List of Idioms - 17

List of Idioms

Idiom 1: Determined by
The correct usage for the idiom is: 'determined by'
Meaning of the Idiom: to be dependent on certain things

Have a look at the correct and incorrect usage examples:
Correct Usage: A nation's growth is determined by multiple factors. 
Incorrect Usage: A nation's growth is determined with multiple factors.

Idiom 2: Disagree with
The correct usage for the idiom is: 'disagree with'
Meaning of the Idiom: not in conformity

Have a look at the correct and incorrect usage examples:
Correct Usage: He disagrees with his wife on everything.
Incorrect Usage: He disagrees from his wife on everything.

Idiom 3: Disclose to
The correct usage for the idiom is: 'disclose from'
Meaning of the Idiom: reveal

Have a look at the correct and incorrect usage examples:
Correct Usage: Please do not disclose this secret to anyone.
Incorrect Usage: Please do not disclose this secret with anyone.

Idiom 4: Discourage from
The correct usage for the idiom is: 'discourage from'
Meaning of the Idiom: to dissuade someone from doing something

Have a look at the correct and incorrect usage examples:
Correct Usage: The teacher discouraged her from participating in the race.
Incorrect Usage: The teacher discouraged her of participating in the race.

Idiom 5: Dispute over
The correct usage for the idiom is: 'dispute over'
Meaning of the Idiom: to argue over something

Have a look at the correct and incorrect usage examples:
Correct Usage: There is a dispute over the government's land bill.
Incorrect Usage: There is a dispute on the government's land bill.

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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