Important Idiomatic Expressions for Inter F.A/ F.Sc

Important Idioms
Sr NoIdiomsMeaningsSentences
1 Above boardشک سے بالا ترAll his dealings are above board.
2 Add fuel to fireجلتی  پر تیل کا کام کرناHis insulting remarks added fuel to fire.  
3Add insult to injuryزخموں پر نمک چھڑکناAslam is already depressed, do not add insult to injury by mentioning his fault.
4All and sundryہر خاص و عامThis news is good for all and sundry.  
5Alpha and omegaاول و آخرHonesty is the alpha and omega of every business.
6Animal/High Spiritsجبلی جذباتThe beautiful weather brought out his animal spirits.
7Apple of discordجھگڑے کی وجہThis house is an apple of discord between two brothers.
8Apple of one’s eyeآنکھ کا تاراMy son is an apple of my eyes.
9Apple pie orderترتیب سےThings in apple pie order look beautiful.
10Allahdin’s lampالہ دین کا چراغIf I have Alladin’s lamp, I can buy a car.
11Again and againبار بارHe tried again and again to pass the examination but failed.
12Bad bloodرنجش ہوناThere is no bad blood between us.
13Beat about the bushادھر ادھر کی ہانکناDon’t beat about the bush and come to the point.
14Beat black and blueخوب پٹائی کرناThe police beat the culprit black and blue.
15Beat the airمتواتر مگر بے سود کوشش کرناBy trying to ask him to join you again you are just beating the air.
16A bed of rosesپھولوں کی  سیجLife is not a bed of roses.
17A bed of thornsکانٹوں کی سیجIt is true that life is a bed of thorns.
18Behind the sceneپس پردہHe made many evil plans behind the scene against me.
19Below the beltنا مناسبIt is below the belt to cheat a friend.
20Beneath one’s dignityشان کے خلافIt is beneath your dignity to disobey your teacher.
