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Idioms & Phrases - I, J

 I 
In keeping with (সামঞ্জস্য রক্ষা করা) – Your living style should be in keeping with your income.

In black and white (লিখিত) – Keep this in black and white.

In the dark (অজ্ঞ) – I am still in the dark about your plan.

In fine (পরিশেষে) – in fine, he disclosed the fact.

In vain (বৃথা) – All his attempts were in vain.

In cold blood (ঠাণ্ডা মাথায়) – The murder was committed in cold blood.

In consonance with (মিল রেখে) – The decision was taken in consonance with the regulation.

In favour of (অনুকূলে) – He sacrificed the opportunity in favour of me.

In the family way (গর্ভবতী) – His wife is in the family way.

In apple pie order (খুব গোছানোভাবে) – He maintained the records in apple pie order.

Irony of fate (অদৃষ্টের পরিহাস) – He is an irony of fate that he should fall ill before examination.

In liew of (পরিবর্তে) – He gave me land in lieu of cash.

In no time (অনতিবিলম্বে) – I shall reach there in no time.

In the van of (পুরোভাগে) – He is in the van of every activity of our club.

In the wake of/In the train of (বিছনে পিছনে) – Famine followed in the wake of the invader.

In a fix (হতবুদ্ধি) – Sheba is now in a fix and wants my help.

 J 
Jack of all trades (সবজান্তা – a man who pretends to know everything) – Take your car to a trained mechanic, not a jack of all trades.

Jam tomorrow (আমাগীর আশায় ছলনা – a fake promise) – I am tired of working for a firm that kept promising me a large salary in the future- jam tomorrow.

Jaundiced eye (পক্ষপাতদুষ্ট দৃষ্টি – biased view) – You cannot judge a thing with a jaundiced eye.

Jakyll and Hyde (ভালো গুণ, মন্দ গুণ দুটোই আছে এমন ব্যক্তি – Someone with both an evil and good personality) – Swarna is very gentle ad soft, but she can be cruel something – she is a real jekyll and hyde.

Jiggery-pokery (গোপন এবং অসৎ কার্যাবলী – secret and dishonest activities) – We suspect there is some financial jiggery-pokery going on in the accounts department.

Job lot (এক সাথে কেনা বা বিক্রীত জিনিস – a collection of objects that are bought or sold together as a group) – I bought a job lot of furniture at an auction.

Job’s comforter (সান্ত্বনা দিতে গিয়ে মন আরো খারাপ করে যে – someone who makes matters worse when trying to comfort or console someone) – She’s a real job’s comforter, she keeps telling me I’m going to die soon anyway so I shouldn’t worry about anything.

Joe Bloggs (সাধারণ লোক – an ordinary person) – He was never a VIP always a joe bloggs in party.

Joe Blow (সাধারণ লোক – an ordinary person) – Even a Joe Blow now use a mobile phone.

Jog trot (একঘেয়ে মন্দগতি – monotonous pace) – They are advancing in a jog trot with their business.

John Bull (আদর্শ বা নমুনা ইংরেজ – a typical English man) – To be a John Bull for a foreigner is almost impossible.

John Hancock (স্বাক্ষর – signature) – Put your John Hancock at the last of your CV.

Join battle (লড়াই শুরু করা – to begin fighting) – The two group of students came face to face and joined battle.

Joking apart (ক্ষণকালের জন্য ঐকান্তিক – being serious for a moment) – Joking apart I need a holiday.

Judgement call (ভাবনার বিষয়, বুদ্ধি খাটিয়ে সিদ্ধান্ত নিতে হবে এমন একটা ব্যাপার – a decision demanding judgement, consideration or using intelligence) – It’s a judgement call – whether I attend the meeting or not.

Jump the gun (গুলি ছোড়ার পূর্বেই দৌড় শুরু – to start before starting signal) – When we took the test, Tareq jumped the gun and started early.

Jump the queue (নিজের পালা আসার আগেই সারিতে যাওয়া – to appear before coming one’s turn) – Many important people try to jump the queue for hospital beds.

Just round the corner (খুব কাছাকাছি – very near) – The two brothers live just around the corner.

Just the job (সম্পূর্ণরূপে উপযোগী – highly suited) – These gloves are just the job for playing cricket.

Just the ticket (পুরোপুরি উপযোগী, যা প্রয়োজন তাই – to be perfect for a particular purpose, exactly what is required) – That jacket was just the ticket for wet weather.

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