15 Jan 2016

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Idioms List with F, G, and H

Idioms with F, G, and H :


Idioms / PharasesMeaning
Fabien  policyPolicy of cautions persistence
Face   valueSuperficially
Fair and  squareUpright
Fall inAgree
Fall on /uponAttack violently
Fall outHad a quarrel
Falling  foul ofQuarrelling with
Family  wayPregnant
far and  awayCertainly
Far cryA long way off
Fast  livingLuxurious living
Feather  own nestAct for won future benefits
Feeding Frenzy:An aggressive attack on someone
by a group.
Feel forSearch with the hands
Feet of clayTo be weak or cowardly
Fell flatHad not effect
Fell uponAttacked
Field Day:An enjoyable day or
Fight shyAvoid form a feeling of mistrust
Fill inTo tell someone the details  about someone or something
Finding Your Feet:To become more comfortable in whatever you are doing.
Finger lickin' good:A very tasty food or meal.
Fishing in trouble waterTalking advantage of troubled conditions for personal profit
Fits and starsIrregularly
Fixed In Your Ways:Not willing or wanting to change from your normal way of doing something.
Flash in the panSudden success
Flea Market:A swap meet. A place where people gather to buy and sell inexpensive goods.
Flesh and Blood:This idiom can mean living material of which people are made of, or it can refer to someone's family.
Flip The Bird:To raise your middle finger at
Fly in  the face ofTo defy
Foam at the Mouth:To be enraged and show it.
Foam in the mouthTo be furious
Fools' Gold:Iron pyrites, a worthless rock that resembles real gold.
For a  considerationPaid to do something
Forty winksShort sleep
Four days on endFor a long time
French Kiss:An open mouth kiss where tongues
French  leaveAbsence without permission
From Rags To Riches:To go from being very poor to being very wealthy.
From the horse’s mouthFrom a reliable source
Fuddy-duddy:An old-fashioned and foolish type of person.
Full Monty:This idiom can mean either, "the whole thing" or "completely nude".
FunnyFarm:A mental institutional facility.
Gall and war modeA source of anger
Gather roses onlySeek all the enjoyment of life
Gentleman at largeUnreliable person
Gentleman on largeHas no serious occupation
Get a kickGet a thrill
Get aboutGo about
Get abroadBecome public
Get alongManage
Get atReach
Get atReach
Get awayEscape
Get beforeIn forward position
Get downCame down
Get downSwallow
Get down to brass tacksTo deal with the matter straight
Get Down to Brass Tacks:To become serious about something.
Get down to brass tracksBegin to talk in plain, straight forward terms
Get hold of the wrong end of the stickMisjudge the situation
Get inRevive
Get inReach ,arrive
Get offEscape
Get off
scot free
To escape without punishment
Get outCirculate, spread, gradually
Get out
Free from
Get Over It:To move beyond something that is bothering you.
Get roundPersuade somebody , make contact with
Get Up On The Wrong Side Of The Bed:Someone who is having a horrible
Get Your Walking Papers:Get fired from a job.
Gets on nervesIrritate
Getting alongProspering
Getting onProgressing
Gift of the gabFluency of speech
Give A piece of mindScold
Give a wide berthKeep away from
Give a wild berthTo avoid
Give Him The Slip:To get away from. To
Give inYield
Give the devil his dueGive credit to a wordless person
for his good qualities
Give up the ghostPass away, die
GlobetrottersTravelers around the world
Go a beggingGo in vain
Go brokeBecome penniless
Go brokeBecome bankrupt
Go Down Like A Lead Balloon:To be received badly by an
Go forAttacked
Go For Broke:To gamble everything you have.
Go Out On A Limb:Put yourself in a tough position
in order to support someone/something.
Go overStudy carefully
Go The Extra Mile:Going above and beyond whatever
is required for the task at hand.
Go throughPass through ,be approved , be
Go to the whole hogTo do something thoroughly
Goes to dogIs ruined
Gone down the drainedWasted
Good Samaritan:Someone who helps others when
they are in need, with no discussion for compensation, and no thought of a
Got offDismounted
Graveyard Shift:Working hours from about 12:00
am to 8:00 am. The time of the day when most other people are sleeping.
Gravy trainSource of much or easy; money
Great handExpert at
Great Minds Think Alike:Intelligent people think like
each other.
Green eyesJealous
Green hornNovice
Green Room:The waiting room, especially for
those who are about to go on a tv or radio show.
Grid up one’s lionsGet ready for the job
Grid up the loinsTo prepare for hard work
Gut Feeling:A personal intuition you get,
especially when feel something may not be right.
Hanky -pankyJugglery
Hard noseTough and aggressive
Hard of hearingdeaf
Hard pressedIn difficulties
Hard upNot having enough money
Hare and houndPaper chase
Harp onTo keep on talking
Haste Makes Waste:Quickly doing things results in
a poor ending.
Hat Trick:When one player scores three goals in the same hockey game. This idiom can also mean three scores in any
other sport, such as 3 homeruns, 3 touchdowns, 3 soccer goals, etc.
Have a goMake an attempt
Have an Axe to Grind:To have a dispute with
Have an eyeHave an extra talent
Have feet of clayFull of faults
Have the mindHave the willingness
He Lost His Head:Angry and overcome by
Head Over Heels:Very excited and/or joyful,
especially when in love.
Heads will rollPeople will get into serve
Heap coals on someone’s t headMake someone feel sorry
Hear outListen until somebody has
Heart outSuffer silently
Heavy tidingsBad news
Held in cameraNot open to the public
Held upDetained
Hell for leatherAs quick as possible
Hell in a Handbasket:Deteriorating and headed for
complete disaster.
Herculean taskWork required great effort
High and lowEverywhere
High and mightyArrogant
High Five:Slapping palms above each others
heads as celebration gesture.
High on the Hog:Living in Luxury.
High wordsAngry words
Himself to himselfIn unsociable
Hit The Books:To study, especially for a test
or exam.
Hit The Hay:Go to bed or go to sleep.
Hit The Nail on the Head:Do something exactly right or
say something exactly right.
Hit The Sack:Go to bed or go to sleep.
Hocus Pocus:In general, a term used in magic
or trickery.
Hold backConceal, prevent the progress or
Hold goodApplicable
Hold offAway
hold outLast , continues
Hold outResisted
Hold overPostpone
Hold overPostponed
Hold the enemy at bayPrevented the enemy from coming
Hold waterSound , tenable
Hold withAgree with
Hold Your Horses:Be patient.
Hole and cornerSecret
Hole and corner methodUnderhand
Hole and corner policyImproper policy
Hot headThe fighter
Hush moneyBribe paid to secure silence
Hush upHide , conceal (information
about a situation especially something bad or shocking

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