Important Idioms & Phrases

Important Idioms and Phrases, Set-27 | Most Repeated in CSS/PMS/FPSC/PPSC/BA Exams 

CSS/PMS/FPSC/PPSC/BA Exams which will help you  for the preparation of all competitive, aptitude and ability tests such as CSS, PMS, FPSC, KPPSC, PPSC, SPSC, NTS, BPSC and other competitive jobs exams.

  1. To a long face: (خفگی)

Meaning: To look serious or solemn

Example: He pulled a long face at his insult in the meeting.

  1. TO give vent to: (اظہار کرنا)

Meaning: To express.

Example: He gave went to his anger by kicking the chair.

  1. To go hand in hand: (ساتھ ساتھ چلنا)

Meaning: To accompany each other.

Example: Rights and duties go hand in hand.

  1. To sleep through one’s fingers: (موقعہ ہاتھ سے نکلنا)

Meaning: To escape narrowly.

Example: The post of a judge slipped through his fingers due to his idleness.

  1. To pay one back in the same coin. (جیسے کو تیسا)

Meaning: To treat the same person in the same way in which he treats you.

Example: HE insulted me in the persons of my friends and I paid him back in the same coin.

  1. To stand one in great stead: (کسی کی جگہ)

Meaning: Stead.

Example: My knowledge in English stood me in great stead in England.

  1. To sallow the bait: (لالچ میں آنا)

Meaning: To be caught by temping promise.

Example: During the election many people swallow the bait and elect the insincere leaders.

  1. To get into hot water: (مثبت میں گرفتار)

Meaning: To leave one in time of difficulty.

Example: if you not stop drinking.  You will soon get into hot water.


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