IDIOMS WITH HINDI MEANING

July 10, 2021

●First catch your hare/ Mind your own business पहले अपना देखो तब दुसरो को बोलो

●Red handed/ flat footed रंगे हांथो: Ramesh was caught red handed

●To take bread out of sb’s mouth किसी की रोजी रोटी छिनना: If government cannot give us employment then don’t have rights to take bread out of our mouth.

●The story made my heart bleed खून के आंसूं

●Acting runs in his blood खून में ही acting है

●Bag of bones हड्डियों का ढांचा: Why don’t you eat something you are not more than a bag of bones.

●Grey market चोर बाजार: He bought a mobile phone from grey market and got caught by police.

●Talk shop काम की बात करना: Don’t talk shop when you are on vacation.

●At the mercy of god भगवान की दया पर: The patient is really in very bad condition, he is at the mercy of God.

●There is no help for it अब कुछ नही हो सकता: There is no help, it’s Sunday the banks are closed.

●Modest शालीन:

●In vain व्यर्थ हो जाना my hard work went in vain when my boss refused my proposal.

●I am not born yesterday मुझे पता है क्या करना है में बच्चा नही हूँ

●To get up sb’s nose नाक में दम कर देना

●Any fool/idiot can answer it कोई भी बता देगा: The question is so easy that any fool can answer it.

●To foot the bill खर्च उठाना। You have to foot the bill I came to meet you after all.

●Bad hair day मनहूस दिन

●Heartrending दुखद: People got upset after listening to his heartrending incident.

●To blow hard; to talk proudly बड़ी बड़ी बाते करना: Come on! you are our boss for a few days, you don’t need to blow hard.

●To give somebody long rope ज्यादा छूट देना: People take you for granted if you give them long rope.

●These are minute’s problem बस कुछ देर की बात है

●Fair with in foul without मुहँ पे कुछ और पीठ पे कुछ और

●To kick some body in the teeth बहुत नुकसान करना

●Torch bearer पथ प्रदर्शक

●Hollow promises खोखले वादे

●He makes my blood boil खून खौलाना

●Accept unpleasant fact अपनाना

●To beat the air/ to roast a stone व्यर्थ मेहनत करना

●Play the ape अजीब व्यवहार करना

VOCABULARY

  1. OBFUSCATE (VERB): (उलझाना): confuse
    Synonyms: baffle, bewilder
    Antonyms: clarify, explicate
    Sentence:- The new rule is more likely to obfuscate people than enlighten them.
  2. BRINK (NOUN): (कगार): fringe
    Synonyms: periphery, threshold
    Antonyms: center, middle
    Sentence:- This woman could bring me to the brink of insanity.
  3. INTERMITTENT (ADJECTIVE): (सविराम): irregular
    Synonyms: fitful, infrequent
    Antonyms: regular, frequent
    Sentence:- The holiday lights are intermittent and flicker on and off constantly.
  4. HERALD (NOUN): (अग्रदूत): messenger
    Synonyms: adviser, bearer
    Antonyms: pupil, student
    Sentence:- A herald sent forward to announce the coming of a king.
  5. INSULAR (ADJECTIVE): (संकुचित विचारवाला): narrow-minded
    Synonyms: circumscribed, parochial
    Antonyms: broad-minded, unbiased
    Sentence:- Only a few people live in their insular neighborhood in the coldest part of Alaska.
  6. JINX (NOUN): (अशुभ): curse
    Synonyms: hex, hoodoo
    Antonyms: boon, luck
    Sentence:- He regarded her as a jinx because she had lost her husband.
  7. INERTIA (NOUN): (जड़ता): laziness
    Synonyms: passivity, sluggishness
    Antonyms: action, activity
    Sentence:- After a large meal, inertia usually keeps me on the couch all day.
  8. IMMACULATE (ADJECTIVE): (शुद्ध): unspoiled
    Synonyms: exquisite, neat
    Antonyms: dull, defiled
    Sentence:- The soldier was reprimanded for ruining his immaculate uniform.
  9. TRIUMPHAL (ADJECTIVE): (विजयोल्लास से परिपूर्ण): victorious
    Synonyms: triumphant, conquering
    Antonyms: depressed, discouraged
    Sentence:- He made his triumphal entry into the capital.
  10. INKLING (NOUN): (आभास): idea
    Synonyms: clue, hunch
    Antonyms: knowledge, information
    Sentence:- The records give us an inkling of how people saw the world.


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