List of Idioms - 7

List of Idioms

Idiom 1: As a result of
The correct usage for the idiom is: 'as a result of'. 
Meaning of the Idiom: because of

Have a look at the correct and incorrect usage examples:
Correct Usage: The university exams were postponed as a result of the sudden earthquake.
Incorrect Usage: The university exams were postponed as the result of the sudden earthquake.

Idiom 2: As an adolescent
The correct usage for the idiom is: 'as an adolescent'
Meaning of the Idiom: being or displaying immaturity

Have a look at the correct and incorrect usage examples:
Correct Usage: As an adolescent, Julia was finicky.
Incorrect Usage: While in adolescence, Julia was finicky.

Idiom 3: As good as
The correct usage for the idiom is: 'as good as'
Meaning of the Idiom: nearly, almost

Have a look at the correct and incorrect usage examples:
Correct Usage: The report is as good as complete.
Incorrect Usage: The report is as good complete.

Idiom 4: As great as
The correct usage for the idiom is: 'as great as'
This is used for comparison.
Meaning of the Idiom: is it as good as shown to be

Have a look at the correct and incorrect usage examples:
Correct Usage: Is the new television serial as great as it appears to be?
Incorrect Usage: Is the new television serial as great it appears to be?

Idiom 5: As many as 
The correct usage for the idiom is: 'as many as'
Meaning of the Idiom: used to put emphasis on something

Have a look at the correct and incorrect usage examples:
Correct Usage: He has got awards as many as she does.
Incorrect Usage: He has got awards as many she does.

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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