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

Daily Use Idioms #140

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. Make waves

-Many of his friends deserted him because of his habit of making waves.

-समस्याएं पैदा करना, अषांति पैदा करना

-The desire not to make waves is a particularly depressing and insipid form of self-censorship.

2. Money to burn

-He wanted to borrow money from me for investment in shares, but I told him that I didn’t have money to burn.

-पैसा उड़ाना, इतना ज्यादा धन होना की उससे व्यवरथ किया जा सके

-Unless you’ve got money to burn, these expensive guitars are not the instruments to get you started.

3. Month of Sundays

-He advised me to join politics, but I told him I wouldn’t do that in a month of Sundays.

-कभी नहीं, लम्बे समय में

-Don’t be a month of Sundays about it.

4. Much of a muchness

-It was very hard to select the best essay as all the answers looked very much of a muchness to me.

-इक सामान, इक जैसे

-I can’t really recommend any particular hotel. They’re all much of a muchness.

5. No way

-No way can I forget what he did.

-किसी भी तरीके से नहीं

-These measures in no way replace the need for regular safety checks.

6. In a nutshell

-Well, to put in a nutshell, we’re not at all satisfied with your report.

-संक्षेप में, सारांश में

-Just tell me the story in a nutshell.

7. The naked truth

-What the teachers has told you about your child is the naked truth.

-बिना परदे के, न छिपा बिलकुल सत्य

-And that’s the naked truth Yes that’s the naked truth.

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