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

Daily Use Idioms #137

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. The milk of human kindness

-Everyone agreed that he was a brilliant administrator but some people worried that he lacked the milk of human kindness.

-दूसरे के दुःख से प्रभावित होना

-Space should not stickle on the traditional logic thinking way, but should explore the innovative shape ploy to create the sense of full of the milk of human kindness, fashionable and modern.

2. Make a mountain of a molehill

-You’re making a mounting out of a molehill. You wrote one bad essay–it doesn’t mean you’re going to fail in theexam.

-तील का तोड़ बनाना, तचछ बात को अधिक महत्व देना, राइ का पहाड़ बनाना

-Never make a mountain of a molehill.

3. By word of mouth

-They don’t advertise; they get all their customers by word of mouth.

-मुखिक रूप से, जबानी, कही सुनी

-Most manuscripts postdate the stories which have circulated by word of mouth for centuries.

4. A magic word

-I wish I could just wave a magic wand and make all your troubles go away, but i can’t.

-जादू की छड़ी

-Technology is not a magic wand, but only a means to an end.

5. Be a disaster

-What we’re witnessing in this coal mine is a disaster in the making.

-आने वाली मुसीबत

-For any couples, it can be a disaster to try to turn their married relationship into a business partnership as well.

6. Mea culpa

-Did it hurt you? Mea culpa. I’m sorry–it won’t happen again.

-मानना की गलती हुई है

-Richards issued his mea culpa on David Letterman’s TV show as well as on the Rev. Jesse Jackson’s radio program.

7. Shoot the messenger

-The civil servant who spoke to the press was sacked, but the government minister who caused the scandal got off scot-free. it was the usual case of shooting the messenger.

-दूत को मरना

-Don’t shoot the messenger.

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