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First thank you goes to Androidfreak :)

Ok One question.. I find it difficult to write in English...
Can anyone translate this in English..

"Aisa lagta hai jaise wo khaini daba rakha hai jeebh ke neeche"

http://broadbandforum.in/entertainment/75651-mtv-rodies-9-a/#post594011

Let me try . It seems like he has concealed tobacco under his tongue.

I think this seems more like a literal translation though .
 

neevarp

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Which one is correct, I have always found this stuff confusing.

1: I know it is bad and it doesn't matter to me
2: I know it is bad and it doesn't matters to me

Does not matter (use does not instead of doesn't).

Perhaps that can ward off your confusion.
 

real_india

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I know it is bad and it doesn't matter to me!!!

Have you ever heard the Rock saying It Doesn't matters to me:rolleyes:


[video=youtube;OWn0OCs0h-E]http-~~-//www.youtube.com/watch?v=OWn0OCs0h-E[/video]

Really nice...our very own English speaking course classes.....IBF da jawab Nahin :grin:
 


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well not on the official communication medium of this forum but generally the standard of most languages other than English appears to be falling for e.g. how many of us know that the following statement in Hindi is actually incorrect"Aap Kaise Ho?"
 

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^ It is NOT incorrect. I can't find sources on the web to prove my point, but this is in fact one of the correct ways to speak (the aap noun + tum verb combination)
 

mhsabir

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Hmmm... Even I thought - Aap Kaise Hain & Tum Kaise Ho ... are the right combinations to use.
 


AbhishekMSharma

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'Aap kaise ho' is common in Mumbai. Hardly anyone here would say (or rather ask) 'Aap kaise hain'.

In Mumbai, probably 1 or 2/10 guys would say 'hain'. Even 'Tum' is very rare in Mumbai, it's either 'Aap' or 'Tu', ike 'Aap kaise ho' and 'Tu kaisa hai'.
 

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^ It is NOT incorrect. I can't find sources on the web to prove my point, but this is in fact one of the correct ways to speak (the aap noun + tum verb combination)
Its incorrect. You will not find any repectable/reliable source to prove your point.

1) Its punjabicised version of Hindi. (punjabi's please excuse, nothing against them)
2) With Aap always "Hain" or plural is used.

The correct sentence is "Tum kaise ho" not "Aap kaise Ho"

Infact all of the following sentences are wrong.

Incorrect -- "Aap karlo" -- correct "Aap Kar - Leejiyea" or a shorter version "Aap Kari-yea"
Incorrect -- "Aap Baith Jao" -- correct " Aap Baith Jaiyea" or a shorter version "baith-yea"
Incorrect -- "Aap Mat Jao" -- correct "Aap Mat Ja-iyea"

As i said before the effort is only to learn better and correct English, which i agree is important and necessary but we should have the same attitude towards other languages as well.

Another incorrect sentence frequently used even in TV serials etc " Mujhe late ho raha hai". The correct sentence is "mujhe der ho rahee hai", late is an English word for which there is a Hindi equivalent so there is no need to use the English word.
 

iCon

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Should I request admin to change the Title to "General Hindi Language"?
 

mhsabir

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How about General Language - We can discuss all languages... Within reasonable bounds ... Also would recommend keeping the conversation in English, just use the other regional languages when using quotations and within conversations in quotes
 

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