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