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marriageableage

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Inter-pass, marriageable age, career-minded, modern outlook. B/H/P available on request.

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smash hit

\smash hit\
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Adjective.
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Definition

Super duper mega hit, typically a film.

Usage

Seenu: Let's watch Dokudu ra. I have night show tickets
Meenu: Oho, yes. It is a smash hit.
Added 2011-10-30 by marriageableage

Root

English

Region

All India

Related Terms

superhit

They say

\They say (say it with your eyes widened and a look of disbelief)\
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Definition

Common reference/source for any old wives' tale, where the source is unknown. Of course, applicable to a non-old-wives tale also.

Usage

Mummyji: Seethu, why are you again and again drinking cold water in winter? They say it will give you a cold.
Added 2011-10-30 by marriageableage

Root

English

Region

All India

Related Terms

I blivv
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Definition

Performed better. Usually in exams.

Usage

Ramesh: I used to be first in class till last Unit Test ra. Now suddenly that Ramya has raced me. She is too good in studies
Added 2011-10-27 by marriageableage

give respect and take respect

\giverespectandtakerespect\
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Phrase.
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Definition

Assert yourself, by all means. But give respect and take respect.

Usage

Ranjit: What is this for 5 kilometers, how 70 rupees came in meter? This is all bleddy naansense.
AutoShankar: Saar. Giverespectandtakerespect.
Added 2011-10-26 by marriageableage

Root

Kannada

Region

Karnataka

Related Terms

Give me unjh, Give, take, rep, auto

Here and there

\hereandthere \
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Phrase.
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Definition

Well... here and there. Used in order to indicate no particular location/s.

Usage

Raju: "Appa, I want to go to Vidyarthi Bhavan after my classes. Exams over appa. Can you give me 50 rupees, I want to put off one masala dose"
Appa: "Ok, Ok. Here is the money. But don't go roaming here and there like a loafer."
Added 2011-10-24 by marriageableage

Root

English

Region

All India

ok ok only

\ok ok vonly \
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Exclamation.
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Definition

Not bad, but not great either. Somewhere between waste and high class.
Can be substituted with and for highly ok.

Usage

Ramesha: "Yeno Umesha, how was the picture ra?"
Umesha: "Ah, it was ok ok only. Time pass. Bombat heroine though"
Added 2011-10-24 by marriageableage

Root

English

Region

South India

Terms referencing this

Wokay, ok-va

Aapiser

\aapiser\
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Definition

An officer. Of the government.

Usage

"Ei, have you met Rangarajan lately?"
"Oho, he is a aapiser in IT department now"
Added 2011-10-14 by marriageableage

Free gift

\Freegift\
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Noun.
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Definition

A gift. Or something free. A gift which is free is a free gift.

Typically a glass bowl or a steel spoon. If you shop for Rs. 1000/- and above, you could get an alarm clock or an Ajanta watch.

Usage

"Ei, let's go to Chandana Brothers. They are giving a free gift with 1000 rupees purchase"
Added 2011-10-13 by marriageableage

Root

English

Region

South India

Related Terms

Return gift, gift store, Mufti

Megha Sale

\Mega Sale \
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Phrase. September 9, 2013, Word of the Day
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Definition

Those sales where you get 1kg plastic goods or 1 kg of footrugs/assorted clothes for 100 rupees.

Synonyms: China Bazar, Dhamaka sale

Usage

"Ei, new top aa?"
"Yes, I got it in one Megha Sale at Nagarbhavi circle"
Added 2011-10-13 by marriageableage

Root

Kannada

Region

All India

Inter-Pass

\inter pass \
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Definition

A qualification held by someone who has passed their Intermediate Examination (the equivalent of Class 12).

Usage

"Ei, I'm going for shorthand and DTP class ra"
"Oho, okay. Good good. You're Inter pass no?"
Added 2011-10-13 by marriageableage

Root

Hyderabadi

Region

All India

Categories

School and College

Related Terms

PUC Pass