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13 / 05 / 2009

HAIR EXPRESSIONS-1: meaning and examples

Good morning.

Today's first expression is: to let your hair down (informal)

Meaning: to relax and enjoy yourself, especially in a lively way.

Example 1:
It's about time you let your hair down and have some fun.

Example 2:
He finally let his hair down and made a joke. I'm glad to see that he is more relaxed around your parents.

Today's second expression is: to make someone's hair stand on end

Meaning: to shock or frighten someone.

Example 3:
That film told a chilling tale that made my hair stand on end.

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