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

Daily Use Idioms #117

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. Hard boiled

-It is pity to see youngsters having such a hard-boiled view of life.

-कठोर , पूर्णतया उबला हुआ,

Don’t forget to bring a hard boiled egg to decorate, Billingham Beck Country Park, 10am.

2. Hocus Pocus

-I think there’s been a bit of hocus pocus by the officials of the Central Welfare Scheme with the beneficiaries list.

-चल-कपट धोकेबाज़ी

 Hocus Pocus features a rabbit magician, as well as a rabbit you can pull out of a hat and other surprises

3. In absentia

-He was awarded his degree in absentia.

-अनुपसिथत में

He was tried and convicted in absentia.

4. In a way

-He spends thousands of rupees every weekend in restaurants,but in a way his family does not seem to really care.

-कुछ हद तक

He looked at her in a way she found oddly disturbing.

5. In case

-I will take my credit card in case things are costlier than we think.

-अगर ऐसा हो तोह

Keep these papers together in case they are lost.

6. In order to

-They have decided to keep the school closed for two weeks in order to do some major repairs.

-के लिए, के उद्देश्य से

I meditate in order to relax.

7. In other words

-In other words, if you do not finish the assignments by Wednesday you will not get the certificate

-आश्रित दूसरे शब्दों से

 In other words, she must give up singing.

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