Idioms beginning with N
Meaning: not mentally sound
Example: With the number of silly remarks he comes up with, I wonder if he's not playing with a full deck. Read on
never in wildest dreams Meaning: – something that has happened was so strange that one never thought it would happen Examples: 1. Never in my wildest dreams did … Read on
never say die Meaning: stay optimistic, positive attitude. Example: There are still a dozen of of job vacancies that she hasn’t tried. Never say die.
Meaning: to not care
Example: Their son does not give a damn about their health. His ill habits are costing the entire family now. Read on
not all it’s cracked up to be Meaning: not as good as people say it is. Example: The highly ranked institutes in Liverpool isn’t all it’s cracked up … Read on
not have a clue or haven’t a clue Meaning: have no idea or inkling about something. Example: I haven’t a clue why she left the job, suddenly.
Meaning: young and active people
Example: The company management feels that the new blood should be used to find process improvement ideas because they can provide a third person perspective to our processes. Read on
Meaning: a new arrival in a place, group or organization
Example: As I am the new kid on the block I know that I will have to work hard to prove myself. Read on