Bear down

Meaning : Overthrow, Overcome.

 Usage : People revolted and bore the president down.

           He bore down all the opposition.

Mind your eye

Meaning : Take care

 Usage : Mind your eye otherwise it may leads to errors.

Turn a blind eye.

Meaning : To pretend not to see.

 Usage : The traffic police turned a blind eye when the accident occured.

With an eye to

Meaning : With an aim.

 Usage : They always strive hard with an eye to achieve success in life.

Face to Face

Meaning : Confronting one another, Directly opposite.

 Usage : The managers of the two companies came face to face in the meeting.


Meaning : in action, in motion, in fun.

 Usage : The people was abuzz during the wedding celebrations.

Access to

Meaning : Influence, approach.

 Usage : He has access to the president of the institution.

With one accord

Meaning : With full agreement.

 Usage : They passed the resolution with one accord.

Of one's own accord.

Meaning : Without any pressure, voluntarily.

 Usage : She went to the principal of his own accord.

According to

Meaning : In accordance with, agreeable to.

 Usage : The work will be completed according to your guidelines.

Off Beam

Meaning: Inaccurate.

 Usage: The calculated measurement of the plot was off the beam.

On one's beam ends.

Meaning: In acute distress.

Usage: Due to terrible loss of money, he is on beam ends.

Down at heel.

Meaning: Shabby and untidy.

Usage: He looks very down at heel.

At the point of bayonet.

Meaning: Under threat of force.

 Usage: Terrorists hijacked the plane at the point of bayonet.

To bay at the moon.

Give battle

Meaning: Attack

 Usage: Freedom fighters gave battle to the invaders.


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