21 Better halfخاوند/بیویMy better half is a good painter.
22 Bird’s eye viewسرسری نظارہ کرناI had a bird’s eye view of Murree from the hills.  
23 Birds of a featherہم مزاج لوگBirds of a feather flock together.
24 Black sheepکالی بھیڑ/بد کردار شخصDon’t trust him, he is a black sheep of our family.
25 A blessing in disguiseنقصان کی شکل میں فائیدہLosing that job is really a blessing in disguise for me.
26 Blind alleyبند گلیThe thief was caught by the police in the blind alley.
27 Blow hot and coldکبھی تولہ کبھی ماشہHe blows hot and cold in every matter.
28 Blow one’s own trumpetاپنے منہ میاں مٹھو بنناDon’t trust him, he always blows his own trumpet.
29 Blue bloodاعلی نسبHe is a blue blood of his family.
30 Blue stockingادبی ذوق رکھنے والی خاتونParveen Shakir is a blue stocking, as she has written many poems and novels.
31 A bolt from the blueناگہانی آفتHis father’s death is a bolt from the blue for him.
32 A bone of contentionجھگڑے کی وجہThis house is a bone of contention between two brothers.
33 Bosom friendجگری دوستAslam is my bosom friend because he always helps me in each and every matter.
34 Bread and butterذریعہ آمدنیTeaching is my bread and butter.
35 Break new groundنئی راہیں کھولناHe breaks every day new ground to get success in his business.  
36 Break the newsبری خبر سناناHe broke the news of his father’s death.
37 Break the iceسکوت /خاموشی تہڑناAll were sitting silent when Aslam broke the ice by suggesting to play cricket.
38 Bring to bookجواب طلبی کرناHe brought his servant to book for his negligence.
39 Bring to lightروشنی ڈالناNew facts about war have been brought to light.
40 Broken healthبگڑی ہوئی صحتHe had to work hard with his broken health to pass the exam.
41 Broken reedغیر مستقل سہاراDon’t trust him, he is a broken reed.
42 Burn the midnight oilخوب محنت کرناHe burnt the midnight oil to pass the exam.
43 A burning questionاہم ترین مسئلہKashmir problem is a burning question of today.
44 Bury the hatchetدشمنی بھولناLet us bury the hatchet and be friends again.
45 A busy beeمصروف شخصHe is a busy bee of his family.
46 By fits and startsبے قاعدگی سےThose who work by fits and starts can never achieve his goal.
47 By hook or by crookجائز و نا جائز طریقے سےI will pass the examination by hook or by crook.
48 By leaps and boundsدن دگنی رات چگنیPakistan is making progress by leaps and bounds.
49 By word of mouthزبانیHe had learnt the poem by word of mouth.
50 Call a spade a spadeصاف صاف بات کہناHe called a spade a spade before the police.
51 Call to mindیاد دلاناI called his name to his mind.
52 Call into questionشک کرناHis dealings cannot be called into question.
53 Call namesگالیاں دیناCall names is a bad habit.
54 Capital Punishment                         سزائے موت He was given capital punishment due to deals in Narcotics.       
56 Carry the dayانعام جیتناHe carried the day in local elections.
57 Cast a spell onمسحور کرناHis maiden speech cast a spell on me.
58 Casting voteفیصلہ کن ووٹThe vote of president is a casting vote.
59 A cat’s pawآلہ کارDon’t be a cat’s paw of your boss.
60 Catch red handedرنگے ہاتھوں پکڑناThe police caught the thief red handed.
61 Child’s playآسان کامIt is not a child’s play to climb this mountain top.
62 Cheek by jowlساتھ ساتھThey sat cheek by jowl in the class room.
63 A close shaveبال بال بچناHe closed shave from the accident.
64 A close fisted manکنجوس آدمیDon’t depend on Aslam, he is a close fisted man.
65 A cock and a bull storyفرضی گھڑی ہوئی کہانیDon’t believe in his cock and a bull story.
66 Cold comfortجھوٹی تسلیMy response will be a cold comfort to her.
67 Come of ageبالغ ہوناI know he has come of age now.
68 Come to blowsہاتھا پائی پر اتر آناAfter abusing each other, they came to blows.  
69 Come to griefناکام ہوناHe came to grief due to his misdeeds.
70 Come to lightمنظر عام پر لاناAfter investigation, many things were come to light.  
71 Come to termsمتفق ہوناAt last, the two brothers came to terms.  
72 Crocodile tearsجھوٹے آنسوHe shed crocodile tears on his enemy’s death.  
73 At cross purposesاختلاف رائے ہوناI think we are talking at cross purposes.
74Cry for the moonناممکن چیز کی خواہشHis desire to win the first prize is just a cry for the moon.  
75 Curry favourحمایت حاصل کرناYou should not curry favour with others.
76 Cut a poor figureشرمندگی اٹھاناHe had to cut a poor figure when he forgot his speech.
77 Cut to the quickجذبات کو مجروح کرناYou should not cut your parents to the quick.
78 At daggers drawnجانی دشمنThey are at daggers drawn with each other.
79 A dark horseچھپا رستمHe proved a dark horse in the test.  
80A dead letterمتروک قانون/کالعدمThis law has now become a dead letter.
81 Die hardمشکل سے مرناOld customs die hard.
82 Die in harnessموت تک کام کرتے رہناQuaid e Azam died in harness.
83Do the trickچال چلناHe did a bad trick to destroy him.
86A dog in the mangerنہ خود فائدہ اٹھائے نہ دوسروں کو اٹھانے دےHis dog in the manger policy spoiled our party.  
87 A dog’s lifeذلت کی زندگیThe poor man is living a dog’s life now a days.
88Double facedمنافقانہI don’t like him for his double faced policy.  
