List of Idioms - 1

List of Idioms
Idiom 1: A means to: The correct usage for the idiom is: 'a means to'.
Meaning of the Idiom: an action /something done that helps achieve something else
Have a look at the correct and incorrect usage examples:
Correct Usage: For Rohit, his dream job was a means to an end.
Incorrect Usage: For Rohit, his dream job was the means to an end.
Idiom 2: Ability to: The correct usage for the idiom is: 'ability to'.
Have a look at the correct and incorrect usage examples:
Correct Usage: He has the ability to work hard in odd circumstances.
Incorrect Usage: He has the ability of working hard in odd circumstances.
Idiom 3: Access to: The correct usage for the idiom is: 'access to'.
Have a look at the correct and incorrect usage examples:
Correct Usage: Hitesh has access to the most important database of the project.
Incorrect Usage: Hitesh has access of/for the most important database of the project.
Idiom 4: Accused of: The correct usage for the idiom is: 'accused of'.
Have a look at the correct and incorrect usage examples:
Correct Usage: Shikha has been accused of cheating.
Incorrect Usage: Shikha has been accused for/with cheating.
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Idiom 5: Aid in: The correct usage for the idiom is: 'aid in'.
Meaning of the Idiom: to help
Have a look at the correct and incorrect usage examples:
Correct Usage:The blind students required aid in finding their way.
Incorrect Usage:The blind students required aid to find their way.
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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