(adj) not securely held or in position; dangerously likely to fall or collapse. “a precarious ladder”
(adj) dependent on chance; uncertain. “he made a precarious living as a painter”
Precarious meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)
अनिश्चित, अस्थिर, खतरनाक, बेठिकाना, संकटपूर्ण, संदिग्ध, जोखिम का, दुविधा में
mid 17th century: from Latin precarius ‘obtained by entreaty’ (from prex, prec- ‘prayer’) + -ous.
Precarious in a sentence (word usage in recent Hindu newspaper)
Return of the Tanker Wars: US – Iran tensions could get precarious for …, Return of the Tanker Wars: US – Iran tensions could get precarious for New … The US has applied immense pressure on India to bring down oil …
Sree Iyer on the US-Iran escalation and its impact on India, A precarious economy might get a jolt if war erupts between the US and Iran and India has the most to lose, opines Sree Iyer. With deft diplomacy, India can play …
Libra Could Be Unbalanced by Indian Crypto Laws, Despite cryptocurrencies’ precarious standing within Indian law, the media outlet reports “Facebook has not filed any application with RBI …
Kapil’s masterpiece — a tipping point in India’s sporting history, Kapil Dev’s unbeaten 175 (138b, 16×4, 6×6), miraculous in its conception, resuscitated India from a precarious 17 for five in a World Cup match …
Left’s position gets more precarious, Between the Communist Party of India (Marxist) and the Communist Party of India, the Left is down to five seats in the Lok Sabha, its worst-ever …
Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of Precarious
PRE+CARE+IOUS -> We have to take CARE while doing something risky so that it does not go wrong…
Precarious-sounds ilke please carry Us..but thats very risky
mid 16th century: from French, or from Latin vagus ‘wandering, uncertain’
Vague in a sentence (word usage in recent Hindu newspaper)
India’s maiden hypersonic speed flight test under cloud. Vague DRDO …, India attempted to launch indigenously-developed Hypersonic Technology Demonstrator Vehicle (HSTDV) in its maiden test from a base off the …
Random phone call tipped off Indian High Commission about IED …, A source in the Valley said the information given about the location of the possible attack was “vague”, but did mention that “al-Qaeda” would …
The jet that costs a bomb, why F-35 can’t be India’s dogfight duke, Even vague rumours that the US has offered its latest stealth fighter to India are enough to set off fireworks in the media. It happened first on …
India officials block Amnesty event in Kashmir, Aakar Patel, head of Amnesty International India, said the PSA must be … and on vague and general grounds, ignoring the limited safeguards …
Kerala High Court stays unification of education under single …, under Article 14, 16 and 19(1)(a) of the Constitution of India. … its recommendations would be vague and lack sense as no special rules have …
Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of Vague
Sounds Like VAGU in telgu it means talkative because of not being clear
‘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.
India has been ambivalent about participating in the MSR project.
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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