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Idioms and phrases are very essential for English. We all know a large number of idioms and phrases. Let us explore some of these…
1.Abide by – Follow or Follow
Every Indian citizen should follow the rules in the Indian Constitution.
2. About face – complete reversal of thoughts or actions of e person
The minister gave complete information about the face after the incident.
3.ABC (of something) – the basic basis of something
I assume you do not know the ABC of the business.
4.Account for – clear
What do you think your misbehavior will be?
5. Across the board – primarily involving all groups in a profession or industry
The sports meet was amazing as it had the participation of the entire board.
6.Act on – have an effect
The fruit does not work on the health of those children.
7. Agni (fire) in flames – make feelings strong
The deputy manager’s remarks about the newly inducted member increased the flames when the manager was angry.
8. Admission – Officer
This word accepts without any other meaning.
9. Following one’s own heart – following one’s own choice
Without taking into account his parents’ feelings, he was at his heart while marrying the woman
10. Again and Again – Again and again
Even if he told that he had forgotten his bad memories, he is speaking again and again.
11. A rainy day – for the time of possible need
We should save money against a rain.
12.All – Rounder – having many different capabilities
The girl is an all rounder.
He was an all-round programmer [Good at many programming languages]
13. All told – Total
Told 15 shops.
14. All over
When he had a trade deficit for the third time, he knew that everyone was with him.
15. Alp and Omega – Start and end
God is Alpha and Omega. He only knows everything.
16. All Greek and Latin – beyond anyone’s grasp
The foreigner’s dialect for the villagers was all Greek and Latin.
17. In all – in all areas
He was an all-in company advertising at home.
18. All Ends – Completely
He was bowled at all ends.
19. All ears – watchers
Police on night duty noticed all ears when they saw two people talking in low voice in the corner.
20. Equal for all – a case of apathy
He told his servant, “It is the same for me whether you improve or spoil yourself”.
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