It turns out Romney is taller than Obama, which, according to this theory, gives the former governor a leg up in November.
The great thing about playing Daenerys is that she does use her femininity to get a leg up on the strong men that are around her.
Not all blacks were treated the same, and ones with white blood often had a leg up.
Exorcists have a leg up on their demonic adversaries if armed with one thing: Keanu Reeves.
With music sales dwindling, many groups try to get a leg up by lending their songs to sell products.
I'll give you a leg up and fasten the weights on your legs for you.
I might give you a thousand for a contract, an' losin' and winnin' mounts when you had a leg up.
But for that, Nan could have swung this leg up over the limb and so have perched there in safety.
I merely felt like giving him a leg up—because really at the start he was of use to me.
He's carrying one hundred and eighteen pounds and a green cholo kid has the leg up.
late 13c., from a Scandinavian source akin to Old Norse leggr "leg, bone of the arm or leg," from Proto-Germanic *lagjaz, with no certain ulterior connections, perhaps from a PIE root meaning "to bend" [Buck]. Cf. German Bein "leg," in Old High German "bone, leg." Replaced Old English shank. Of furniture supports from 1670s. The meaning "a part or stage of a journey or race" (1920) is from earlier sailing sense of "a run made on a single tack" (1867), which was usually qualified as long leg, short leg, etc. Slang phrase shake a leg "dance" is attested from 1881. To be on (one's) last legs "at the end of one's life" is from 1590s.
"to use the legs; walk or run," c.1500 (from the beginning usually with it); from leg (n.).
One of the two lower limbs of the human body, especially the part between the knee and the foot.
A supporting part resembling a leg in shape or function.
(also leg it) To go; travel: I was legging down the line (1601+)