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

Daily Use Idioms #21

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. a blast from the past

sth that suddenly and strongly makes you remember a previous time in your life

-ऐसा कुछ जो आपको भूतकाल की याद दिलाये अचानक से

The standout triumph was a blast from the past.

2. blaze a trail

-pursue a line of research that points the way to great discoveries.

-पथ-प्रदर्शन करना

You should have the courage to blaze a trail.

3. a blessing in disguise

misfortune that turns out to have advantages

-अप्रत्याशित लाभ

The crash was a blessing in disguise for Schwab.

4. a blind alley

-a dead end


The Internet has proved a blind alley for many firms.

5. a blind date

– an arranged meeting for two people who have never met each other before, in order to try to start a romantic relationship

-दो लोगो का मिलना जो पहले कलही न मिले हो पोर एक रोमांचक रिश्ते की कोशिश करना

She met her husband on a blind date.

6. a blind spot

-subject about which one is ignorant or biased

-किसी विषय को लेकर अनभिज्ञ या पक्षपाती होना

I have a blind spot where modern art is concerned.

7. in the blink of an eye

-in an instant

-तुरंत, पालक झपकते

The accident was over in the blink of an eye.

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