Idioms List - محاورے
1240 Famous Idioms with their Urdu Meanings and Examples
Add insult to injury
مصیبت میں اور تکلیف ھونا
to make a bad situation worse; to further hurt one who is already injured - This expression is known to have first appeared in the fifth book of fables, by Phaedrus, in the first century, AD
Minnie told her boyfriend that besides having an ugly car, he also was a bad driver, adding insult to injury.
Against the grain
کسی معاملے کا توقعات کے بر عکس جانا
that which goes against the expected way
On a piece of wood, one side is smooth and the other ("against the grain") is rough. To have to call a much younger boss,"sir", really went against the grain.
I knew I would be busy in the morning, so I laid my clothes out the night before.
All bollixed up
کسی معاملے میں اُلجھ جانا
This is from the British slang, "ballocks", referring to testicles. He got all bollixed up with the new photo-copy machine.
to be listening intently
When Agent Peters said he learned some new information which may solve the case, we were all ears.
All the rage
مثھور اور رواج کےمٖطابق
very fashionable and popular
Carrie bought one of the new little phone cases which are all the rage now.
All that glitters is not gold
ہر چمکتی چیز سونا نہیں ہوتی
a proverb to describe something shiny with no value
He saw the beautiful but shallow woman as an example of "all that glitters is not gold".
Henry was all thumbs with the new baby, not knowing how to hold her.
mistaken; full of nonsense
You're all wet if you think it's a good idea to let a 15-year old stay home alone for the weekend.
وکیل جو حادثات میں زخمیوں کے مُْقدمات لڑتا ہو
a lawyer who pursues accident victims
Jim got a call from an ambulance chaser after his car accident asking if he was considering a lawsuit.