Idioms beginning with R

roaring trade
roaring trade Meaning to do business quickly to be able to sell items fast Example Sentences The vegetable vendor was doing a roaring trade in the market today. ... Read on
rat race
rat race Meaning to be following a routine that is both, exhaustive as well as competitive to be in a competitive struggle to achieve the basics of life ... Read on
race against time
race against time Meaning effort to do something as soon as possible to be in a situation where the time is short and the task pending is not ... Read on
rags to riches
rags to riches Meaning go from being very poor to being very wealthy be very poor in the beginning then later become very rich go from poverty to ... Read on
red letter day
red letter day Meaning A day of significance. An important occasion, festival or holiday. A birthday, anniversary or a day of remembrance. Example Sentences Tomorrow is her red ... Read on
ring a bell
ring a bell Meaning something that sounds familiar makes someone remember something indistinctly to awaken a vague or indistinct memory recall something experienced previously Example Sentences That name rings ... Read on
rule of thumb
rule of thumb Meaning: a principle that is kept to a guide that is based on practice rather than theory a general principle that comes through experience and ... Read on
running on fumes
running on fumes Meaning: to continue doing something even when you have no energy left to operate with low resources or money to stay awake even when you ... Read on
read the riot act
read the riot act Meaning: warning someone by scolding them to improve their behavior giving a strong warning to someone to stop behaving badly Example: She’d been bearing ... Read on
ray of sunshine
ray of sunshine Meaning: someone or something that brings hope into the lives of others A person who brings joy to others especially during times of difficulty Example: ... Read on

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as soon as
as soon as Meaning: when, just after something. Example: He get the auto-rickshaw as soon as he reached to the bus stop.


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