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HinKhoj Dictionary

English Hindi Dictionary | अंग्रेज़ी हिन्दी शब्दकोश

Idioms/ Phrases


Out of the wood
Meaning: Free from difficulties and danger (समस्याओं से मुक्त)

Under his thumb
Meaning: Under his control (किसी के नियंत्रण में रहना)

Between the devil and the deep sea
Meaning: Between two dangers (दो समस्याओं के बीच में)

Call a spade a spade
Meaning: To say something frankly and directly (किसी भी बात को सीधे सीधे ही कह देना)

Hoping against hope
Meaning: Without hope (बिना उम्मीद के)

Rain Cats and dog
Meaning: Raining heavily (बहुत बारिश होना)

 

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Important vocabulary for competitive exams


LOUSY(adjective)घटिया
Meaning: very bad

GUSSY(verb) सुशोभित
Meaning: to make someone or something look more attractive or impressive

DERISIVE(adjective)व्यंग्यात्मक
Meaning: mocking and ridiculing

INCERTITUDE(noun)संदेह
Meaning: Uncertainty; doubt

COGNIZANCE(noun) हस्तक्षेप, संज्ञान
Meaning: To take notice of and consider something, especially when judging

TRUSS(noun)बांधना
Meaning: to secure tightly

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Most commonly misspelled words


acquire
Common misspelling: aquire

apparent
Common misspellings: apparant, aparent, apparrent, aparrent

colleague
Common misspellings: collaegue, collegue, coleague

conscientious
Common misspelling: consciencious

consensus
Common misspelling: concensus

experience
Common misspelling: experiance

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Difference between Later and Latter


Later (adverb)
Meaning: afterwards (बाद में)
I will finish my chores later. मैं अपना काम बाद में पूरा करूंगा।

Latter (adjective)
Meaning: the second of two things or two options (दूसरा/ बाद वाला)
I told her about two plans and she preferred the latter. मैंने उसे दो योजनाओं के बारे में बताया और उसने दूसरी वाली को प्राथमिकता दी।

 

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Quote of the week


Some people dream of success, while other people get up every morning and make it happen.
कुछ लोग सफलता के सपने देखते हैं तो कुछ लोग रोज सुबह उठकर उसे पूरा कर लेते हैं।

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