Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Leg"

The meaning of "Leg" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does get leg up on somebody mean?
A: This means to get an advantage.

"I have been lifting weights for the last three months. This will give me a leg up on everyone else at the competition."
Q: What does Pull your leg (Idiom) mean?
A: To joke with someone about something
Q: What does They are getting more than a leg up on us. mean?
A: GET A LEG UP: To be ahead of someone or something; to get information that others may not have; to have an advantage.
>> I drove along the marathon route earlier to get a leg up on the other runners.
Q: What does "get a leg up" in 366 mean?
A: An advantage
Q: What does to have a leg to stand on mean?
A: You have a solid argument for your position. More often the phrase is ' He doesn't have a leg to stand on' - so his case will collapse.

Example sentences using "Leg"

Q: Please show me example sentences with to pulling my leg.
A: "Stop pulling my leg, that is not funny!"

Synonyms of "Leg" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between artificial leg and prosthetic leg ?
A: No real difference, they mean the same thing.
Q: What is the difference between leg and foot ?
A: Foot is the part of the leg below the ankle.
Q: What is the difference between leg and feet and foot ?
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Q: What is the difference between leg and foot ?
A: leg means including thigh but usually not including hip but foot means the part of lower limb that we can move by will
Q: What is the difference between leg and lap and calf ?
A: leg is your whole leg, calf in the bottom part of your leg

and if you were to sit down and someone sat on top of you they would be sitting in your lap

Translations of "Leg"

Q: How do you say this in English (UK)? ‎彼はサッカー試合の時に、ボールが2人の間になかったのに、わざとディビッドの足を蹴った。 He kicked David’s leg intentionally when there was not a soccer ball between them while the football game. I translated it by myself. Could you tell me how you speak the sentence in English?
A: もう、ほとんどすごい!!でも、...between them during/in the football game の方が自然だ。
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? is it correct to say “lower your pants’ leg”, referring to when a pants’ leg is a bit up in your leg
A: That is correct. It may be more common to say "Pull your pants leg down."
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? I'm pulling your leg or your leg is being pulled
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Q: How do you say this in English (US)? "leg of cats" or "legs of cats"
A: Well, "leg" and "cat" are just example. For instance, what should I say: "door of houses" or "doors of houses"
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? pulling my leg
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Other questions about "Leg"

Q: He injured his leg and got three inches stitches. does this sound natural?
A: He injured his leg and got three inches of stiches. (The cut was about 3 inches long)
Q: His leg was eaten by fierce sharks. does this sound natural?
A: It would be more natural to say "bitten off" instead of "eaten".
Q: I got my leg sprained... does this sound natural?
A: The meaning is very clear, but I would say I sprained my leg. Yours is passive tense so it could be correct if somebody/something else sprained it
Q: with your leg spread / with your leg apart
what's the difference??
A: They mean the same thing just different wording.
But be sure to put legs though haha
It can be also said as
"Spread your legs apart "
Q: I had (got) my leg broken. does this sound natural?
A: People will sometimes use it in irony though, so I don't think it's wrong.

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