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

Daily Use Idioms #138

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 midas touch

-The young MBAs by giving great performances have showed to the last industry leaders that they’ve got the midas touch.

-अलादीन का चिरान, मिटटी को भी छू कर सूना बनाने की युगता

-You know, Bob really has the Midas touch. He sold his slow business for a good profit and has started another one that’s already doing incredibly well.

2. To my mind

-To my mind, he should look for some another field.

-मेरे विचार में

To my mind, the life of a lamb is no less precious than that of a human being. The more helpless the creature, the more it is entitled to protection by man from the cruelty of man. 

3. A mixed bag

-The candidates who had come for the job were a distinctly mixed bag.

-विभिन्न वस्तु या अलग-अलग तरह के लोगो का मेल

-So we have a mixed bag of destinations and holiday choices for you.

4. Go through the motions

-The team is so far behind that they’re just going through the motions.

-बिना रूचि के करना

-We just give up and go through the motions and we let our negativity harden inside us.

5. Move mountains

-He’d move mountains for her but she treats him like dirt.

-किसी को खुश करने के लिए कुछ भी कर गुजरना

-I may have faith strong enough to move mountains; but if I have no love, I am nothing.

6. Mumbo jumbo

-The legal mumbo jumbo of these documents makes them had to understand.

-बकवास, ऐसा भाषण या लेख जो की बकवास हो

-No psychiatry nonsense, no mumbo jumbo about theories and the other paraphernalia of the fiction writer.

7. Middle of the road

-I don’t want to vote for either the left-wing or the right-wing candidate. I prefer someone with more middle of the road.

-बिच में, संतुलन में

-The fence along the middle of the road is intended to guard vehicles from crashing into each other.

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