List of Idioms - 24

List of Idioms
Idiom 1: Flee from
The correct usage for the idiom is: 'flee from'
Meaning of the Idiom: run away
Have a look at the correct and incorrect usage examples:
Correct Usage: The prisoners managed to flee from the prison.
Incorrect Usage: The prisoners managed to flee off/by/through the prison.
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Idiom 2: Flee to
The correct usage for the idiom is: 'flee to'
Meaning of the Idiom: To escape to some place
Have a look at the correct and incorrect usage examples:
Correct Usage: The prisoners fled to Hawaii.
Incorrect Usage: The prisoners fled upto Hawaii.
Idiom 3: Focus on
The correct usage for the idiom is: 'focus on'
Meaning of the Idiom: to pay attention to something
Have a look at the correct and incorrect usage examples:
Correct Usage: The team leader requested the team to focus on the project.
Incorrect Usage: The team leader requested the team to focus at the project.
Idiom 4: Forbid x to do y
The correct usage for the idiom is: 'forbid x to do y'
Meaning of the Idiom: To stop someone from doing something
Have a look at the correct and incorrect usage examples:
Correct Usage: The mother forbade the child to play in the park.
Incorrect Usage: The mother forbade the child from playing in the park.
Idiom 5: From x to y
The correct usage for the idiom is: 'from x to y'
Meaning of the Idiom: indicate a specified time or place as a starting point
Have a look at the correct and incorrect usage examples:
Correct Usage: It took him ten minutes to walk from the station to his house.
Incorrect Usage: It took him ten minutes to walk from the station by his house.
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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