Tips And Tricks And Shortcuts To Solve Idioms And Phrases

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Idioms and Phrases Tips and Tricks and Shortcuts:

  1. Tips and Tricks-  Understand the Idioms and Phrase and don’t limits yourself  meaning alone- Understand the in which context the Idiom and Phrase are asked. This tip will help to understand quickly.
  2. Tips and Tricks- Try to Relate the Idiom and Phrase with visual and real image- Try to visualize the image and try to correlate with your stories.
  3. Don’t try to make it merge at once- Don’t try to learn, many idioms and phrases. Although trying to learn as many as is good idea


Tips and Tricks & Shortcuts For Idioms & Phrases


Are a collection of words or phrases which have a figurative meaning that is generally well established and known.
For example, Penny for your thoughts – Asking someone what is on their minds.


Is a small group of words that are like a unit. These units are a part of a bigger sentence or a clause.
For example:- The children were giggling and laughing when the teacher left the room

A variety of questions on Idioms and phrases are being asked in most of the competitive examinations. Hence they hold a predominant weightage in most of the questionnaires.

And the only way to achieve and expertise in solving such questions is continuous reading and exploring new phrases.

1. Continuous reading : The only way to get expertise in solving such type of questions is reading as many books as we can, Since reading not only entertains us but it is also a great way to exercise our brain.

2. Understand the meaning of each idiom and phrases: The next important thing is to, not only learn new idioms and phrases but also to understand their meaning, exploring their origin and context in which they are generally used.

3. Jot down the ready reckoners (Most commonly used Idioms and words) for revision: Another easy trick to achieve expertise in appearing such questions is to just note down the widely used idioms or words or phrases with their respective meaning and revise them regularly.

4. Avoid cramming: Here the main focus should be on understanding the basic concept behind that particular Idiom or a word, avoid learning too many idioms at one go.

One should fix the number to 6-7 phrases per day.However one can also categorize the idioms having similar meaning/or themes, and accordingly memorize them section or theme wise.

5. Using visual imaginary: And the last and final tip is to use our visual imagination. Since most of the idioms have a fascinating history behind their origin. One should, not only explore the story behind their origin, but also relate them to certain images and link them to those stores. This is the best trick to memorize a wide range of idioms and phrases.

Below mentioned is an example for a better understanding of the tips and tricks to solve idioms and phrases:

tips and tricks and shortcuts for idioms and phrases

Type 1: General Questions

Question 1.

One proverb/Idiom is mentioned below together with its meaning. Choose the correct meaning of that particular Idiom from the given options:

All in All


A.Each person
B.Every one
C.Call everyone at the same time
D.Most important

Correct Option: D


All in all signifies the crux or the minutes of any meeting or the most important points of any discussion.

Hence option D is the correct one.

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