IDIOMS AND PHRASES – 4 FOR SSC, RRB, IBPS AND OTHER COMPETITIVE EXAMS

31. Achilles heel

Meaning:-
a weak point or fault in somebody’s character, which can be attacked by other

32. Blow his own trumpet/horn

Meaning:-
to tell other people how good and successful you are

33. Cut the Gordian knot

Meaning:-
solve a very complex problem in a simple way remove the difficulty to solve a problem boldly and decisively

34. A leap in the dark

Meaning:-
something you do without being certain what will happen as a result

35. In the long run

Meaning:-
over a period of time

36. A fish out of water

Meaning:-
a person who feels uncomfortable or awkward because he or she is in surroundings that are not familiar

37. Apple of discord

Meaning:-
anything causing trouble, discord

38. Let the grass grow under their feet

Meaning:-
to waste time by delaying doing something
to do nothing

39. Smell the rat

Meaning:-
to suspect that something is wrong about a situation

40. A Bird In The Hand Is Worth Two In The Bush:

Meaning:
Having something that is certain is much better than taking a risk for more, because chances are you might lose everything.

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