89 Eagle eyedتیز نگاہ/عقاب چشمHe did the work under the eagle eyed of his teacher.  
90 Eat humble pieشرمندگی اٹھاناYou will have to eat humble pie, if you do this mistake again.
91 Eat one’s wordsالفاظ واپس لیناAfter insulting him, he had to eat his words.
92 At the eleventh hourعین وقت پرHe promised to lend me his book, but backed out at the eleventh hour.
93End up in smokeخاک میں مل جاناAll his evil plans ended up in smoke.
94 Every inchہر لحاظ سےHe is every inch a brave man.
95 Eyewashنظر کا دھوکاHe pretends to be rich but it is just an eye wash.  
97Face the musicنتائج بھگتناIf you disobey your boss, you will have to face the music.
98 fair sexخواتینWe should respect fair sex.
99 fair playمناسب برتاوAll we want to do is to see fair play.
100 Fair weather friendsمطلبی دوستBeware of your fair weather friends.
101Fall a prey toشکار ہو جاناHe has fallen a prey to smoking.
102 Fall flatبے اثر ہوناMy advice fell flat on him.
103 Fall short ofکمی ہوناHe has fallen short of money.
104 A feather in one’s capباعث تسکین قلبHis success always a feather in his cap.
105 Feather one’s nestاپنا گھر بھرناThe corrupt officers are feathering their nest.
106Few and far betweenکبھی کبھیHe comes to see me few and far between.
107 Fight to deathمرتے دم تکOur soldiers fight to death for their country.
108 Fight shy ofبچناI am a peacemaker, so I always fight shy of tension.
109 Find fault withنقص نکالناWe should not find fault with others.
110 First and foremostاولین /اہم ترینIt is our first and foremost duty to respect our elders.
111 A fish out of waterبے چینHe was looking like a fish out of water in his new school.
112 Flesh and bloodانسانی فطرتIt is his flesh and blood to cheat others.
113 Fly in the ointmentرنگ میں بھنگ ڈالناHis arrival in the party proved a fly in the ointment.
114Flog a dead horseبے سود کوششTo try to pass the exam without hard work is to flog a dead horse.
115 For goodہمیشہ کےلیے He has left this city for good.
116 Foul playدھوکا دہی کا کھیلHe will use any type of foul play to get success.
117 From scratchمعمولی حالات سےHe has started a new business from scratch.
119 A gala dayخوشی کا دن14th August is a gala day for Pakistanis.
120 Get into hot waterمشکل میں پھنسناIf you do not follow the discipline, you will get into hot water.
121 Get rid ofنجات پاناWe must get rid of old customs.
122 Get to workکام میں لگ جاناHe got to work when he came back from his office.
123 Get wind ofخبر پاناHe got wind of his father’s death.
124 Gird up one’s loinsکمر کس لیناGird up your loins to get success in Exam.
125Give and takeکچھ دینا کچھ لیناWe should adopt give and take policy.
126 Give a false colouring ofغلط رنگ دیناDon’t give a false coloring to my statement.
127Give the cold shoulderسرد مہری دکھاناI tried to be pleasant to her but she gave me the cold shoulder.
