List of Idioms - 13

List of Idioms
Idiom 1: Consequence of
The correct usage for the idiom is: 'consequence of' 
Meaning of the Idiom: be the result of
Have a look at the correct and incorrect usage examples:
Correct Usage: His indifference to the organization is a consequence of her dictatorship.
Incorrect Usage: His indifference to the organization is a consequence to her dictatorship.
Idiom 2: Consider X Y
The correct usage for the idiom is: 'consider x y'
Meaning of the Idiom: think of as
Have a look at the correct and incorrect usage examples:
Correct Usage: I consider myself a friend of the secretary.
Incorrect Usage: I consider myself to be a friend of the secretary.
Idiom 3: Contend that
The correct usage for the idiom is: 'contend that'
Meaning of the Idiom: claim or state
Have a look at the correct and incorrect usage examples:
Correct Usage: He contends that she was not lying.
Incorrect Usage: He contends to her not lying.
Idiom 4: Continue with
The correct usage for the idiom is: 'continue with'
Meaning of the Idiom: carry on with an action
Have a look at the correct and incorrect usage examples:
Correct Usage: Kim has been advised to continue with her job.
Incorrect Usage: Kim has been advised to continue her job.
Idiom 5: Contend with
The correct usage for the idiom is: 'contend with'
Meaning of the Idiom: compete with someone for something
Have a look at the correct and incorrect usage examples:
Correct Usage: He is contending with Samira for the internship.
Incorrect Usage: He is contending to Samira for the internship.
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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