Idioms and Phrases (part-3)

Category: English || Published on : 2020-11-22 10:17:05 || Author : TILS Education 1469


Idioms and phrases are always used to make the sentences effective and to make it reach to the receiver in more appropriate and understanding manner. We read and listen many idioms and phrases in our day to day life in our mother tongue, here is given one more list of those idioms and phrases which will make your spoken and written English out of the box :-

201) To do away with - Abolish
202) To put two and two together - To draw a logical conclusion
203) To keep one's finger crossed - To wait anxiously
204) in high spirits - Full of enthusiasm
205) To shake in one's shoes - Tremble with fear
206) Go through fire and water - To take any risk
207) Hold one's head high - Be proud of
208) Going places - Successful
209) To pay through one's nose - To pay high price
210) Root and branch - Completely
211) Apple of discord - Cause of quarrel
212) In a tight corner - In a difficult situation
213) To have the last laugh - To be victorious in an argument
214) Mend one's way - Improve habits
215) Close fisted person - Miser person
216) Above board - Honest
217) To blaze trail - A pioneer
218) Tea order of the day - A common practice
219) To have a hole in one's pocket - Get spent quickly
220) A fast charge - A priority
221) Blue eyed boy - Favourite
222) Better half - Wife
223) A wild goose chase - Futile effort
224) Not to hold water - Cannot be believed
225) Take into account - To consider
226) A storm in tea cup - Commotion over a trivial matter
227) On the verge of - On the brink of
228) Run down - In poor health
229) Out of thin air - Appear suddenly
230) A far cry - A long way off, impractical idea
231) Heart and soul - With full energy
232) Hand in glove - Very close
233) Half hearted - Lacking enthusiasm
234) A big draw - A huge attraction
235) The green-eyed monster - Jealousy
236) In a nut shell - In brief
237) To break the ice - To start conversation
238) To bury the hatchet - to make peace
239) Once in blue moon - Rarely
240) Cry of the moon - An unattainable ambition
241) Tooth and nail - With full force
242) To fall flat - To have no effect
243) Herculean task - Very hard work
244) To paint the town red - To have a lively time
245) On the wane - Growing less / declining
246) At odds - In dispute
247) Gift of the grab - Talent of speaking
248) To lead cat and dog life - To quarrel constantly
249) A fish out of water - To be in uncomfortable position
250) Adams's Ale - Water
251) To pull out all the stops - To put the best efforts
252) In doldrums - Uncertain
253) Pell mell - In a disorderly manner
254) To eat one's words - Take back one's statement



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