What's happening? Idioms: Long arm of the law martin 10 May, 2013 Example sentence: "Tony was caught by the police for speeding. He could not escape the long arm of the law." Embed this illustration on Your Site: Learn Body idioms with Kaplan Click the link for the full Body Idioms illustration! Autor: martin (317 Posts) Compártelo Autor: martin (317 Posts) View the discussion thread.