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leg

Synonyms of leg in English:

noun

  • 1 Lee broke his leg
    lower limb, limb, shank
    informal pin
  • 2 the first leg of a European tour
    part, stage, portion, segment, section, phase, stretch, lap
  • Phrases

    give someone a leg up

    1
    we all want to give our kids a leg up in the world
    help/assist someone, give someone assistance, lend someone a helping hand, give someone a boost

    leg it

    2

    on its/one's last legs

    3
    the barn is on its last legs
    dilapidated, worn out, rickety, about to fall apart, about to become obsolete;
    failing, dying, terminal, on one's deathbed

    pull someone's leg

    4
    is Julie really sick or is she just pulling my leg?
    tease someone, make fun of someone, tease, joke, make fun, fool, jest, joke with someone, play a (practical) joke on someone, play a trick on someone, make a monkey out of someone;
    hoax someone, fool someone, deceive someone, lead someone on, hoodwink someone, dupe someone, beguile someone, gull someone
    informal kid someone, have someone on, rib someone, take someone for a ride, put someone on

    stretch one's legs

    5
    we always like to stretch our legs after dinner
    go for a walk, take a stroll, walk, stroll, move about, get some exercise

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