English Grammar Notes


Use of NOUNS THAT GO IN PAIRS through Hindi

1. Airs and graces : (external show बाहरी दिखावा) He has recently been promoted to the post of General Manager. That is why he is assuming airs and graces. 2. Bag and baggage : (with all one's belongings बोरिया-बिस्तर) The poor man was turned out bag and baggage. ....

USE OF ADVERBIAL PHRASES IN ENGLISH WITH EXAMPLES

1. Above all : (most important of all सबसे महत्वपूर्ण) The new D. M. is dutiful and punctual, but above all, he is honest. 2. Above board : (honest and unconcealed खुल्लम खुल्ला) Ram's conduct has been entirely above board and your criticism of him is quite unjust. ....

Use of CONJUNCTIONAL PHRASES in English with examples through Hindi

1. No sooner than : ( ज्यों ही कि) No sooner did he hear news than she wept aloud. No sooner did he step out the room than the door was closed. 2. Scarcely before : (hardly before कठिनता से) He had scarcely heard of the death of his friend before he wept aloud. 3. As long as : ( जब तक की) As long as it rains, we must not step out of the house. 4. In order that : ( इसलिए की) We work in order that we may earn a living. 5. Indeed but : ( निस्संदेह फ....

Use of PREPOSITIONAL PHRASES in English with examples through Hindi

1. Against a rainy day : (for times of need आवश्यकता के लिए) Do not spend all that you have, save something against a rainy day. 2. Against the grain : (against one's desire प्रवृत्ति के विरुद्ध) Mr. Dayanath is dead honest. It is against his grain to accept bribe. ....

Use of ADJECTIVES THAT GO IN PAIRS through Hindi

  1. All in all : (all powerful सर्वशक्तिमान)  The Principal is all in all in this school. 2. Cut and dry : (prepared beforehand पहले से ही तैयार) He put forward cut and dry proposals. 3. E....

IDIOMATIC PHRASES COMPOSED OF AN ADJECTIVE AND A NOUN

1. A wild goose chase : (a useless adventure व्यर्थ परिश्रम) To try to find a true friend is a wild goose chase. 2. Argus-eyed : (vigilant चैतन्य) Swami Vivekananda was an argus-eyed man. 3. Bad blood : (active enmity दुश्मनी) ....