Idioms and Phrases Part - 1 | Most Important Of All Competitive Exam

Idioms. Idioms are a collection of words or phrases which have a figurative meaning that is generally well established and known. So these words can't be taken at their literal meanings since they would sound farcical. Idioms, at times, seem grammatically unusual as well.

Idioms and Phrases Part - 1 | Most Important Of All Competitive Exam
Idioms and Phrases Part


1. At daggers drawn :- At great enmity. (कट्टर शत्रुता में)
2. Bare one's heart :- To make known one's deepest feelings. (अपने दिल की बात बता देना)
3. Beat one's brains out :- To try obe's utmost. (भरसक प्रयत्न करना)
4. Cap the climax :- To cross the highest point. (चरमोत्कर्ष को पार कर जाना)
5. Dead from the neck up :- Stupid. (मूर्ख)
6. End in smoke :- To wast. (बेकार जाना)
7. Fan the flames of something :- To make stronger or more intense. (भड़काना)
8. Get into hot water :- To get into trouble. (परेशानी में फसँ जाना)
9. Hang by a thread/a hair :- To be in a delicate state. (नाजुक स्थिति में होना)
10. Keep a firm hold on :- Not to let go, to have a good hold orr. (जाने न देना, मजबूत पकड़ रखना)
11. Look to one's laurels :- To be alert to the possibility of being excelled. अपनी हैसियत, प्रतिष्ठा बनाये रखना)
12. Add fuel to fire :- To say something that makes people react. (आग में घी का काम करना)
13. Back bite :- Denounce somebody in his absence. (पीठ पीछे बुराई करना)
14. Call into play :- To bring plainly or bluntly. (सादे रुप या सक्रिय रूप में लाना)
15. Die in harness :- To die while still working. (अंतिम समय तक काम करते-करते मरना)
16. Eat high off the hog :- To take more than one's share. (अपने हिस्से से अधिक लेना)
17. Feather one's nest :- To make advantage of the opportunities to enrich. (अवसर से लाभ उठाकर पैसा बनाना)
18. Get into a mess :- To get into a state of embarassing confusion, a dirty or untidy condition. (अव्यवस्था में होना, गड़बड़ में होना)
19. To hand in one's cheeks :- To die. (मर जाना)
20. Keep out of the way :- To avoid facing (Somebody). (किसी व्यक्ति के सामने आने से बचना)
21. Leave one in the lurch :- To leave somebody in difficulty. (संकट के समय किसी का साथ छोड़ देना)
22. Make hay while the sun shines :- To make full use of one's opportunities. (अपने मौकों का भरपूर लाभ उठाना)
23. Lack the courage of one's convictions :- Not to be brave enough to do what one feels to be right. (सही काम करने के लिये भी साहस का अभाव होना)
24. Make a mountain of a molehill :- To make a great fuss about a tritfle. (बात का बतंगड़ करना)
25. Neck or Nothing :- Undergoing great risk (भारी जोखिम उठाते हुए)
26. Odd and even :- Game of chance. (भाग्य निर्णय का खेल)
27. Pack one's bags :- Prepare to leave. (जाने हेतु सामान बाँधना)
28. The uick and the dead :- All people alive or dead. (सारे जीवित या मृत व्यक्ति)
29. Rule the roost :- To be a dominate person in a group. (किसी समूह में प्रमुख व्यक्ति होना)
30. Safe and sound :- Secure and unharmed. (सकूशल)
31. Take to task :- To all to account, Scold. (डाँटना)
32. Waifs and strays :- Homeless children. (आवारा बच्चे)



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