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Idioms and Phrases with 'K'
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In this lesson we will be talking about Idioms and Phrases with alphabet 'K'.

Sanchit Gupta
CAT Preparation | Full Stack Developer | Programmer | MU'nite | Economics | Bachelors of Technology | Entrepreneur | Sociedu.co.in

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hello sir....it's almost new year and less than 5 months left for prelims 2018... sir cud u plz provide a good strategy for revision of course including current affairs. and how to deal with mock test.. thank you and happy New year
it's really interesting to learn idioms ..sanchit good job
Sanchit Gupta
2 years ago
Thanks Kajal. Your appreciation matters a lot. :)
  1. Learn ldioms and Phrases Important Idioms and Phrases for CAT, GMAT and GRE Exam Preparation. Lesson 16: Idioms and Phrases with 'K" Created by Sanchit Gupta -A rightreserved and copyrighted


  2. Keep to -stick to Ex. Keep to the standard formula given. Keep up with to keep pace with Ex. If you wish to keep up with the world, regular reading is a must. Kick up the dust -to create disturbance Ex. Please do not kick up the dust in the meeting. Kith and kin relatives Ex. All her kith and kins gave her full support. To keep a good table - to entertain Ex. She keeps a good table whenever the guests comes to her house. - To keep a straight face- to avoid smiling or laughing Ex. She kept d straight face all through out the party. Created by Sanchit Gupta -Al rights reserved and copyrighted


  3. To keep abreast of-to be familiar of Ex. I am keeping abreast of the latest development To keep body and soul together to remain alive Ex. He has to have a snack in the middle of the morning to keep body and soul together until lunch time. - To keep one's head to remain mentally calm in an emergency Ex. She kept her head when she found the flats were on fire. To keep the ball rolling-to maintain interest of a conversation Ex. He can be relied on to keep the ball rolling at parties. - To keep one's head above water - to tide over difficulty, to escape debt Ex. We are not making lot of money in the shop but we are keeping our heads above water. Created by Sanchit Gupta -Al rights reserved and copyrighted


  4. - To keep the powder dry - to be ready for any work Ex. In the office he keeps the powder dry To keep the wolf from the door- to keep away, hunger and starvation. Ex. The job which l have will help me to keep the wolf from the door. - To keep up appearances- to maintain outward show Ex. They haven'thave much money but they buy expensive clothes in order to keep up appearances. without prior notice, the passengers kicked up a row at the airport in the competition factory? - To kick up a row - to make a great noise Ex. When the flight was cancelled To knock down - to defeat Ex. He was very angry when he was knocked down - To knock off to reduce, stop working Ex. What time do you knock off in this Created by Sanchit Gupta -Al rights reserved and copyrighted