Break a leg Idiom Meme Dictionary – English to Hindi translation with picture dictionary
Break a leg
(idiom) Goodluck! (A specialtheatricalway of wishing a performergoodluck.Saying“goodluck” is considered by actors to be a jinx.)
“Break a leg” in Hindi
भाग्य तुम्हारे साथ हो
“Break a leg” Origin
Well-wishers typically say “Break 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.
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