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

Daily Use Idioms #136

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. Break the mould

-A new TV show is about to be launched which aims to break the mould of the usual daytime programs.

-बिलकुल नया और अलग से करना

-Memorial services have become tedious and expected. I would like to help break the mould.

2. Make a move

-He made a muck of the job an earned the boss’s wrath.

-कयर्वई करना, निकलना

-I think that gave him the courage to make a move during a boring zero-zero showdown between the Dallas someones and the Chicago something else.

3. Movers and shakers

-All the movers and shakers of the art world felt they had to be present at the reception.

-प्रभावशाली लोग

-As the movers and shakers of this peculiar saga, Bonnaire and Huppert are unnerving and fascinating to watch together.

4. Muddy the waters

-The report you submitted didn’t prove anything. it simply muddied the waters.

-उलझन बड़ा देना

-The directors are probably going to recommend that we accept the take-over bid, but we can muddy the waters by asking detailed questions about the company accounts.

5. Murphy’s law

-I’m a great believer in murphy’s law-What can go wrong will go wrong.

-योजनाए असफल होना और घटनाये घटना

-Safe rheology and sudden change theory and Murphy’s law express the cause of the safe problem.

6. Make believe

-She was dressed in the deepest mourning black, but it was music to the ears of a large number of farmers.

-चल करना, ढंग करना

Make believe dinner is being cooked by a group of under 5 children in the playhouse.

7. Make light of

-You shouldn’t make light of other people’s apprehensions.

-महत्वपूर्ण नहीं मानना, महत्व नहीं देना

-She tried to make light of the situation, but I could tell that she was worried.

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