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Definition

Explain, clarify, to make understand.

In Mumbai gangster-speak, to threaten.

Samjhao-ing pre-empts a mandoli. In the event that two individuals develop ill-will and intend on harming the other, a third party comes into the picture. This person clarifies the stronger party's position to the weaker party, who is made fully aware of the consequences of their actions and attitude.

Samjhao-ing someone is the act of telling someone to exercise restraint and not fuck with you.

Usage

Carrom Board Game. 4 players around the table. A 5th person comes over.

Chilly whispers to Mirchi.

Chilly: You know this guy on your left na, Joey? He's putting kai on my sister.

Mirchi aims for the queen and the reverse pocket.

Mirchi: So?

Chilly: He's also line-maaroing your sister.

Mirchi misses, and sacrifices the queen.

Chilly: Just samjhao him ok?

Mirchi and Joey step out for a walk.

Added 2011-08-27 by GoodCumbany

Root

Bambaiya

Region

Mumbai

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