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

Daily Use Idioms #131

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. At the top of the leader

-She was quite young when she reached the top of the ladder in her profession.


-Some people are at the top of the ladder, some are in the middle, still more are at the bottom, and a whole lot more don’t even know there is a ladder. 

2. By and large

-By and large the novel was a sucess.

-सामंत सब मिलाकर

-The North, by and large, has fared better than most regions in avoiding high unemployment figures.

3. Loom large

-The threat of unemployment looms large.

-छोटी चीज़ को बड़ा दिखाना

-The shadow of a greater economic crisis loom large in most of the developed countries in the world.

4. The law of averages

-By the law of averages we can’t announce for shareholder every financial year.

-साधारण लोगों की तरह

-Keep applying and by the law of averages you’ll get a job sooner or later.

5. The law of jungle

-The recent price was among airlines was governed by the law of the jungle.

-जंगल का कानून

-After his reading foreign sociobiology, he made a great breakthrough in writing. His views of novel description changed and mainly expressed the law of the jungle in the animal world.

6. Is a leading

-Soon the party chief’s young daughter became the leading light of the campaign.

-महत्वपूर्ण व्यक्ति

-She loves gym workouts, swimming and playing netball – she is a leading light in a local women’s team.

7. A pack of lies

-The truth is out and nobody is ready to listen to his pack of lies.

-झूठ के बाद झूट, झूठ का भंडार

-Nicholas frankly admitted that the report was a pack of lies.

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