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Status: In Progress  |  Genre: Non-Fiction  |  House: Booksie Classic

These are a collection of idioms

Shake the Dust off your feet

Shake the dust of your feet is a Malayalam idiom and it means ignoring someone’s wants or needs and also to have a don’t-care attitude.

In my life’s journey, I have sometimes shaken the dust off my feet.

Dig a pond

Dig a pond is a Malayalam idiom and it means to mess up something.

Don’t dig a pond.

Turn to stones into Bread

This is the first temptation that Jesus said. The Devil said to Jesus, since you are hungry, turn the stones into bread. And Jesus replied: man does not live by bread alone but by every word that comes from the mouth of God.

Turn the stones into bread means making a sacrifice today for a greater gain tomorrow.

In my life, I have turned the stones into bread.

Jump from the mountain and the angels will take care of you

This was the second temptation that Jesus had and the Devil told him to jump from the mountain and the angels will take care of you. Jesus said to the Devil: do not test God.

Jump from the mountain and the angels will take care of you as an idiom means explicitly obeying the will of God.

In my life’s journey, I would like to jump from the mountain and be cared for by the angels.

Worship me and it’s all yours

This was the third temptation that Jesus had. Jesus was shown all the kingdoms of the world and the Devil said to worship him and then all will be God’s. Then Jesus I shall not worship any other but God alone.

Worship me and it’s all yours as an idiom stands for leading a steadfast spiritual life.

In my life, I do the act of worshipping God and being it’s all yours.


Submitted: June 02, 2021

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