Today we are posting Idioms & Phrases beginning with “U”. we hope you liked the previous articles. Here’s a small task for you guys post idioms and phrases which you come across that has not been covered here and ask for sentences from others. This would boost your prep and make this more interesting and interactive. So here is a list of Idioms and Phrases with U:
Important Idioms and Phrases starting with “U”
Idioms and Phrases
Under the cloud
In our country politician are always under the cloud.
Under the rose
They used to meet each other under the rose.
Under one’s nose
Directly in front of
Terrorist fled from jail under the nose of the superintendent
He claimed that he signed the confession under duress.
Weak person in comparison to other
He always supports the underdog people in his constituency.
A situation that is new and not known
For arts, student differentiation and integration are uncharted water.
After coal scam, UPA government is under fire.
High-class people, often rich and high social status
Ambani brothers are the upper crust in India.
Dominating and controlling position
The USA has an upper hand in the world.
Under lock and key
Money in the bank is under lock and key, so there is no harm in depositing your money.
Under someone heel
Under control of someone else
The ram is under the heels of Mohan.
Under the knife
Undergo a surgery
Ashok is under the knife in City hospital for his heart surgery.
Under the weather
Feel sick and lack of energy
He is under the weather due to climate change.
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