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Most Important Idioms and Phrases Beginning with V & W

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 & Phrases Beginning with V & W

1.Vanish into the air - लुप्त होना

Meaning: To disappear
Culprit vanished into the air. Police can’t find him anywhere.

2.Virgin territory - वह क्षेत्र जिसका पता न लगाया गया हो 

Meaning: A territory that hasn’t been explored or touched
Use:There is no sign of human in Himalayas, it’s a virgin territory.

3.Volte-face - पलट जाना 

Meaning: Complete reversal of opinion and attitude.
Use:He has a complete volte-face about him, when he knew the  truth.

4.Vent the spleen - गुस्सा दिखाना 

Meaning: To express anger
Use:Politicians used the press conference as an opportunity to vent their spleen on reporters.

5.To wash Dirty lining in public - जनता में निजी मामलों के बारे में चर्चा करें या बहस करें

Meaning: Discuss or argue about one's private affairs in public.
Use:She decided not to take the family dispute to court as she feared it would only lead to a lot of washing of dirty linen in public.

6.Wild goose chase - एक मूर्ख और निराशाजनक खोज

Meaning: A foolish and Hopeless search
Use:After two hours spent wandering in the snow, I realized we were on a wild goose chase.

7.Wear one’s heart on one’ sleeves - किसी की भावनाओं को बताना 

Meaning: To display one’s feeling openly
Use:Mohan always has his heart on his sleeves so that everyone knows how he feels.

8.With a high hand - अत्याचार

Meaning: Oppressively
Use:Teacher handles the naughty students with a high hand.

9.A windfall - अचानक और अप्रत्याशित लाभ

Meaning: A sudden and unexpected profit
Use:The money donated by the Minister was really a windfall for the poor.

10.A wet blanket - जो आनंद और उत्साह को हतोत्साहित करता है

Meaning: Who discourages enjoyment and enthusiasm
Use:Ram acts as a wet blanket in Sohan love life.

11.Wrong foot - इस  तरह से शुरुवात कि असफल होने की संभावना है

Meaning: To begin in a way that is likely to fail
Use:The company was completely wrong-footed by the dollar's sudden recovery.

12.Walking on air - बहुत जादा ख़ुशी 

Meaning: Extreme happiness
Use:After cracking SSC CGL exam he is walking on air.

13.Willy or nilly - चाहें  या नहीं

Meaning: Whether one wishes or not
Use:We have to accept some job willy or nilly.


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