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Body idioms - Arm

Introduction

In this video the Teacher shows us the following idioms:

  1. They're up in arms
  2. I'd give my right arm to do it
  3. He's twisting my arm

Video

Teacher's homework

Have you ever been up in arms about something? What would you give your right arm to do? Has anybody ever twisted your arm to do something you didn't want to do?

Write a few sentences here and I'll put my favourites on this page.

This topic has now closed. Thanks for all your homework.

Joel, Korea
I was up in arms this afternoon when my mother woke me up even though it was my school holiday and she told me to study!She was twisting my arm!I would give my right arm to sleep more.

Christine, France
I'm up in my arms to see the incapacity of medicine to care my father. I'd give my right arm to see my father in good health but it's to late.

Abel, Ethiopia
I become up in arms when someone tries to twist my arm to do what i don't want to.

Sisi, Indonesia
I was up in arms when one day some body insulted my culture. I would give my right arm to providing good reputation of my country.

Sumi, Sri Lanka
yesterday i was up in arm because my husband totally forgot our wedding anniversary day,i gave my right hand to memorize it and twisted his arm to going out for dinner.

Mehdi, Iran
Many of Iranian young students are in up arms with the Islamic government.The regime is twisting their arms but it can not last since many of us are ready to give our right arms to fight against discrimination and injustice.

Jorge, Colombia
I'd give my right arm to travel abroad, I'm up in arms because I don't have enough money to do it right now. I'm happy because nobody twists my arm for doing something.

Ying, China
oh, my dear hubby is up in arms again because i haven't done the dishes. i'd give my right arm to tidy up the house if only i had the time. my boss has successfully twisted my arm to do the ** project, which has kept me very busy lately.

G, Mexico
I'm up in arms because today I have to work late. I'd give my right hand to have a very good english. I twisted my husbnad's arm to buy me a ring I really wanted.

Sissi, France
Today, I missed my train. I should have been up in arms, but I was in fact very happy, because I missed also my appointment with the dentist. I'd give my right arm not to have to go to the dentist any more. But my husband is always twisting my arm to oblige me to go.

Margaret Ofori, Ghana
The whole class was up in arms when the teacher decided to change the date for the examination. The students later gave their right arms for a free tuition in English. The teacher twisted our arms by asking us to pay a token for spending his time on us.

Tin, China
Our teacher always twists our arms to ask us to do so much homework.And the homewok is so diffcalt that we always up in arms. We would give our right arms to reduce the homework.

Raushan, Kazakhstan
I had somewhat stressful morning today. First, my boyfriend was twisting my arm to wear warm closes inspite the fact that the weather was pretty mild. In order not to argue with him from the very morning, I agreed. Had I only calmed down in my car, driving and listening to my favourite music, when I saw a driver on a street who did not stop on a light signal; instead, he stepped on the gas and nearly run over schoolchildren crossing the street! I was completely up in arm about this! I'd give my right arm to make sure that such guys are arrested and obliged to pay huge fines.

Maristella, Brazil
I would give my right arm to help all homeless animal. All the animals deserve our respect. They are our friends. I think all people all over the world should have one pet in their home, take care of them giving love,food and so on.

Jong-Hyun, Korea
Hello~ I'm very happy to submit you to my first homework. :)My sister sometimes twist my arm to use mine secretly. I've been up in arms whenever my sister wears my clothes without my permission. After I saw my dirty clothes, I am really up in arms.

Ma'rouf Assaf, Saudi Arabia
I don't allaw anybody to twist my arm to do something I don't want to do. If that happened, I'd be up in arms about that. However, if something attracts my attention and helps me improve my skils, certainly I will give my right arm to do it.

Olivia, China
I was up in arms when I knew the human-animal embryo law was passed. It's simply ridiculous. I would give my right arm to change the result.

Muditha, Sri Lanka
I wouldn't allow my boss to twist my arm regarding my decision to retire early and in fact, I'd give my right hand to be released from the job faster. Of course, my family would be up in arms with me for making such a move!

Chung, Vietnam
I was up in arms this morning when my motorbike broke. I was on my way to a very important meeting and I gave my right arm to arrive in time. I twisted the mechanic's arm to repair my bike quickly.

Ricles, France
I'd give my right arm to see the wolrd happy besauce i'm up in arms when human destroy the planet.i don't want someone twist my arm !never!

Longyuan, China
I was up in my arms when I found my mobile was stolen in Wuhan train station, because I lost all my fiends' phone number stored in the phone. I would give my right arm to have them back!

Tena, Switzerland
I'm up in arms about todays weather, it's raining cats and dogs here in Zurich!

Tom, Japan
I was up in arms last Sunday because my kids were twisting my arm to play with them even though I was deadly hangover .I'd give my right arm to get a good babysitter on every Sunday!

Hugo, Canada
I'd give my right arm to dodge those who try to twist my arm.

Natalia, Colombia
i'm up in arms because my dog put his dirty legs on my white tshirt!!!

Anita, Taiwan
I was up in arms about Mom's action of peeking at my letter.

Yumi, Japan
My mom twists my arm to get me tidy up my room. Though I tried, I ended up being up in arms. What should I do? I just wish I could give my right arm to get it done at once.

Mariana Rios, Brazil
I'd give my right arm to live in an English-speaking country... But my boyfriend is twisting my arm to make me give it up! I'm up in arms because I cannot master listening in English, although I really need to!

Verbena, Brazil
Think about poverty and starvation all over the world makes me feel so bad,I'd give my right arm to give poor people hope in a better future.

Roberto, Germany
I'm glad I've got a computer to access the BBC website, though it cost me an arm and a leg. My mum was up in arms about the purchase, but I twisted her arm and she relented and let me buy it. Now she'd happily give her right arm to lay her hands on it every now and then.

Maikel, Cuba
The last weekend was awkward for me, I was up in arms cause I couldn't talk with my wife ,I wasted like a thirty minutes in order to communicate with her,but at last I made it ,I not even want to remember about that...She's special for me I would give her my right arm to do whatsoever she wants , although I'll twist my arms whether she obligate me to do something which I don't want to.

Hetal, India
yesterday I made bitter vegetable curry and my husband was up in arms

Bich Van, Vietnam
I am a Vietnamese. I have been living in Hungary with my husband for 8 months. I'd give my right arm to cook Vietnamese dishes. However there are not enough ingredients for them in Hungary. I am up in arms about that.

Alex, Poland
I'll be up in arms if I don't pass my CAE...I'd give my right arm to attend the NLP Trainer's Training with Richard BandlerMy family is twisting my arm to clean the kitchen

MM, Rwanda
I was up in arms of living a better professional life, i gave it a right arm to get a degree, now my friends are Twisting my arm by advicing me to go to Europe for a better take home(pay)

Nana, Egypt
I`m a teacher,& my ex boss used to twist my arm.He asked me to lie to the parents of my students about thier real results in exams & he asked me to give them answers in thier exams,when i said no he reduced my sallary.

