Prolong


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Prolong

  • (verb) extend the duration of; “unwilling to prolong the conversation, Sehwag said her goodbyes”

Prolong (प्रलॉंग) meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi Dictionary)

  • बढ़ाना, लंबा करना, टालना

Prolong Origin

  • late Middle English: from Old French prolonguer, from late Latin prolongare, from pro- ‘forward, onward’ + longus ‘long’.

Prolong in a sentence (word usage in recent newspaper)

  • Pranayama is a Sanskrit term, which means prana or the vital force or life energy, ayam means to prolong.
  • Effectively, this would prolong the war by another two years.
  • We are not going to have a prolonged leadership election campaign.
  • we cannot prolong the state of emergency.
  • You prolong a shot more than a few seconds, people get anxious.

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of prolong

  • Prolong mein chuupa hai ‘long’ (lamba)

Prolong pronunciation


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