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2022-12-13

12:25 am

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Idioms & Phrases

(Part - 01)

SL NO

IDIOMS OR PHRASES

MEANING

EXAMPLE(S)

 1.

abide by

remain faithful to an agreement, or decision

  • An honest businessman abides by his contracts with others.
  • An elected minister must abide by the decision of the people.

 2. 

abound in

having plenty of; full of

  • Bihar (India) is abound in minerals.

 3. 

abstain from

keep free from; avoid.

  • A good student abstains from laziness.
  • Abstain from all bad habits.

 4.  

accede to

 

agree with

  • The principal acceded to the request of the students to close the College for the rainy day.
  • Pakistan acceded to the terms of the Shimla agreement. 

 5.  

accommodate with

supply with

 

  • I can accommodate you with a loan.
  • Can you accommodate me with two rooms? 

 

 6.

account for

 

hold responsible

  • You will have to account for the money which you have received.

 

 7. 

Accuse of

charge with

  • He was accused of the murder of an old lady?

 8. 

accustom to

make oneself habitual

  • He who accustoms himself to labour wins the fruit of regular work.

 9. 

acquit of

make free from.

  • The accused was acquitted of all charges by the magistrate.


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