IDIOMS AND PHRASES Shubhra Gopalan (Bronze Medalist)
TARGET AUDIENCE o SSC CGL o SSC CHSL o BANK O RAILWAY o SBI EXANM
OBJECTIVE o To Learn idioms in easy way.
Forty winks Meaning - a short nap
Set about . Meaning - to begin a task
To be fair and square . Meaning - honest
Pink slip Meaning - To dismiss someone from a job. LAYOFF NOTICE LA
Dead letter . Meaning - An existing law or agreement that is no longer obeyed or enforced. Letter
Got into hot water . Meaning - to be in or get into a difficult situation co
Foam at the mouth . Meaning - angry
To cry wolf Meaning - To raise a false alarm LF! WOLF
A man of straw Meaning- a weak or cowardly person. WEAK STRAWMAN
Take a leap in the dark . Meaning- something you do without being certain what will happen as a result.
Cut the Gordian knot . Meaning - solve or remove a problem in a direct or forceful way. Cut the Gordian Knot
Egged you on . Meaning - urged egg someone on Throw one at Teacher. Go on: I dare you!