Important Idioms and phrases for class 12

-: Idioms and Phrases :-
(मुहावरे तथा वाक्यांश) 
1. All in all (सर्वेसर्वा)
Use – Ravi is all in all in his office. 
2. At sixes and sevens (अव्यवस्थित)
Use – When I went my room, I got my books at sixes and sevens.
3. An apple of discord (झगड़े की जड़)
Use – Kashmir is an apple of discord between India and Pakistan.
4. At draggers drawn (घोर शत्रुता)
Use – It is at draggers drawn between India and Pakistan. 
5. An axe to grind (अपना स्वार्थ सिद्ध करना)
Use – People don’t trust those who have an axe to grind. 
6. Against the rainy day (बुरे दिनों के लिए)
Use – We should save some things for rainy day.
7. At the eleventh hour (अंतिम समय पर)
Use – If you begin your studies at eleventh hour, you can not be sure to pass. 
8. At a stone’s throw (पास)
Use – Your uncle lives at stone’s throw from my house.
9. A square deal (साफ सौदा)
Use – We can not expect a square deal from a dishonest man. 
10. A black sheep (बदनाम व्यक्ति)
Use – Tom Ramsay was a black sheep.
11. A bed of roses (फूलों की सेज)
Use – Life is not a bed of roses. 
12. An open secret (खुला रहस्य)
Use – ‘An open secret’ is an example of oxymoron.
13. Above board (ईमानदार व व्यक्ति)
Use – He is a above board. 
14. A turn coat (दलबदलू)
Use – Many people do not like a turn coat leaders. 
15. A red letter day (महत्वपूर्ण दिन)
Use – 15th August is a red letter day for the Indians.
16. A white elephant (बहुत खर्चीला लेकिन कम महत्व का)
Use – A mobile is a white elephant for a poor man. 
17. At large (स्वतंत्र)
Use – The murderer is still at large. 
18. At random (बिना किसी उद्देश्य के)
Use – He spent his money at random.
19. Bag and baggage (बोरिया बिस्तर के साथ)
Use – The English left India bag and baggage. 
20. Beat about the bush (घुमा फिरा कर बातें करना)
Use – Don’t beat about the bush. 
21. By hook or by crook (उचित या अनुचित तरीके से)
Use – Now a days many students want to pass by hook or by crook. 
22. Bury the hatchet (पुरानी शत्रुता भुला देना)
Use – It is wise for India and Pakistan to bury the hatchet and be friends again. 
23. By leaps and bounds (दिन दूना रात चौगुना)
Use – India is making progress by leaps and bounds.
24. Bring to book (सजा देना)
Use – Tom was brought to book by Aunt Polly.
25. Black and white (लिखित)
Use – Give your application in black and white. 
26. A man of letters (विद्वान व्यक्ति)
Use – Our principal is a man of letters.
27. Child’s play (आसान कार्य)
Use – To study science is not child’s play.
28. Castles in the air (हवाई किले बनाना)
Use – Don’t waste your time in building castles in the air. 
29. Die in harness (कर्तव्य पालन करते हुए मर जाना)
Use – Nehru died in harness. 
30. Fool’s paradise (मूर्खतापूर्ण अभिलाषा)
Use – The students who want to pass without working hard, live in fool’s paradise.
31. Herculean task (अत्यंत कठिन कार्य)
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32. Maiden speech (प्रथम भाषण)
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33. Null and void (प्रभावहीन)
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34. Nip in the bud (प्रारंभ में ही नष्ट कर देना)
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35. Kith and keen (रिश्तेदार)
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36. Out of date (प्रचलित)
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37. Hue and cry (शोरगुल)
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Please watch the above video to get the use. 

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