Procrustean Vocab Meme Dictionary – English Hindi Translation with picture
Procrustean [proh-kruhs-tee-uh n]
(adj) (especially of a framework or system) enforcing uniformity or conformity without regard to natural variation or individuality.“a fixed Procrustean rule”
Procrustean meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi Dictionary)
बलपूर्वक समता स्थापित करनेवाला
a standard that is enforced uniformly without regard to individuality
Procrustes kept a house by the side of the road where he offered hospitality to passing strangers, who were invited in for a pleasant meal and a night’s rest in his very special bed. Procrustes described it as having the unique property that its length exactly matched whomsoever lay down upon it. What Procrustes didn’t volunteer was the method by which this “one-size-fits-all” was achieved, namely as soon as the guest lay down Procrustes went to work upon him, stretching him on the rack if he was too short for the bed and chopping off his legs if he was too long.
Procrustean sentences from Newspaper
Vajpayee who is more accessible, represents a less procrustean view of the BJP
It takes two to tango – Idiom Vocab Meme Dictionary
It takes two to tango (idiom)
if twopeoplewereinvolved in a badsituation,bothmust be responsible
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
Just like how it takes two to tango, it takes two to make a marriage work, and it is up to the young couple to set aside their differences.
Cost an arm and a leg Vocab Meme Dictionary – English Hindi meaning with pictures
Cost an arm and a leg (idiom)
to be extremely expensive
‘Arm’ and ‘leg’ are used as examples of items that no one would consider selling other than at an enormous price. It is a grim reality that, around that time, there were many US newspaper reports of servicemen who had lost an arm and a leg in the recent war. It is possible that the phrase originated in reference to the high cost paid by those who suffered such amputations.