Cost (somebody) an arm and a leg

cost an arm and a leg meaning

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

Origin

  • ‘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.

‘Cost an arm and leg’ sentences from Newspaper

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imbecile

imbecile English Hindi Dictionary

imbecile English Hindi Dictionary

imbecile [im-buh-sil, -suh l or, esp. British, -seel]

  • (noun) a stupid person
  • (adj) stupid; idiotic. “try not to make imbecile remarks”

imbecile (इम्बसल / इम्बिसिल / इम्बसाइल) meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi Dictionary)

  • मूर्ख,अल्पबुद्धि,क्षीणबुद्धि,उल्लू

imbecile sentences from newspaper

  • I don’t care how happy you are, you imbecile,
  • Mainstream Indian cinema has seldom missed an opportunity to portray the Goan Catholic as an adorable drunk imbecile
  • Mark Grimshaw, chief executive of the Rural Payments Agency is either an imbecile or a charlatan.
  • He was diagnosed as an imbecile and put in an asylum.
  • I don’t want to seem like an imbecile, but the truth is, I am.

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of imbecile

  • sounds like IMBALANCE….a person having imbalance in his mind is a stupid person….

imbecile Pronunciation

Are You an imbecile?

Trepidation

trepidation English Hindi dictionary

Trepidation Vocab  Meme Dictionary – English to Hindi translation with pictures

Trepidation [trep-i-dey-shuh n]

  • (noun) a feeling of fear or anxiety about something that may happen.”the men set off in fear and trepidation”
  • (noun) trembling movements or motion.

Trepidation (ट्रेपिडेशन / ट्रेपिडैशन) meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi Dictionary)

  • कंपकंपी, घबराहट, थरथरी

Trepidation sentences from newspaper

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of Trepidation

  • Intrepid is fearless, so Trepid is fearfull….:P

Trepidation Pronunciation

Exam Trepidation Workshop

Mourn

mourn English Hindi Dictionary

Mourn Vocab Meme Dictionary – English to Hindi translation with picture

Mourn [mawrn, mohrn]

  • (verb) feel or show sorrow for the death of (someone), typically by following conventions such as the wearing of black clothes.“Leela mourned her husband”
  • (verb) feel regret or sadness about (the loss or disappearance of something).“publishers mourned declining sales of hardback fiction”

Mourn (मॉर्न / मोर्न) meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi Dictionary)

  • अफसोस प्रकट करना,रोना,शोक करना,विलाप करना,शोक सूचक कपड़े पहनना,अफसोस प्रकट करना

Mourn sentences from News

Mourn pronunciation

Shahrukh Khan & Other Celebs Mourn Over Khushwant Singh’s Demise

Abduct

abduct English Hindi Dictionary

Abduct Vocab Meme Dictionary – English to Hindi translation with picture

Abduct [ab-duhkt]

  • (verb) take (someone) away illegally by force or deception; kidnap.The millionaire who disappeared may have been abducted”
  • (verb) PHYSIOLOGY (of a muscle) move (a limb or part) away from the midline of the body or from another part.“the posterior rectus muscle, which abducts the eye”

Abduct ( ऐब्डक्ट) meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi Dictionary)

  • अपहरण करना
  • धोखा देकर या फुसलाकर भगा ले जाना
  • भगा ले जाना

Abduct sentences from news

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of Abduct

  • a+bad+act

Abduct Pronunciation

Tere naam kidnapping scene best ever.mpg