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He is in the chips now
‚¢’¹x¢©ð „Ãœ¿Õ-¹-©ðÂË «®¾ÕhÊo «uÂÌh-¹-ª½-º-©ÊÕ ’¹«Õ-E®¾Öh „ÃšË “X¾§çÖ-’ÃEo ’¹«ÕE®¾Õh¢˜ä NŸÄu-ª½Õn© ¦µÇ³Ä-èÇcÊ¢ «%Cl´ Í碟¿Õ-ŌբC. ¨ „ê½¢ Æ©Ç¢šË Âí-Eoexpressions ÊÕ …ŸÄ-£¾Ç-ª½-º© ²Ä§ŒÕ¢Åî ¯äª½Õa-¹עŸÄ¢!

Mahidhar: Kiran was here yesterday. He was quite happy unlike in the past. He has reason to be. He is in the chips now as his late uncle has left all his property to him (Â˪½ºý EÊo ƒÂ¹ˆœ¿ …¯Ãoœ¿Õ. ÆÅŒÊÕ ÍÃ©Ç ®¾¢Åî-†¾¢’à …¯Ãoœ¿Õ ’¹ÅŒ¢-©ð©Ç ÂùעœÄ. Â꽺¢ …¢C. ÍŒE-¤ò-ªáÊ ¦Ç¦Çªá ‚®Ïh-Ê¢Åà ÆÅŒ-EÂË «C-L-„ç-@Çxœ¿Õ).

Gopi: That's why he travels a lot now, perhaps. He bought as well a car that can break the pockets of ordinary people like us (Æ¢Ÿ¿Õ-¹¯ä ¨ «ÕŸµ¿u ÍÃ©Ç ­@ÁÙx Aª½Õ-’¹Õ-ÅŒÕ-¯Ãoœ¿Õ. ¦£¾Ý¬Ç. «ÕÊ-©Ç¢šË „ÃJÂË Æ¢Ÿ¿Õ-¦Ç-{Õ©ð ©äE ŠÂ¹ ÈK-ŸçjÊ Âê½Õ Â¹ØœÄ Âí¯Ãoœ¿Õ).

Mahidhar: His dad is active even at this age. He is in touch with all his old acquaintances. He is a silver surfer besides (ÆÅŒE ¯ÃÊo ¨ «§ŒÕ-®¾Õ©ð Â¹ØœÄ ÍÃ©Ç ÍŒÕª½Õ-¹גà …¢šÇœ¿Õ. ÅŒÊ ¤ÄÅŒ X¾J-ÍŒ-§ŒÕ-®¾Õh-©Åî ®¾¢¦¢-ŸµÄ-L¢Âà ÂíÊ-²Ä-T-®¾Õh-¯Ãoœ¿Õ. Æ¢Ÿ¿Õ¹×Åîœ¿Õ ‚§ŒÕF «§ŒÕ-®¾Õ©ð ƒ¢{-éªošü Â¹ØœÄ ÍŒÖ®¾Õh¢-šÇœ¿Õ ͌ժ½Õ’Ã_).

Gopi: Both are lucky guys. I have a house too, it's quite a big one, built ages ago. Even the municipality has grand fathered it and advised me to pull it down (ƒŸ¿lª½Ö ÆŸ¿%-†¾d-«¢-Ōթä. ¯ÃÂ¹Ø ‹ ƒ©Õx¢CÐ åXŸ¿lC, ÍéÇ-Âé¢ ÂË¢Ÿ¿ ¹šËd¢C. «áE-®Ï-¤Ä-LšÌ „Ã@ÁÙx Â¹ØœÄ ŸÄEê ͌{d«â «Jh¢-X¾-Íä-§ŒÕœ¿¢ ©äŸ¿Õ/ ÆEo ÍŒšÇd© ÊÕ¢* NÕÊ-£¾É-ªá¢-Íê½Õ. ÊÊÕo ¹ة-’í-˜äd-§ŒÕ-«Õ-¯Ãoª½Õ.

Mahidhar: You are lucky. I don't have even that either (ÊÕ«y-Ÿ¿%-†¾d-«¢-ÅŒÕ-œËN. ¯Ã¹D ©äŸ¿Õ).

He is in the chips now, as he sold of his site at a very high price.

®¾¢¦µÇ-†¾-º©ð …Êo «uÂÌh-¹-ª½-º©Õ
Look at the following expressions from the conversation above:
1. He is in the chips now
2. He bought as well a car that can break the pockets of ordinary people
3. Even the municipality has grand fathered it

1. Be in the chips = Suddenly get a lot of money = …Êo-{Õd¢œË Ÿµ¿Ê-«¢-ÅŒÕ-œçj-¤ò-«œ¿¢.

a) Gopal: Not much is seen of Arun. Isn't (is not) he in town most of the time now a days? (ƪ½Õºý ƢŌ’à ¹E-XÏ¢-ÍŒœ¿¢ ©äŸ¿Õ. ¨ «ÕŸµ¿u ÆÅŒÊÕ ­@ðx …¢œ¿œ¿¢ ©äŸÄ?)

Hemanth: Don't you know? So he spends most of his time on tours (FÂ¹× ÅçMŸÄ? ÅŒÊ ®¾n©ÇEo ÍÃ©Ç ÆCµÂ¹ Ÿµ¿ª½Â¹× Æ„äÕt-§ŒÕ-œ¿¢Åî ÆÊÕ-Âî-¹עœÄ ÍÃ©Ç œ¿¦Õs «*a¢C. ŸÄ¢Åî ‡Â¹×ˆ« Âé¢ §ŒÖ“ÅŒ©ðx ’¹œË-æX-®¾Õh-¯Ãoœ¿Õ).

b) Ananth: I hear your cousins are no longer on good terms with each other? (OÕ ¦Ç¦Çªá Â휿Õ-¹×-L-Ÿ¿l-JÂÌ ®¾ÅŒq¢-¦¢-ŸµÄ©Õ ©ä«E N¯ÃoÊÕ?)