Pa, Italy
I'd give my right arm to see the sun in London, at least once a week!!!!!!!!!!!!

Elena, Denmark
I'm going to take an internatonal exam of English and I'd give my right arm to pass it successfully!

Lia, Italy
I'm up in arms about the fact that my best friend doesn't usually phone me. It's always me who must phone her. It's very boring.I'm going to leave and go to Cannes on next Thursday. I'd give my right arm to meet Sean Penn. I'll go to a party and my son Francesca is twisting my arm to make me wear shoes with stiletto heels. But it is really impossible to me!On those shoes I seem to walk on eggs! (May I say that?)

Fuma, Vietnam
I'm up in arms to think about the future. My parents twisted my arm to come back home for good. But I'd give my right arm to work far away from home.

Alicia, Spain
Last wednesday I was up in arms because I thought I could finish my work at 18h and it took me until 19h. I'd given my right arm to get out at 18h because I had an appointement with my boyfriend, who had twisted my arm to be ponctual under penalty of breaking up. He isn't my boyfriend any more.

Sabine, France
I am in arm up now because I want my husband helps me to clean our home. I would give my right hand to take some vacations under the sun, because I have to wait many months to flight away. My husband twists my arm everyday to go to sleep early.

Domenico, Italy
i'd give my right arm to see Berlusconi out of parliament...I was so up in arms when he was elected again...italian people are very easy to have their arms twisted...

Josie, Taiwan
Today I were up in arms because my boy friend twisting my arm to see a doctor.

Joudi, Lebanon
Now I am up in arms about the bad political and security situation in my country. I would give my right arm to restore law and order to my Lebanon. It seems that some foreign powers are twisting our arms to surrender.

KsAhn, Korea
Yesterday, I was up in arms because of my younger sister. She twisted my arm to do all of the housework. She said she was so busy and she had no time to do that. I would give my arm not to do that.

Midi, China
I'd give my right arm to help the ones who are suffering from the earhtquake.But I'm up in arms about my lack of capacity to donate more than money and blood.

Phung, Vietnam
last weekend was a bad time.i was up in arms when my girl friend wanted me went out for luch ,coffe and went to the cinema with her on saturday morning.So i would give my right arm to sleep to 3.00 Pm.but..she twisted my arm to do it because she's my little mother :-D

Han Chan, Um
At the moment, Im up in arms cause a company, i had a job interview 2 days ago, promised me to give a call about the result but still never calls me. I`d give my right arm to get that job. this situation is twisting my arms to do something else.

Sveta, Russia
I am usually up in arms when my boyfriend doesn't listen to me. I'd give my right arm to go back and change some stupid things i've done. My boyfriend twisted my arm to buy a car.

Christina, China
I am up in arms when I can't find engough time to finish my work.I'd give my right arm to be an genius.My roommates are twisting my arms to make me give up some my habits.

Abay, Thailand
My boss is twisting my arm to travel to the office.I am up in arms because of a traffic jam.So,I would give my right arm to fly like a bird but I realize that I'm human.

Phuongnguyen, Vietnam
i'm up in arms when some people who borrow my money intentionally defaulted their loans. i'd give my right arm to travel the world. my mother is twisting my arm to drink medicine because i am ill now.

Vivian, China
I am in arm when i see there are a lot of persons troubled in the earthquake. I'd give my right arm to help them.

Abdi, Somalia
Hi,teacher!Actualy this is a useful homework to learn english and how english sentences are joined easily,so i'm strongly bleive that the teacher's homework it is so good.i would like to give my right arm if i see disable person who is carring heavy goods.i up my arms when i get angry and i have never been twisted my arm.

Suker, China
I'm up in arms because someone tricked in donation for Earthquake.I'd give my right arm to help those people whom were hurted by earthquake.My wife twists my arm to take care of my young daughter.

Joule, Mexico
Every time I get to deal with obnoxious people Ireally get up in arms.I'give my right arm just to ensure my family's security in this violent society.I usually don't let people twist my arm to do things they want without considering what I want.

Abhijit, India
I am up in arms when somebody break promises. I would give my right arm to keep any promise. My parents never twisted my arms by indulging me to choose my career path

Rajesch, Germany
Hallo Teacher, I would give my right arm to learning English at BBC. I would be up in arms if BBC stops doing it.

Take, Japan
I am up in arms when I cannot sleep because of someone's snoring.I'd give my right arm to be smart guy.

Babak, Iran
in my country we are up in arms because of very high inflation rate, i'd give my right hand to make better days for my people but the government is twisting everybody's arm.

Oguzhan, Turkiye
I'm up in arms when I'm stabbed in the back. I would give my right arm to have reliable and faithful people around me. My father twisted my arm to tell lies.

Alejandro, Peru
I'm up in arms when i don´t have my food on time. I`d give my right arm to travel around the world to study and work. My boss twists my arm every time he can.

Mohammad, Syria
I am up in arms when I listen to the news on the TV.I'd give my right arm to stop wars all over the world and I wish I could twist the arm of every one who calls for war.

Momo, Italy
I'm up in arm when I see the people around the world irrespctfull of the enviornment. I'd give my right arm to convince them to rispect the nature.

Maria, Spain
I'm up in arms about all the environmental problems that the humanity causes to the earth. Sometimes, I twist my friends' arms to be more environmentally conscious and friendly (e.g. showing them the best way of recycling their wastes). I'd give my right arm to research how to avoid the soil contamination all over the world.

Kimhong, Cambodia
I am up in arms when someone tells me stupid man!However I'd give my right arm to to be clever and stronger man.but they are twisting my arm.

Johanna, Chile
I'd give my right arm to learn english thats why im practicing every day,, i was up in arms yesterday because i wasnt able to find a good jean in the market,,um... my creditors are twisting my arm to pay my bills...:P

Charles, China
I was up in arm when I found he was cheating me. I'd give my right arm to help the people who suffered from earthquake. Parents alway twists their children's arm to do what them want them to do.

Nour, Kazakhstan
I'd give my right arm to pass my exams exellent. I'm up in arms when my teacher of literature is twesting my arm to write compositions in spite of my class have to prepare another subjects to pass exams.

Fauche, France
Last time,my manager twist my arm to work on a file with someone that i don't like.I 'm always up in arms when a manager doesn't do his job.I give my right to leave my work and to found something else.

Erin, Taiwan
I am up in arms when somebody twists my arm because I'm not good at turning people down.I would give my right arm to make both sides feel comfortable when I have to turn down the request from other people.

Tanya, Moldova
I'm up in arms about the birds singing loudly outside my window early in the morning. They're twisting my arm to get up earlier than usually. I'd give my right arm to enjoy the morning silence in my dreams.

