Not Have a Leg to Stand on

Welcome to English in a minute!Here’s an idiom about arguments,and legs.Not have a leg to stand on.Let’s listen to my friends talking,and using this American idiom:At first,the insurance company didn’t believe me when I said the driver ran the red light before hitting my car.But,there’s a video that clearly showed his car going through the red light.Oh,in that case,He doesn’t have a leg to stand on!He’s going to have to pay to fix your car.Not having a leg to stand on means a person does not have any evidence to support his or her argument.Without evidence,You argument does not stand up under questioning because,if you think about it,not having a leg would make it difficult to stand,And that’s English in a minute!

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