye on
Definition: to watch or guard something or someone
EXAMPLE: I can't go to the movies. I have to keep an eye on my little sister.
EXAMPLE: I can only keep eye on your dog for the afternoon. I must be home for supper.
To shake a leg
Definition: to hurry
EXAMPLE: Please shake a leg or we'll be late.
EXAMPLE: If Tim doesn't shake a leg, he might miss his bus.
To pull someone's leg
Definition: to fool someone
EXAMPLE: Theodore told me that he was a millionaire. I think he was just pulling my leg. It is untrue that Theodore is a millionaire.
EXAMPLE: Your mother did not understand that you were pulling her leg. She believes that you are going to France for the summer.
To get off someone's back
Definition: to stop bothering someone
EXAMPLE: Get off my back or I will report you.
EXAMPLE: If Time does not get off Tara's back, he might get a slap in the face.