English Vinglish-Idioms and Phrases Beginning with G & H

By Shekher Rajput|Updated : October 17th, 2017

Important Idioms and Phrases Beginning with G & H

1. Get away Scot  free - बिना सजा पाए बच निकलना 

Meaning: To avoid the punishment that you deserve

Example: If you don't take out a complaint against him he'll get off Scot-free!

2. Good Samaritan-दूसरों की मदद करने वाला 

Meaning: person who unselfishly helps others,

Example: He's such a good Samaritan. He used to take after my grandmother when she was ill.

3. Green eyed monster- ईर्ष्यालु 

Meaning: jealousy

Example: I 'd no idea you were so susceptible to the green-eyed monster.

5. Green Horn-अनुभवहीन 

Meaning: an untrained or inexperienced person.

6. Go the extra mile- किसी की मदद के लिए कुछ भी कर जाना 

Meaning: Going above and beyond whatever is required for the task at hand.

Example: Vipin is  a nice guy, always ready to go the extra mile for his friends

7. Go out on a limb- खुद मुसीबत में रहके दोसरों की मदद करना 

Meaning: Put yourself in a tough position in order to support someone/ something.

Example: You can't find your dog? I'm going to go out on a limb and say he jumped over the fence and got loose.

8. Have an axe to grind- किसी से मन मुटाव होना 

Meaning: To have a dispute with someone.

Example: As a novelist, he has no political axe to grind.

9. Hell in a hand basket-आने वाली समस्या के लिए नेतृत्व करना

Meaning: Deteriorating headed for complete disaster.

10. Hale and hearty- पूरी तरह स्वस्थ 

Meaning: very healthy and strong

Example: At 80 Nitish is hale and hearty, getting up at six every morning to walk five miles.

11. Hold your horse- संयम रखो

Meaning: Be patient.

Example: You must hold your horse to clear any exam.

12. Hit the bull’s eye- सटीक 

Meaning: get something exactly right, or be on target.

Example: The finance minister’s speech on attracting new investments hit the bull’s eye.

13. head over heels- अचानक प्यार में पड़ना

Meaning: fall deeply and completely in love, especially suddenly

Example: She and her husband make an amazing couple. They are head over heels in love and are very supportive of each other.

14.Hit the sack or hit the hay- सो जाना

Meaning: to go to bed, to go to sleep

Example: After I hit the sack, I read for sometime before turning off the lights and going to sleep.

15. Hit the nail on the head-किसी चीज़ के बारे में एकदम सही होना 

Meaning: be accurately right about something

Example: He is a smart debugger. Every time you take a broken code to him, he will hit the nail on the head and tell you the exact problem.

16. High on the hog-आलिशान रहन सहन 

Meaning: Living in luxury.

Example: He will not be able to live in these conditions because he has always had it from high on the hog.

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