Perch

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Perch

  • (noun) an object on which a bird alights or roosts, typically a branch or horizontal bar. “the budgerigar shuffled along its perch”
  • (noun) a place where someone or something rests or sits, especially one that is high or precarious. “Marian looked down from her perch in a beech tree above the road”
  • (noun) used in names of other freshwater and marine fishes resembling or related to the perch, e.g. climbing perch, pikeperch, sea perch, surfperch.
  • (noun) a measure of length, especially for land, equal to a quarter of a chain or 5 1/2 yards (approximately 5.029 m).
  • (noun) a measure of area, especially for land, equal to 160th of an acre or 30 1/4 square yards (approximately 25.29 sq. metres).
  • (verb) (of a bird) alight or rest on something. “a herring gull perched on the rails”
  • (verb) (of a person) sit on something high or narrow. “Eve perched on the side of the armchair”
  • (verb) (of a building) be situated above or on the edge of something. “the fortress is perched on a crag in the mountains”
  • (verb) set or balance someone or something on. “Peter perched a pair of gold-rimmed spectacles on his nose”

Perch meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • किनारे पर बैठना, ठिकाना, बैठना, चिड़ियों के बैठने का अड्डा, चक्कस, ऊँचा स्थान, बसेरा, अड्डे पर बैठना, एक प्रकार की मछली, ऊँचा स्थान पर बैठना, कवई मछली,टिका होना, मचान, अड्डा, अड्डे पर बैठना, ऊंचे पर रखना, गज़ की नाप, पर्च, बसेरा, मीठे जल की मछली

Perch origin

  • Middle English (in the general sense ‘pole, stick’): from Old French perche, from Latin pertica ‘measuring rod, pole’.
  • late Middle English: from Old French perche, via Latin from Greek perkē .
  • late Middle English: the noun from perch3; the verb from Old French percher .

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

  • Granite boxes form clifftop house overlooking a lake in India, Stacked boxes clad in stone perch on a rocky outcrop overlooking … Called Lakehouse, the house in southern India has two distinct sides to its …
  • Trump amplifies conspiracy theories from perch of presidency, With a pair of weekend retweets, President Donald Trump amplified an unfounded conspiracy theory. It was hardly the first time. His political …
  • 2019 Hyundai Elantra Facelift (Honda Civic Rival) India Launch In …, Hyundai Motor India Limited (HMIL) has been on a launch spree … the Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza off its perch in the July 2019 sales table.
  • BWF World Championships: Indian players quarterfinal roundup – PV … array of soft touches and wily deception to throw Sindhu off her perch.
  • The Great Indian personal Space Mission, And just like Moses parted the Red Sea, the people parted to create space enough for her to perch. The person poured in like hot glue and …

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of Perch 

  • oerch=CHhat+PER…. usually people REST on roofs(chhat)

Perch pronunciation


Contrary

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Contrary

  • (adj) opposite in nature, direction, or meaning. “he ignored contrary advice and agreed on the deal”
  • (adj) (of two or more statements, beliefs, etc.) opposed to one another.
    “his mother had given him contrary messages”
  • (adj) (of a wind) blowing in the opposite direction to one’s course; unfavourable.
  • (adj) (of two propositions) so related that one or neither but not both must be true.
  • (adj) perversely inclined to disagree or to do the opposite of what is expected or desired. “she is sulky and contrary where her work is concerned”
  • (noun) the opposite. “an Act applies only to the United Kingdom unless the contrary is expressed”
  • (noun) a contrary proposition.

Contrary meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • विपरीत, प्रतिकूल, विरुद्ध, उलटा, ज़िद्दी, विरोध

Contrary origin

  • Middle English: from Anglo-Norman French contrarie, from Latin contrarius, from contra ‘against’.

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

  • Virat Kohli Eager To “Move On” From India’s World Cup 2019 …, The Indian team could not train ahead of the first T20I due to rain but that didn’t dampen Virat Kohli’s mood at all. On the contrary, the Indian …
  • Donald Trump irks India, offers to mediate in Kashmir row again, The secretary reaffirmed the positive trajectory of the US-India … It also seemed contrary to the US’s position that New Delhi is being seen as its …
  • View: J&K’s ‘outsiders’ invasion’ bogey, This free and fearless movement and settlement of Kashmiri people across India is not a complaint. On the contrary, it strengthens India as an …
  • India skids on GDP runway, Contrary to the build-up, India has slipped two ranks in the World Bank’s GDP pecking order in 2018, and is now the seventh largest economy …
  • Contrary To Previous Reports Tata Hexa To Continue Post BS6 …, The Indian auto industry is on the verge of a major upgradation which will require all the vehicles sold in India to comply with the BS6 norms …

Contrary pronunciation


Curtail

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Curtail

  • (verb) reduce in extent or quantity; impose a restriction on. “civil liberties were further curtailed”
  • (verb) deprive someone of (something). “I that am curtailed of this fair proportion”

Curtail meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • काटना, घटाना, छांटना, कम करना, छोटा करना, संक्षिप्त करना

Curtail origin

  • late 15th century: from obsolete curtal ‘horse with a docked tail’, from French courtault, from court‘short’, from Latin curtus . The change in the ending was due to association with tail1 and perhaps also with French tailler ‘to cut’.

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

  • Opinion | India’s Election Commission should not Curtail free speech, Elections are a celebration of democracy, and democracy, in large part, is about free speech and expression. Put the two propositions about ..
  • You cannot Curtail natural instincts of a player like Rishabh, says …, Talking about Pant first, Amre said the young keeper-batsman took the disappointment of not making India’s World Cup squad on the chin.
  • Oil’s not well for India | Petroleum, Starting May 2, India will no longer be able to import crude oil from Iran, … The US sanctions are intended to build pressure on Iran to Curtail its …
  • Kolkata to have Curtail Ramzan bazaar for polls, KOLKATA: The 100-year-old Ramzan and Eid Bazaar around the iconic Nakhoda Mosque on Zakaria Street, which attracts thousands across ..
  • IndiGo to Curtail 30 daily flights in February, The country’s largest airline IndiGo Wednesday announced Curtail around 30 flights daily for the rest of February as it looks to stabilise …

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of Curtail

  • if you put CURTains to yur door or windows it will REDUCE the width of the door or window
  • we use curtains to RESTRICT others seeing us (say while changing our clothes :D)…!!!

Curtail pronunciation


Kill two birds with one stone

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kill two birds with one stone meaning

‘kill two birds with one stone’ idiom Meme Dictionary – English Hindi translation with Picture

Kill two birds with one stone

  • (idiom) achieve two aims at once

“Kill two birds with one stone” meaning in Hindi

  • एक पंथ दो काज

“Kill two birds with one stone” Origin

  • In the Greek Mythology tale of Daedalus and Icarus. Daedalus is held captive by King Minos on Crete in a high tower. All he is able to see are high walls around him and large birds overhead awaiting his and his son, Icarus’ demise. Daedalus devises a plan to throw stones at the birds in the hope of fashioning artificial wings to enable the pair to fly home. He finds, with his stone through a clever throwing motion, that he is able to strike one bird with the ricochet hitting a second bird, thus killing two birds with one stone.

“Kill two birds with one stone” in a sentence

  • Presidential candidate Manuel Roxas II can killtwo birds with one stone.
  • Raise VAT, kill two birds with one stone.
  • Voters can kill two birds with one stone by voting yes on Issue 2.
  • Real Madrid will hope to kill two birds with one stone when they pay a visit to Malmo in the Champions League on Wednesday.
  • Cloud-based investments, in that sense, kill two birds with one stone.

how to kill Two birds with one stone!!!