Tuesday, 8 August 2017

Learn English Vocabulary From News Papers - August 8 2017 (Day 9)

Learn English Vocabulary From News Papers - August 8 2017 (Day 9)

Learn English Vocabulary From News Papers - August 8 2017 (Day 9)

To brace

Gujarat braces for vote today, as BJP, Cong draw battlelines


meaning: to prepare yourself physically or mentally (दृढ़ करना. सहारा देना)


Examples:
1. He had to brace himself after hearing the sad news of his wife's demise.
2. She braced her back against the screen.





To linger

Questions linger for those left behind: They clean your filth but what about their safety?


meaning: to remain alive, continue or persist (सोच विचार करना,  देर तक ठहरना)

Examples:
1. The fashion of Plazos seems to linger on next summer also.
2. During Diwali time we linger over sweets longer than any other festival.



To sack

Six sacked TMC MLAs formally join BJP


meaning: Dismiss from employment or position, to attack a building or town ( बरख़ास्त करना, लड़ाई में हराना)

Examples:
1. He was sacked from his job for his bad behaviour.
2. After 1707, Nadir Shah of Persia sacked Delhi and plundered it.



To call off

Medha Patkar refuses to call off fast,...


meaning: to end an activity because it is no longer useful (रद्द करना)

Examples:
1. Due to heavy rains, the cricket match has been called off.
2. Call off your lawyers, let us work something out.



Infiltrator

Five infiltrators killed in Machil sector


meaning: spy or person enters into a territory secretly with hostile intention. (घुसपैठिया)

Examples:
1. Security forces identified the infiltrator and killed him.
2. Those infiltrators have caused a lot of damage to Kashmiri people.




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