Idioms and Phrases For SSc Tier-II

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1.    A
mare’s nest

–(
a false invention)
Example: the involvement of teachers in the
scheme proved to be a mare’s nest.

2.    At
odds

( in dispute)
Example: The members of the group were at
odds over the selection procedure.

3.    No
love lost

( intense dislike)
Example: There is no love lost between the
two neighbours.

4.    Rub
one the wrong way

(annoy)
Example: If you rub him the wrong way, he is
bound to react.

5.    Turn
the corner

( pass the crisis)
Example:- The doctor says that the patient
has turned the corner.

6.    Sow
wild oats
 – (irresponsible pleasure seeking)
Example: After sowing his wild oats Ram has
decided to stick to the straight and narrow path in future.

7.    With
a high hand
 – ( oppressively)
Example: He was a king who ruled his subjects
with a high hand.

8.    A
good turn

( an act of kindness)
Example: He did me a good turn by
recommending me for the post of Vice – president.

9.    A
moot point
 – ( undecided)
Example: The question of abolition of
property is still a moot point.

10.  Hole
and corner

(secret )          
Example: I have come to know of your hole and
corner method of dealing with people.

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