Indian Idioms

Since we try to develop our students in different directions, we apply not only traditional methods of language learning, but also involve the use of foreign language artistic means. One of the students offered to prepare an article for us about the pros and cons for homework using Indian idioms, we have published some examples and their meanings below on this page.

1. Bandar kya jaane adrak ka swaad:Use this idiom to refer to someone who doesn’t know something and hence, can’t appreciate it.

2. Ek teer, do nishane:To use one resource and achieve two things, or to describe the achievement of two adjectives at the same time.

3. Jaise karni, vaise bharni:The result will be a direct outcome of your deeds.

4. Dal mey kucch kaala hai:To be suspicious.

5. Choona lagana:To cheat someone.

6. Bheegi Billi:A coward, to denote incapability.

7. Jale par namak chidakana:To add to someone’s misery.

8. Laaton ke bhoot baaton se nahi maante:A stubborn person will never accept logic.

9. Jo garajte hai, voh baraste nahi:Used to refer to those people who make promises but don’t meet them.

10. Ek aur ek gyarah:To depict strength in unity.