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IDIOMS FOR DIFFERENT SITUATIONS WHEN YOU DESCRIBE TIME By- Niharika John Mehra Follow me on : https://unacademy.com/user/niharika 1192
About Me: Mass Communication graduate & post graduation student for M.A. (English Literature) English trainer at Unacademy Freelance personality development trainer Kindly share, rate, review and recommend
1. Against the Clock Meaning : you are rushed and have very little time to do it -Eg: They are working against the clock to have the presentation ready for meeting. I have to work against the clock to complete the target.
2. At the Eleventh Hour Meaning : something happens when it is almost too late, or at the last possible moment Eg: We lost hope but our team won at the eleventh hour He has habit of completing things at the eleventh hour
3. In the Long Run Meaning : something that will have effect over or after a long period of time o Eg: Learning French will be beneficial in the long run because it will help you to get a better job. Getting this certificate will help you in the long run.
4. In One's Own Sweet Time Meaning : you take as long as you please to do it, in spite of the wishes of others Eg: He will do it but in his own sweet time! She likes finishing her meal in her own sweet time.
5. Once in a Blue Moon Meaning : something happens very rarely Eg: Joy and Grace see each other once in a blue moon. She cooks once in a blue moon.
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