Idioms & Phrase (L), Study Notes, Material - DSSSB exam

By Komal|Updated : July 29th, 2021

In this article, we should read related to the Idioms & Phrases Important for the DSSSB.

Idioms & Phrases is an important part of the English section for DSSSB, KVS, MPTET, CTET 2021 and other teaching exams. We can expect at least 2 to 3 questions from the topic of Idioms & Phrase. 

 

List of Important Idioms and Phrases Beginning with L

1.Lend me your ear- ध्यान से सुनना 
Meaning: To politely ask for someone’s full attention.
Example: Lend an ear to me and I will tell you a story. Lend your ear to what I am saying.

2.Let bygones be bygones- लड़ाई को भूल जाना 
Meaning: To forget about a disagreement or argument.
Example: There is a feeling here that we should let bygones be bygones and move on to more important things.

3.Let the cat out of the bag-एक रहस्य बताना जो साझा बताने के लिए नहीं था।
Meaning: To share a secret that wasn’t supposed to be shared.
Example: Amazingly, not one of the people who knew about the surprise let the cat out of the bag.

4.Level Playing field-एक निष्पक्ष प्रतियोगिता जहां किसी भी पक्ष का कोई फायदा नहीं है|
Meaning: A fair competition where no side has an advantage.
Example: If we started off with a level playing field, everyone would have an equal chance.

5.Long in the tooth- पुराने जैसे
Meaning: Rather Old
Example: Don't you think she's a bit long in the tooth to be a romantic heroine? 

6.Last but not least-अंतिम पर कम नहीं
Meaning: To show that last things is also important in context to all mentioned above 
Example: Last but not least he plays the harmonium.

7.Larger than life-जीवन से बड़ा
Meaning: Attracting special attention because of unusual appearance or behaviour.
Example: Mohan's problem seems larger than life at that time of night because of his ill eyes.

8.Lap Dog- छोटा पालतू कुत्ता
Meaning: A pet dog given a lot of attention by its owner. 
Example: All employees in the office regard Rajni as a boss lap dog.

9.Last Hurrahअंतिम तूफान
Meaning: Done something at the last moment 
Example: Mohan started his board preparation at the last hurrah, after releasing of date sheet.

10.Learn the ropes-कोई काम करना सीखना
Meaning: Learning new ways to do things
Example: After completing graduation its a good time to learn the ropes to be dynamic with the environment.

11.Law of the jungle: जंगल का कानून
Meaning: The people who care only about themselves and succeed in life.
Example: To win in sports it is necessary to follow the law of jungle.

12.Laugh in one's sleeve: किसी की नींद में हँसना
Meaning: To rejoice or be amused secretly at another's mistakes.
Example: Shyam is polite in nature, but one gets the feeling they're laughing up their sleeves.

This article tends to be beneficial for the following exams - REET, UPTET, CTET, Super TET, DSSSB, KVS etc.

Suggested Read Books:

Serial No.Book NameAuthor Name
1.IDIOMS and PHRASES AngloRoshan Tolani
2.Popular English Idioms and Phrases: English Idiomatic ExpressionsManik Joshi
 3.Idioms, Phrases & Proverbs with Hindi Meanings & UsageH S Bhatia and P S Bhatia
 

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Meena BhadraMar 16, 2020

Hello mam ,pls guide me how to clear this exam & which books to buy.
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Hello Ma'am I have dsssb junior clerk & superintendent exam. Plz suggest me books

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  • The weightage of Idioms & Phrases in the DSSSB exam- 3 to 4 marks.

  • The level of Idioms & Phrases Questions asked in the DSSSB exam is of moderate level.

  • The weightage of the English Section in the DSSSB exam is 20 marks.

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