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

Daily Use Idioms #29

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. between you and me

in confidence

तुम्हारे मेरे बिच में

This is just between you and me.

2. bird of passage

-a transient, one who is here today and gone tommorow

जो आज है कल नहीं

If conditions are not nearly as good as they had imagined they might be, they become birds of passage

3. a wet blanket

-person who spoils other people’s fun

रंग में भंग करने वाला

 He was such a wet blanket at the party that they never invited him again.

4. in cold blood

-in a planned way and without pity or other emotion

सोच समझकर

He murdered her in cold blood.

5. blue blood

– descent from nobility

उच्च वंश से

Many blue blood children attend this private school.

6. have the blues

– feel depressed or sad


I really have the blues today.

7. as bold as brass

-shameless, impudent


 She marched into his office as bold as brass .

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