128 Give up the ghostمر جاناAt last, the patient gave up the ghost in the hospital.
129 Give vent toاظہار کرناHe gave vent to his anger before his boss.
130 Go through fire and waterہر خطرے کا سامنا کرناAslam is my bosom friend, he will go through fire and water for me.
131 Go to lawعدالت سے رجوع کرناThe two brothers went to law for the solution of their issue in propery.
132 Go to piecesحواس باختہ ہو جاناHe just go to pieces in the exams.
133 Go to seedصحت مند  دکھائی دیناHe is not yet fifty, but he seems to be going to seed.
134 Go to the dogsتباہ ہو جاناHis business went to the dogs within a month.
135 Go to the wallدیوالیہ ہو جاناHe went to the wall due to bad management.
136 Go up in smokeناکام ہونا/تباہ ہو جاناAll his future plans went up in smoke.
137 Go with the streamزمانے کے ساتھ چلناIt is very difficult to go with the stream now a days.
138 Go without sayingکسی چیز کا بلکل واضح ہوناIt goes without saying that you will be paid for extra hours.
139 Good for nothingبے کار شخص /چیزWe should get rid of those people who are good for nothing.
140 Green hornنا تجربہ کار شخصAslam is a green horn as he is cheated easily by anyone.
141 A green roomاداکاروں کے آرام کا کمرہThere is no green room in this studio.
143Hair breath escapeبال بال بچناHe hair breath escaped from the accident.
144 Hand in glove withساتھ ساتھ ہوناBoth of them are hand in glove with each other.
145 hang in the balanceغیر یقینی صورت حال میں ہوناPakistan is hang in the balance position now a days.
146 Hard and fastناقابل تبدیلThere are no hard and fast rules in business.
147 Hard nut to crackمشکل کامIt is a hard nut to crack to win her favor.
148 Hard pill to swallowناخوشگوار تجربہHis failure is a hard pill to swallow
149 have a bee in your bonnetہر وقت ایک ہی بات کہنا/سوچناHe has a bee in his bonnet about going abroad.
150 Have a finger in every pieہر معاملے میں ٹانگ اڑاناHe likes to have a finger in every pie of others.
151 Have a gift of the gabتقریر کی صلاحیت ہوناHe is popular because he has a gift of the gab.
152 Have an axe to grindذاتی مفادOur leader has no axe to grind in politics.
153 Have many irons in the fireکئی منصوبوں میں الجھناIf you have many irons in the fire, you will never focus on your studies.
154 Head and shoulder aboveبہت برتر ہوناAslam may be the next principal of this college as he is head and shoulder above others.
155 Heart and soulدل و جان سےI love my country heart and soul.
156 High and mightyمتکبر/مغرورDon’t get high and mighty with me.
157Hold in contemptنفرت کرناWe should not held the poor in contempt.
158 Hold one’s tongueزبان کو لگام دیناHold your tongue and do not abuse me like that.
159 Hold waterسچا معلوم ہوناHis story does not hold water.
160 At home inماہرHe is at home in cooking.
161 Hope against hopeمکمل نا امیدی میں امیدHoping against hope he waited for her all day.
162 Hue and cryشور و غوغاThere is no hue and cry in this function.
164 In cold bloodظالمانہ  انداز میںHe murdered his wife in cold blood.
165 In a fixالجھن میںThe mother was in a fix after losing her child.
166 In black and whiteتحریراWe should make every agreement in black and white.
167 In full swingمکمل زورون پرThe party was in full swing when police came.
168 Ins and outsتفصیلاتTell me ins and outs of the agreement.
169 In the airخبر عامIt is in the air that he is coming back from abroad.
170 In the doldrumsاکتاہٹ یا اداسی کی حالات میں ہوناI don’t know why but I am in the doldrums today.
171 In the long runآخر کارIn the long run, he reached to his destination.
172 An iron willمضبوط قوت ارادیI have inherited from my father an iron will to work hard.
174A jail birdعادی مجرمHe has committed many crimes, therefore he is  called a jailbird.
175 A jack of all tradesہر فن مولاHe is a jack of all trades but master of none.
177Keep an eye onنظر رکھناWe should keep an eye on our children.
178 Keep at arm’s lengthدور رکھناKeep the black sheep at arm’s length.
179 Keep body and soul togetherزندہ بچ رہنا He earns barely enough to keep body and soul together
180 Keep one’s temperغصے پر قابو رکھناShe took all her patience to keep her temper.
181 Keep open houseمہمان نوازی کو تیار رہناHe always keeps open his house for visitors.
182 keep pace withکی رفتار سے چلناFees have been raised to keep pace with inflation
183Keep the ball rollingجاری رکھنا He has started the preparations for the trip, but it’s up to you to keep the ball rolling.
