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That has finished him off
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Vineeth: Where were you the whole of the morning? Searching for you really finished me off (¤ñŸ¿Õl-Ê¢Åà ‡Â¹ˆœ¿ …¯Ão«Û? FÂ¢ „çAÂË „çAÂË Æ©-®Ï-¤ò§ŒÖ).

Sampath: I went to the station to receive the train. I had to hang about the station for nearly two hours for the train which arrived late (¯äÊÕ æ®d†¾-¯þÂ¹× „ç@ÇxÊÕ. ƹˆœä \ X¾F ©ä¹עœÄ ’¹œ¿-¤ÄLq «*a¢C. 骢œ¿Õ ’¹¢{©Õ ‚©-®¾u¢’à «*aÊ ‚ éªj©Õ Â¢).

Vineeth: That's (That is) really a pity. I have an interesting book to show you. I lighted upon it while I was searching for some other book in the library (ÆC E•¢’à ¦ÇŸµä. FÂî ‚®¾-ÂËh-¹-ª½-„çÕiÊ X¾Û®¾h¹¢ ÍŒÖXÏ¢-ÍÃL ¯äÊÕ. ƒ¢Âî X¾Û®¾h¹¢ Â¢ “’¹¢Ÿ±Ä-©-§ŒÕ¢©ð ֮͌¾Õh¢˜ä DEo ÆÊÕ-Âî-¹עœÄ Í  ŒÖ¬ÇÊÕ).

Sampath: That's (That is) what often happens. When you are searching for one thing you often chance upon something else which you have searched for in the past and given up the hope of finding it (ÅŒª½ÍŒÖ Æ©Ç¢-šËN •ª½Õ-’¹Õ-Ōբ-šÇªá. «ÕÊ¢ Ÿä¯çjo¯Ã „矿Õ-¹×-Ōբ{Ö, ÅŒª½ÍŒÖ «ÕÊ¢ ƢŌ-¹×-«á¢Ÿ¿Õ „çAÂË, „çAÂË ƒÂ¹ Ÿíª½-¹-Ÿ¿Õ©ä Æ¯ä ‚¬Á ¤ò’í-{Õd-¹×Êo «®¾Õh«Û Ÿíª½Õ-¹×-ŌբC).

Vineeth: Life is like that (°NÅŒ¢ Æ¢˜ä ÆŸä).
Make someone so tired or unhappy that they cannot continue doing what they are doing = Í䮾ÕhÊo X¾E E†¾p´-©„çÕi ‚æX-§ŒÕœ¿¢/ “X¾§ŒÕÅŒo¢ Íä®Ï Íä®Ï Æ©-®Ï-¤òªá «ÖÊÕÂî-«œ¿¢.

a) Seshadri: You look depressed and tired. What's the matter? (¦Ç’à ¹עT-¤òªá E®¾p%-£¾Ç’à ¹E-XÏ-®¾Õh-¯Ão«Û. \¢šË Â꽺¢?).

Ramaswamy: Trying to convince dad that we should not take dowry has finished me off. There is no changing him («ÕÊ¢ ¹{o¢ B®¾Õ-Âî-¹Ø-œ¿-Ÿ¿E ÊÍŒa-èã-æXp¢-Ÿ¿ÕÂ¹× “X¾§ŒÕ-Ao¢* “X¾§ŒÕ-Ao¢* N®¾Õ-é’-Ah-¤ò-§ŒÖÊÕ/ ‚ “X¾§ŒÕÅŒo¢ «Ÿ¿Õ-©Õ-¹ׯÃo. ‚§ŒÕ-ÊÊÕ «Öª½a-©äÊÕ).

b) Anantha: Bhaskar looks much depressed now a days (¦µÇ®¾ˆªý ¦Ç’à ¹עT-¤ò-ªá-Ê{Õx ¹E-XÏ-®¾Õh-¯Ãoœ¿Õ ¨ «ÕŸµ¿u).

Mani: His wife has divorced him and that has finished him off (ÆÅŒE ¦µÇª½u ÆÅŒ-EÂË NœÄ-¹×-L-*a¢C. ÆC ÆÅŒEo ¦Ç’à ¹ע’¹-D-®Ï¢C) (ƒÂ¹ˆœ¿ finish somebody offÂ¹× Æª½n¢: «Ö«â©Õ °NÅŒ¢ ’¹œ¿-X¾-©ä-Ê¢-ÅŒ’à ¹עT-¤ò-«œ¿¢ «ÖÊ-®Ï-¹¢’Ã).

