Idioms beginning with V
Meaning: full of energy and enthusiasm
Example: Even though my grandmother is in her 80s, she is still full of vim and vigor. Read on
Meaning: to stop working hard
Example: After a tiring week, I like to veg out in front of the television during the weekend. Read on
Meaning: Van Gogh was a painter who cut his ear off and this phrase is a pun intended one referring to being tone deaf.
Example: Her singing is so bad she has Van Gogh's ear for music. Read on
Meaning: a person who deceives you after receiving help from you
Example: I got my friend a good position in my company and all he did is convinced my manager to get him the designation I had in the project. He was no more than a viper in my bosom. Read on
Meaning: In an inexplicable or concealed place or condition, especially the mysterious state of existence after death.
Example: In an inexplicable or concealed place or condition, especially the mysterious state of existence after death. Read on
Meaning: new and exciting practices make life more attractive
Example: I started learning tennis after having tried swimming because variety is the spice of life. Read on
Meaning: the decreasing time of a individual's life.
Example: I shall not leave my parents during their vale of years. Read on
Meaning: to change beliefs (suddenly) from something to its complete opposite
Example: The current prime minister thinks it is a joke to volte face on the plans that he announces publicly. Read on
Meaning: a reverse in position
Example: I do not like my sister's new husband, and vice versa. Read on
Meaning: to exhibit your rage
Example: The board members in the annual meeting witnessed the company's shareholders venting their spleen over them as they were angry. Read on