Moon, Pakistan
i am up in arm when i see injustice.i would like to give my rt arm to support burmese victim.my family twisted my arm by forcing me to take admission in medical college.

Cathy, Korea
I am up in arms when my lover doesn't want to get along with me. I'll give my right arm to improve my english ability.

Amaan, India
I Would be up in arms If I won't get the proper words at the time of speaking to someone. I'd give my right arm to any one who teaches English soon. My friend twists my arm when I won't keep my words.

Reem, Syria
I am up in arms because of the educational system in Kuwait.They are twisting the teachers’arms to do things not related to teaching. I ’d give my right arm to have this situation changed.

Mehdi, Iraq
I,m up in arms whenever I see my fellow citizens killed by car bombs and expolsive devices. I'd give my right hand to my people to defeat terrorism in our beloved country.Together, we will twists terrorists hands and through them ouside our country.

Ale, Colombia
I am up in arms when I repeat mistakes. I'd give mi right arm to be happy. My sister is twisting my arm to clean the house

Mahema, Cambodia
I am up in arms when I see ordinary people are being shot. I'd give my right arm to help them, But Mr Fear is twisting my arm to be patient.(real emotion)

Rodrigo Chagas, Brazil
I'm up in arms when I see the destruction on the Brazilian forests. I'd give my right arm to see my soccer team Cruzeiro champion of the world. And my bride twist my arm to do shopping with her.

Masud, Bangladesh
i am up in arms when i see pepole concealing their true traits and displaying the opposite. in addition,i always give my right arms to unearth the exact character of mysterious and hypocratic person even though people attemt to twist my arms.

Shukria, Afghanistan
I'm un in arm when someone loughs wihtout reson. I'd give my right arm to work in BBC English learning. My English teacher twist my arm to be socialized and speak with other student.

MariCarmen, México
Hello Teacher!! I hope that you're Ok and I'm happy because you are here again! I miss you your lessons. I am up in arms because my students don't go to my class because they prefer going to the cinema!! It´s horrible. I'd give my right arm to have some interest for my class. So, I will twist their arms for being my class.

Kamil, Poland
I'm up in arms when somebody's twisting my arm to do somethink I wouldn't give my right arm to do it!

Tian, China
I'm up in arms when I explained something to others thousands of times but they still didn't get it. I would give my right arm to help the people who are still struggling in the Wenchuan earthquake. It feels like someone is twisting my arm if I can't do something to help them.

ChinYu, Taiwan
Yes,I have ever been up in arms about someone lie me. I'd give my right arm to talk to him/her. My mom liked to twist my arm to eat all of food which was made by her.

Célestin K, Bénin
When i see or heard that some people still nowadays practise children slave in Africa and ill-treat those innocent beings, I'm up in arms. English language is become an important key to get a good job that I would give my right arm to speak it fluently. because he is afraid to express his point of view on a given problem, one of my office collegue tempts ofen to twist my arm by giving an opinion that's not mine.

Mohammad, Iran
When I was child I really give my right arm to become youth and always saw my brother doing what he wants; But my mother twisted my arm and say “enjoy your best time of life”. When I got older, I was up in my arm and told myself why waste my time for this ridiculous desires.

Madelyne, Panama
I'm up in arms when my team work does not do their job and my boss is twisting my arm when the numbers are not reaching the goals. I'd give my right arm to do it and I wil be twisting their ams to correct them.

Jose, Peru
Iam up my arms when my father don´t understand me that I´m not a child. I don´t want to live with my parents i want to live alone in my new apartment Iwould give my right arm to live alone this year, but my parents want to live with them, they try to convince me, they are twisting my arm.

Harry, Saudi
I was up in arms when my boss twisted my arm to sit after office hours when I was about to leave to have my weekend. Now, I have decided that I'd give my right arm to bring work life balance in office environment.

Francimir, Brazil
I'm up in arms when I don't get to do what I ought to or when people want me to do what I don't want to, that is, when they're twisting my arm. I'd give my right arm to meet the teacher!

Breo, Spain
My girldfriend twists my arm to see romantic movies, I'd give my right arm to scape and watch my favourite ones. Some day I'll be up in arms! xD

Charmmy, Macao
I have been giving my right arm to improve my IELTS score, and constantly twisting my own arm to strive to do my best. I am going to be up in arms if fail it again.

Lien, Vietnam
I'm up in arm when i know someone lies me. I'd give my right arm to solve my problem about emotion. No one is twisting my arm.

Jatin, India
Iam up in arms when i see the exploitation of poor by richer.I'd give my right arm to abolish this phenomena.my friend twists my arm when idont do exercise.

Gul, Kazakhstan
I am up in arms when somebody try to hurt me. I would give my right arm for the truth. People want to twist their arm to achieve own goals.

Jennifer, Taiwan
I'm in arms when i have a lot of reports to finish.I would give my right arm to make them done .My teacher tries to twist my arm to give me more exams when I need more time to finish those reports.

Aiham, Syria
I'm up in arms when I try to express my feeling and my English doesn't help me, I will give my right arm to speake English very good, I will not allow my manager to twist my arm, so I will enhance my English language.

Max, Brazil
I'm up in arms when someone don't practice what preach. I'd give my right arm to be funny like Mr. Bean.My father is twisting my arm for me to learn German but I want to learn English!

Dennis, Taiwan
Recently,I was up in arms because my mid-term exam was not very well. Forget it! I'd give my right arm to help the victims of the earthquake in Sichuan. My mother had twisted my arm to study medical school, but I wanted to study visual design.

Nataly, Ukraine
being a very calm and patient person i am furious very rarely . and it should be an extremely annoying and irritating situation for me to be up in arms, but recently i was so slow proseeding with my work that i would not be able to meet the deadline. this situation was really getting on my nerves. i was angry with myself .

Marcela, Colombia
I am up in arms when my boss is rude with me and my workmates. I'd give my right arm to fight against all the Colombian troubles you already know. My little daughter twisted my arm to help her.

Huy, Vietnam
I am up in arms as I cannot log in the website of BBC.com to learn English. Thus, I'd give my right arm to make it, except that there are some guys twisting my arm.

Pauline, France
I am up in arm about being so lonely. I 'd give my right arm to travel the world.My mother twisted my arm to clean the bathroom

Neko, Spain
I am up in arms because Megumi is twisting my arm to live in Madrid. I'd give my right arm to move to Berlin!

Riyad, Bangladesh
i am up in arm for the wonded and dediting solders lost their life in the battelfield. I'd give my right arm to prvide aid in China's Sichuan province where earthquake hit and toll 15,000 people life. i thoughtmy my parent twisted my arm to admit university, but i found later that was inspetion to fuel my life satndard.

Santiago, Spain
I am up in arms because I wanted to go to the beach but it just started raining. I would give my right arm to meet Carlos Núńez. There are a lot of girls wanting me to go out with them. They're twisting my arm.

