Meaning: temporary help (often financial)
Example: When I was at university, my mother always sent me food parcels to tide me over until my next grant cheque came. Read on
Meaning: a proverb that means easy situations can never improve you or make you better
Example: You are just cutting days in the comfort of your home and spending your parents' money. You need to really get out and face the actual life. Remember, a smooth sea has never made a skilled sailor. Read on
Meaning: to have a big change in perspective
Example: There was a sea change in his personality after he married his wife. Read on
Meaning: It means to be confused or not understand something at all.
Example: I was at sea when he started discussing quantum physics during dinner. Read on
Meaning: a very tiny part of something big
Example: Her cry was only a single drop in the ocean compared to the billions of tears shed by mourners after the war. Read on
Meaning: to reach the highest point of success
Example: The music band comprising engineering students is currently on the crest of a wave, with a launch of new album it has planned for next year. Read on
Idiom of the Day
jump to conclusion Meaning: form an opinion or judgement hastily. Example: Wait till we get the report; don’t jump to a conclusion.