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On March 23, 2021 by Neal Kashyap   No comments


List of Important Idioms and Phrases Beginning with K & L

1. Keep the wolf from the door-भुखमरी से दूर रहना 

Meaning: To have enough money to be able to ward off poverty or hunger.

Example: They were really very poor, but they had enough to keep the wolf from the door.

2. Kill two birds with one stone-एक तीर से दो निशाने 

Meaning: accomplish two different things at the same time

Example: I have to go to the bank, and on the way back, I’ll pick up the groceries also, killing two birds with one stone.

3. Keep your chin up-मुसीबत में भी मजबूत रहना 

Meaning: be stalwart and courageous in a tough situation

Example: Don’t let the difficulties intimidate you; keep your chin up.

4. Keep fingers crossed-अपने मुताबिक चीज़ें होजाना 

Meaning: hope that things will happen in the way you want them to.

Example: I’m keep my fingers crossed that my husband clears the written interview this Monday to join British Intelligence Bureau.

5. Keep at arm’s length- दूरी बनाए रखना 

Meaning: keep a distance, avoiding intimacy or familiarity.

Example: He always had the feeling that she was keeping him at arm’s length.

6. Keep an eyes on him- किसी पर नज़र रखना 

Meaning: You should carefully watch him.

Example: Carol asked me if I would mind keeping an eye on her houseplants while she was in Cuba.

7. Keep body and soul together- जीवित रहने के लिए पैसा कमाना 

Meaning: To earn a sufficient amount of money in order to keep yourself alive.

Example: He earns barely enough to keep body and soul together.

8. Knee Jerk reaction-अचानक से प्रतिक्रिया करना 

Meaning: A quick reaction that doen’t allow you time to consider something carefully (It is always disapproving)

9. Knock on wood- कुछ बुरी किस्मत से बचने के लिए लकड़ी पर लंगर डालना

Meaning: Knuckle tapping on wood in order to avoid some bad luck.

10. Kick the bucket- मरना 

Meaning: to die.

Example: Sad news! He kicked the bucket.

11. 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.

12. 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.

13. 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 suppose to be shared.

Example:Amazingly, not one of the people who knew about the surprise let the cat out of the bag.

14. 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.

15. 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?



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