Idioms List - محاورے
1240 Famous Idioms with their Urdu Meanings and Examples
کسی چیز کی رضامندی کا اظہر کرنا
an expression to exclaim agreement, Really! Indeed! Definitely!
When we asked my mother if we were cute when we were little, she said, "And how!"
[The] apple doesn't fall far from the tree
پھل درخت سے دور نھی گرتا
children tend to take after their parents
The apple didn't fall far from the tree with Senator Smith, whose father and grandfather were both in politics.
Apple of someone's eye
آنکھ کا تارا،چہیتا ،بہت پیارا
a favorite person
Someone who is beloved and treasured. Jeannie, my youngest sister, was the apple of my father's eye.
Apples and oranges
دو مُختلف معاملات
two different matters entirely (often used to refute comparison)
Saying that men are better at math than women because they are physically stronger is like comparing apples and oranges.
[Tied to her] apron strings
کسی کے نیچے لگ کے رہنا یا محکوم ہونا
to be under the domination of one's mother or wife
No woman was good enough for Kevin because he was tied to his own mother's apron strings.
Armed to the teeth
اسلحہ سے لیس یا مضبوط دلا ٰئل
well-equipped with ammunition, also could be verbal weapons
The lawyer went into the hearing armed to the teeth with ammunition against the accused.
Around the clock
The new baby cried around the clock that first week home.
Around the corner
جلد آ رہا ہے
coming right up soon
His eighteenth birthday is tomorrow and then college is right around the corner.
نمود و نُمائش کرنے والے
pretentious; phony artist
Jill changed her name to Butterfly after joining that artsyfartsy commune.
As big as a house
بہت موٹا شخص، فربہ
very big, usually referring to weight; obese
Carol must have gained a good 50 pounds - she's as big asa house now!