Anand Kumar, K, India
I wanna join BBC network and i would give my right arm for my endeavor.Continue your great work dude!

Mustafa, Turkey
I'd give my right arm to see Turkish National Football Team to win the European cup:) My wife is twisting my arm to fetch her a glass of water in the middle of the night:) I get up in the arms when the politicians tell lies:(

Loan, Viet Nam
I am up my arms when someone say me stupid or not intelligent, I would give my right arm to win a scholarship to study in Europe and my parents twist my arms to come back my hometown to work instead of living in the capital.

Linda, Chian
I am up in arms every time I am disturbed when I am watching TV. I'd give my right arm to look for a job.My husband's twisting my arm to cook for him every morning.

Swaty, Thailand
I am up in arms when I learn that my friend had broken my sensimental vessel.I'll give my right arm for practice English.But I will be very unhappy if boss try to twist my arm to do the wrong thing.

Ramin, Iran
I am in up arms when I think I am losing the time. I would give my arms to take more from my time. My teacher twists my arm to do so much homeworks.

Suumit, Kuwait
Business in kuwait is really tough nowadays. I am up in arms against the stupid contractors who don't know what they are quoting. But, I would rather give my right arm for working with Clients directly. These contractors always try to twist my arm to offer them lowest prices.

Suhair, Iraq
My people are up in arms,many children died by explosions. I'd give my right arm to everybody save thier lives.I hate who is twisting my arm to do dislike things

Angel, Spain
I am up in arms when politicians say one thing and make another. I would do my right hand if i could go to u.k this summer. My boss are always twisting my arm may be he hasn't nothing better to do.

Angel, Spain
I am up in arms when politicians say one thing and make another. I would do my right hand if i could go to u.k this summer. My boss are always twisting my arm may be he hasn't nothing better to do.

Jacky, Poland
I am up in arms every time my children do not want to go to bed late in the evening. I'd give my right hand to have a sleep in the end. My children have to twist my arm if they want me to get up early in the morning.

Duong,Viet Nam
sometimes I was up in arms about myself when I made some mistakes.At that time,I'd give my right arm to make time reback.My parents are twitsting my arm to go to Ho Chi Minh city tomorrow

Tamires Jancquiel, Brazil
I´m up in arms with the dishonesty in my country and I´d give my right arm for a good job!

Mario, Spain
I am up in arms against the rise in taxes.I would give my right arm for world peace.Many clients try to twist my arm to attend to their claims.

Ruth, Spain
I was up in arms when the weather was horrible this weekend. I'd give my right arm to speak english well. He's twitsting my arm to go to Namibia this year.

Andrea, Spain
I'm up in arms every time I see an injured child. I Would give my right arm to go to Belfast in August.My brother is twisting my arm for me to go with him to a concert The cure.

Teru, Japan
I am a kind of man who want to work at my own pace, so I am up in my arms when somebody try to twist my arm. I would give my right arm to keep my pace through my life.

Javed, India
my parents were up in arms when i left the scool without their permissioni will give my right arm to help the orphans.hay,, i dont like the killing of snakes , he twisted my arm to do so.

Rashid ul khairy, Pakistan
was up in arms when my team is lost , i'd gave my right arm to see my team won , you will twise my arm if you are stop me to watch the match :(

Hung, Vietnam
I don't frequent get very angry but I may be up in arms when someone is trying to twist my arms. I said I would give my right arm to learn Chinese but I don't seem to be making much headway.

Simion, Mozambique
Since 1994 I began learn english when i got in secunday school but untill now i have serious problem to listen, hear and speak english but when i descovered that have free learn english i'd give my right arm to understand and grow more in this language

An, Vietnam
Few days ago, I was up in arms when i could not connect to the Internet. I was doing my homework and i wanted to look for information.Therefore, I'd give my right arm to have it. I twisted my friend's arm to help.

Marinez, Brazil
Every day, when I saw the television I'm up in arms because the news.

Fernando, Brazil
I'd give my right arm to live in Bahia with my friends. I'm up in arms when I can't watch my team playing.

Pablo, Colombia
I am up in arms because of one of my workmates, she pretend to be my boss and she is not. I would give my right arm to get a new job. some of my friends are twisting my arm to change the way as I work.

Kris&Rene, Germany
We are up in arms because we didn't manage to send money to a person in an other country with a big money transfer portal at the internet. We would give our right arms to give the money personally.

Taofik, Syria
I was up in arms when I heard that the Ministry of Higher Education has canceled my scholarship to UK and transfered it to Iran,but anyway I'd give my right arm to continue PhD there if they didn't twist my arm and don't allow me to study PhD.

Patricia, Spain
It's sunny and pretty warm today. I'd give my right arm to lie on beach instead of studying for my exams. There's no point in being up in arms either, if I pass them I'll have a good and interesting job for the rest of my life and everybody will stop twisting my arm. I think your site is great.Congrats.

Mabel, Colombia.
People should be up in arms about pollution and twist the arm of the governments to close contaminating factories. I'd give my righ arm to have a cleaner planet.

Kuldeep, India
Last week I bought a pump motor and paid the dealer some money in advance. When the dealer's man came to deliver motor I suprised to see its inflated bill. I went the dealer's place and I was up in arms with dealer. I'd give my right arm to get admission in professional institute. My friend is twisting my arm to borrow my book.

Joudi, Lebanon
I am up in arms for what hav been happened in my country and i'd give my right arm to see Lebanon in good situation.

Yukyeong, South Korea
I've been very busy lately because my boss twisted my arms to do tons of extra work. So, I'm up in arms whenever I run into my boss in the office. I'd give my right arm to take a month off and take a trip to somewhere.

Viktor, Ukraine
I was up in arms when my luggage was lost. My camera was there. I'd give my right hand to have it with me. Fred knows he's the only person who can help me and he's twisting my arm.

Farhad, Iran
when I was 12 years old I had many desire. at first I want to be a millionaire after when I went to university of Tehran I decided to go to Harvard university. two years after finish my graduate I got married and tried to satisfied my wife to accept we go to foreign countery and fortunetly she accepted and they d give theireright arm to do it.

Phat, Viet Nam
I was up in arms when i was not do the exam well.I'd give my right arm to learn. No one twisted my arm.

Antonio, Italy
Hello, i' Antonio and now i'm very up in arms because i must study 30 history pages about Cristoforo Colombo and i'm really worried because on friday i'll have an oral test in history and i know nothing , Oh it's not all: on friday i'll have the trinity exam too, and i'm busy studying english, oh my god! please help!^^ i really would give my right arms not to be in this situation!!oh, what a beautifull question!!MY TEACHER IS TWISTING MY ARM!!!!! lol, thanks a lot for the lesson!!

