neelwrites/#03/adayandadollarshort/idiomaticallyspeaking/idioms/14/05/2018

IDIOMATICALLY SPEAKING  BY NEEL ANIL PANICKER #03  IDIOM: A DAY LATE AND A DOLLAR SHORT MEANING: SOMETHING WHICH IS TOO LITTLE, TOO LATE ORIGIN: The idiom has its roots in the Great Depression that plagued America in the early 1930S. The suspension of gold convertibility during the Great Depression worsened the global economic scenario and … Continue reading neelwrites/#03/adayandadollarshort/idiomaticallyspeaking/idioms/14/05/2018

neellwrites/idiomaticallyyours/13/01/2017

IDIOMATICALLY YOURS: I’LL EAT MY HAT By Neel Anil Panicker   MEANING: It means to suggest that one would be surprised over an occurrence. EXAMPLE: I’ll eat my hat if the BJP wins the forthcoming UP elections. (c)neelanilpanicker2017#idiom#354 IDIOMATICALLY YOURS: JOHN HANCOCK By Neel Anil Panicker  MEANING: To write one’s signature EXAMPLE: I was asked … Continue reading neellwrites/idiomaticallyyours/13/01/2017

neelwrites/idiomaticallyyours/08/01/2017

IDIOMATICALLY YOURS: I’LL EAT MY HAT By Neel Anil Panicker   MEANING: It means to suggest that one would be surprised over an occurrence. EXAMPLE: I’ll eat my hat if the BJP wins the forthcoming UP elections. (c)neelanilpanicker2017#idiom#354   IDIOMATICALLY YOURS: JOHN HANCOCK By Neel Anil Panicker   MEANING: To write one’s signature EXAMPLE: I … Continue reading neelwrites/idiomaticallyyours/08/01/2017

neelwrites/idiomaticallyyours/07/01/2017

IDIOMATICALLY YOURS BLOOD IS THICKER THAN WATER By Neel Anil Panicker This is what they say of people who are found siding with their near and dear ones whenever they are caught in a fight, be it verbal or physical, and definitely financial: blood is thicker than water. When it comes to awarding multi-million dollar … Continue reading neelwrites/idiomaticallyyours/07/01/2017

neelwrites/idiomaticallyyours/05/01/2017

IDIOMATICALLY YOURS: FOAM AT THE MOUTH By Neel Anil Panicker MEANING: To be extremely angry EXAMPLE: Last year on November 8 when India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced the demonetisation of high value currency notes it left a lot of black money hoarders foaming at their mouths. c)neelanilpanicker2017#idiom#360 IDIOMATICALLY YOURS: GOING TO HELL IN A … Continue reading neelwrites/idiomaticallyyours/05/01/2017

neelwrites/idiomaticallyyours/03/01/2017

IDIOMATICALLY YOURS: A LICK AND A PROMISE By Neel Anil Panicker If one gives something a lick and a promise, it means one has done something in a hurry__and as happens in such cases__,incompletely, and intends to return to it later. A prime example would be India’s demonetisation exercise launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi … Continue reading neelwrites/idiomaticallyyours/03/01/2017

neelwrites/english/figuresofspeech/01/01/2017

A LICK AND A PROMISE By Neel Anil Panicker If one gives something a lick and a promise, it means one has done something in a hurry__and as happens in such cases__,incompletely, and intends to return to it later. A prime example would be India’s demonetisation exercise launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the … Continue reading neelwrites/english/figuresofspeech/01/01/2017