A lame excuse—a poor or unreasonable excuse غیر معقول بہانہ

    He made a lame excuse for coming late.

Laughing stock—object of ridicule مذاق کا نشانہ

    If you wear this dress to the party, you will be a laughing stock.

Lead someone by the nose—to completely control a personکسی پر حکم چلانا

    His wife leads him by the nose.

Leave in the lurch—desert someone on troubleمشکل میں ساتھ چھوڑ دینا

All his friends left him in the lurch.


Leave no stone unturned—to make every possible effort ہر ممکن کوشش کرنا

The police left no stone unturned in their efforts to find the lost child.

Lend an ear—listen carefully and sympatheticallyتوجہ اور ہمدردی سے کسی کی بات سننا

A true friend is always ready to lend an ear and offer advice.

Lick the dust—to be defeated or humiliatedشکست یا ذِلت کا سامنا کرنا

Our enemy will have to lick the dust in the end.

The lion’s share—the largest part بڑا حِصہ

    In most countries, the lion’s share of public funding goes to defense.

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