Michelle, Malaysia
when my son in teenager, he always had something surprising and heart attacked experience for me. for example, he was in 16, he told me he had been to Ruumps (Disco & Pub) with friend, he played truency and so on. This kind of happenings really up my arms. When the time he broke off with his first love. He cried over my shoulder, I felt sad (before I told him not to fall in love so young, 16 ) but i could do was given my right arm to hug him.Now, he is 17, he go one more step further,there is mature a bit. One day he told me, "Mom, if anyone twist your arm to do something you're not willing, tell me, I will call my gang to teach him some lesson.Oh, God, I had been up in arms again!

Stella, Italy
I'm not up in arms. No, I'm not.To tell you the truth, I would have given my right arm to sit for the CAE in June but I'm so sorry that I'm halfway to preparing for the examination. I won't be able to finish studying everything carefully. Why? Well, my small rascals have been twisting my arm ... They are really severe with me!No way out for a mum!

Reza, Iran
i don't want to participate in seminar.i have a big project but my boss persist for participating.he's twisting my arm

Mira, Czech Republic
Last year I was up in arms because I and my dad couldn't hitchhicked on a mountain (Praded). I'd give my right arm to see London. well my dad was twisting my arm when he wants me to learn.

Christina
I was up in arms because my boss was twisting my arm for extending my working's hours. However, I am still doing it without saying a single word.

Safy, Egypt
I am up in arms because i'm pragnent and my hasband twisting my arm to do household work.

Indarathana Thero, Sri Lanka
As a child, I was up in arms when my teacher was twisting my arms to learn English. But now I'd give my right to learn it because English is an eye to modern world.

Kiki, China
I was up in arms when my classmate misunderstood me.I'd give my right arm to prove that I didn't lie.But they twisted my arm to apologize to the teacher.

Lily, China
I remember when I was 5years old or so, my sister, 2 years younger than me, asked me to buy candy for her. I try to let her understand that we couldn't buy anything without money. But I failed. She cried. Could I say: She is twisting my arm there and then.

Alfieri, Venezuela
Hi. I don't know how other people feel about it, but I'm up in arms every time I have to look up an English word over and over again. I'd give my right arm to learn English words at once! Well, I have to be more lenient with myself, after all no one is twisting my arm to learn English!

Daniel Mayengue, Gabon
The government of Kaputcha refused to increase salaries. One of the countrie's trade unions is up in arms. Its members would give their right arms to overthrow the government, but the other trade unions are twisting their arms.

Khaled, Jordan
this morning i was up in arms,because i lost my wallet so i dont have money to sunday shoping ,my wife twist my arm to gaive me mney if i clean the house . i like sunday shoping so give my right arm to do it.

Benę, Brasil
nobody never twisted my arms to do anything that I didn`t want to  do . I always did the things I that wanted to do. 

Juan, Colombia
I'm up in arms because my wife doesn't answer the phone when I call her.Mi boss twist my arm when he ask me for work in the night, I'd give my right arm to get a new job.

Laura, Italy
Tonight, I'd give my right arm to have an housekeeper to help me at home. Anyway, I'll twist my boyfriend arm to clean the bathroom, but he's up in arm about the Inter football match!!

Gerardo, Venezuela
I’d give my right arm to speak English fluency and read a complete novel without use a dictionary but my wife is twisting may arm because I need to pass the IELTS and I am up my arms.

Barbara, Italy
I am getting married. My mum was talking about my dress with her friend. I was in arm about it... than I said: "Mum you should'nt do it" and I would like to twist her arm! - So, no one twist my arm... really... :-) - But after all, I gave her my right arm to do a cake for a christmas party! Mmmmh, Mamy!

Ayten, Azerbaijan
I'd give my right arm to meet Enrique Iglesias,because I love him very very much.

Cheryl, China (HKSAR)
I was up in arms at the dinner right now because my father kept teasing at my body figure. I would give my right arm to be an athlete. But I cant do it because the education system here twists my arm and exploit all our leisure.

Marta , Italy
Last Sunday I was in a history museum with my boyfriend but I was up in arms as He decided to listen to the radio the soccer matches and to ignore the guide.He twisted my arm when he asked me to say to the guide that he was listening to her and the radio was off. But anyway I would give my right arm to see him happy as He was when his favourite team scored !

Andrew
I'd give my right arm to go back my home. I have been to Hong Kong for a week.But i am up in arms to learn English in a proper situation. i can speak Engish all day and night.

Showrov, Bangladesh
i am up in arms because i am learning English but i dont think that my english is getting better,my mother twisted my arms to do housework

Gustavo Boechat, Brazil
Last year, I got married. In fact, I'm so happy, but sometimes my wife's twisting my arm 'cause I don't wan to to wash the clothes...and if I say I don't do that she's up her arms...and finally I have to do what she asked me before...

Tuyet, Vietnam
It is the first time joining to BBC/learningenglish. I'd give my right arm to work in the new office and there is no one tiwsting my arm.

Elen, Turkey
I am up in arms when somebody asks stupid question.

Azim, Bangladesh
Last time I put some words about the hand-idioms but those were not come on this site and I went up in arms. But I want to give my right arm to do it this time. That's why I sent this example. Hey Teacher, I am not twisting your arm. But do try to put it on this site.

Shabnam, Iran
Oh... Yeah alot.I am usually up in arms when I see one of my colleagues who isnot a real hardworking one gets attention from our boss but actually does't reserve it.At this time I would give my right arm to see my boss and convince him about his wrong decision but when I talk to my husband about the problem he twists my arm and persuades me not to do that and asks me to be silent and relax and try to do my own job well.

Marion, Germany
I`m up in arms because there are so much cars , fences and concrete around me; so there is no place for children to play and for animals and plants to live.I´d give my right arm to change this.I´m twisted by my family somtimes to drive with them with the car.

Haytham, Jordan
in the past, when i was looking for a job , all the companies were trying to twisted my arm and gave me a bit salary becaues i was not good in English language, this make me up in arms , so i decided to give my right arm to someone learn me english, and now i can say thank you bbc because you helped me

Augusto Francesco, Sicily
I'd give my right arm to speak English as good as a native.I'm always up in arms, when one of my students( a copy-cat, for example) try make a fool of me during a test.Then His/her parents come along and would twist my arm to state his son/ her daughter isn't such a bad chap.

Praveen V, India
I have always been up in arms to fight against environmental pollution and global warming. Its high time we give our right hand for that noble cause, before we get our arms twisted.

Mohammad, Syria
People in the Arab countries are up in arms because of the American policy in the region.I'd give my right arm to meet George Bush and convince him to change his unfair policy

Vu Hieu, Vietnam
I'd give my arm to see football match tonight .i think Chelsea's fan will be up their arm because MANU's victory .of course no one can be twisting your arm to enjoy MAN's crown. look forward tonight :-D

Kana, Japan
Recently, I have joined an organisation to teach English.I was asked to attend the training course so that I can follow its teaching manual minuite by minuite in class. During the training, I did not let my arm twisted so they were up in arms.

