Be A Dab Hand # Idioms For IELTS

Do you think you are a dab hand at English? Dab hand at what? Well, if you know what I mean, good. If not, don’t worry and find out what it means!

BE A DAB HAND AT
SENTENCE-: Kangana is a dab hand at acting.
MEANING-:be an expert at
A FACT OF LIFE
SENTENCE-:You are going to die in the end, and this is a fact of life.
MEANING-: something that cannot be changed and must be accepted
NOT DO THINGS BY HALF
SENTENCE-: If you really want to succeed in life, don’t do things by half.
MEANING-: do things thoroughly or extravagantly
MAKE A VIRGINIA FENCE
SENTENCE-: He walks as if he is making a Virginia fence.
MEANING-: to walk crookedly because you are drunk
HAVE WHAT IT TAKES
SENTENCE-: Steve Jobs had what it takes.
MEANING-: have the necessary qualities that are required to be successful.
BEAT THE DRUM FOR
SENTENCE-: He is beating the drum for empowering women.
MEANING-: be in support of something
NOT TO BE SNEEZED AT
SENTENCE-: Get out of your ego, she is not someone to be sneezed at.
MEANING-: worth taking into account before rejecting
OUT OF THE CLOSET
SENTENCE-: It feels so good to be out of the closet.
MEANING-: out in the open
BRING YOUR PIGS TO MARKET
SENTENCE-: You are 22 now, I guess it is time that you bring your pigs to market.
MEANING-: succeed in realizing your potential
GIVE YOUR EYE TEETH FOR
SENTENCE-: You need to give your eye teeth for getting admissions in Harvard University.
MEANING-: go to any extent to achieve something

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