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diom ana phrases starting with words "A"
1. Achilles heel Meaning : A weakness or vulnerable point. Example 1. Though he was a good person, his short temper was his Achilles heel. 2. He was a good student, but English literature had always been his Achilles heel
2. At One's Fingertip Meaning: Complete knowledge Example All the rules of synthesis are at his fingertips
3. At one's wit's end Meaning: Perplexed Example: Alex was at his wit's end to find that his younger brother has taken poison. 7 7
4. As fit as a fiddle Meaning: Strong and Healthy Example She had fallen very ill, but with rest and medication, she is now fit as a fiddle
5. Add fuel to the flames Meaning : An action, whether verbal or physical that makes a bad situation even worse. Synonyms: aggravate, worsen, exacerbate Example His parents were already angry when he flunked the class. When they saw him drunk, it only added fuel to the flames.
6. An arm chair iob Meaning Good income job with high comfort. Example Despite of his arm chair job, he still complaint about his job.
7. An axe to grind Meaning selfish reason for doing something Example When I see Manish strongly supporting Akash , I cannot help but think that he has an axe to grind. YoU
7. At Ease Meaning : Free from anxiety and pain Example I did my best to make him feel at ease.
At sixes and Seven Meaning : used to express a situation of uncertainty or confusion Example :His attitude has left me at sixes and sevens as to what the matter could be 7 7
An apple of Discord Meaning : A matter of dispute Example This wealth of father became an apple of discord among three brothers
8. An old head on your shoulder Meaning: A young person who acts or speaks like an older person. Example: He's only fifteen , but he has an old head on young shoulders and remains calm under pressure.