Idioms & Phrases is one of the most important parts of English section in SSC & Other Competitive Exams. In order to make it easy for all the aspirants, we have started our series named 'English Vinglish'. We have posted Idioms & Phrases in Hindi as well so that you can easily memorize them. Try to make sentences by using these idioms and post them in the comment section as well.Let's see how many of you can make good sentences.
List of Important Idioms and Phrases Beginning with P
1.Pay your dues- कड़ी मेहनत के बाद एक स्थान कमाना
Meaning: Earn a position after a hard work
Use: They want me to resign, but everybody knows that I paid my dues to get this post.
2.Play away from home- किसी और के साथ मज़े करना
Meaning: To have fun with someone else
Use: She divorced her husband because he has a habit of playing away from home.
3.Play second fiddle- किसी और की तुलना में कम महत्व मिलना
Meaning: To acts as a subordinate to someone/be treated as less important than someone
Use: Ram plays the second fiddle in his own company.
4.Put the cart before the horse- किसी चीज़ को गलत स्थान पर इस्तेमाल करना
Meaning: To put a thing in wrong order.
Use: Mohit always puts the cart before the horse, when he practices maths.
5.Put one's shoulder to the wheel- कड़ी मेहनत करना
Meaning: To do a lot of hard work
Use: In constructing this house labors put their shoulder to the wheel.
6.Put the cat among the pigeons- शांति में भी परेशानी पैदा करना
Meaning: Create a disturbance in calm situation
Use: Company put the cat among the pigeons when it announced the new policy.
7.Put years on- बुजुर्ग दिखने लगना
Meaning: To look old
Use: Family problem put years on mohit.
8.Part and Parcel- महत्वपूर्ण हिस्सा
Meaning: Unavoidable part
Use: Ram is the part and parcel of this company.
9.To play fast and loose- किसी को धोखा दे
Meaning: Betray someone
Use: Mohit has a habit of playing fast and loose.
10.Past master- किसी चीज़ में विशेषज्ञ
Meaning: Expert in something
Use: Ram is the past master in maths.
11.Petticoat government-एक महिला का नियम
Meaning: Rule of a woman
Use: The “petticoat government” under Maham Anaga did triumph.
12.Piece of cake- एक बहुत आसान काम
Meaning: A very easy task
Use: To clear SSC is not a piece of cake.
13.Pie in the sky-अव्यवहार्य
Meaning: Fictional, impracticable
Use: Clearing SSC CGL is not pie in the sky.
14.Put down- तुरन्त कम करना
Meaning: Reduce instantly
Use: After army operation the numbers of terrorist are put down.
15.Pick holes in another’s coat-किसी और में दोष निकालना
Meaning: To find fault in someone else
Use: We should refrain ourselves from the habit of picking holes in another’s coat.
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