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English Idioms with Hindi meanings and Hindi equivalents

S.No. Idiom Equivalent Hindi Meaning Example 1. Every nook and corner कोना कोना हर कोना या हर स्थान They searched every nook and corner of house for the golden ring. 2. To go hand in hand साथ साथ चलना या संगत होना संगत बैठना Mathematics and Physics go hand in hand in certain chapters of school. 3. While away समय व्यर्थ गँवाना समय गँवाना Do not while away your time on social media. 4. Blow your nose. नाक साफ करना नाक साफ करना Before delivering speech he cleared his nose by blowing, inside toilet. 5. By hook or crook जिस किसी तरह येन केन प्रकारेण, साम दाम दंड भेद किसी भी तरह We need our government in all states, by hook or crook. 6. Answer the call of nature मूत्रत्याग या शौच के लिए जाना लघुशंका या दीर्घशंका निवारण करना Whenever a sensitive issue comes, he goes out to answer the call of nature. 7. Have a feather in one’s cap उच्च उपलब्धि होना सर पर ताज रखा होना He is not only prime minister but also strongest party head, so he has two feathers in his cap. 8. Keep the wolf out of door. भुखमरी से खुद को बचाकर रखना दाने दाने को मोहताज होना, लाले पड़ना Bengali families were hardly keeping the wolf out of door during famine. 9. Throw cold water on someone’s pelasure किसी की खुशियों पर ठंडा पानी डालना खुशी पर बुरी नजर डालना He throws cold water on our pleasures every time we come out to enjoy. 10. To turn deaf ears on someone’s words किसी के शब्दों पर कान न देना कान नहीं देना Defence Minister had warned the village of the attack, but village head turned deaf ears on his words. 11. Stop short of something थोड़े से रह जाना ज़रा से पीछे रह जाना He just stopped short of beating me when I accidentally kicked him. 12. Being busy doing nothing समय बर्बाद करना समय गँवाना The leader was busy doing nothing, and people were suffering. 13. To be touched भावविभोर होना दिल को छू जाना When the Prime Minister talked to him in the crowd, he was touched. 14. Room for improvement सुधार की गुंजाइश सुधार की जगह होना Though we are satisfied with your work, but there is still room for improvement. 15. Chicken hearted डरपोक डरपुक्का Although he is careful of enemies a lot, but he is not chicken hearted. 16. Chuckle in their sleeves छिपाकर हँसना खिखियाना When the boss asked them for the work again, they chuckled in their sleeves.

– This article is presented by EngHindi Team.

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