মঙ্গলবার, ১৫ সেপ্টেম্বর, ২০১৫

Important Phrases and Idioms for Bank Recruitment Test

76)  To nurse a grudge’ means- to bear ill will.

77)  ‘To hit and root’ means- to be very angry.

78)  ‘Bon voyage’ means- Wish you a good trip.

79)  ‘Look before your leap’ means- be wary.

80)  ‘With open arms’- warmly.

81)  ‘A man of letters’ means- a scholar.

82)  ‘ For good’ means - permanently.

83)  ‘A foregone conclusion’ means- an anticipated result.

84)  ‘Slow coach’ means—a very lazy person.

85)  ‘Run riot’ means-behave in a lawless way.

86)  ‘ Out of the wood’ means- free from difficulties.

87)  ‘Cut and dry’ means- already decided.

88)  ‘ At stone’s throw’ means- at a short distance.

89)  ‘ By and large’ means- mostly.

90)  ‘ Bill of fare’ means- a list of dishes a restaurant.

91)  ‘ At the eleventh hour’ means- at the last moment.

92)  ‘ Red handed’ means – with proof.

93)  ‘ Kit and kin’ means- blood relation.

94)  ‘ Pin money’ means- Sundry expenses.

95)  ‘ Make good’ means- compensation.

96)  ‘Cock and bull story’ means- a false story.

97)  ‘ Hang about’ means- loiter about.

98)  ‘ De facto’ means- in reality.

99)  ‘ Sine die’ means- adjourned indefinitely.

100)  ‘Birds eye view’ means- a rough idea.
 51)      ‘Bottom line’ means- the essential point.

52)      ‘Blue chips’ are- shares considered to be a safe investment.

53)      ‘To keep one’s head’ means- to keep calm.

54)      ‘To put the card before the horse’ means- to reverse the natural order of things.

55)      ‘To read between the lines’ means- to grasp the hidden meaning.

56)      ‘ To get along with’ means- to adjustm.

57)      ‘Bring to pass’ means- cause to happen.

58)      ‘Through thick and thin’ means- under all conditions.

59)      ‘Maiden Speech’ means- First speech.

60)  ‘After one’s own heart’ means- to one’s own liking.

61)  ‘A verbose speech’ means- A speech full of too many words.

62)  ‘Lend me your eyes’ means- listen to me.

63)  ‘To smell a rat’ means- to suspect a trick or deceit

64)  ‘out of date’ means- not in fashion

65)  ‘Give a hand’ means- to help

66)  ‘ Down to earth ‘means- realistic

67)  ‘Weed out’ means- to get rid of

68)  ‘Come to light’ means- to publish

69)  ‘In spite of’ means- avoid

70)  ‘Look forward’ means- expect with pleasure

71)  ‘ A dark horse’ means- Strange man

72)  ‘ Crocodile tears’ means- false sorrow

73)  ‘ At daggers drawn’ means- on the point of fighting

74)  ‘ Lay before’ means- to place

75)  Hard and fast’ means- Fixed
  26)      ‘Loaves and fishes’ means- Personal gains.

27)      ‘By fair means of foul’ means- In any way, honest or dishonest.

28)      Meaning of ‘Outbreak’ is – Breakout.

29)      ‘Dog days’ means- Hot weather.

30)      ‘To kick the bucket’ means – Die.

31)      ‘Blue Blood’ means- Aristocratic birth.

32)      ‘Lose heart’ means- Be disheartened.

33)      ‘Bad blood’ means- animosity.

34)      ‘Burning question’ means-Much talked about.

35)  ‘For good’ means- Permanently.


       36)  ‘Crocodile tears’ means- Heartless man and women.

37)  I ____a straw for him. – do not care

38)  ‘In black and white’ means- in writing.

39)  ‘Keep your nose out of something’ means- to avoid.

40)  Appearances can often be Liable to mislead- Deceptive.

41)  ‘Red letter day’ means- Important and memorable day.

42)  ‘In no time’ means- Very quickly.

43)  ‘Go to the dogs’ means- be ruined.

44)  ‘Soft Soap’ means- Flattery for self motives.

45)  ‘Capital punishment’ means- death penalty.

46)  There are _____ dangerous drivers.- a lot of.

47)  ‘A dark horse’ means- a man who does not talk much but surprises others by his qualities.

48)  ‘Hold water’ means- bear.

49)  ‘In a nutshell’ means- briefly.

50)  ‘Fish out of water’ means – Uncomfortable position.
 (Important English Phrases and Idioms for bank recruitment exams, Practice English Phrases and Idioms for admission test, recruitment exams and other service related exams) Phrases and Idioms are given below:

 1)      As this is his first job he will have to put up with the inconvenience. – Endure.

2)      Rana Decided to pursue his career in developmental field in lieu of sitting in his father’s business.- Instead of.

3)      The supervisor showed great enthusiasm and appreciation contrary to what the labor has expected.- Opposition

4)      Birds fly ______in the sky. – At large.

5)      It is an ______ that he takes bribe. – open secret.

6)      At last the enemy _____.- give in.

7)      He could not attend the meeting _____of illness.- on account.

8)      His honesty cannot be _____.- called in question.

9)      The phrase ‘an apple of discord’ means.-an object of quarrel.

10)  ‘To read between the lines’ means- to grasp the hidden meaning.

11)  Learn the poem ____heart. – by.

12)  By fits and starts means- Irregularly.

13)  ‘Riding for a fall ‘ means- To act recklessly.

14)  ‘Out and out’ means-thoroughly.

15)  ‘To tolerate’ means- Put up with.

16)  To ‘cold shoulder ‘somebody is to – Insult him.

17)  ‘Black sheep’ means- Wicked man.

18)  ‘Dead letter’ means- Law not in force.

19)  ‘The pros and cons’ means- Good and evil.

20)  ‘All at once’ means- Suddenly.

21)  ‘ At home’ means- Familiar with.

22)  ‘By all means’ means- Certainly.

23)  ‘On the eve of’ means- Just before.

24)  ‘Hard and Fast’ means- Fixed.

25)  ‘White elephant’ means- Very costly possession.
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