Idioms and phrases starting from N with their meanings.

Idioms and Phrases



Exciting or very close competition

New lease of life

Having new enthusiasm or new energy

No spine

Lack of courage or fearful

Neck and neck

Very close competition

Night owl

Someone who stays awake till late night

Nose in the air

Showing that they are superior to others

Now and then

From time to time, once in a while, occasionally

Nerves of steel

Someone who don’t get frightened has nerve of steel

Nip and tuck

Very close contest

Neck and crop


No bed of roses


Need of the hour

Required presently, necessity of time

No laughing matter

Serious matter

Not born yesterday


Nosey parker

Someone who is interested in other people’s life

Nature calls

To say that you have to go to the bathroom, you have to go to pee

Neck of the woods

Area where they live

No question

Certain or definite

Not have the heart

Not having the courage

Not our bag

Not suitable


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