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

Daily Use Idioms #130

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. Live and let live

-In a closed community such as this, you have to live and let live.

-जियो और जीने दो

Live and let live. If we could all forget our egos and realise we all want the same things we would all be a lot happier.

2. Laissez-faire

-The previous government had a policy of laissez-faire.

-हस्तक्षेप न करने की निति

-Proponents of this laissez-faire approach have however themselves been challenged.

3. At large

-To our distress, the housebreakers are still at large.

-व्यापक रूप से, सम्रग रूप से

-Health standards have risen in society at large.

4. On one’s last legs

-The corrupt regime is now on its last legs

-लड़खड़ाना, मुर्त्यु के निकट होना

-The inducement of cancer cell and the state on one’s last legs would be described in this film which is full of crazy imagination.

5. See the light

-She used to have very communal views, but i think she’s finally seen the light.

-प्रकाश में आना

-They’re jockeying for position the moment they see the light at the end of the tunnel.

6. Smack one’s lips

-He smacked his lips when the company announced bonus for the smployes.

-सुखद पल्लो को याद करके संतुष्टि मेहसूस करना

-Some of these documents will probably never see the light of day.

7. Live up to

-The company has failed to live up to its reputation in the last five years.

-के अनुरूप आचरण करना

-She is quick to reproach anyone who doesn’t live up to her own high standards.

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