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Some Notable Foreign Phrases:

Carte Blanche; unlimited authority, unlimited discretionary power to act. Vis-a-vis; in relation to, compared with. Inter alia; among other things, between the things. Bona fide; genuine, sincere, in good faith. Apropos of; concerning, with regard to, about. Fait accompli; done deal, an accomplished fact or something that had already occurred. Faux pas; blooper, blunder, an embarrassing act. …

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To Have Your Cake and Eat it Too:

Idiom: To have your cake and eat it too: to get two good things at same time . Sentence: He can’t save enough money to buy a car if he kept on buying expensive appliances. He can’t have his cake and eat it too.

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To Kill Two Birds with One Stone:

Idiom: To kill two birds with one stone: to perform two tasks in one go. Sentence: He picked his children from school while coming back from the office, killing two birds with one stone.

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By and Large:

Idiom: By and large: generally, mostly, on the whole. Sentence: It was, by and large, an exceptional opportunity.

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Hustle and Bustle:

Idiom: Hustle and bustle: activity, busy life. Sentence: I will spend my summer vacation in the village to avoid the hustle and bustle of a big city.

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Null and Void:

Idiom: Null and void: cancelled, unenforceable. The Chief Justice of Pakistan has declared the decision of high court regarding encroachment operation null and void. The judge declared the second marriage without the permission of better half null and void.

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By Hook or by crook:

Idiom: By hook or by crook: in one way or the other. Sentence: He want to become the member of national assembly by hook or by crook. He want to earn a lot of money by hook or by crook.

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World of Peace

World of Peace Words of kindness and the world of peace Tumbling slowly in the race of ruins High-speed cars and swift rails Letting no time to shine in grace She’s so agile and he’s in vain Everything looks heading on the trip of trail The names of commendation and …

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