List of Idioms - 27

List of Idioms
Idiom 1: Indicate to
The correct usage for the idiom is: 'indicate to'
Have a look at the correct and incorrect usage examples:
Correct Usage: John indicated his disapproval to the managers.
Incorrect Usage: John indicated his disapproval from the managers.
Idiom 2: Indifferent towards
The correct usage for the idiom is: 'indifferent towards'
Have a look at the correct and incorrect usage examples:
Correct Usage: He is indifferent towards the sarcasms of his manager.
Incorrect Usage: He is indifferent to the sarcasms of his manager.
Idiom 3: Inherit from
The correct usage for the idiom is: 'inherit from'
Have a look at the correct and incorrect usage examples:
Correct Usage: Samira has inherited her features from her father.
Incorrect Usage: Samira has inherited her features with her father.
Idiom 4: Insist that
The correct usage for the idiom is: 'insists that'
Have a look at the correct and incorrect usage examples:
Correct Usage: The board of directors insists that Shobhit be made the new chairperson.
Incorrect Usage: The board of directors insists on making Shobhit the new chairperson.
Idiom 5: Invest in
The correct usage for the idiom is: 'invest in'
Have a look at the correct and incorrect usage examples:
Correct Usage: John has invested his entire fortune in this project.
Incorrect Usage: John has invested his entire fortune on this project.
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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