आगामी परीक्षाओं हेतु इडियम्स एवं फ्रेस

प्रिय पाठक,
दी गयी पोस्ट में आगामी परीक्षाओं हेतु इडियम्स एवं फ्रेस दिए जा रहे हैं| यह सामाग्री बैंकर्स अड्डा के पाठक 'ली ' द्वारा उपलब्ध कराई गयी है|

1.Cry for the moon ------------------- Ask for the impossible

2.Be in a tight corner ---------------- In a very difficult situation

3.Cock and bull story ------------------ Made up story that oneshould not believe

4.Cat and dog life -------------------- Life full of quarrels

5.Like a cat on hot bricks --------------- Very nervous

6.Have a card up one’s sleeve --------- Have a secret plan inreserve

7.Tell against --------------------------- To prove adverse to; togo against

8.Run through --------------------------to squander or waste

9.Run over ------------------------------to drive over

10.Alive and kicking ------------------Active and healthy

11.To burn one’s fingers --------------To lose on account offoolish behavior

12.At sea ----------------------------------Confused or lost

13.Behind one’s back ---------------------In the absence of

14.To call a spade a spade ---------------To be frank andtruthful

15.To break the ice ----------------------To break the silence

16.To bell the cat -------------------------To face the risk

17.A cat and dog life ---------------------To lead a life full ofquarrels

18.A cold fish -----------------------------A person devoid ofemotions

19.To cross the Rubicon ----------------To take a decisive step


21.To die hard --------------------------Change with greatdifficulty

22.To eat humble pie --------------------To apologise in ahumble manner

23.To fight a losing battle --------------------Struggle withouthope of success

24.A deadlock ----------------------------------A position when noprogress can be made

25.A daredevil ------------------------------A person who does notcare for any consequences

26.Once in a blue moon --------------------Very rarely

27.At a premium -------------------------------Difficult to get orobtain

28.To play the game ----------------------------To act honestly

29.To die in harness -------------------------------To work till thelast day of one’s life

30.To plough a lonely furrow ----------------To work withouthelp or support

31.Lock, stock and barrel ---------------------Completely

32.The long and the short ---------------------The main point

33.Bring to light -----------------------------------Disclose

34.The bottom line ------------------------------The final criteria

35.A cock and bull story ---------------------------------Animprobable excuse

36.To kick one’s heels ---------------------------------To waitwith nothing to do

37.Rain cats and dogs ----------------------------------Rainheavily

38.A hard nut to crack -------------------------------------Adifficult problem

39.In high spirits -----------------------------------------------Veryhappy

40.Like a fish out of water ---------------------------------------In a strange situation

41.Smell a rat --------------------------------Suspect somethingfoul

42.Read between the lines -----------------------Understand thehidden meaning

43.Tooth and nail -----------------------------With all one’s power

44.Spread like wild fire -------------------------------Spreadquickly

45.Hit the nail on the head --------------------------Do or saythe exact thing

46.Burn the midnight oil --------------------------Work or studyhard

47.Under his thumb -----------------------------Under his control

48.With a high hand -------------------Oppressively

49. Gain ground -------------------------Become popular

50.By leaps and bounds --------------------Rapidly

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