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 111 of the Useful Idioms for Better Communication Series that you can learn to improve your speaking and writing.

Daily Use Idioms #111

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. Move heaven and earth

-I moved heaven and earth to get you that interview, and you didn’t even bother to turn up for it!

-आकाश डालना , कुछ करवाने के लिए

We’ve all experienced it and most of us would move heaven and earth to avoid it.

2. Hedge one’s bets

-I decided to hedge my ets by buying shares in several different companies

-कई विक्लप लेना ताकि खोने का खतरा काम हो

There are, of course, reasons to hedge one’s bets on China.

3. Neither here nor there

-Whether they leave the party or stay is neither here nor there as far as I’m concerned

-महत्वहीन

Start worrying when we’re neither here nor there.

4. A hidden agenda

-He stressed that the review was to identify staffing needs and there was no hidden agenda to cut jobs.

-गुप्त उद्देश्य

Hidden agendas A hidden agenda is where some one’s behaviour is determined by a motive which is undeclared and being deliberately concealed.

5. High and mighty

-He started behaving all high and mighty since he got the promotions

-घमंडी

He’s too high and mighty to mix with ordinary people like us!

6. On high

-Those on high have decided that others work and extra our ever day.

-ऊंचाई पर , स्वर्ग से

God looked down from on high

7. The rest is history

-Mangal Pandey was the first to die in the country’s first war at independence and the rest is history

-सबको पता होना

The Beatles had their first hit record in 1962 and the rest is history.

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