Thursday, June 19, 2014

Some Interesting English Phrases PART 4

Posted by Sharath Chandra
Here I am publishing interesting English Phrases along with an examples. These are edited from the Famous Telugu News Daily - Eenadu by Shri M Suresan 


10) Shoot a Line - Show off

Person 1: He Says that the house he bought is very spacious.
Person 2:  That;s shooting a line, It's pretty but not spacious. 

11) Shoot across the bows - Warning type of work

Person 1: You know the senior students were found ragging the juniors.
Person 2: Yes! Principal has sent the letters to the parents as a shot across the bows. 

12) Win by a whisker  - Have a narrow win 
Person 1: Did you go to the match yesterday?
Person 2:  Yes I did, Of course, I enjoyed every min, our team was by a whisker - because of a boundary in last minute. 


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