Top 20 Idioms & Phrases

By Gaurav Mohanty|Updated : August 1st, 2021

Top 20 Idioms & Phrases

 

In today's article, we will discuss some of these idioms and Phrases which are expected to be asked in your impending exams.                          

Top 20 Idioms & Phrases for BBA & HM Exams. Idioms and Phrases is one of the sections which is not only interesting but also difficult at the same time. Yes, difficult things can also be interesting. There are thousands of idioms but only a few form the part of the daily vocabulary. In today's article, we will discuss some of these idioms and Phrases which are expected to be asked in your impending exams. So, without much ado, let us move ahead and discuss some of the expected idioms and phrases.

Top 20 Idioms & Phrases for BBA & HM

S.No List of Idioms Meanings
1.To vote with your feetTo show opinion by not supporting or leaving
2.A double entendreA word having two possible meanings
3.To cut your own throatDo something bad for oneself
4.On the flyDo something quickly without much thinking involved
5.Follow suitto do the same thing
6.At a loose endHave nothing to do
7.Thick as two short planksVery stupid
8.Blow hot and coldto vacillate between opinions or emotions
9.Blank chequeto give someone the freedom to do what is best for that particular situation
10.By the word of mouthBy speaking rather than writing
11.Come to lightMake known or uncover
12.Cut cornersDo something easiest or cheapest way in order to save time and money
13.Double dutchLanguage or speech that is difficult to understand.
14.Eager beaverAn enthusiastic person
15.A wee bitby a small amount or degree
16.Rank and fileOrdinary people
17.

Hear it on grapevine.

 to hear rumors about something
18.

Let sleeping dogs lie

to leave the situation if it harms you
19.

One swallow does not make a summer

It is not good to base one's opinions on a single incident.
20.

Good wine needs no bush

Good things do not need advertising

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