Top Ten Idioms That Would Be Extremely Confusing If Taken In a Literal Context

Basically I'm trying to say the top ten idioms that are strange if taken literally.

The Top Ten

1 Raining Cats and Dogs

That would be rather painful and where would they come from? - happyhappyjoyjoy

Never understood this Idiom. - IronSabbathPriest

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2 ...An Arm and a Leg

So I have to pay an arm and a leg just to buy a chair?! - happyhappyjoyjoy

3 ...Driving Me Up the Wall

She drive me up the wall, now how do I get off it - happyhappyjoyjoy

4 New York Minute

Time does run differently in New York than it does to London, due to the effects of general relativity. But you won't notice it. - PositronWildhawk

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5 Cat Got Your Tongue

"aw man where did he put it this time" - happyhappyjoyjoy

6 Between a Rock and a Hard Place

Man it sounds so uncomfortable there. I'm so sorry for you. - happyhappyjoyjoy

7 Painting the Town

I painted my town green to support leprechaun's pot of gold and drink driving.. - SuperHyperdude

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8 A Piece of Cake

So where's the cake? - happyhappyjoyjoy

9 Emerald Eyes

Actually my eyes are brown... - happyhappyjoyjoy

10 Speak of the Devil

Hey it's my old friend Satan (just kidding) - SteelCity99

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The Contenders

11 Hitting the Road V 1 Comment
12 Walk In Someone Else's Shoes

HEY! Comeback with my shoes!

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1. Raining Cats and Dogs
2. ...An Arm and a Leg
3. ...Driving Me Up the Wall
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2. Raining Cats and Dogs
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1. Cat Got Your Tongue
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