Mario, Venice, Italy
Well,I have been up in arms for having been let to do some special hard work for little money and less spritual satisfaction. The funny thing of it was that I would have given my right arm for such experience. Needless to say that now I wouldn't do it again even if I were having my arm twisted!!

Ela, Poland
I`m up in arms about my classmate Hassan who thinks that he is better in english than me!!And I would give my right arm to date with The Teacher:) I must said that my native speaker-James all the time twisted my arms to do grammar exercise which I really hate!

Kish, Middlesbrough
Wenever i try to speak english.I made mistakes.One of my cousion laughed on me,i was up in arms.I thought i can't learn english beacause i got birdbrain.But when little bird told me about your vvideos.I give my right arm from learn your vidoes and bbc learning.Last night she ask me something in english and i answer its not my cup of tea.She got egg on her face.But learning english isn't easy as pie for me.Because i got two children like two peas in a pod.My life is busy as bee.I hope you'll put my homework on this page.If you'll do this it will be case of sour grapes for her.THANKFULL!

Lukas, Czech Republic
I was completely up in my arms when we played draw with belorussia at ice hockey championship, anyway I am just about to pass the biggest exam of my life, so I would give my right arm to have it successfully behind me and fortunately for me no one is twisting my arm:)

Fathia, Libya
I'd give my right to study English in UK, but I'm up in arms because I can't study in UK due to some circumstances. I'll fight to study in UK, and I will not let any thing twist my arms.

Carlos, Portugal
I belong to a group that,in my town, is up in arms against the pollution and i would give my right arms to support all of them that fight to protect the environment.No power (money) twist our hands.

Oksana, Ukraine
My friend was twisting my arm to go out. But I needn’t have gone out . I was told yesterday that I would have English exam tomorrow. I was up in arms. I might fail it because I don’t have enough time for studying. I’d give my right hand to pass it.

Alia, Syria
Yesterday I was up in arm when I discovered that I have two exams in one day .My father twisted my arm when he said I have to succssed the two exams.I would give my right arm to visit London

Seung-Huobi, South Korea
I'm trying to study English first time with BBC. I found myself learning here is so enjoyable that I'd give my right arm to do it. Sometimes I have to twist my arm to learn but when I make some mistakes with English, I am up in arms about it. That is why I'm here often.

Eleonora, Italy
I'm up in arm with my boss...he wants me to speak in an American congress, but I don't speak English!!!However, he will twist my arm to do it....please help me!!!

Ingrid, Spain
It´s a shame what we spend nowadays for feeding. It´s not the same when it happens with the gasoline or energy we consume. We can, somehow or other, spend less if we want. But, how can you save for eating or feeding your baby?I´m just up in arms about that.

Jaeyeon, SouthKorea
I was up in arms because my teacher twisted my arm. He made me do lots of hamework within 2days.

Piero, Italy
They're up in arms about a parking area. I'd give my right arm to speak E nglish like you. He's twisting my arm,he wants me to do the CAE exam. I have cold feet.

Anna, Poland
Sometimes, my boss is twisting my arm, because something is very urgent. But the working day is finishing. The task must be done at once. It is very stressful for me and it is up in arms. I usually have got another plans for the afternoon.

Unhappy Wizard, VietNam
I have a very good friend (some times he hits me in the face, but maybe that's OK). But, he is always twisting my arms to go with him to the cutted dead trees to find some stupid dirty disgusting mushroom. And he forces me to carry some rusty old pieces of metal to use them as nails to breaks through the sticky root of the mushroom. With him, it's fun, but I am not him. After doing that, I 've got to wash my hand to get rid of all the dirty mushroom slime and the smell of rusty metal. He knows martial art, so I can't be up in arms with him or twist his arms to get rid of this stupid activity. You may think he is going to beat me when he comes to the Internet and open the file "The Teacher", but don't worry, he is a fool in English, and he is never going to join here. That's the luck.

Mari, Georgia
I was up in arms when I went to one of the schools to work at.Cause the students were very disorganized,rude and they had zero interest of studying and I saw no one to give my right arm to teach the subject.So as there was no one to twist my arm to stay I left that disgusting school.

Nguyen Trong Hieu, Viet Nam, HaNoi.
Last time is one of my most stupid day. My Math Teacher, promise us to give the result of the final test on Saturday. Oh, can you realize how palpitated I am. I cannot even sit still in one spot. And, on Friday, I even gave money to ten beggars on the street. You know, a good turn deserves anothers, maybe the test will be good. But, when she appeared, she said that she did not finish marking our test. We are completely up in arms. If our arms are filled with arms, we will be twisting her amrs, maybe she will mark our test right there, meanwhile we will sit in our table and take a rest. But no! I will give my right hand to know my result. Today is Sunday, tomorrow, we will know that the answer is DEATH or LIFE. Bless me, please!

Subhas Yadawad, India
Every day I take my own time to meditate and bath in the morning. If any body disturbs me, I would be up in arm towards them. I give my right arm to those who are in desperate need of something. Once I decide something, I would do that at any cost. No one could twist my arm.

Salem, Algeria
Last week, I was up in arms with my son, because he left the car with the key on it and closed all the doors.The president give to government all tools for doing their jobs, he would give them his right arms to do all the tasks, they haven't any excuse.One upon a time, my uncle found an ant in our house, i would let it out but he twisted my arms to kill it. Poor ant.

Quyen, Vietnam
He was my dear friend. Thus, I gave my right arm to share the room with him. However, he often twists my arm. I can not stand any more. I'm up in arms.

YPW, Sweden
I am very easy to be up in arms.I'd give my right arm to thinkpositive so that nobody can twist myarm to be sad.

Fatiha, Algeria
I am really up in arms as my love did not accept me to work when we are getting married the work that I'd give my right arm to do it. He is twisting my arm as he knows that I can't live without him.

Aykut, Turkey
Lately, I have been up in arms at work, because my boss is twisting my arm to make me overwork, so I would give my right arm to find a better job.

Inna, Russia
I am always up in arms taking my salary from the ATM. Noone twists my arm to keep a low-paid job but I don't want to leave my sity. I'd give my right arm to improve our living here.

MŞ Camila, Colombia.
Yes of course, I have! I was up in arms the last wednesday because two of my classmates didn't do anything about a physics Lab report... and, I'll give my right arm to go to any KEANE gig, or at least listen some of their new songs of the third album.When I was at school, I think, my sports teacher twisted my arm when I had to run during 12 minutes...

Le Thu Hien, Vietnam
I was up in arm each time when my idle Roger Federer had the point.I am also up in arm when I am angry with something which does not satisfy me.I give my right arm when I agree with my friends about going to the cinema.My boy friend twissted my arm to force me to change the programme on the TV. And ofcause, it was a joke.

