IDIOMS & Phrases With Examples and Meaning in Hindi | All IDIOMS & Phrases Starting With "A"

IDIOMS & Phrases With Examples and Meaning in Hindi | All IDIOMS & Phrases Starting With "A"

    A big draw - बहुत सारे लोगों की आकर्षण का केन्द्र 

    Exp.  IPL has proved to be a big draw in the cricket fraternity) 

    A bone to pick - एक विवाद जिसे निपटाना हो 

    Exp. I still have a bone to pick with my best friend. 

    A cake walk - एक आसान कार्य 

    Exp. Solving this question is really a cakewalk. 

    Achill to the heart - बहुत अधिक भय 

    Exp.  The recent natural calamity struck a chill to our hearts. 

    A close fisted person - कंजूस व्यक्ति 

    Exp.  He is a close-fisted person; he will not give you any monetary help even if you are dying. 

    A duck in a thunderstorm - निराश, 

    Exp. Anil was a duck in a thunderstorm when he was transferred from his hometown to a remote place.

    A far cry from - एकदम अलग

    Exp. I enjoyed visiting Nainital but it was a far cry from the ideal hill station I expected.

    A flash in the pan - अचानक परंतु क्षणिक सफलता

    Exp. He has no quality; his success is just a flash in the pan.

    A good hand - निपुण, कुशल

    Exp. He is a good hand at solving any difficult problem easily.

    A Herculean task - बहुत कठिन कार्य

    Exp. Preparing yourself well for the examination in such a short span is a herculean task.

    Aleap in the dark - बिना  निश्चितता के और खतरे से भरा कदम

    Exp. He took a leap in the dark with his latest investment in stocks. 

    A sea change - एक बड़ा बदलाव

    Exp. The industrialization process underwent a sea change during the 19th century.

    A sore point with - एक ऐसा मुद्दा जो लोगों को नाराज या शर्मिंदा कर सकता है 

    Exp. Reports of scams almost everywhere has become a sore point for the present government.

    Asquare deal - ईमानदारी भरा बर्ताव / काम

    Exp. He is an honest businessman and he always believes in a square deal with his customers.

    Astanding joke -  मजाक या हँसी का विषय

    Exp. It has become a standing joke among the people that poverty has declined in the country.

    About face/turn - अपने विचार, दृष्टिकोण में पूर्ण बदलाव 

    Exp. There has been an about-face in the economic policy of the government recently.

    Above board - स्पष्ट एवं ईमानदार भरा 

    Exp. Our dealing with the customers is completely above board. 

    Above par - साधारण से ऊँचे स्तर का

    Exp. He is clearly above par among all the players. 

    Ace up one's sleeve - एक ऐसी लाभ पहुँचाने वाली चीज जिसके बारे में दूसरों को पता नहीं हो

    Exp. He is a shrewd politician and he has always had an ace up his sleeve to gain advantage over others.

    Achilles heel - कमजोर पहलु 

    Exp. English has always been my Achilles' heel. 

    Acid test - कठिन परीक्षा

    Exp. The no-confidence motion to be brought by the opposition will be an acid test of the government and its allies. 

    Across the board - सभी को एक समान

    Exp. The promotions were granted across the board. 

    Act on the square - ईमानदारी पूर्ण काम करना

    Exp. He can always be trusted to act on the square.

    Add fuel to the fire / flame - भड़काना, स्थिति को बदतर बना देना

    Exp. The workers were already dissatisfied with the management and the recent retrenchment of some workers added fuel to the fire.

    Add insult to injury - जले पर नमक छिड़कना, स्थिति को बदतर बना देना 

    Exp. Ramesh was dismissed from the job and it added insult to injury when an inquiry was set up against him. 

    After one's own heart - सामान 

    Exp. So far as eating habit is concerned, Suresh is after my own heart. 

    Against the clock - किसी तय समय में कार्य को पूरा करने की जल्दबाजी

    Exp. The students of the group have assured their project guide that they will all work against the clock. 

    Alive and kicking - सक्रिय एवं स्वस्थ

    Exp. I've fully recovered from illness and now I feel alive and kicking. 

    All and sundry - सभी लोग

    Exp. All ears The new tax is going to hit all and sundry.

    All ears - सुनने को पूरी तरह उत्सुक

    Exp. His narrative was so interesting that I was all ears to listen the whole story.

    All Greek - अनजान (विषय आदि )

    Exp. Politics is all Greek for the middle class.

    All one - समान, कोई अंतर नहीं

    Exp. It is all one for me whether you live in Bengaluru or the U.S.A. 

