arm

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arm

In addition to the idioms beginning with arm, also see at arm's length; babe in arms; forewarned is forearmed; give one's eyeteeth (right arm); long arm of the law; one-armed bandit; put the arm on; shot in the arm; take up arms; talk someone's arm off; twist someone's arm; up in arms; with one arm tied behind; with open arms.

The American Heritage® Dictionary of Idioms by Christine Ammer.
Copyright © 1997. Published by Houghton Mifflin.
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