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Vocabulary: idioms: blood
BLOOD is LIFE! ... It's what nurtures us, mammals, "warm-blooded animals". Not only that! BLOOD has a highly symbolic power since it is transmitted from generations (or dynasties) to generations. Blood is the main component of our genetic heritage, giving us part of our strengths and weaknesses...
Blood shot eyes
To donate blood=> a blood donor
|A blood transfusion|
To get blood out of a stone
To draw blood
To sweat blood and tears
To run in the blood
|To be near in blood||In cold blood|
|To stain one's hands with blood||To be flesh and blood|
|To be blood and thunder||A bloodcurler|
|Blood rushed up to his head||To be after sb's blood|
|... no blood in one's veins||To make sb's blood up|
|There's bad blood between them||A bloodless victory|
|The call of blood||My own flesh and blood|
|A bloodbath||A blood feud|
Warm-blooded/ cold-blooded animals
A bloodhorse/ bloodstock
A Bloody Mary Blood pudding/ sausage
In familiar language, or in slang, "bloody" is an emphatic adjective used to intensify the meaning of a word:
- a bloody fool
- it's bloody hot!; a bloody so ... a bloody nuisance...
And a few proverbs ...
- Blood will have blood.
- Blood is thicker than water.
- Blood will tell/ Good blood cannot lie!
- His blood shall be on our heads.
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