Pry

Pry

  • (verb) enquire too inquisitively into a person’s private affairs; “I’m sick of you prying into my personal life”

Pry (प्राइ) meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi Dictionary)

  • निजी जानकारी प्राप्त करने की कोशिश करना

Pry Origin

  • early 19th century: from the verb prise, interpreted as pries, third person singular of the present tense.

Pry in a sentence (word usage in recent newspaper)

  • But – phew – at least it was password protected, otherwise any peeping tom could pry through your entire mobile life.
  • Don’t pry or compare: Nothing good can come out of it.
  • All in all, it’s high time we banned such pathetic and less than smart ads that pry on women’s insecurities and pit them against each other.
  • According to police, one fot he victims, a scrap dealer, was trying to pry out copper from the shell when it exploded.
  • New US satellite seeks to pry secrets out of Atlantic’s storms.

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of pry

  • pry = spy

Pry Pronunciation

Acrid

acrid meaning in Hindi

Acrid Vocab Meme Dictionary – English to Hindi translation with pictures

Acrid

  • (adj) unpleasantly bitter or pungent; “the acrid smell of smoke clung about the building”

Acrid (ऐक्रिड) meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi Dictionary)

  • तीखा, चरपरा, कटु, उग्र, कड़ुवा

Acrid Origin

  • early 18th century: formed irregularly from Latin acer, acri- ‘sharp, pungent’ + -id1, probably influenced by acid.

Acrid in a sentence (word usage in recent newspaper)

  • These days flavours of apple, mint, cheery, even chocolate and coffee are added to mask the acrid taste of tobacco.
  • After having sex with her husband, she would sleep in a separate room, the sheets slowly soaking with an acrid smell.
  • The blaze has belched acrid smoke across a widespread area of Southern California, prompting air quality warnings.
  • My nostrils dilate while savoring the acrid odor of gunpowder and blood.
  • The acrid smell of tear gas fills the air.

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of acrid

  • Acrid – Acid like ( ‘r’ hata do)

Acrid Pronunciation

Sit on the fence

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.

Onus

onus English Hindi meaning

Onus Vocab Meme Dictionary – English to Hindi translation with picture dictionary

Onus [oh-nuh s]

  • (noun) a difficult or disagreeable obligation, task, burden, etc.

Onus (ओनस) meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • दायित्व, कर्तव्य, बोझ

Onus Origin

  • mid 17th century: from Latin, literally ‘load or burden’.

Onus in a sentence (word usage in newspaper)

  • Spectrum adequate, call drops onus lies with telcos.
  • Onus on government, AIFF to lift Indian football.
  • Onus lies on Kathmandu to ease crisis.
  • First Onus on Food Recall Lies with Business Operator.
  • The onus is not on the school. It is on us as parents.

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning on Onus

  • On + Us… tumhara burden mere upar hai

Onus Pronunciation

English lesson 101 – Onus. Vocabulary & Grammar lessons

It takes two to tango

It takes two to tango meaning

It takes two to tango – Idiom Vocab Meme Dictionary 

It takes two to tango (idiom)

  • if two people were involved in a bad situation, both must be responsible

Origin

  • The tango is a popular dance in which two partners move in relation to each other. Tango is always danced in couples, and both parts are essential. This common expression can be used to suggest that the active cooperation of two parties is required in some enterprise in order to succeed or accomplish the objectives.Disputes and discussions also need the participation of two parties. Thus, in situations in which both partners don’t agree upon something, we can also say “it takes two to tango”.

‘It takes two to tango’ sentences from newspaper

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