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

Daily Use Idioms #75

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. give sb the elbow

– end a romantic relationship with sb

– निकलवा देना, छोड़ देना

She gave her boyfriend the elbow after he lied to her.

2. be in one’s element

– at the eleventh hour

– अपने अनुकूल वातावरण में रहना

 I really feel like I’m in my element when I am walking the streets of New York City. 

3. at the eleventh hour

– last possible moment

– अंतिम समय पर

He postponed his trip at the eleventh hour.

4. at the end of the road

– the conclusion or final outcome

– समाप्त होने की स्थिति में

The two children separated at the end of the road.

5. no end

– very much, to a great extent

– बहुत ज़्यादा

Even if there is no end, I still love you.

6. enough is enough

– warning that one has had enough and is prepared to tolerate no more

बहुत हो गया

Enough is enough – I don’t want to argue with you anymore.

7. push the envelope

– exceed the limits of what is normally done

– जो साधारणतया होता है उससे आगे बढ़ कर परिवर्तन करना

Both were known to push the envelope of life.

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