Idioms & Phrases 3 | Hamaraguru
21. Bandy words (to argue) - The two neighbours usually bandy words and create a lot of nuisance.
22. Bank upon (depend on, count on) - You can bank upon us at the time of need.
23. Bated breath (holding your breath, in anxiety) - We waited for the good news outside the delivery room with bated breath.
24. Caught red-handed (to be found while committing a crime) - My brother felt ashamed when he was caught red-handed reading my diary.
25. Be in bad books of (out of favor) - He is in bad books of her parents as he went to see a movie without informing them.
26. Be in bad odour of (to be out of favour) – A corrupt minister is always in bad odour of the public.
27. Be in good books of (to be in kind favour) – She is in good books of her parents as she is very efficient and hardworking.
28. Be in good odour of (to be in good favour) – An honest minister is always in good odour of the public.
29. Be in the driving seat (to take the whole responsibility) – Rajesh is the eldest son and so he is in the driving seat after his father’s death.
30. Bear the palm (to be victorious) – Our school bore the palm in the dance competition held at the district level.