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IDIOMS FOR DIFFERENT SITUATIONS 'DESCRIBING APPEARANCE By- Niharika John Mehra Follow me on : https://unacademy.com/user/niharika 1192
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1. Look like a Million Dollars Meaning : you look extremely good Eg: With a tan and a new hairstyle she looked like a million dollars! Anna is looking like a million dollars today.
2. Dressed Up to the Nines Meaning : someone dressed up to the nines is wearing very smart or glamorous clothes Eg: Annie must be going to a party - she's dressed up to the nines. Not only the bride but all bridesmaid were dressed up to the nines at Nisha's wedding.
3. Down at Heel Meaning : someone whose appearance is untidy or neglected because of lack of money Eg: The down-at-heel student I first met became a successful writer. 10 years ago he was down-at-heel and now his closet is full of brands.
4. Pretty as a Picture Meaning : someone who is as "pretty as a picture, is very attractive or appealing in appearance -Eg: The young bride looked (as) pretty as a picture in her beautiful dress. She was looking (as) pretty as a picture at yesterday's party.
5. Vertically Challenged Meaning: a humoristic way of referring to someone who is not very tall -Eg: High shelves are difficult for vertically challenged shoppers. He looks vertically challenged in front of his wife.
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