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Idioms Part-1




Shall we learn a few idioms today?

 

# On cloud nine :  very happy

Example: Penny is on cloud nine as she has won the championship.

 

# Left out in the cold : to ignore or exclude someone from a benefit

Example : Meenakshi was left out in the cold while allocating the party posts.

 

# Stay the course : to continue doing something until it is finished

Example : Dhawan stayed the course to save the match despite the injury.

 

# Keep an ear to the ground : be well-informed of current events and trends

Example : Venkatesh always has his ear to the ground and knows what the audience expect from him.

 

# Hold your horses : to be patient

Example : Hold your horses! You have not won yet, the match is not over.

 

# Hand in glove : work closely with someone

Example : The district managers of the company always work hand in glove with the regional managers to improve sales.

 

# Wear your heart on your sleeve : express feelings and emotions openly

 Example : Varma has never been too shy to wear his heart on his sleeve, but many other film directors are the opposite.

 

# Move heaven and earth : to work very hard to accomplish something

Example : The MP will move heaven and earth to win the next elections.

 

Practice:

Use all the above idioms in your own sentences 

 


 


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