List of Idioms - 25

List of Idioms

Idiom 1: Grow from
The correct usage for the idiom is: 'grow from'
Meaning of the Idiom: develop from, evolve from

Have a look at the correct and incorrect usage examples:
Correct Usage: The argument grew from a minor disagreement.
Incorrect Usage: The argument grew over a minor disagreement.

Idiom 2: Grow into
The correct usage for the idiom is: 'grow into'
Meaning of the Idiom: to develop into, enlarge into, expand into

Have a look at the correct and incorrect usage examples:
Correct Usage: Sam grew into an independent, smart lady.
Incorrect Usage: Sam grew to an independent, smart lady.

Idiom 3: Grow out of
The correct usage for the idiom is: 'grow out of'

Have a look at the correct and incorrect usage examples:
Correct Usage: The chaos grew out of a petty misunderstanding.
Incorrect Usage: The chaos grew out from a petty misunderstanding.

Idiom 4: Identical with
The correct usage for the idiom is: 'identical with'

Have a look at the correct and incorrect usage examples:
Correct Usage: Her dress is identical with yours.
Incorrect Usage: Her dress is identical to yours.

Idiom 5: In contrast to/with
The correct usage for the idiom is: 'in contrast to/ with'
Meaning of the Idiom: opposite to

Have a look at the correct and incorrect usage examples:
Correct Usage: His singing style is in contrast to yours.
Incorrect Usage:His singing style is in contrast with yours.

Make sure you revise these articles every now and then so that you do not forget what you learn. Frequent use of idioms expands your word power and will surely help to grow your vocabulary database exponentially.
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