Friday, 20 July 2012

Idioms with 'blood'

Sweat blood = to work very hard
Blood brother = very close friends
Blood is thicker than water = family comes before friends
Blood relation = family member
One’s own flesh and blood = one’s family
It runs in one’s blood = inherited
Blue blooded = of aristocratic origin
Blood sucker = a blackmailer
After one’s blood = looking for revenge
Cause bad blood between people = make people dislike each other
First blood = first success
Young blood = a new member of a group
To get blood out of a stone = to try to do something impossible
Make one’s blood boil = make one very angry
Red-blooded = manly

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