List of Idioms - 2

List of Idioms
Idiom 1: Prevent from
The correct usage for the idiom is: 'Prevent a from b'
Meaning of the Idiom: stop someone from something
Have a look at the correct and incorrect usage examples:
Correct Usage: The invigilator was there to prevent the students from cheating. 
Incorrect Usage: The invigilator was there to prevent the students of cheating.
Idiom 2: Prohibit from 
The correct usage for the idiom is: 'prohibit from'
Meaning of the Idiom: stop someone from something
Have a look at the correct and incorrect usage examples:
Correct Usage: The husband prohibited his wife from travelling alone.
Incorrect Usage: The husband prohibited his wife of travelling alone.
Idiom 3: Choose from
The correct usage for the idiom is: 'choose from'
Meaning of the Idiom: to select from
Have a look at the correct and incorrect usage examples:
Correct Usage: Mr. Bakshi had the privilege to choose from a variety of holiday packages.
Incorrect Usage: Mr. Bakshi had the privilege to choose with a variety of holiday packages.
Idiom 4: To differ from
The correct usage for the idiom is: 'to differ from'
Meaning of the Idiom: To have a different opinion
Have a look at the correct and incorrect usage examples:
Correct Usage: Her opinions on feminism differ from those of Rahul.
Incorrect Usage: Her opinions on feminism differ in those of Rahul.
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Idiom 5: Differ in
The correct usage for the idiom is: 'differ in'
Have a look at the correct and incorrect usage examples:
Correct Usage: The heritage club members differ in their position on same sex marriage.
Incorrect Usage: The heritage club members differ from their position on same sex marriage.
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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