Idioms & Phrases 16 | Hamaraguru
151. Golden opportunity (very favourable opportunity or chance) - she missed the golden opportunity by declining the offer.
152. Greenhorn (an inexperienced or immature person, especially one who is easily deceived) – he incurred a heavy loss because he relied on the greenhorn who was his nephew.
153. Hang in the balance (have two equal possible results / be uncertain) – after the opposition party which won the election, whether or not the new Highway will be built, hangs in the balance.
154. Hangover one’s head (to have something bothering or worrying one) – he committed suicide because troubles and Court cases hung over his head.
155. Hard and fast (definite) – there is no hard and fast rule for solving these numerals.
156. Harp on the same string (to keep on talking on the same topic) – some best people have the habit of harping on the same string.
157. At the nick of time (at the last possible moment) – I reached the examination hall at the nick of time.
158. Heart and soul (with complete dedication and faith) - he has put heart and soul in his work.
159. Heart to heart (very frankly) – the two friends had a heart to heart talk as they met after many years.
160. Henpecked husband (admirer of one’s own wife in a servile manner) - every boy boasts,” I will never become a henpecked husband.”