List of Idioms - 12

List of Idioms

Idiom 1: Conceive of as
The correct usage for the idiom is: 'conceive of as'
Meaning of the Idiom: to think of someone or something as being someone or something else

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Have a look at the correct and incorrect usage examples:
Correct Usage: I cannot conceive of David as an obedient child.
Incorrect Usage: I cannot conceive David as an obedient child.

Idiom 2: Concerned with
The correct usage for the idiom is: 'concerned with'
Meaning of the Idiom: involved with or connected to, pertains to

Have a look at the correct and incorrect usage examples:
Correct Usage: This research paper is concerned with business intelligence.
Incorrect Usage: This research paper is concerned to business intelligence.

Idiom 3: Concerned about
The correct usage for the idiom is: 'concerned about'
Meaning of the Idiom: to care about someone

Jim cares for his brother.
Correct Usage: I am concerned about his health.
Incorrect Usage: I am concerned of his health.

Idiom 4: Confirm with
The correct usage for the idiom is: 'confirm with'
Meaning of the Idiom: make certain

Have a look at the correct and incorrect usage examples:
Correct Usage: Tod his confirming his Saturday plans with Tim.
Incorrect Usage: Tod his confirming his Saturday plans from Tim.

Idiom 5: Connection between x and y
The correct usage for the idiom is: 'connection between x and y'
Meaning of the Idiom: the relation between one thing and another

Have a look at the correct and incorrect usage examples:
Correct Usage: 'There is no connection between science and religion,' said the scientist.
Incorrect Usage: 'There is no connection in science and religion,' said the scientist.

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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