Break a leg

Break-a-leg English Hindi meaning

Break a leg Idiom Meme Dictionary – English to Hindi translation with picture dictionary 

Break a leg

  • (idiom)  Good luck! (A special theatrical way of wishing a performer good luck. Saying “good luck” is considered by actors to be a jinx.)

“Break a leg” in Hindi

  • भाग्य तुम्हारे साथ हो

“Break a leg” Origin

  • Well-wishers typically sayBreak a leg” to actors and musicians before they go on stage to perform. The origin of the phrase remains obscure. The expression reflects a theatrical superstition in which wishing a person “good luck” is considered bad luck.

“Break a leg” in a sentence

    • That bizarre well wishing saying ”break a leg” totally backflipped for these movie stars below who sustained some truly awful injuries on set.
    • I’m With Stupid: Why I’m Hoping to Break a Leg Next Week
    • Break a leg.” ‘I felt supported by everyone in the room who was watching.’
    • Break a leg, Macbeth: why are actors so superstitious?
    • Break a leg” is common slang among performing artists that means, counter intuitively, “good luck.

Idiom- Break a leg


belittle English Hindi meaning

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

Belittle [bih-lit-l]

  • (verb) dismiss (someone or something) as unimportant.“the opposition belittled the government’s successes”

Belittle (बिलिटल) meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi Dictionary)

  • अपमान करना, अनादर करना , छोटा करना या समझना

Belittle Origin

  • 1775-85, Americanism; be- + little

Belittle in a sentence (word usage in newspaper)

  • In no way am I trying to belittle anyone with a chronic condition. I truly empathize and sympathize with others fighting a chronic beast.
  • He never uttered a word but here on the huge amount of Rs 1.25 lakh crore, he is seeking to criticise it, undo it, belittle it,” he said.
  • Qureshi purports to belittle Saif by using girlie terms of endearment like ‘Meri Jaan’, ‘Meri Bachchi’.
  • In this six-minute video, Fox hosts and guests repeatedly belittle, insult, harass, and objectify women.
  • But as a professional, you should always be mature even if some tries to belittle what you have achieved.

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of belittle

  • Belittle – ‘beta’ tuh ‘little’ hai… jaa bache jaa

Belittle Pronunciation

Belittle – Explaination


PROCRUSTEAN English Hindi Meaning

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

Procrustean bed 

  • 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

Procrustean pronunciation

Gurukul – Procrustead bed