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

Daily Use Idioms #89

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. fair and square

– in an honest way and without any doubt

-बहुत आसानी से

It was a good exchange, fair and square.

2. fair play

– conformity to established rules


There must be fair play whatever the competition is.

3. in good faith

– sincerely and honestly

सद्भाव से, विश्वासपूर्वक

He bought the painting in good faith .

4. far and away

– by a decisive margin; easily

निश्चित रूप से

 This is far and away the most important point.

5. at fault

– responsible for mistake, trouble or failure

गलत, गलती का जिम्मेदारी

 At this point, our logic was at fault.

6. a faux pas

– an embarrassing mistake made in public

शर्मिंदगी वाला काम

Talking business at dinner is a faux pas in France.

7. queer fish

-strange or odd person

अस्थिर व्यक्ति

He was a queer fish but I couldn’t help feeling sorry for him.

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