184 Keep up appearanceبھرم رکھنا/ظاہر داری قائم رکھناHe always keeps up his appearance to others.
185Kick the bucketفوت ہوناHis father kicked the bucket in the hospital.
186Kith and kinرشتہ دارWe should love our kith and kin.
188Lame excuseجھوٹے بہانےYou are making lame excuses for coming late.
189 Laugh up in your sleeveدبی دبی سی ہنسیThey were laughing in their sleeves when he was telling his success story.
190Laughing stockمذاق کا نشانہDo not be a laughing stock of anyone.
191 Lead astrayگمراہ کرناI am afraid that he will lead us astray in this matter.
192Lead by the noseاشاروں پر چلاناShe always leads her husband by the nose.
193Leap in the darkاندھیرے میں تیر چلاناHe always leaps in the dark without a plan.
194Leave in the lurchمشکل میں ساتھ چھوڑ دیناWe should not leave our friends in the lurch.
1956Leave no stone unturnedکوئی کسر اٹھا نہ رکھناHe has left no stone unturned to pass the exam.
196 Lend an earہمدردی سے بات سنناWe should lend an ear to the poor people.
197 Lick the dustشکست کھاناIndia has to lick the dust in 1965 war.
198 Lion’s shareبڑا حصہHe got a lion’s share from his father’s property.
199 Long and short ofخلاصہPlease tell me the long and short of the book.
200 Look aheadمستقبل پر نظر رکھناSuccessful people always look ahead for their bright future.
201 Look sharpجلدی کرناSolve your assignment and look sharp.
202 Lose groundفائیدہ کھو دیناI think we are losing ground about going abroad.
203 Lose heartہمت ہارناDo not lose heart and be ready to face every problem courageously.
204 Lose one’s headعقل سے کام نہ لیناAslam has lost his head about starting a new business.
205 Lose one’s temperآپے سے باہر ہو جاناMy father lost his temper and gave me a blow.
207Maiden speechپہلی توریرHis maiden speech cast a spell over the audience.
208 make a clean breast ofاعتراف کرناHe has made a clean breast of his crime.
209make amends forتلافی کرناIf you agree I will make amends for your loss.
210Make both ends meetمشکل سے گزر بسر کرناIt is very difficult for a poor to make both ends meet.
211Make fun ofمذاق اڑاناWe should not make fun of others.
212 Make goodکامیابی دکھاناHe has made good in business in no time.
213Make headwayترقی کرناHe has made headway in business in no time.
214Make one’s markنام پیدا کرناHe has made his mark in business.
215Make up one’s mindپکا ارادہ کرناHe has made up his mind to get rid of bad habits.
216A man in the streetعام آدمیA man in the street takes no interest in politics.
217A man of lettersپڑھا لکھا شخصQuaid e Azam was a man of letters.
218A man of partsکئی خوبیوں کا حامل شخصAllama Iqbal was a man of parts.
219A man of iron willمضبوط قوت ارادی رکھنے والا شخصQuaid e Azam was a man of iron will.
220A man of his wordعہد کا پکاQuaid e Azam was a man of his word.
221A man of strawغیر اہم شخصDo not trust him as he is a man of straw.
222A mare’s nestبے معنی دریافتThe announced cure for the disease was merely another mare’s nest.
223Meet halfwayسمجھوتہ کر لیناWe should not meet halfway in the matter of discipline.
224Midsummer madnessانتہائی بیوقوفیIt is midsummer madness to disobey the boss.
225Might and mainپوری قوت سےHe fought in the battle field with might and main.
226Miss the busموقع ضائع کرناIf you do not act upon my advice, you will miss the bus.
227Move heaven and earthبھرپور کوشش کرناHe moved heaven and earth to fulfill her wishes.
228A narrow escapeبال بال بچناHe narrow escaped from the accident.
