Thursday, 27 July 2017
Foreigners travelling to India

Travel to India advice – 6 hilarious English phrases (used in India) to know beforehand

Unlike various other Asian countries where local language is widely spoken, India is few countries where most of people can actually understand and speak English.

However, there are few hilarious local dialect used in terms of phrases which foreigners travelling in India should be aware from before, as they may not be able to understand

I will be giving you the meaning of the word with respect to what foreigners would have perceived it to be

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So, let’s take a look at some of the interesting English phrases which are basically “expressions” and have fun.

 

Bunk

The most common word for college goers used these days which signifies to actually cut a part of class

Actual meaning of the expression

Skipping classes

What foreigners travelling to India perceived it?

There were couple of girls who thought it be an act of hitting someone. They actually visualized the gesture by holding their fist and showing the usual action of hand moving from up to downward in pursuit to hit someone.

 

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Trail Room

Actual meaning of the expression

Changing room

What foreigners travelling to India perceived it?

 

Some related it with a courtroom

Others termed it to the room where you take a girl inside

 

 

Loose Motion

Actual meaning of the expression

Diarrhea

What foreigners travelling to India perceived it?

Many thought it to be having fun activity with your partner

Others said that “when you up to some kind of naughtiness on dance floor”

While still others assert and I quote “Any kind of dance move considering the word (motion) was involved”

 

 

Passed out

Actual meaning of the expression

Graduated from University

What foreigners travelling to India perceived it?

  • Tired to the core and lied down completely
  • When you are drunk and really too tired to think or do something, you pass out

 

 

Rubber

Actual meaning of the expression

Eraser (which we use with pencil)

What foreigners travelling to India perceived it?

C****m

 

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Bullet

Actual meaning of the expression

Motorcycle

What foreigners travelling to India perceived it?

  • Some tried to relate the word with having good “biceps”
  • Others termed it as a “smart” or “handsome” person

 

Final thoughts

.I am sure all of us should have our share of hilarious moments and the post will be an eye opener for foreigners on one side as they would be dancing on floor with such degree of endless peculiarities which “some of the same words of English” can offer to foreigners travelling to India.

While Indians on the other hand may be surprised as well considering how come such words aren’t used likewise for foreigners back home. The reality is when we become habitual of using certain words; we never realize any degree of peculiarity as we are used to them right since ages. Isn’t it?

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