List of Idioms - 26

List of Idioms
Idiom 1: In danger of -ing/ danger to
The correct usage for the idiom is: 'in danger of -ing/ danger to'
Have a look at the correct and incorrect usage examples:
Correct Usage: Air pollution is a danger to earth's ecosystem.
Incorrect Usage: Air pollution is a danger for earth's ecosystem.
Idiom 2: In order to
The correct usage for the idiom is: 'in order to'
Have a look at the correct and incorrect usage examples:
Correct Usage: The management installed biometrics in order to prevent fraud.
Incorrect Usage: The management installed biometrics in order that fraud is prevented.
Idiom 3: Independent from
The correct usage for the idiom is: 'independent from'
Have a look at the correct and incorrect usage examples:
Correct Usage: She has been independent from her husband since her divorce.
Incorrect Usage: She has been independent to her husband since her divorce.
Idiom 4: Independent of
The correct usage for the idiom is: 'independent of'
Have a look at the correct and incorrect usage examples:
Correct Usage: His behavior is independent of any social etiquette.
Incorrect Usage: His behavior is independent from any social etiquette.
Idiom 5: Indicate that
The correct usage for the idiom is: 'indicate that'
Have a look at the correct and incorrect usage examples:
Correct Usage: The statistics indicate that the company will face a heavy loss.
Incorrect Usage: The statistics indicate of the company facing a heavy loss.
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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