Idioms & Phrases 19 | Hamaraguru
181. In the limelight (at the center of attention) - Film stars are habitual of remaining in the limelight.
182. In the lurch (in a difficult and embarrassing position) - when the experiment failed, the subordinates left the eminent scientist in the lurch.
183. Melting pot (a place where immigrants of different races or cultures form an integrated society) - With immigrants from all over the world getting an easy passage to India, our country is becoming a melting pot.
184. In the red (in debt) - The company is in the red due to its unfeasible projects.
185. In the teeth of (in opposition to or defiance of/facing danger or threats) - The tribe was in the teeth of starvation.
186. In the twinkling of an eye (in a moment/in no time) - The house came down in the twinkling of an eye.
187. To fish in troubled waters (to take advantage of the problems of others) - Many self-centered lawyers fish in troubled water.
188. For all intents and purposes (for all practical purposes) - This dictionary is useful for all intents and purposes.
189. Snake in the grass (a secret enemy) - Politicians playing caste-based politics are snakes in the grass.
190. Keep abreast of (not to fall behind) - We must keep ourselves abreast of the latest development in technology.