Wednesday, 16 August 2017

Learn English Vocabulary From News Papers - August 16 2017 (Day 11)

Learn English Vocabulary From News Papers - August 16 2017 (Day 11)

Learn English Vocabulary From News Papers - August 16 2017 (Day 11)

The Indian Express 

To elevate

Trump, Modi agree to elevate strategic talks,...

meaning: To raise or lift something, to improve something (ऊपर उठाना, बौद्धिक व नैतिक स्तर पर उठाना)


Examples:
1. This diet will elevate your blood sugar level.
2. He is elevated to Joint Secretary level.




To defy

Defying Kerala govt order, Bhagwat hoists flag at school.


meaning: openly refuse to obey a person or law (अवज्ञा करना)

Examples:
1. She defied her parents and left her parents house.
2. The leader asks people to defy the ban and join the protest.


To distract

Pilot says distracted by laser beam before landing at IGI airport.

meaning: To divert attention (विचलित करना)

Examples:
1. The teacher punished them for distracting the class with their wits.
2. Please don't tap on desk, it distracts me from my work.


To immerse

Govt asks Durga Puja panels to immerse all idols at one place

meaning: To dip or submerge something in a liquid, involve deeply in something. (डुबो देना,  तल्लीन करना)

Examples:
1. Immerse the piece of cloth completely in the dye for two hours.
2. She got new comics and immersed herself in reading.



To steer

Man purposely steers cars into pizzeria in France, killing girl.

meaning: control the movement of a vehicle. (मार्ग दिखाना, परिचालन करना)


Examples:
1. You have to carefully steer car around the potholes.
2. She steered me towards the bank.

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