Idioms & Phrases 21 | Hamaraguru
201. Kiss the dust (to be humiliated) - In Indo-Pak war, our enemies had to kiss the dust.
202. Knock against (to hit against) - I couldn’t see the transparent door and knock against it.
203. Lapped in luxury (brought up in luxury) - Great people are generally not lapped in luxury.
204. Laugh in one’s sleeves (to laugh secretly) - Our neighbors laughed in their sleeves when they saw my grandfather wearing a pair of fashionable goggles.
205. Lead by the nose (to lead someone by coercion/ to guide someone very carefully) - I had to lead her by the nose to the meeting. She will never find her way through the admission form unless you lead him by the nose.
206. Lead to the altar (to marry) - He promised her to lead her to the altar.
207. A leap in the dark (to do something though there is uncertainty about the outcome) - To play the lottery is to a leap in the dark.
208. Leave no stone unturned (to make all possible efforts) - He worked very hard to pass the Civil Services Exams and left no stone unturned.
209. Leave one in the lurch (to leave one in difficulties) - He kicked the bucket and left his family in the lurch.
210. Let bygones be bygones (to forget old things) - India and Pakistan must start bi-lateral talks and let bygones be bygones.