- Make Amends For :
Meaning – To make up for something someone did
Usage- The mother made amends for the mistake of her son.
- Left me high and dry:
Meaning-To leave someone unsupported
Usage-Despite knowing about her parents’ death, she left him high and dry.
- Don’t make a mountain out of a mole hill :
Meaning-To make a major issue out of minor one
Usage-She has the habit of making a mountain out of a mole hill for every little incident.
- Spilled the Beans:
Meaning-Disclose a secret
Usage-She spilled the beans about her birthday surprise.
- Snake in the grass :
Meaning-A despised person
Usage-How could you trust her? She is such a snake in the grass.
- Helter-Skelter :
Meaning-In disorderly haste
Usage-The children ran helter-skelter all over the sea shore
- Leaps and Bounds :
Usage-Patients’ condition improved by leaps and bounds.
- Herculean Task :
Meaning-A work requiring very great effort
Usage-It would indeed be a herculean task to teach the students if they have not done their homework on the task.
- Got the sack :
Meaning- Was dismissed from
Usage-He got the sack when they found that he had lied about his qualifications.
- The green eyed monster :
Usage-He was bitten by the green eyed monster.