229A near missبال بال بچناHe applied brakes on the spot and had a near miss.
230A necessary evilناگزیر برائیCorruption is a necessary evil of today.
231Neck or nothingسر ڈھر کی بازی لگاناI will do neck or nothing to defend my country.
232Next to nothingصفر/کچھ نہیںHe knows next to nothing about classical music.
233 Nip in the budجڑ سے ختم کرناNip the evil in the bud.
234Now and thenکبھی کبھیHe comes to see me now and then.
235Null and voidکالعدم/متروکThis law has now become null and void.
236Off and onکبھی کبھیHe comes to see me off and on.
237Off handبغیر تیاری کےHe made a speech off hand.
238Off dayکام سے چھٹی کا دنSunday is an off day.
239On the horns of dilemmaالجھن میں ہوناWhen Ayesha got the news of her parent’s death, she was on the horns of dilemma what to do.
240On the score ofکی وجہ سےHe passed the exam on the score of hard work.
241On the wholeمجموعی طور پرOn the whole, the party was in full swing.
242Once in a blue moonکبھی کبھیHe comes to see me once in a blue moon.
243At one’s wits endبد حواس ہوناHe was at his wits end when he saw him in trouble.
244An open secretکھلا رازIt is an open secret that they are going to marry.
245Out of the woodsخطرے سے باہرI think, we are not out of the woods yet.
246Out and outمکملHe is out and out a gentle man.
247Out of dateپراناI do not like out of date clothes.
248Out of sightنظر سے اوجھلShe kept waving her hand until the car was out of sight.
249Out of sortsبیمارI am feeling out of sorts due to heat today.
250Out of the questionناممکنIt is out of question for Aslam to disobey anyone.
251Over and over againبار بارI tried over and over again but failed in the exam.
252Overhead and earsسر سے پائوں تکIt is evident that he is over head and ears in love with her.
253Part and parcelاہم حصہInjuries are part and parcel of a player’s life
254Pay lip service toزبانی جمع خرچ کرناHe is paying lip service to the idea and starting a new business.
255Pay through the noseبہت ذیادہ قیمت ادا کرناPeople are sick of paying through the nose for a poor service in the hospital.
256Play ducks and drakesفضول خرچی کرناHe played ducks and drakes with his fortune.
257Play second fiddle toماتحت ہونا I do not like to play second fiddle to anyone.
258Play with fireہر خطرے کا سامنا  کرناWe are ready to play with fire for the defend of the country.
259Poke one’s noseمداخلت کرناWe should not poke our nose in other’s matters.
260Pocket an insultبے عزتی برداشت کرنا When her friend insulted her she pocket this insult.
261Poison one’s earsکان بھرناHe always poison his ears against me.
262pros and consفوائد و نقصاناتTell me the pros and cons of this agreement.
263Play truantسکول سے بھاگناHe played truant when he was a child.
264Rack your brainsذہن پر زور ڈالناI have been racking my brain all day but I can’t remember her name.
265Rank and fileعام کارکنThe rank and file are allowed to attend this meeting.
266Read between the linesپوشیدہ مفہوم کو بھانپنا She said she could afford it, but reading between the lines I don’t think she has enough money.
267Red carpet treatmentپرتپاک استقبالThe president was given red carpet treatment when he reached.
268Red tapeدفتری کاروائی میں تاخیرWe have to face a lot of red tape in public offices.
269Red letter dayخوشی کا دن14th August is a red letter day for Pakistanis.
270Rest on your laurelsکامیابیوں پر مطمئن ہو کر بیٹھ جاناIt is his habit to rest on his own laurels.
271A rope of sandکمزور بندھنTheir marriage proved to be a rope of sand.
272Safe and soundبحفاظتHe reached home safe and sound.
273See eye to eye withمتفق ہوناThey finally saw eye to eye with the business deal.
274Show the white featherبزدلی دکھاناDon’t show the white feather, fight for your rights.
