Idioms & Phrases 17 | Hamaraguru
161. Himalayan blunder (A serious mistake) – he committed a Himalayan blunder by leaving for work without his bodyguards and was shot dead.
162. Hit the nail on the head (to act in the right way) - you have hit the nail on the head by making the bid at the right time.
163. Hold good (valid/applicable) – a rule of triple talaq doesn’t hold Good even in the Islamic countries.
164. Hold one’s ground (to stand firm) - The Indian soldiers held their ground to the end.
165. Hold one’s jaw (to stop talking) - Please hold your jaw else I shall go away.
166. Hold the fort (to stand firm on one’s position) - Our soldiers held the fort and proved their valor.
167. Hold the scales even (to be impartial) - The Judge must hold the scales even.
168. Hold water (to stand up to critical examination) - Your argument does not hold water.
169.Hot water (trouble) - Your cousin is in hot water due to his controversial speech.
170. In a fix (in a severe mental state) - He was in a fix when he saw his mother in ICU.