Nudge


Nudge

  • (verb) prod (someone) gently with one’s elbow in order to attract attention. “people were nudging each other and pointing at me”
  • (verb) touch or push (something) gently or gradually. “the canoe nudged a bank of reeds”
  • (verb) coax or gently encourage (someone) to do something. “we have to nudge the politicians in the right direction”
  • (verb) approach (an age, figure, or level) very closely.“both men were nudging fifty”
  • (noun) a light touch or push. “he gave her shoulder a nudge”

Nudge meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • टहोका मारना, तक जाना, कुहनी से हलका धक्का, टहोका , कुहने से छूना, कुहनी से छूना, टहोका मारना, तक जाना, कुहनियों से धकियाते हुए आगे बढ़ना, टेहोकना, ले जाना, कुहनी से इशारा करना

Nudge origin

  • late 17th century (as a verb): of unknown origin; compare with Norwegian dialect nugga, nyggja ‘to push, rub’.

Nudge in a sentence (word usage in recent Hindu newspaper)

  • The Reserve Bank of India will nudge bank CEOs to pass on the benefit of lower policy rates like it did after the previous policy, because the …
  • Max Bupa, one of India’s leading standalone health insurance player, … long integrated campaign #ExYourExcuse, in order to nudge people, …
  • To add to the problems of aviation, one India’s most regulated … why are Indian carriers struggling so hard to nudge up their profitability ratios?
  • Nudge the bars and the speed with which the bike drops into a corner … At ₹10.49 lakh (ex-showroom, India), the ZX-6R is quite nicely priced.
  • India hasn’t been immune to this nexus either, and the country’s … Visa Steel, filed in December 2017 following the banking regulator’s nudge.

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of Nudge

  • I nudged him with my nose when my hands were tied.

Nudge pronunciation


Plunge

Plunge

  • (verb) jump or dive quickly and energetically; “Joy stripped her clothes off and plunged into the sea”
  • (verb) fall suddenly and uncontrollably; “the aircraft plunged to the ground”
  • (verb) embark impetuously on a speech or course of action; “he came to a decision, and plunged on before he had time to reconsider it”
  • (verb) suffer a rapid decrease in value; “shares in the company plunged 18p on news that profits had fallen”
  • (verb) (of a ship) pitch; “the ship plunged through the 20-foot seas”
  • (verb) (of a horse) rear violently; “the frightened horse plunged and bolted”
  • (verb) push or thrust quickly; “he plunged his hands into his pockets”
  • (verb) quickly immerse in liquid; “plunge the pears into a bowl of cold water”
  • (verb) suddenly bring into a specified condition or state; “the room was plunged into darkness”
  • (verb) sink (a pot containing a plant) in the ground; “pot up and plunge spring-flowering bulbs”
  • (noun) an act of jumping or diving into water; “a plunge into the deep end of the pool”
  • (noun) a swift and drastic fall in value or amount; “the central bank declared a 76% plunge in its profits”

Phrases:

  • take the plunge — commit oneself to a course of action about which one is nervous;“she wondered whether to enter for the race, but decided to take the plunge”

Plunge (प्लन्ज) meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • गोता, छलांग, डुबकी, प्रवेश, तैरने का तालाब, कूद, डुबाना, डूबना, प्रवेश करना, गोता लगाना, किसी काम में मग्न हो जाना, झटके से डालना, उछाल आना, ग़ोता लगाना, कूदना

Plunge Origin

  • late Middle English: from Old French plungier ‘thrust down’, based on Latin plumbum ‘lead, plummet’.

Plunge in a sentence (word usage in recent Hindu newspaper)

  • More than 250 people took the plunge at Lake Fenton.
  • Political donations plunge to $16.7m – down from average $25ma year.
  • Temperatures to plunge to -5.
  • Big Oil Companies Finished 2018 Strong Despite Plunge in Oil Prices.
  • In Spain, international adoptions plunge while surrogacy grows.

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of plunge

  • sound like “put lung in water”

Plunge pronunciation