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 69 of the Useful Idioms for Better Communication Series that you can learn to improve your speaking and writing.
Daily Use Idioms #69
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. be a dab hand
2. a dead end
3. turn a deaf ear
4. toll(or sound) the death knell
5. in dire straits
6. wash one’s dirty linen in the public
7. be in the doldrums
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