Idioms & Phrases 28 | Hamaraguru
271. Screw up one’s courage (to gather courage) - Working women have to screw up their courage to handle eve teasing incidents at their working places.
272. Seal of love (kiss) - They validated their marriage with a seal of love.
273. See the light (to be born) - Many female babies are aborted before they see the light.
274. Set price on one’s head (to offer a reward for killing or helping in the arrest of a criminal) - The government of America had set the price on Osama’s head.
275. Show a clean pair of heels (to run away) - The chain snatcher showed a clean pair of heels and the people were unable to catch him.
276. Sink fast (to deteriorate in quality or condition) - The patient was sinking fast.
277. Slip of the pen (a small unintentional mistake in writing) - The slip of the pen created a lot of confusion.
278. Snake in the grass (some hidden enemy) - Many leaders are the snake in the grass creating disharmony in the society.
279. Sow wild oats (indulgence in youthful follies) - Mothers always keeps an eye on their daughters to see that they do not sow wild oats.
280. Square meal (full meal) - A poor person does not get even one square meal a day.