Idioms & Phrases 25 | Hamaraguru
241. Out of the wood (out of difficulties) - At last India came out of the wood and got independence.
242. Pay one back in one’s coin (tit for tat) - The person doing wrong should be paid back in his coin.
243. Pell-mell (very fast and not organized) - Everything was done pell-mell as we got the order at the eleventh hour.
244. Petticoat-Government ( undue influence of women) - Petticoat-government may adversely influence your whole project.
245. Pick holes in (to find fault with) - My boss has the habit of picking holes in our performance.
246. Pinprick (troubles that are for a short time) - We should ignore such pinpricks and get on with the job.
247. Play a double game (to act dubiously) - My friend was playing a double game.
248. Play fast and loose (be unreliable) - How can you trust a man who plays fast and loose changing his statement every minute?
249. Play one false (to deceive) - He played her false and married again.
250. Play one’s cards well (to do the correct things to achieve the desired result) - If you play your cards well, you will get selected.