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 #90

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 enough

– that’s reasonable


It’s fair enough to ask your close friends to help.

2. a fait accompli

– a decision or action which is already made or done and which cannot be changed

अटल निर्णय

After the ceremony a marriage is a fait accompli.

3. a fall guy

– scapegoat

बलि का बकरा

The police arrested a fall guy. The real crooks are still free.

4. a false alarm

– a warning signal that is groundless made either by mistake or as a deliberate deception

-झूठी चेतावनी, अफवाह

I had been released on a false alarm.

5. have a field day

– a time of great pleasure, activity or oppotunity

आनंदमय समय

The newspapers will have a field day with this story!

6. be in fine fettle

– in good condition or spirits, healthy, and working well

ठीक अवस्था में होना

“Oh, she was in fine fettle.

7. come under fire

– be criticized


The health minister has come under fire from all sides.

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