Monday, November 17, 2014

Some Interesting English Phrases PART 7

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 


17) A Fresh Pair of Eyes - A new person brought in to examine/study a problem afresh
Example:
P1: Our present politicians whichever party they are of can't solve our problems. There is any need for fresh pairs of eyes to help the country. 
P2: Yes, More and more of ours intelligents should take an active part in administration.  

18) Can't do a thing for a toffee - To be unable to do something properly. 
Example:
P1: What is the big idea in replacing our friend XYZ with new recruit.
P2: That is the right move, because XYZ can't do a thing for a toffee. 

19) Call somebody on the carpet - call for an explanation 
Example: 
P1: You look so worried what could be bothering you.? 
P2: A large number of students failed in my subject, so I am afraid the Principal will call me on the carpet. 




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