Fray

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Fray

  • (verb) (of a fabric, rope, or cord) unravel or become worn at the edge, typically through constant rubbing. “cheap fabric soon frays”
  • (verb) (of a person’s nerves or temper) show the effects of strain. “as the temperature rose, tempers frayed”
  • (verb) (of a male deer) rub (a bush or small tree) with the head in order to remove the velvet from newly formed antlers, or to mark territory during the rut. “bucks mark their territory by fraying small trees”
  • (noun) a situation of intense competitive activity. “ten companies intend to bid for the contract, with three more expected to enter the fray”
  • (noun) a battle or fight. “he charged into the thick of the fray and went down fighting”

Fray meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • दंगा , प्रतिस्पर्धा, लड़ाई, लड़ाई, कलह, झगड़ा, डराना, चिढ़ना, झगड़ कर तय करना, घिस जाना, उधेड़ना

Fray origin

  • late Middle English: from Old French freiier, from Latin fricare ‘to rub’.
  • late Middle English: from archaic fray ‘to quarrel’, from affray ‘startle’, from Anglo-Norman French afrayer (see affray).

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

  • India bests China in election to UN body, They made a statement of sorts Tuesday when India’s Jagjit Pavadia was … The election was tough with 15 candidates in the fray for five seats.
  • Lok Sabha elections, India Today’s Data Intelligence Unit (DIU) has found … There are four men and four women in the fray, making women …
  • India is scheduled to get two very large crude carriers with 4 million … Adding to the fray is India’s impressive export segment of petroleum
  • India’s Ganemat Sekhon today returned the joint third-best score in the … Two other Indians in the fray — Maheshwari Chauhan with 66 and …
  • Chandigarh: In Haryana, 223 candidates have been left in fray for election to 10 Lok Sabha seats after withdrawal of nomination by ten …

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of Fray

  • wen v fry somthin it makes lot of noise.
  • we only pray to God only when we are in the fray

Fray pronunciation


Sit on the fence

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sit on the fence meaning

‘Sit on the fence’ Idiom Meme – English to Hindi translation with picture dictionary

Sit on the fence

  • (idiom) avoid making a decision or choice

Sit on the fence Origin

  • During the American revolutionary war, a prominent person from New Jersey, Judge Imlay, could not decide which side to support – the Revolutionaries or the Loyalists. When asked for an opinion, it was stated that until Judge Imlay knew which was the strongest group, he would stay on the fence

Sit on the fence in a sentence (idiom usage in newspaper)

  • I have been sitting on the fence a long time, perfectly positioned between staying with her and leaving. How do get off the fence and decide?
  • A lot of people really don’t like others being opinionated, they would rather you sit on the fence instead of having a strong opinion.
  • Given the painful way we achieved Independence, it is shameful to sit on the fence.
  • I’m not saying one should sit on the fence, or reserve any point of view.

Ambivalent

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ambivalent English Hindi dictionary with picture

Ambivalent Vocab Meme Dictionary English to Hindi Translaion

Ambivalent [am-bivuh-luh nt]

  • (adj) having mixed feelings or contradictory ideas about something or someone
  • (adj) Psychology. of or relating to the coexistence within an individual of positive and negative feelings toward the same person, object, or action, simultaneously drawing him or her in opposite directions

Can be confused between ambiguous & ambivalent.

Ambivalent (ऐम्बिवलन्ट) meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi Dictionary)

  • उभयभावी,उभयवृत्ति,द्वैधवृत्तिक

Ambivalent in a sentence

Mnemonic Trick to remember the meaning of ambivalent

‘ambi’ means both in greek. eg : ambidextrouos means ability to write with both hands equally. Similarly, Ambivalent means having ambi(both) feelings bcoz of which u are uncertain, undecided or neutral

How to Pronounce Ambivalent

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