Most Important Idioms and Phrases Beginning with S

Idioms & Phrases is one of the most important part of English section in SSC & Other Competitive Exams. In order to make it easy for all the aspirants,we have started our series. We have posted Idioms & Phrases in Hindi as well so that you can easily memorize them. Try to make sentences by using these idioms and post them in comment section as well.Lets see how many of you can make good sentences.

List of Important Idioms and Phrases Beginning with S

1.Queer fish - अजनबी
Meaning: Strange person
Use: Mohan is a queer fish for the persons in this area.
2.Quite the thing - बहुत फैशनेबल और लोकप्रिय
Meaning: Very fashionable and popular
Use: Baggy jeans have become quite the thing among teenager these days.
3.Question of time - कुछ निश्चित रूप से होगा
Meaning: Something will surely happen
Meaning: Start as poor but after sometimes become rich
Meaning: To rain heavily
Meaning: An important day
Use: The terrorist will be killed; it’s a question of time.
4.Quake in one's boots - भयभीत होना या घबरा जाना
Meaning: To be frightened or nervous
Use: The thought of climbing Mount Everest make quake in his boot.
5.Rags to riches - रंक से राजा
Use: He was homeless and went on to create the largest and most successful service company in the country. It's really a rags-to-riches story.
6.Rain cats and dogs - भारी बारिश होना
Use: It was raining cats and dogs, so all flights were cancelled
7.Red handed - अपराध करते समय पकड़े गए
Meaning: Caught while doing crime
Use: She was caught red handed when she is stealing a diamond ring.
8.Red-letter day - एक महत्वपूर्ण दिन
Use: Monday is a red letter day for Mohan as he got his joining letter.
9.Root and branch - पूरी तरह से
Meaning: Completely
Use: They have shifted their business root and branch to India.
10.Rough time - मुश्किल या कठिन समय
Meaning: Hard or difficult time
Use: The time of illness is rough time for him
11.Run out of steam - ऊर्जा या उत्साह खोना
Meaning: Lose energy or enthusiasm
Use: After a lot of hard works he runs out of steam.
12.Running battle - लड़ाई / आर्गुमेंट जो लम्बे समय के लिए चलता ही रहे 
Meaning: An argument that continues for an extended period
Use: He is fired from the company as he has a running battle with his boss.
13.Run helter-skelter - परेशान
Meaning: Carelessly hurried; confused, disorderly
Use: Books and papers were scattered on the desk in a helter-skelter manner.
14.Red Tape - आधिकारिक नियम जो बाधा के रूप में कार्य करता है
Meaning: Official rule which acts as hurdle
Use: My application for driving license was held by red tape.
15.Rule the roost - बॉस के रूप में कार्य करें
Meaning: Acts as dominant over other, or act as boss
Use: Ram might be the boss in office, but at home, his wife rules the roost.

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