Idioms Beginning With ‘A’


A baker’s dozen Thirteen (तेरह)
A bee in one’s bonnet An obsession about something (किसी चीज को लेकर जुनून)
A big draw an ineluctable attraction (एक बड़ा आकर्षण)
A bird’s eye view A general view (सरसरी नज़र से)
A black sheep  A scoundrel (दुष्ट व्यक्ति)
A bolt from the blue Unexpected calamity (अचानक मुसीबत आना)
A brown study Reverie, day creaming (दिन में सपने देखना)
Achilles’ heel Weak point (कमजोरी)
A cock and bull story Fabricated false story (मनगढंत कहानी)
A cry in the wilderness Acry in vain (चिल्लाने या शिकायत का कोई फायदा न होना)
A dark horse An unforeseen competitor (अदृश्य लेकिन योग्य प्रतिद्वंदी)
A dog in manger A selfish person (स्वार्थी व्यक्ति)
A fair weather friend A friend of good time (अच्छे दिनों का साथी)
A far cry A long way off, impractical idea (अव्यवहारिक विचार)
A feather in one’s cap An achievement of which one can be proud of (गर्व महसूस करने योग्य उपाधि)
A fish out of water To be in uncomfortable position (असहज महसूस करना)
A fool’s paradise Happiness based on false hopes (झूठी उम्मीद पर आधारित खुशी)
A first charge A priority (वरियता)
A gala day A day of festivity (खुशी का दिन)
A hard nut to crack A difficult problem (गंभीर समस्या)
A Himalayan blunder  A big mistake (बड़ी भूल)
A left handed compliment Insincere compliment (झूठी तारीफ)
A man of letters Proficient in literature (साहित्य में दक्ष)
A man of parts A man of ability (प्रतिभाशाली व्यक्ति)
A man of straw One who has no influence (प्रभावहीन व्यक्ति)
A moot point Undecided controversial (विवादास्पद)
A pipe dream An impracticable plan (अव्यवहारिक योजना)
A queer fish Strange person (अजीबो-गरीब व्यक्ति)
A rainy day Evil days (बुरे दिन)
A snake in the grass A hidden enemy (छुपा हुआ दुश्मन)
A sore point Something which hurts (परेशानी दायक)
A square deal A fair bargain (अच्छा सौदा)
A square peg in a round hole Unsuitable for the job (नौकरी के अयोग्य होना)
A storm in teacup Commotion over a trivial matter (छोटी सी बात को तूल देना)
A turn coat One who changes one’s opinion or party (दल बदलू)
A very warm person Very amiable person (बहुत ही मिलनसार व्यक्ति)
A wild goose chase Futile effort (व्यर्थ कोशिश)
A wolf in sheep’s clothing Hypocrite (पाखंडी)
Aboveboard Honest (ईमानदार)
Across the board To all without exceptions (समस्त, सभी)
Adam’s Ale Water (पानी)
Add up To make sense (सत्य या उचित प्रतित होना)
An eye wash Deception (धोखा)
An open book One that holds no secret (कुछ भी न छिपाना)
Answer for To be answerable for (जिम्मेदारी लेना किसी गलत बात की)
Ante meridiem Between midnight and noon (अर्द्ध रात्रि से दोपहर के बीच का समय)
Apple of discord Cause of quarrel (झगड़े के कारण)
As good as one’s word Ready to fulfil one’s promise (तत्परता से वादा पूरा करना)
Ask after To inquire about (किसी के बारे में पूछताछ करना)
At his own accord Voluntarily (स्वेच्छा से)
At large Free (फरार होना)
At odds In dispute (विवाद)
At one’s wits end To get puzzled (उलझन में पड़ना)
At random Aimlessly, haphazard (अनिश्चित, यों ही, अनियमित रूप से)
At sixes and sevens Disorderly (अव्यवस्थित)
At snail’s pace To do things very slowly (धीमी गति से)
At stake In danger (खतरे में)
At the eleventh hour At the last moment (अंतिम क्षणों में)
Attend on To serve (सेवा करना)
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