Only Pebble On The Beach # Idioms For IELTS

When you lead your life, make sure you are the only pebble on the beach. Read more, learn more and score more.

NOT TURN A HAIR
SENTENCE-: Your opinion about me will not turn a hair.
MEANING-: remain unmoved or unaffected
AN ARMY MARCHES ON ITS STOMACH
SENTENCE-: I want my company to have the best food, after all an army marches on its stomach.
MEANING-: soldiers or workers can only fight back or work properly if they have been fed properly.
DIALOGUE OF THE DEAF
SENTENCE-: the India lok Sabha looks like dialogue of the deaf
MEANING-: a conversation in which each party is unresponsive of what other’s have to say
GIVE SOMEONE FURIOUSLY TO THINK
SENTENCE-: The machine he made gave me furiously to think.
MEANING-: give someone a reason to think hard
HEARTH AND HOME
SENTENCE-: I can only find hearth and home in Almora.
MEANING-: home and its comforts
CALL THE SHOTS
SENTENCE-: The world needs people who know how to call the shots.
MEANING-: take an initiative on how something should be done.
SHOW YOUR HANDS
SENTENCE-: It is over now, you can show your hands.
MEANING-: to disclose your plans
COME UNDER THE HAMMER
SENTENCE-: The house has finally come under the hammer.
MEANING-: to be sold in an auction
STICK TO YOUR GUNS
SENTENCE-: The ones who stick to their guns are the ones who are successful.
MEANING-: refuse to compromise or change
NOT THE ONLY PEBBLE ON THE BEACH
SENTENCE-: Don’t try to play smart with me, you are not the only pebble on the beach.
MEANING-: not the only person to be considered

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