Bhanu: You are right. They found themselves suddenly in the chips and are unable to decide on the share each should get (ÊÕ«Ûy ¹éªêÂd. ÆÊÕ-Âî-¹עœÄ „Ã@ÁxÂ¹× ¦ð©ãœ¿Õ œ¿¦Õs ªÃ«-œ¿¢Åî ‡«-JÂË ‡¢ÅŒ ¦µÇ’¹¢ ªÃ„Ã-©¯ä N†¾-§ŒÕ¢©ð ÅäœÄ-©ï-ÍÃaªá).

2. Break the pockets of = Cost a lot = ÍÃ©Ç Èª½a-«œ¿¢

a) Latif: Hemu is not as cheerful as he used to be. What could be the reason? (æ£Ç«â ’¹ÅŒ¢©ð …Êo¢ÅŒ ®¾¢Åî-†¾¢’à ©äœ¿Õ. \„çÕi-«Û¢-œíÍŒÕa Â꽺¢?)

Amrith: I don't know either. Recently he has married off his daughter. I think the dowry and the other expenses broke his pocket and saddened him (¯ÃÂ¹Ø ÅçMŸ¿Õ. ¨ «ÕŸµ¿u¯ä „Ã@Áx-«Ötªá åXRx Íä¬Çœ¿Õ. ‚ ¹{o¢, ƒÅŒª½ Ȫ½Õa© «©x œ¿¦Õs ¦Ç’à Ȫ½a-ªá¢-Ÿ¿-ÊÕ-¹עšÇ. Æ¢Ÿ¿Õ-«©x Eª½Õ-ÅÃq-£¾Ç¢’à …¯Ão-œä„çÖ).

b) Omkar: How is your car? I can't but congratulate on possessing such a beauty (F ÂÃéª©Ç …¢C? Æ©Ç¢šË Æ¢Ÿ¿„çÕiÊ Âê½Õ F¹×-Êo¢-Ÿ¿ÕÂ¹× EÊo-Gµ-Ê¢-C¢ÍŒÂ¹×¢œÄ …¢œ¿©ä¹ׯÃo).

Raja gopal: Thank you. But I now repent of buying it. To be frank it has broken my pocket and my back too (Ÿµ¿Êu-„Ã-ŸÄ©Õ. ÂÃF ƒX¾Ûœ¿Õ ¯äÊÕ *¢A-®¾Õh¯Ão ÆC ÂíÊo¢-Ÿ¿Õ¹×. ŸÄE-«©x ¯ÃÂ¹× ÍÃ©Ç Èª½aªá, ÊœËf NJ-T-Ê-{Õd¢C).

3. Grand father something = exempt something/ somebody from rules as they are old (¦Ç’à «§ŒÕ-®¾Õ-Êo-„Ã-@ÁxÊÖ, ¦Ç’à ¤ÄÅŒ-Ÿ¿-ªá-Ê-„Ã-šËF E¦¢-Ÿµ¿-Ê-©Õo¢* NÕÊ-£¾É-ªá¢-ÍŒœ¿¢/ «§ŒÕ®¾Õ, ¤ÄÅŒ-Ÿ¿Ê¢ «©x E¦¢-Ÿµ¿Ê© ÊÕ¢* NÕÊ-£¾É-ªá¢-ÍŒœ¿¢).

Appaji: Your building which you have let out to the company has no parking space. Don't the authorities take action? (ÊÕ«Ûy ‚ ¹¢åXF ¹Ÿçl-ÂË-*aÊ F ¹{d-œÄ-EÂË ¤ÄJˆ¢’û ©äŸ¿Õ ¹ŸÄ? ÆCµ-ÂÃ-ª½Õ©Õ ÍŒª½u©Õ B®¾ÕÂîªÃ?)

Tarakaram: As the building is too old they have grand fathered it ( ‚ „äÕœ¿ ¦Ç’à ¤ÄÅŒ-Ÿ¿-ªá-Ê¢Ÿ¿ÕÊ ŸÄEo E¦¢-Ÿµ¿-Ê© ÊÕ¢* NÕÊ-£¾É-ªá¢-Íê½Õ.

b) Jayaram: Look at that vehicle, it doesn't have signal lights nor a danger light. It has only a red reflector (‚ „ã¾Ç-¯ÃEo ͌֜¿Õ. ŸÄEÂË ®Ï’¹o©ü ©ãj{Õx ’ÃF œä¢•ªý ©ãjšü ’ÃF ©äŸ¿Õ. ‡“ª½-Ââ-AE “X¾A-X¶¾-L¢Íä G@Áx «Ö“ÅŒ„äÕ …¢C).

Janakiram: I think because it is quite old the authorities have grand fathered it (ÆC ÍÃ©Ç ¤ÄÅŒ-X¾-œË-¤ò-ªá-Ê¢-Ÿ¿ÕÊ ÆCµ-ÂÃ-ª½Õ©Õ ŸÄEo E¦¢-Ÿµ¿-Ê© ÊÕ¢* NÕÊ-£¾É-ªá¢-ÍÃ-ª½-ÊÕ-¹עšÇ).

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