Thu Ha, VietNam
Today, I am up in arm when I know that I did not be accepted to take part in a English training in my University. I really want to join it , I'd give my right arm to do it! My mother asks me to learn all day, she's twisting my arm.

Arisrasa, Thailand
So far, I have been up in arms because of my flat mates. Since, they have never helped me to take care of our room at all. I always keep cleaning and taking care of everything by myself. I could not say that they are twisting my arms since I am a person who love living in cleaning house.Somehow,I had tried to ask them favor. Unfortunately, nothing has been changed. Therefore, I feel like they have been acting like I am their servant.It seems like I'd give my right arm to inform the dormitory officer to let they do something about this situation.

Jalen, China
I am always up in arms to attend some boring meeting. It is just a kind of wasting time. But I have to since my boss/leader twist my arm to do this. Anyway, I will give my right arm to be a good employer.

Fatih, Sudan
It's a pity to be so many times up in arms. You'd do so only if your arm has been twisted. I'd give my right arm tospeak English as good as this funny teacher.

Francisco Cubides, Colombia
My brother was up in arms because I did not arrive on time to take care of our father who is at the hospital. I would give my righ arm to find a fast highway to be on time. Anyway he did not twisted my arm to stay until midnight.

Manal, Egypt
1-once I worked so hard and faithfully ,hoping to be chosen to travel abraod,but they chose someone else,Iwas up in arms .2- To be a teacher trainer ,I'd give my right hand to do it.3- Being late many times for work,my colleague wants me to sign for him a free leave ,apparently he 's twisting my arm.

Miriam, Italy
I'd give my right arm to get a scholar ship after my English course!

Murielle, France
I'm really up in arms when I see someone boasting about what he or she does, or when I see someone laughing at somebody else. I really must twist my arm when I have to do some housework !

Jiri, Czech Republic
I am up in arms all the time I work with my father, he has been twisting my arm from my childhood and I would give my right arm to think and work as only I want.

Manoj, India
When I saw a young beautiful girl on the beach, I would have given my right arm to talk with her. When my wife saw, she tried to twist my arm to move away. When I suggested we should stay there a little bit longer, she was up in arms!

Desantila, Albania
I would give my right arm to win a schoolarship for my postgraduate studies, meanwhile I am up in arms because unfortunately my country does not offer any possibility to fulfill my dream.

Hanene, Tunisia
I'd give my right arm to get the golden score in the TOEIC exam, to get the opportunity to work at a big company in the gulf especially in DUBAI. By the way, mum is up to arms every time I mention DUBAI, she doesn't want me to work abroad.She's twisting my arm to forget it but I don't think so.It's my wildest dream.

Razika, London
Last day I was up in arms because my hasband don't want to help me preparing dinner . I'd give my right arm to be an english native speaker. Years ago, my friend twisted my arm to do her home work.

Dora, Italy
I would give my right arm for a sabbatical year from school,to go around ,meet other people, relax and so on.

Mat, France
When I was young, my father twisted my arm to go at the dentist's. I was up in arms because my friend played football. I would give my right arm to play with them.

Mel, Poland
I'd give my right arm to get the CELTA! My husband would be up in arms if I didn't get it. Not that he's twisting my arm. After all it was my idea:)Thank You for these three! I've never heard them before!:)

Dangquenhu, Vietnam
The boy whom I like very much pay attention to another girl, so I'm up in arms. I'd give my right arm to tell him that I love him.

India
I was up in in arms when i saw my colleagues gossipping.I would rather give my right arm to people who are good at work than people who gossip at work place without doing anything.No one can twist my arm to join them.

Delfina, Kosovo
I'm up in arm because i have finished faculty and i can't find job ...but i'd give my right arm to do it.....

Angela, Colombia
I'm always up in arms when Bruce Willis features in a new movie. I'd give my right arm just not to see him again on the billboards. I hope some director stars twisting his arm until he quits lol.

Isabel, Spain
I'm up in arms when my boss says I should remain at work latter than 5 on Fridays. I'd give my right arm to find a girlfriend to him.

Colombia
1) Yes, When something is not fair I up in arms. 2) I think I would give my right arm to see him happy 3) Something the people try to twist your arm to say or do something illillogical

Fatima, S.Arabia
Last Wednesday I was up in arm because mum wants me to wear my sister's dress after I discovered that the tailor messed up my dress for the wedding party at last she twist my arm, in same time I was planning to go with my friends to play bowling I'd to give my right arm to play with.

Lisa, Taiwan
I would give my right arms to get a high score for my TOEFL test. Now I am up in arms to practice my English with BBC website. There is no one twist my arm.

Ramina, Iran
All fans were up in arms when the ref refused an impeccable goal by my favorite team, I would give my right hand to prove it , but our captain twisted our hands not to protest anymore about that unfair decision. Awful!

Deborah, China
There are many incompetents in my company, I'm always up in arms when these incompetents pass the buck to me. But no one can twist my arm to compromise anything unfair and unreasonable. Don't understand why they can still exist in the world.

Masa, Japan
I was up in arms when I found that a pair of my brand new skis had been nicked at the ski resort (I stupidly forgot to lock them while I was having lunch). I'd give my right arm to go to New Zealand for rock climbing. Luckily nobody is twisting my arm.

Stonebuddha, Japan
I was up in arms because someone queued jumping today when I get into a commute train. I would give my right arm to a seat to sit on in the train. However, The crowded train twisted my arm to be on board standing for a hour.

Stasya, Russia
I love dansing and clubbing immensely!!!But my exams are coming.I'm up in arms 'cause my teachers and parents twist my arm making me study harder so I'll have to forget about fun for a while(( I'd give my right arm to get rid of these horrible exams as faster as possible!!!

Hisham, Saudi Arabia
i was up in arms when my team is lost , i'd gave my right arm to see my team won , you will twise my arm if you are stop me to watch the match :(

Pablo, Yakima WA
Yes, I remember, 20 years ago, in the school, playing, some friend twisting my arm.Each day, I give my my right arm to do something.

Esther, Spain
I was up in arms when the client didn't recognise the value of my work. I'd give my right arm to have a short holiday. He twisted my arm to set up a new project.

Nguyen Trong Hieu, Vietnam
Last time, maybe the Teacher still remember, he was taking a well earned rest, and stopped making new idioms. I was very upset. I have been up in arms when I heard that he rested so long!!! I don't know what I will be in the next. Oh, the Teacher is my favourite hero! I loves his idioms videos so much. Maybe, someday I am going to meet him! But, maybe not. I 'll give my right arm to meet the Teacher. Please, don't make me lose my favourite arm uselessly, sir!PLEASE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Mustafa, Turkey
I have been up my arms not to speak english well. And I can give my right arm to do it. But if I have a chosen I will choose to give my left arm. :)And if some one twisted my arms to dance like you I could never dance like you. :)

Mojitaba, Malaysia
My supervisor twisted my arm to do my research but I'd give my right arm to pass the presentation, Therefore my commity are up in arms.