275At sixes and sevensبکھری ہوئیAll the chairs in the class room were at sixes and sevens when the teacher arrived.
276Small talkشائستہ بات چیتHe opened the conversation with some small talk.
277 A snake in the grassچھپا رستمDon’t trust him, he looks honest but he is a snake in the grass. 
278 Spick and spanچست/تروتازہShe looks spick and span in her new dress.
279 Split hairsبال کی کھال اتارنا If we continue to split hairs, we’ll never get this project started.
280 Spread like wildfireجنگل کی آگ کی طرح پھیلناThe news of his murder spread like wildfire.
281A square mealاچھا /اطمینان بخش کھاناThe poor did not afford three square meals a day.
282Stand on ceremonyتکلف برتناPlease don’t stand on ceremony with me.
283Storm in a teacupمعمولی بات پر ہنگامہ This matter is a storm in a teacup; it is an argument about nothing.
284The sum and substanceخلاصہTell me the sum and substance of this story.
285Take a fancy toمحبت کرنے لگناHe has taken a fancy to Ayesha due to her good behavior.
286Take a leap in the darkاندھیرے میں تیر چلانا A clever politician is careful enough not to take a leap in the dark.
287Take heartہمت/حوصلہ کرناWe should take heart to face every difficulty.
288Take French leaveبغیر اجازت چھٹی لیناHe was dismissed from the job by his officer due to take French leave.
289Take by stormغلبہ پاناThe soldiers took the castle by storm.
290Take into accountزیر غور لاناWe must take this agreement into account.
291Take to heartدل کو لگا لیناHe took his failure to heart.
292Take to taskسرزنش کرنا/ڈانٹناHe took his servant to task for his negligence.
293Talk shopاپنے ہی پیشے کے متعلق بات کرناI don’t like him because he always talks shop.
294Through and throughمکمل/پوری طرحHe is through a through a gentleman.
295Through thick and thinاچھے برے حالات میںI will help you through thick and thin.
296Time and tideوقتTime and tide waits for none.
297 Tit for tatادلے کا بدلہAslam kicked me so I gave him tit for tat.
298To and froادھر ادھرThey seem to move to and fro on the issue.
299Tooth and nailپوری قوت سےWe will fight tooth and nail to defend our country.
300Turn a deaf ear toکان نہ دھرناHe didn’t turn over a deaf ear to my advice.
301Turn the tablesکسی صورت حال کو مکمل الٹ دیناShe played badly in the first set, but then she turned the tables.
302Turn over a new leafنئے سرے سے شروع کرناHe promised to turn over a new leaf and study harder.
303Turn tailفرار ہو جاناThe thief turned tail with the jewelry.
304Turn turtleالٹ جاناThe bus turned turtle in high speed on the road.
305A turn coatبا ر بار پیشہ/رائے بدلنے والا شخصDon’t trust him, he is a turn coat.
306Under a cloudشک میں ہوناShe was always under a cloud at the office.
307Uphill taskمشکل کامIt is an uphill task to climb this mountain.
308Up to the markمعیار کے مطابقThis question paper is up to the mark.
309 Ways and meansزرائعTell me the ways and means of your earnings.
310Wear and tearکٹا پھٹا/ پراناI don’t like this cloth because it is wear and tear.
311 A wet blanketحوصلہ شکنی کرنے والاNobody asked him to join the group because he is a wet blanket.
312 A white elephantسفید ہاتھیThe construction of the new dam has become something of a white elephant.
313 A white lieسفید جھوٹI told a white lie when I said he had passed the exam.
314 A wild goose chaseلا حاصل چیز کا تعاقب/فضول کوششTo try to pass the exam without hard work proved to be a wild goose chase.
315 With open armsکھلے دل سےI welcome my guests with open arms.
316To work wondersمعجزہ دکھاناThe doctors say this new drug can work wonders.
    
    

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