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

Daily Use Idioms #56

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. carry out

– put sth into action to accomplish sth

– पालन करना , पूरा करना

You must carry out my orders.

2. come on!

– please, hurry, go faster

– किसी से कमुख व्यवहार करना

 Diseases come on horseback but go away on foot. 

3. come up

– happen unexpectedly

– सुनवाई होना

 The essay didn’t come up to his usual standards.

4. come up with

– produce a thought, idea, or answer

– जुटाना

We’re having a meeting to try to come up with ideas for fundraising.

5. camp follower

– associate; supporter

– स्वयंसेवक

As a camp follower, I tried to get as close as possible to the front.

6. chapter and verse

– verbatim, word-for-word details

– यथातथ्य सन्दर्भ

They clinched their arguments with Biblical chapters and verses.

7. chop and change

– repeatedly change

– बार बार बदलना

You can’t keep chopping and changing like this!

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