Common English Idioms and Phrases Part-2June 29, 2018
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common english idioms and phrases part-3
Idioms and phrases with Proper Examples here we will discuss in this blog common english idioms and phrases part-3
1: A big cheese
Meaning: an important and powerful person
- My father is a big cheese of our family.
- Boss is a big cheese in each and every organization.
- Let’s see who is a big cheese between us .you or me.
2:At the crack of the dawn
Meaning: very early in morning
- Mom, now time is 5 am .why you call me at the crack of the dawn.
- Go for morning walk at the crack of the dawn.
- Take rest .don’t awake up at the crack of the dawn.
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3:All system go
Meaning: everything is ready
- Let’s go to party all system go.
- Let’s start recording all system go.
- Do not panic all system go.
4:an arm and a leg
Meaning: a large amount of money.
- Don’t give your child an arm and a leg as expenses.
- To go outside by taking an arm and a leg may dangerous in sometimes.
- If you do job in TCS then you will get an arm and a leg as salary.
5:apple of someone’s eye
Meaning: someone loved very much
- Every child is apple of someone’s eye of their parents.
- I am the one and only child of my parent so my parent apple of someone’s eye for me.
- My friend’s apple of someone’s eye to me.
6:a house of cards
Meaning: a poor plan
- It is a house of cards so we should not implement in my business.
- What are the ideas you have given yet, all are a house of cards.
- Do give anyone this type of a house of cards .it may drag them to loss.
7:A red letter day
Meaning: an important day
- My birthday is a red letter day for me.
- Independence Day is a red letter day for our nation.
Do not do any criminal activity in a red letter day.
8:a nine days wonder
Meaning: pleasure for a short time
- Don’t waste your time for a nine days wonder.
- To get a private sector job is a nine days wonder for me.
- Try to achieve something big .why are you running behind a nine day wonder.
9: bad blood
Meaning: felling of hate between two families/people
- They are quarreling with each other always. The relation between two families is bad blood.
- Don’t say anything about them they are in bad blood.
- Be aware from bad blood or else you can spoil your relation.
10: black and blue
Meaning: full of bruises
- Due to hues of loss in business roy is in black and blue.
- He failed in exam which makes him black and blue.
- My friend is unable to get a job so now a day he is in black and blue.
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