2. To hang about = Spend about time somewhere, doing nothing/ spend time purposelessly (X¾¯ä¢ ©ä¹עœÄ ‡Â¹ˆ-œçj¯Ã ÅŒÍÃa-œ¿œ¿¢)

a) Teja: What's the crowd that I usually see about the building near your place? (OÕ ƒ¢šË Ÿ¿’¹_J ¦µ¼«Ê¢ «á¢Ÿ¿Õ «Ö«â-©Õ’à •Ê¢ …¢œ¿œ¿¢ ͌֬ÇÊÕ. \¢šË Â꽺¢?)

Bhagavan: That is the crowd hanging about the place to catch a glimpse of their favourite actor (ÅŒ«Õ ÆGµ-«ÖÊ Ê{Õ-œËE ŠÂ¹ ¹~º¢ ¤Ä˜ãj¯Ã ͌֜Ä-©E ‚ „äÕœ¿ ÍŒÕ{Öd ÅŒÍÃaœä •Ê ®¾«â-£¾Ç-«ÕC).

b) Ajai: You haven't brought along Muneer? Where is he? (FÅî «áF-ªýÊÕ B®¾ÕÂ¹× ªÃ©äŸÄ? ‡Â¹ˆ-œ¿Õ-¯Ãoœ¿Õ „Ãœ¿Õ?)

Sahadev: He is hanging around the Cinema for a ticket for the 1st show, and wouldn't move. So I came away („ÃœÄ ®ÏE«Ö £¾É©ü Ÿ¿’¹_ª½ X¾œË-’Ã-X¾Û©Õ X¾œ¿Õ-ÅŒÕ-¯Ãoœ¿ÕÐ X¶¾®ýd ³ò šËéšü Â¢. Æ¢Ÿ¿Õ-«©x ¯äÊÕ «Íäa¬Ç).

3. Light upon something/ Light on something = Suddenly find something/ get an idea suddenly (ÆÊÕ-Âî-¹עœÄ «ÕÊ-êÂ-Ÿçj¯Ã ¹Ê-X¾-œ¿œ¿¢/ …¤Ä§ŒÕ¢ ÅŒ{dœ¿¢)

a) Mangesh: How did Mahesh become so rich suddenly («Õæ£Ç†ý £¾Çª¸Ã-ÅŒÕh’à ƢŌ Ÿµ¿Ê-«¢-ÅŒÕ-œç©Ç ƧŒÖuœ¿Õ?)

Subhash: Don't you know? While searching for his certificates, he lighted on/ upon a document that showed his right to some property (ÅçMŸÄ? ÅŒÊ ®¾Jd-X¶Ï-éÂ{x Â¢ „矿Õ-¹×-Ōբ˜ä, ‹ X¾“ÅŒ¢ ÆÊÕ-Âî-¹עœÄ ¹EXÏ¢*¢C, \Ÿî ‚®ÏhÂË ÅŒÊ £¾Ç¹׈ ÍŒÖXÏ®¾Öh).

b) Indira: Oh! What a wonderful necklace you have! When and where did you buy it? (‹£ýÇ! FC ‡¢ÅŒ Æ¢Ÿ¿-„çÕiÊ ¯çéÂx®ý! ‡Â¹ˆœ¿, ‡X¾Ûpœ¿Õ Âí¯Ão«Û DEo?)

Manogna: By sheer luck, you know. I went to the shop with the idea of buying a mere chain. Suddenly I lighted on/ changed upon this necklace and bought it off (Æ¢Åà Ɵ¿%†¾d¢ Åç©Õ²Ä. \Ÿî ŠÂ¹ ’í©Õ®¾Õ Âí¢ŸÄ-«ÕE „ç@Çx ³ÄX¾Û¹×. ÅŒ©-«E ÅŒ©¢-X¾Û’Ã/ ÆÊÕ-Âî-¹עœÄ ¨ ¯çéÂx®ý ¹E-XÏ¢-*¢C. Âí¯ä¬Ç).

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