List of Important Idioms and Phrases Beginning with U

By Shekher Rajput|Updated : October 30th, 2017

This article contains important idioms & phrases starting with U. If you have any other idiom starting with U, post it in the comment section.

List of Important Idioms and Phrases Beginning with U

1.Under the cloud: संदेहजनक

Meaning: Suspicious

Use: In our country politician are always under the cloud.

2.Under the rose: गुप्त रूप से

Meaning: Secretly

Use: They used to meet each other under the rose.

3.Under one’s nose: एकदम सामने ही 

Meaning: Directly in front of

Use: Terrorist fled from jail under the nose of the superintendent.

4.Under duress - दबाब में 

Meaning: Under pressure

Use: He claimed that he signed the confession under duress.

5.Underdog - किसी और की तुलना में कमजोर आदमी 

Meaning: Weak person in comparison to other

Use: He always supports the underdog people in his constituency.

6.Uncharted waters - एक ऐसी स्थिति है जो नई और ज्ञात नहीं है

Meaning: A situation that is new and not known

Use: For arts, student differentiation and integration are uncharted water.

7.Under fire - आलोचना की जा रही है

Meaning: Being criticised

Use: After coal scam, UPA government is under fire.

8.Upper crust - अक्सर अमीर और उच्च सामाजिक स्थिति

Meaning: High-class people, often rich and high social status

Use: Ambani brothers are the upper crust in India.

9.Upper hand - प्रभुत्व और नियंत्रित स्थिति

Meaning: Dominating and controlling position

Use: The USA has an upper hand in the world.

10.Under lock and key - सुरक्षित रूप से राखी हुई 

Meaning: Stored securely

Use: Money in the bank is under lock and key, so there is no harm in depositing your money.

11.Under someone heel - किसी और के नियंत्रण में

Meaning: Under control of someone else

Use: The ram is under the heels of Mohan.

12.Under the knife - सर्जरी से गुजरना

Meaning: Undergo a surgery

Use: Ashok is under the knife in City hospital for his heart surgery.

13.Under the weather - बीमार और ऊर्जा की कमी महसूस करना

Meaning: Feel sick and lack of energy

Use: He is under the weather due to climate change.

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