IDIOMS AND PHRASES – 3 FOR SSC, RRB, IBPS AND OTHER COMPETITIVE EXAMS

21. Fish in troubled waters

Meaning:- to involve oneself in a difficult, confused or dangerous situation, especially with a view to gaining an advantage make a profit out of a disturbance.

22. Keep the wolf from the door

Meaning:-
to have enough money to avoid going hungry
to stop somebody feeling hungry

23. Break the ice

Meaning:-
to say or do something that makes people feel more relaxed, especially at the beginning of a meeting, party, etc.

24. Null and Void

Meaning:-
having no legal force
not valid

25. To play second fiddle

Meaning:-
to be treated as less important than somebody or something
to have a less important position than somebody or something else

26. Face the music

Meaning:-
to accept and deal with criticism or punishment for something you have done

27. Call a spade a spade

Meaning:-
to say exactly what you think without trying to hide your opinion

28. Out of my wits

Meaning:-
to make someone very frightened or confused
greatly confused

29. Jumping down my throat

Meaning:-
to react very angrily to somebody

30. For good / For good and all

Meaning:-
permanently

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