Idiomatic experssions with "tener": An idiom is an expression that cannot be understood immediately because his meaning can't be translated as his literal meaning, it isn't the same. There are some expressions with "tener" which express physical sensations and more psychological sensations in nature. There are other idiomatic expressions with "tener" too. The expressions combine the verb "tener" with a noun. Because of that, they are modified with adjectives, not adverbs.