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For everything that we compromise on and reassure ourselves of the compromises we make - we say - Chalta hai! From education to infrastructure to personal relationships, we are taught to compromise and settle for the second best from day one by using this word!

Usage

Reaching late at office - chalta hai!
Pot holes on the road - Chalta hai!
no electricity for hours - This is India bhai, sab chalta hai!
Added 2011-08-11 by Samosaqueen!

Root

Hindi

Region

North India

Related Terms

WALTO, Chumma