    Alter ego - बहुत नजदीकी दोस्त

    Exp. When your alter ego feels hurt, you too feel hurt.

    An eye to the main chance - किसी भी परिस्थिति का अपने फायदे के लिये इस्तेमाल 

    Exp. Kuldeep is a shrewd businessman; he always has an eye to the main chance to earn profit.

    Apple of discord - विवाद या झगड़े का कारण

    Exp. Kashmir has always been an apple of discord between India and Pakistan.

    Apple of one's eye - आँखों का तारा (बहुत प्यारा)

    Exp. In a very short period, because of his friendly and helpful nature, he has become an apple of my eye. 

    Apple pie order - साफ सुथरा एवं सुव्यवस्थित

    Exp. When I returned from the office it was a pleasant surprise to see my room in an apple pie order.

    Argus-eyed - चौकन्ना 

    Exp. The guard of our apartment is Argus-eyed; not a single person can get in without interrogation (पूछताछ ).

    Armchair critic - जो हकीकत से परे चीजों का सिर्फ सैद्धांतिक आलोचना करता है

    Exp. On television these days we find many armchair critics talking loudly on national problems. 

    Armed to the teeth - हथियारों से लैस

    Exp. The group of bandits was armed to the teeth. 

    Around the clock - पूरे समय, चौबीसों घंटे

    Exp. The army deployed (तैनात करना) at the border mans (निगरानी रखना) it around the clock.

    Arrow in the quiver - रणनीति या ऐसा विकल्प जो लक्ष्य हासिल करा दे

    Exp. Being the only son, his threat to commit suicide always acts as an arrow in the quiver in blackmailing his father. 

    As duck takes to water - आसान कार्य, सुगम

    Exp. For some people, writing verse is as duck takes to water. 

    As good as one's word acht - वादे का पक्का 

    Exp. The teacher was as good as his word.

    As good luck would have it - सौभाग्यवश

    Exp. As good luck would have it, it did not rain on the day of the wedding. 

    As hard as nail - भावना या संवेदना हीन

    Exp. He is as hard as nail, never moved by anything. 

    As true as steel - विश्वासी, भरोसेमंद

    Exp. I am proud that my employees are as true as steel.

    At a discount - स्तरहीन, गुणहीन

    Exp. A good many at a discount books are available in the market. 

    At a loss - पूरी तरह confused

    Exp. The police are completely at a loss over the real culprit.

    At a premium - जिसे ज्यादा महत्व दिया जाये

    Exp. Dishonesty is at a premium in almost all spheres of public life.

    At an arm's length - अपने से दूर ( परहेज करने के उद्देश्य से ) 

    Exp. I always keep selfish friends at arm's length. 

    At cross purposes - विरोधी

    Exp. For their own selfish ends political parties work at cross purpose compromising on the interest of the common man. 

    At daggers drawn - शत्रुतापूर्ण 

    Exp. After the death of their father, the two brothers are at daggers drawn over the paternal property. 

    At large - ( कानून के ) पकड़ से बाहर 

    Exp. The culprit is still at large. 

    At loggerheads - विरोधी, शत्रुतापूर्ण 

    Exp. The union of the workers and the management are at loggerheads which affect production. 

    At odds - विचारों में विरोधी

    Exp. I am at odds with those who find God only in temples. 

    At one go - एक बार में

    Exp. I will have to drink this medicine at one go.

    At one's wit's end - पूरी तरह कन्फ्यूज्ड  

    Exp. I was at my wit's end when I lost my wallet in that unknown tow. and had no money at all.

    At random - बिना कारण के

    Exp. The police fired at random at the violent crowd and several people lost their lives.

    At sea - कन्फ्यूज्ड 

    Exp. I was at sea when I found many questions from out of the syllabus. 

    At a snail's pace - धीमी गति से 

    Exp. In offices, files move at a snail's pace.

    At stake - दांव पर, खतरे में

    Exp. In the coming election, the political existence of many parties is a stake.

    At the drop of a hat - तुरंत, बिना देर किए

    Exp. The sum is very easy; I can solve it at the drop of a hat.

    At the eleventh hour - अंतिम अवसर पर 

    Exp. You can not pass the exam by starting your preparation at the eleventh hour.

    At the end of one's tether - सहनशक्ति की अंतिम सीमा तक

    Exp. The continuously rising inflation and insensitive leadership ka put the common man at the end of his tether.

    At the first blush - पहली नजर में

    Exp.  At the first blush it was obvious that he was dissatisfied with the proposal.

    Axe to grind - अपना स्वार्थ सिद्धि

    Exp. Even in unfortunate happenings, politicians find an axe to grind.

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