Idioms are so useful when it comes to expressing something in a better way, especially in the speaking section. There are some situations when you have to state something in a short period of time but it takes so much time to deliver. Then comes the role of idioms that makes your sentences look more precise and effective. Here is lesson 109 of the Useful Idioms for Better Communication Series that you can learn to improve your speaking and writing.

Daily Use Idioms #109

Here is the list of 7 Idioms in this lesson. Learn, Use, and Improve.

Note: sth means something while sb means somebody. One’s is replaced with a possessive pronoun such as your, my, his, her, etc.

1. Happy hunting ground

-He recalled sea-beaches of goa as a happy hunting ground for his youthful adventures.

-सुखमय स्थान

Crowded markets are a happy hunting ground for pickpockets.

2. Run with the hare and hunt with the hounds

-It won’t be easy getting her approval; she a tough nut to crack

-इक समय पर दो विपरत प्रकर्ति के चीजों / क्यों को करने की कोशिश करना

You cannot run with the hare and hunt with the hounds.

3. Out of harm’s way

-The family wanted to increase the height of the boundary wall to keep the children out of harm’s way.

-सुर्तीच स्थान पर

The younger children were kept out of harm’s way.

4. In harness

-Despite his illness he’s determined to be in harness

-सामान्य रोग का कार्य करना

I am sure he wanted to die in harness.

5. make hay (while the sun shines)

-The thieves made hay while the house-owners were away for a vacation.

-सामान्य रोग का कार्य करना

Make hay while the sun shines. 

6. Heads will roll

-If it is proved that the ordeal because he kept his head and didn’t allow heads above water.

-कुछ लोगो को दंड मिलेगा

I rather think heads will roll.

7. Can’t make head or tail of

I can’t make head or tail of the instructions given in the product literature

-समज न पाना

can’t make head or tail of these instructions.

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