Idioms
Idioms…A combination of words that has a figurativemeaningUsed to make a sentence more interesting andimpactfulE.g.  Kicke...
Idioms…          Chip On The Shoulder          Having a grudge and you          want to prove your point          Successf...
Idioms…          You can’t have your          cake and eat it too.          You can’t have the best of          both world...
Idioms…          Hit the nail on the head          Said or did the right thing          After a lot of practice, Ajay     ...
Idioms…          Meet you half way          Come to a compromise          In spite of my difference of          opinion wi...
Idioms…          Make both ends meet          To live within his income          The cost of living has          increased...
Idioms…          In black and white          Commit in writing          A company confident of its          product or ser...
Idioms…          Won his spurs          Made his reputation          Sachin Tendulkar won his          spurs by hitting 89...
Idioms…          Turned a deaf ear/          Falling on deaf ears          Disregard / Not pay          attention         ...
Idioms…          Not hold water          Unsound / not valid          This evidence will not hold          water in the tr...
Idioms…          Throw water/ Throw          cold water          Discourage by showing          indifference          His ...
Idioms…          Keep my head above          water          Manage a situation          There is so much workload         ...
Idioms…          Draw a line          Put a limit          We must draw a line, else          the expenses will spiral out...
Idioms…          Not fit to hold a candle          Not good enough to be          named in comparison          Mohan is no...
Idioms…          Hand in glove          On very intimate terms          The politicians are hand in          glove with th...
Idioms…          Took him to task          Scold severely          I took Ajay to task for not          fulfilling the tar...
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  1. 1. Idioms
  2. 2. Idioms…A combination of words that has a figurativemeaningUsed to make a sentence more interesting andimpactfulE.g. Kicked the bucket – When somebody dies Pulling my leg – Tease somebody Took me to the cleaners – Beat somebody badly
  3. 3. Idioms… Chip On The Shoulder Having a grudge and you want to prove your point Successful businessmen carry a chip on their shoulders
  4. 4. Idioms… You can’t have your cake and eat it too. You can’t have the best of both worlds E.g you can’t have a chocolate pastry and not put on calories Managing to get economic prosperity and equal growth for all is like having one’s cake and eating it too…
  5. 5. Idioms… Hit the nail on the head Said or did the right thing After a lot of practice, Ajay finally hit the nail on the head
  6. 6. Idioms… Meet you half way Come to a compromise In spite of my difference of opinion with you, I am ready to meet you half way for the success of this mission
  7. 7. Idioms… Make both ends meet To live within his income The cost of living has increased so much that he finds it difficult to make both ends meet
  8. 8. Idioms… In black and white Commit in writing A company confident of its product or service can give its offer in black and white
  9. 9. Idioms… Won his spurs Made his reputation Sachin Tendulkar won his spurs by hitting 89 of 42 balls against New Zealand in 1994
  10. 10. Idioms… Turned a deaf ear/ Falling on deaf ears Disregard / Not pay attention In our teenage years, we turn a deaf ear to our parents advice
  11. 11. Idioms… Not hold water Unsound / not valid This evidence will not hold water in the trial
  12. 12. Idioms… Throw water/ Throw cold water Discourage by showing indifference His wife threw water on his plans to party with his friends over the weekend.
  13. 13. Idioms… Keep my head above water Manage a situation There is so much workload that in spite of all my efforts, I am not able to keep my head above water
  14. 14. Idioms… Draw a line Put a limit We must draw a line, else the expenses will spiral out of control
  15. 15. Idioms… Not fit to hold a candle Not good enough to be named in comparison Mohan is not fit to hold a candle to his predecessor
  16. 16. Idioms… Hand in glove On very intimate terms The politicians are hand in glove with the mafia
  17. 17. Idioms… Took him to task Scold severely I took Ajay to task for not fulfilling the targets
  18. 18. Feel free to contact www.FocusWithTokas.com www.Facebook.com/FocusWithTokas info@FocusWithTokas.com +91 8285111260-64

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