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Gamblers all hotfooted it...

¨ «ÕŸµ¿u¯ä „Ãœ¿Õ¹ X¾ŸÄ-©ðxÂË «*a ÍäJÊ «uÂÌh-¹-ª½-º©Õ 1) a knock-out 2) to be jacked up and 3) to hot foot it . OšË ’¹ÕJ¢* Åç©Õ-®¾Õ-¹×E ¦Ç’à ²ÄŸµ¿Ê ÍäŸÄl¢!

Purandhar: I am sure you watched the TV last night- I mean the 9 O' clock programme on 'Naa TV' channel. Wasn't it a knock out?(EÊo ªÃ“A ÊÕ«Ûy TV ÍŒÖ¬Ç«Û ÆÊÕ-¹ע-{Õ¯Ão Ð ¯äÊ-¯äC '¯Ã šÌOÑ Channel©ð 9 ’¹¢{© Âê½u-“¹«Õ¢. ÍÃ©Ç ’íX¾p’à …¢C ¹ŸÄ?)

Vijai: I did. But what is there in it for you to be so jacked up about it? I didn't find it extraordinary in any way.(͌֬ǯäx. ƪáÅä ŸÄEo ’¹ÕJ¢* ƢŌ …ÅÃq-£¾Ç¢’à Íç¤Äp-Lq¢-Ÿä-…¢C? ÆŸä¢ Æ¢ÅŒ ƲÄ-ŸµÄ-ª½-º¢’à ÆEp¢-ÍŒ-©äŸ¿Õ, ¯Ãê NŸµ¿¢-’ÃÊÖ)

Purandhar: But why did you hot foot it all the way home? Wasn't it to watch the show?(ƪáÅä ƢŌ £¾ÇœÄ-N-œË’à ƒ¢šË-é¢-Ÿ¿Õ-éÂ-@Çx«Û? ‚ “X¾Ÿ¿-ª½zÊ ÍŒÖœ¿-šÇ-Eê ’¹ŸÄ?)

Vijai: I did, of course. But what a let down it turned out to be! I expected a lot but I was disappointed.

(E•„äÕ. ÆC ‡¢ÅŒ EªÃ¬ÁX¾J-Íä-C’à …¢Ÿî! ¯äÊÕ ‡¢Åî ‚P¢-ÍÃÊÕ ÂÃE EªÃ¬Á ¤ñ¢ŸÄÊÕ)

Purandhar: Well, tastes differ. How true the saying is! I found it very good.(®¾êªx, ©ðÂî-GµÊo ª½Õ*Ó Æ¯äC ‡¢ÅŒ E•¢. ¯ÃÂ¹× «Ö“ÅŒ«ÕC Ê*a¢C ÍéÇ).

1) A knock out = very attractive (of persons) =‡¢Åî Æ¢Ÿ¿-„çÕiÊ ‚¹-ª½¥-ºÌ-§ŒÕ-„çÕi-Ê-„Ã@ÁÙx («áÈu¢’à ®ÔY©Õ)/ ÍÃ©Ç ’íX¾pC (®ÏE«Ö “X¾Ÿ¿-ª½zÊ ©Ç¢šËN)

Bhavan: How did you find the new anchor on the TV show last night?(“ÂËÅŒ¢ ªÃ“A TV“X¾Ÿ¿-ª½z-Ê©ð anchor‡©Ç …¢C?)

Sravan: She was a real knock out. I find my two eyes not enough to take in all her beauty(‚„çÕ ÍÃ©Ç Æ¢Ÿ¿¢’à …¢C. ‚„çÕ Æ¢ŸÄEo ‚²Äy-C¢-Íä¢-Ÿ¿ÕÂ¹× ¯Ã 骢œ¿Õ ¹@ÁÚx Íé-©äŸ¿Õ. Take in = absorb = ‚¹-R¢X¾Û Íä²òˆ{¢) 

2) To be jacked up = to be excited = ƢŌ …ÅÃq-£¾Ç-X¾-œË-¤ò{¢.

a) Neelesh: I found David all jacked up. What's (what is) the reason?(œäNœþ ÍÃ©Ç …ÅÃq-£¾Ç¢’à …Êo-{d-Ep¢-ÍÃœ¿Õ, \¢šË Â꽺¢)

Tarun: Don't you know? Wouldn't you be jacked up too if you won Rs. 3,20,000 in 'Mee lo evaru koteeswarudu?'(FÂ¹× ÅçMŸÄ? 'Oթ𠇫ª½Õ ÂîšÌ-¬Áy-ª½Õœ¿Õ?Ñ ©ð «âœ¿Õ ©Â¹~© ƒª½„çj „ä©Õ «æ®h ÊÕ«Üy …ÅÃq-£¾Ç¢Åî …¢œ¿„Ã?


3) To hot foot = walk quickly/ run = «œË-«-œË’à ʜ¿-«{¢ X¾J-é’-ÅŒh{¢.

a) Ananth: What a bore this Hari is! you run into him and he buttonholes you(¨ £¾ÇJ ‡¢ÅŒ N®Ï-T-²Ähœî! ÊÕ«Ûy ¹Êp-œÄf-«¢˜ä, EÊÕo ƹˆœä E©ä®Ï «ÕK «ÖšÇx-œÄhœ¿Õ. «Ÿ¿-©œ¿Õ. To buttonhole = to stop some one and go on talking to them =(‡«ª½oªá¯Ã ‚æX®Ï Æ©Ç «ÖšÇxœ¿Öh …¢œ¿{¢, „Ã@ÁÙx N¯Ão, NÊ-¹-¤ò-ªá¯Ã)

Chaithanya: You know what I did yesterday? The minute I saw him entering the room I hot footed it through the back door.(EÊo ¯ä¯ä¢ Íä¬Ç¯î Åç©Õ²Ä? ÆÅŒÊÕ ’¹C-©ðÂË “X¾„ä-P¢-ÍŒ{¢ ֮͌ÏÊ „ç¢{¯ä, ’¹¦-’¹¦Ç ÊœË* ŸíœËf ŸÄJÊ „çRx-¤ò§ŒÖ)

b) Bheem: I saw the police hot footing it to the club. Did they arrest the gamblers?(¤òM-®¾Õ©Õ ’¹¦-’¹¦Ç ¹x¦ü „çjX¾Û ªÃ«{¢ ͌֬ÇÊÕ. ‚ WŸ¿-’Ã@Áx (gamblers)©ð ‡«-ª½o-ªá¯Ã ÆŸ¿Õ-X¾Û©ðÂË B®¾Õˆ-¯ÃoªÃ?)

Nakul: No, unfortunately someone alerted the gamblers and they all hotfooted it before the police arrived.(©äŸ¿Õ Ÿ¿Õª½-Ÿ¿%-†¾d-«-¬ÇÅŒÖh. ‡«ªî „Ã@ÁxÂ¹× ®¾«Ö-Íê½¢ Æ¢C-ÍÃaª½Õ. ŸÄ¢Åî „Ã@Áx-¹ˆ-œËo¢* ’¹¦-’¹¦Ç ÊœË* „çRx-¤ò-§ŒÖª½Õ)

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