All in all
The principal is all in all in the college.
All and sundry
He invited all and sundry to attend the function for celebration of his marriage.
A bone of contention
The division of property has become a bone of contention.
Some boys always remain absent minded in class
A red letter day
The 14 august is a letter day for us.
A bed of roses
Life is not a bed of roses, it is a bed of thorns.
A big shot:
An army is a big shot in our country.
A rainy day:
We must buy something for the rainy day.
A wild goose chase:
He realized too late that he was on a wild goose chase.
The Kashmir issue is a burning question for Pakistan.
A black sheep:
Aslam is a black sheep in our class.
A man of letters:
The principal of 3 S.M. College is a man of letters.
A snake in the grass:
Please beware of him. He is the snake in the grass.
At all costs:
At all costs, I shall buy a house this year.
At all events:
At all events, I will go abroad next year.
At any rate:
You must attend the meeting at any rate.
At eleventh hour:
He came to attend the party at the eleventh hour.
At sixes and sevens:
When I visited my house, I found all things at sixes and sevens.
An axe to grind:
Everybody in our country has an axe to grind in every matter.
At home in:
Mr. Bilal Ahmed, The Assistant Professor of our college is quite at home in chemistry.
A chillies heels:
As a team they’re strong on attack but they have a weak defense that might prove to be a chillies heel.
A bold from the blue:
The news of my brother’s came to me as a bold from the blue.
A narrow escape:
I had a narrow escape in the accidence.
1) The notorious bandit is still at large.
2) The murderer is still at large.
At stone’s throw:
He lives at stone’s through from my house.
As a result of
As a result of load shedding the students are unable to cope up with their studies.
Afraid of - Having fear
I am afraid of darkness.
At arm’s length - To situated very close
The worst circumstances of our country makes me think that we are at arm’s length to mortality.
Hareem feels quite at home on a horse.
At the mercy of:
The poor farmers were at the mercy of the landlord during the drought.
At the eleventh hour – at the last moment
We had to change our program at the eleventh hour due to sudden rain.
As a matter of fact- infact
She says that she has helped me; as a matter of fact she has been a burden.
At a stretch – without stopping
The minister spoke for two hours at a stretch.
Add fuel to the fire (to worsen the matter):
Your remarks during the discussion added fuel to the fire.
At a snail’s pace:
The roads were full of traffic and we were traveling at a snail’s pace.
A storm in a tea cup:
The rain proved to be a storm in a tea cup at his birthday.
He does not act upon his father’s advice.
His illness accounts for his absence.