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Saturday, 16 March 2019

PUT/KEEP A LID ON SOMETHING: MEANING AND EXAMPLE

ENGLISH EXPRESSION OF THE DAY 19


PUT/KEEP A LID ON SOMETHING



Meaning Example
i. TO KEEP SOMETHING IN CHECK,
ii. TO TAKE CERTAIN STEPS IN ORDER TO ENSURE SOMETHING FAILS
i. WE NEED TO PUT A LID ON OUR EXPENSES.
ii. INSTEAD OF PAYING THEM THEIR SALARY, THE COLLEGE AUTHORITIES HAVE SENT THE TEACHERS SHOW CAUSE LETTERS TO KEEP A LID ON THE REBELLION.

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