Thursday, December 1, 2016

Some Interesting English Phrases PART 11

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'

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30) Nose Around / Nose About  = Look out for information / investigate. 

Example: 
P1: Look that guy has been moving around for the past one hour. What may be he doing it for ?   
P2: Perhaps he's nosing around for some information about someone here. Shall we call the police? 





31) Knock Someone Dead =  Put as a stunning performance. 

Example: 
P1: She's been selected for the best singer's award for this year. 
P2: I am not surprised, She knocked then down with the beautiful rending of the songs in the movie. 






32) To be saved by the bell = Be saved from a difficult situation just in time by something which bring the situation to close. 

Example: 
P1: You were really lucky, The bell came to your rescue. 
P2: Really, I did not know the answer to the teacher's question. Just as I was thinking what to say, I was saved by the bell.  


See all English Phrases HERE


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