Important Idioms & Phrases

Important Idioms and Phrases, Set-28 | 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 leave one in lurch: (مصیبت میں گرفتار)

Meaning: To leave one in time of difficulty.

Example. Her husband left in the lurch and now she is leading a miserable life.

  1. To eat a humble pie: (لڑ کھڑاہت)

Meaning; to yield to a very humiliating position.

Example: At least the proud Indian Army had to eat a humble pie in the 1965 War.

  1. To stand on ceremony: (ذلت آمیزہ ترکے سے ہار ماننا)

Meaning: To be format.

Example: Sincere friends do not monkey with my new.

  1. To monkey with; (تکلف برتنا)

Meaning: To do mischief or trick with a thing.

Example: Please do not monkey with my new V.C.R. You will break it.

  1. To hit the nail on the head: (شرارتیں)

Meaning: To speak to the point.

Example: I hit the nail on the head by telling her that she was married.

  1. To make a clean breast of: (ٹھیک بات کرنا)

Meaning: To confess one’s guilt.

He made a clean breast of his guilt before the judge.

  1. To win laurels; (جرم کا اعتراف کرنا)

Meaning; To win distinction.

Example; He bowled out three players of his rival team and thus won laurels in the match.

  1. To cast a slur upon; (عزاز جتنا)

Meaning; to bring into dispute.

Example; He cast a slur upon the fair name of his parents by his wicked deeds.


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