List of Idioms - 28

List of Idioms
Idiom 1: Invest with
The correct usage for the idiom is: 'invest with'
Have a look at the correct and incorrect usage examples:
Correct Usage: He has been invested with the authority to take decisions in the absence of his boss.
Incorrect Usage: He has been invested of the authority to take decisions in the absence of his boss.
Idiom 2: Isolated from
The correct usage for the idiom is: 'isolated from'
Have a look at the correct and incorrect usage examples:
Correct Usage: The metallurgy department isolates the impurities from the metal.
Incorrect Usage: The metallurgy department isolates the impurities off the metal.
Idiom 3: Know to do X
The correct usage for the idiom is: 'know to do X'
Have a look at the correct and incorrect usage examples:
Correct Usage: Arnold was always known to do multiple tasks with excellence.
Incorrect Usage: Arnold was always known for doing multiple tasks with excellence.
Idiom 4: Just as X, so Y
The correct usage for the idiom is: 'Just as X, so Y'
Have a look at the correct and incorrect usage examples:
Correct Usage: Just as Eric is a school topper, so is Erica.
Incorrect Usage: Just as Eric is a school topper and so is Erica.
Idiom 5: Lead away
The correct usage for the idiom is: 'lead away'
Have a look at the correct and incorrect usage examples:
Correct Usage: The crowd led the two fighting men away from each other.
Incorrect Usage: The crowd led the two fighting men away off each other.
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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