Arm Idioms | Idioms With Arm


Here is a list of idioms derived from the word arm.

Cost an arm and a leg

When something costs an arm and a leg, it is very pricey. This is an informal idiom.

A shot in the arm

When you receive a shot in the arm, you get a sudden encouragement.

The long arm of the law

No one can escape the long arm of the law.

Twist somebody’s arm

When you twist somebody’s arm you persuade them to do something they don’t want to do.

Keep somebody at arm’s length

When you keep somebody at arm’s length, you don’t allow them to be too friendly with you.