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आसमान सिर पर उठाना*

* To lift the sky on top of the head

Hindi India

Expression USED On Occasion BY Anyone

This phrase is used to say that someone was being very chaotic or rowdy.

"अध्यापक के अनुपस्थिति में कक्षा में विद्यार्थियों ने आसमान सिर पर उठाया।"

In the absence of the teacher, the students made à ruckus in the class.




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नौ दो ग्यारह होना*

* To become nine, two, eleven

Hindi India

Expression USED On Rare Occasion BY Anyone

This is used to say that someone ran away or fled.

"वन में सिंह को देखकर शिकारी नौ दो ग्यारह हुआ।"

Having seen a lion in the forest, the hunter (turned nine, two, eleven) fled right away.




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नाक भौं सिकोड़ना*

* to breathe deeply through the nose

Hindi India

Expression USED On Rare Occasion BY Anyone

Used to describe someone becoming extremely furious.

गृहकार्य अपूर्ण देखकर अध्यापक नाक भौं सिकोड़े।

"Having seen the homework incomplete, the teacher breathed deeply through the nose."




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हांव कितें माश्यो मारच्या बसला ?*

* Am I sitting here to kill flies ?

Konkani India

Expression USED Frequently BY Anyone

Expression used to ask why someone has been called somewhere, or to ask why one should keep waiting. Could also be used to emphasize that someone has been working on a task for a long time.

"आज ताका बेगी इमेल धाडका।" "मगीर हांव कितें एदोळच्यांन हंगा माश्यो भारत बसला ? बरयता नी हांव?"

"Today we have to send him the email quickly." "So do you think I am sitting here and killing flies? I am writing it, ain't I ?"