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Definition

To gain something without much effort. Literally: No need for asafoetida or potash alum to get colour.

Usage

used when somebody put little effort and gain a lot.

"That fellow got a lovely wife through his Uncle the MP. Hing lage na phitkari, rang bhi chowkho aaye."

Added 2011-09-12 by Dino

Root

Hindi

Related Terms

kaam chor, Kaam-ke-Waste