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300 Idioms With Urdu Meanings | English Idioms List

Idioms With Urdu Meanings
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Idioms With Urdu Meanings, English Idioms List! An idiom is a word or statement with a figurative, non-literal meaning attached to it; yet, some phrases can become figurative idioms while keeping their literal meaning. An idiom’s metaphorical meaning differs from its literal meaning, which is classified as formulaic language.

You’ll need to learn the meaning and application of each idiom because they don’t always make sense literally. Idioms that are commonly used. Idiom: a natural way of speaking for native speakers of a language. Every language has its own set of witty proverbs.

300 Idioms List in English

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Nine day’s wonder مختصر Life is just a nine day’s wonder
Cry in wilderness بے سود رہنا My protest against injustice proved to be a cry in wilderness
Bed of roses پھولوں کی سیج Life is not a bed of roses
Laughing stock ہنسی کا گول گپا Majeed is a laughing stock
Gala day خوشی کا دن 14th August is a gala day for Pakistanis
Bolt from blue ناگہانی آفت His death was a bolt from blue to us
Apple of Eye آنکھ کا تارا My son is an apple of my eye
Crocodile tears مگرمچھ کے آنسو That cunning woman was shedding crocodile tears
Bag and baggage بوریا بستر You had better leave my house bag and baggage
Point Blank سیدھا سیدھا He rejected my proposal point blank
Big gun بڑی شخصیت If you work hard, you will be a big gun in no time.
Rainy Day مشکل وقت It is wise to save money for a rainy day
*** and bull story من گھڑت کہانی You cannot impress me by creating *** and bull story
Past Master ماہر Mr. Adnan is past master in teaching English
Bull in China shop غیر ضروری آدمی Zahid is a bull in China shop because he creates tension
Broken reed غیر یقینی سہارا He proved to be a broken reed when I was in trouble.
Snake in grass آستین کا سانپ You’ve really proved a snake in grass for me
Castles in air ہوائی قلعے Despite building castles in the air you should work hard
Fair weather friend مطلبی دوست It is foolish thing to depend on fair weather friends
Henpecked Husband جوروکا غلام Afzal is henpecked husband
Cat and dog life لڑائی جھگڑے والی زندگی He and his wife are leading a cat and dog life
Apple of discard جھگڑے کی وجہ Kashmir is the apple of discard between India and Pakistan
Moot Point قابل بحث Kashmir is still a moot point between India and Pakistan
Close fisted کنجوس My father is not a close fisted man
Scot Free صاف بچ نکلنا Criminal escaped scot free with the help of jailer
Chicken hearted بزدل آدمی He is really a chicken hearted fellow
Yeoman’ Service عمدہ خدمات The Quaid-e-Azam did yeoman’s service to the nation
Tall talk شوخیاں Your tall talk is beyond my understanding
Man of words وعدے کا پکا My friend is  man of words
Iron will آہنی عزم No, he is a man of iron will
Apple pie صاف ستھرا You should arrange the books in Apple pie order
Hush money رشوت He got job by paying hush money
Storm in cup of tea چائے کی پیالی میں طوفان Our opposition is accustomed to create a storm in cup of tea
Beast of prey شکاری درندا Tiger is a beast of prey
Man of letters  ادیب Ahmed Nadeem Qasmi was a man of letters
Slow coach بدھو You are a slow coach
Fool’s paradise احمقوں کی جنت Are you living in a fool’s paradise?
Uphill task دشوار کام It’s an uphill task to teach a foolish like you
Olive branch امن کی پیشکش Pakistan has always offered the olive branch to India
Black sheep کالی بھیڑیں We should be aware of black sheep in society

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