This incident is taken from the Old Testament. When Moses went up to the mountain to meet God the Israelites made a calf of Gold on the altar and started worshiping it. As an idiom calf on the altar is blaspheming God. Don’t be a calf on the altar and read astrology columns. Calf on the altar is a deadly sin. God is jealous about the people performing the calf on the altar.
Let point out to the usage of articles a and an. An comes after vowel sounds a,e, I, o, u. For example, there is an apple, an elephant, an ice-cream, an orange, an umbrella. A comes after consonant sounds like a boy a girl a house and so on.
The problem of the English Language lies with words like European, University and Uniform. What Language wonks claim is that their sounds (Yuh) are not vowel sounds but consonants. So we have to use a.
What I want to claim is that YUH resembles the vowel sound u. So it is my fervent wish to claim these tricky words can be used with a or an.
Fruit is ripe as an idiom means there are happy days for you. I hope , soon the fruit will become ripe for me.
Raven’s Caw as an idiom means the arrival of some fortunate news. I hope to get a raven’s caw today.
Missile as an idiom means criticizing someone strongly. My boss became a missile.
Showers of Blessing
Showers of Blessing as an idiom mean getting a large sum of money through a windfall. Lord give me showers of blessing.
Mercury as an idiom means, being secretive. I do not carry mercury with me.
Claws of a Bird
Claws of a bird as an idiom means, mocking someone. Many people enact the claws of the bird.
Honey as an idiom means gaining a large sum of money perhaps by a windfall. Dear Lord Jesus Jehovah grant me honey and bless me.
Green Grass as an idiom means being an intellectual. The existential philosopher Jean Paul Sartre is a Green Grass.
Coffin as an idiom means to be coldhearted. My boss behaved like a coffin.
Sewing Machine as an idiom means doing a work with diligence. When it comes to studies, she is a sewing machine.
Melody and Rhythm
Melody and Rhythm as an idiom mean being filled with happiness. I experience melody and rhythm when I am with my dear children.
Masala is an Indian word and it means various ingredients used for making meat. Masala as an idiom means various thoughts going on the mind. My mind is a masala.
Flight of a Bird
Flight of a bird as an idiom means getting a lucrative job offer. I won’t mind a flight of a bird occurring to me.
Coolie as an idiom means to work for a low paid job. Right now I am a coolie.
On Board as an idioms means trying your luck at the lotteries. I am always on board.
Beer as an idiom means accomplishing something. I am preparing myself to be a beer.
Floating Balloon as an idiom means an increasing financial status. I wish to be floating balloon.
Rainbow as an idiom means to be very charismatic. Jesus Christ is a rainbow.
Bound in Chains
Bound in Chains as an idiom means being lethargic. I am sometimes bound in chains.
Signature as an idiom means showing off or being highfalutin. The affluent man indulged in being a signature.
King with a Crown
King with a Crown as an idiom means being very lucky. Lord I wish to be a King with a crown.
Stale mangoes as an idiom means being stressful. Sometimes my mind is a stale mango.
Queen as an idiom means a beautiful lady. Princess Diana was a queen.
Vodka as an idiom means to succumb to temptations. Dear God Jehovah Jesus I am weak in the flesh and sometimes I fall for a Vodka.
Nectar as an idiom means a blessing of God. Oh God Jehovah Jesus pour your nectar upon me.
I was going through a 9th grade English Grammar text and lo I stumbled upon something that is so peculiar, that which disintegrates all that is sensible.
Here is the example: Every Boy and Every Girl is to wear uniform. What is peculiar in this sentence is there are two noun subjects: Every Boy and Every Girl. What is fascinatingly ironic is, the verb is (singular) instead of are (plural)is used.
Boys and Girls find it difficult to comprehend the meanings. I wonder who is the maestro who created such ambiguities of language?
Out to Make a Fast Buck
Out to make a fast buck as an idiom means exploiting someone financially. When it comes to money matters he is a fast buck.
Butter fly was an idiom means being very happy. If I win a jackpot bumper, I will be a butterfly.
Covered with snow
Covered with snow means, encountering a problematic situation. In my life I don’t want to be covered with snow.
Ice means a cadaver. The ice was kept in the morgue.
Cut it open
Cut it open as an idiom means examining the feelings of a person. Let me cut it open. I don’t like anybody cutting me open.
Tree of Knowledge
Tree of knowledge stands for a conspiracy. The writing and the logo of the 1$ Bill is a tree of knowledge.
Good weather represents a happy and pleasant life. Dear God, how I long for a life of good weather. Oh God Jehovah Jesus may my life from today onwards be one of good weather.
Pestilence means to have troubles and worries in life. I don’t want my life to be one of pestilences.
Tongue of the Serpent
Tongue of the serpent means to speak falsely. I don’t indulge with the tongue of the serpent.
Flight of Birds
Flight of Birds represents a huge windfall gain. Oh Dear God Jehovah Jesus may I have the flight of birds tomorrow.
Green stands for being wealthy. Oh God, let be green on this earth.
Blessing as an idiom means a life of joy. Oh God, let my life be a blessing.
Bloom means to have an orgasm. I bloomed in her.
Kangaroo’s pouch as an idiom means to take bribes. The corrupt official takes the kangaroo’s pouch.
Dry fruit represents something lucky to happen after waiting for a long period of time. I hope a dry fruit will happen to me as soon as possible.
Climbing ladders shows a person with optimism. In my walk of life I am climbing ladders.
Bracelet means a beautiful woman. Princess Diana was a bracelet.
On the Roof
On the roof stands for a lucky phase in one’s life. Yes my days will be transformed into standing on the roof.
On fire means to have a troubled mind. I don’t wish my life to be on fire.
Shark as an idiom means to be an aggressive person. When it comes to matters of business he is a shark.
Opera stands a work of art. Picasso’s Guernica is an opera.
Forest as an idiom means to have a mind of lively imagination. Sometimes my mind is a forest.
Garden of Eden
Garden of Eden is to have a life of comfort, ease and luxury. I pine my life for it to be a Garden of Eden.
Saving Pennies means to be very stingy. In my life I am not saving pennies.