Almost another 2 years have passed from my last entry. Sorry, I am getting lazier and lazier as I get older.
By the way, I was watching a korean movie: The Con Artist, with English subtitles and came across this idiom “by the skin of one’s teeth”, which means barely, by a narrow margin, just in time, 差一點點就不成 , 險勝
I passed the test by the skin of my teeth.
That was a close call. Tom won the race by the skin of his teeth.
Micky escaped from the avalanche by the skin of his teeth.
Some other idioms related to body parts: http://elisaenglish.pixnet.net/blog/post/639675
Written by Elisa English
on December 20, 2018