Wednesday, August 2, 2017

Learn English Vocabulary From News Papers - August 2 2017 (Day 3)

Learn English Vocabulary From News Papers - August 2 2017

 Day 3

Learn English Vocabulary From News Papers - August 2 2017 (Day 3)

The Economic Times


Narrative

JDU Attempts to Thwart RJD Narrative

meaning: a story or account or a description of a series of events (वर्णन, अफ़साना)

Examples:
1. Did opposition parties play a crucial role in creating a false narrative about JDU and RJD dispute?

2. She is writing a detailed narrative about her experience as photo journalist.



To bite the bullet

Infra Securitisation: It's Time to Bite the Bullet

meaning: to do something unpleasant or difficult forcefully, to be brave in a hard situation, show courage (मजबूरी में स्वीकार करना)

Examples
1. He has to bite the bullet and remain suspended untill the inquiry is over.

2. After loosing the finals, players bit the bullet and faced media criticsm.


Edifice

Missing Column in Form Leaves Input Claims a Shaky Edifice

meaning: a complex system of belief for a long time, a large pile, a big building ( भवन,  हवेली )


Examples:

1. The parliament, a circular edifice, is one of the noblest building in Delhi.
2. It looks as if the whole political edifice of the country is about to collapse.


Dance to a new tune

BookMyShow Dances to a New Tune with Nfusion

meaning: change one's opinion, attitude, or behavior, to do what someone (else) wants or forces one to do ( इशारे पर नाचना)


Examples:
1. The new management controls the funding,  we have to dance to their tune.
2. Vested interests of IMF wants developing nations dance to its tunes.


To slump

Godrej Consumer Slumps 7% on Downgrades After Weak Q1

meaning: to fall or collapse heavily, (मंदी,  कीमतों में कमी आना,  गिरावट )

Examples:
1. After a long batting session, Virat Kohli's energy began to slump.

2. Real estate prices slumped during the recession.

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