Lamin, Gambia
I'am always up in arms with lies and infidelty.I would always give my right arm to acheiving my goals as a pharmaceutical chemist or biochemist.It wouldn't be easy for anyone to twist my arm into doing something that i dont want to do.

Nastya, Russia
I'd give my right arm to speak English fluently. When I read English books nothing could twist my arm to stop. My husband doesn't disturb me at this time. Because he knows that if he do it I'll be up in arm!

Ahmed, Africa
i was up in arms when the visa section turned me down ;i'd give my arm to get my visa to reash my wife abraod ;she is twisting my arm to do something but i don't see any

Bilal, Turkiye
I am up in arms when my mum says to me "do you wanna eat more"; my boss is twisting my arm to stay at the office for overtime and I am up in arms again. but out of all the things, I'd give my right arm to my team fenerbahçe to win the cup of champions leage. but they failed and I was up in arms again.

Monkey, China
I was up in arms when my someone don't respect me.And i'd give my right arm to pass the CET 4&6!But no one can twist my arm if i don't want to do something~

Antonela, Macedonia
I'm up in arms since I hate getting up early for work, I am difficult to twist my arm to get up, and I would give my right arm to stay in bed 5 more minutes.

Franca, Italy
J had always been up in arms about unjusticies.J would give my right arm to have an early retirement.At work, mainly, my boss twists my arm often.

Vaibhav, India
Yesterday, I was up in arms because my wife twisted my arm (literally!)to take her mother to the mall for shopping. I would have given my right arm (and a leg perhaps!) to get out of there.

Miriam, Verona
Last Tuesday i was up in arms because i was dismissed from work.I'd give my right arm to finish the univeristy as soon as possible. Nobody can twist my arm.

Deepak, India
yesterday my boss was up in arms as he wanted me to give his right hand to do his personal work and i twisted my arm to do that.

JQ, China
I was up in my arms when my husband tried again to be the back-seat driver but actually it is me who was behind the wheel.I would give my right arm to get entrance to that University.My boss just likes to tristing the arms of her staff to show her power.

Raybek, Kazakhstan
My wife is twisting my arms to watch the romantic film. My mind is up in arms over the bad game of the actors. I'd give my right arm to be blind and deaf during this film.

Nguyen Quy Bau, Vietnam
I am up in arms due to my research progress. In addition, my boss's been twisting my arm to do a lot of stuff for him. I want, however, to give my right arm to my lover in Vietnam.

Mariana, Bucharest, Romania
I love Sandra Bullock. I think it the greatest actor. I'd give my right arm to meet her. Some people said that I look like her. :-) Maybe she will make a movie in Romania. I am up in arm because I can't meet her.

Ark, China
There are only a few things up in my arms.i should only give my right arm to do what i want to do,and there is no one could be twisted my arm to do something.

Mr Stone, Vietnam
I am up in arms about wine, although I used to give my right hand to drink a lot of alcohol. Each time my friends invite my , to be honest they are twisting my arm.

Ann, Myanmar
Our country is suffering from Nargis cyclone disaster and it's aftermath. We people are up in arms for not getting immediate international helps which is delayed by our government.Actually all international communities would give their right arms to help us. Instead our government is twisting our arms to give "right" vote for them.

Francisco, Mexico
i am up in arm because I'd like to have more free time to study english.I'd give my rught arm to have a good job and nobody has tried to twist my arm befor, thak god

Alex, Mexico
After hearing the new disputes of copyright laws i went up in arms. New technollogy is really twisting all artists arms, I'd give my right arm to get all this straighten out.

Christian J., Colombia
I'd give my right arm to take an english class in a foreign country, then I'm up in arms because I've not got a nice job to afford such course.

Carlos, Argentina
I am up in arms against war arround the globe, I'd give my right arm for getting the power to stop all this violence in just one second. The wars arm must be twisted for all of us in order to gain peace and a beatifull life.

Celi, Brasil
I would give my right arm to speak very well english.Because my husband is holandes and speak to me only in english. many times I don`t understand.I`m not happy with this situation.

Victor, Colombia
In this moment I am up in arms because there are a lot of problems with the colombian president-... there is so much corruption. I'd give my right arm to be in peace in this beautiful country, nobody will be able to twist my arm to change my feelings

Ernesto, Chile
My wife is up in arms, because I lost our photo camera. She said she doesn't miss the gadget, but she had important shots there, as those of her old uncle, when we travel to the far south of the country, where he lives.I'd give my rigth arm to recover it.

Crofter, Czech Republic.
I'd give my right arm to my children finish the education. I'm up in arms when the oldiest daughter doesn't go to school regulary. She's twisting my arm.

Margo, Latvia
i was up in arms today because i couldn't understand an exercise.I'd give my right arm to go and study in UK.My uncle 's twisting my arms to go with him to the opera house.

Burak, Turkey
I am up in arms because I study Enlish hardly but still I can t speak it. My teacher is twisting my arm about language so I am so sorry. However I d give my right arm to do it

Spain, Soria
I was up in arms because nobody wanted to go with me to the pool tomorrow but really I?d my right arm to go to the beach and my friends are twisting me to go to the mountain! What a mess! Oh Dear!

Maribel, Spain
I'm up in arms because I haven't enough time to study my exam,I'd give my right hand to pass it and my husband twists my arm to stay with him all the time...

Amir, Shahrood, Iran
I'm up in arms because my final exams will start soon but I didn't study enough.but I'll give my right arm in the nights of exams to be a bookworm.

Ravi Mittal, India
Last Monday I was up in arms because I was not able to find my wallet.I'd give my right arm to be a richest man in the world.Nobody can twist my arm, I always do what i want to do.

Yossif Sead, Saudi Arabia
I am up in arms because my girlfriend is twisting my arms to do something i do not want to do

Do Anh Vu, Viet Nam
Gloria is a small penguin who can give her right arm to go out with friends when they ask, but never went to the sea to find food for her family. Her parents have never been up in arms about her attitude because they love her so much. But one day, she founded her mother went home with fish and a wound on her shoulder, she realized that she's living off the sweat of her dears. Next morning, she decided to go to the sea without anyone twisted her arm.

David, Brazil
I am up in arms because my job demands too much of me. My boss is twisting my arms in such errors the fault is not mine... and i would give my right arm to be rich and have peace... kisses...

Laura, Italy
I'm up in arms because I failed my English exam. My father is twisting my arms to have a check up to the dentist. I'd give myright arm to go to the next Queen's gig in Rome!

Barbara, Italy
I'm up in arms because my knee hurts.I'd give my right arm to go to USA and stay there for... three months at least! My boyfriend twists my arms to watch the football match with him.

Ryma, Algeria
im up in arms because im learning inglish but i dont think that my english is getting better,my mother twisted my arms to do housework

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