Saying twice(English words)

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  1. sunikris

    sunikris Bronze IL'ite

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    Hi all..
    There are several pairs of rhyming words that have come into the language with the job of emphasising and strengthening the meaning of one of the words.
    I have put the meaning in brackets().

    1.Hob nob(socialise)
    2.Fuddy duddy(Uninteresting)
    3.Hoity toity(supercilious)
    4.Big wigs(important people)
    5.hey day(at his most successful time)
    6.Kow tow(accept without question)
    7.bee's knees (someone to admire)
    8.a des res(very attractive house)
    9.fat cat (wealthy business man)
    10.hocus pocus(nonsense).

    Now I posted only 10 words, later on I will post some more words.
    Please give me replies if u people liked these words.
    Thanku IL
    Bye :wave
     
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  2. vivbass

    vivbass Gold IL'ite

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    hi suni,
    well done. :clap
    waiting for rest of the words.
     
  3. sunikris

    sunikris Bronze IL'ite

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    Hey Viji.,
    Thanku for ur immediate reply.
    & some how i thought u will give first reply & u did.

    Thanku
    Bye :wave
     
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    Hi Suni

    It is nice and intelligent of u to come up with such things. Waiting for more. U r bee's knees.:clap

    Varudhini
     
  5. sunikris

    sunikris Bronze IL'ite

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    Hi Varudhini,
    Thanku For ur FB.
    I will post more words today.

    I thought sending step by step i mean like 10 words per day will be useful to all.
    we all can read 10 words one day & 10 another day.

    Thanku & okie dokie
    bye :wave
     
  6. sunikris

    sunikris Bronze IL'ite

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    Hi all,,
    As I said before..now I am posting Some more words.

    11.pows wows(conversations)

    12.argy bargy(arguments)

    13.tittle tattle(gossip)

    14.hot shot(well known enterpreneur)

    15.hum drum(boring)

    16.dream team(ideal partners)

    17.brain drain (talented people leaving their own country to work for better pay in another).

    18.hubbub(loud noise and activity)

    19.helter skelter(running at a great speed)

    20.cheerful earful(a good piece of news)

    Okie dokie..
    Bye..bye..:wave
     
  7. Lavanya

    Lavanya Bronze IL'ite

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    Couple more words to add to your collection:

    Hip Hop (youths who are typically devotees of rap music; rhythmicity of
    rap music)

    Hustle Bustle (Shoving, hurrying energetically & aggresively)

    Dilly dally / Wishy washy / Flip flop : Indecisive, going back & forth in
    thoughts.

    Three sets of words which mean the same.:-D

    L.
     
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  8. kb2000

    kb2000 Bronze IL'ite

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    Nice ones and keep it coming....

    This is the way to have fun and also to learn :)
     
  9. Preethi

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    pitter patter :

    A series of rapid tapping sounds

    Love,
    Preethi
     
  10. sunikris

    sunikris Bronze IL'ite

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    Hi all.,
    These r last set of words.

    20.cheerful earful(a good piece of news)
    21.double trouble(two problems)
    22.mumbo jumbo(rubbish)

    23.wham bam(very quickly)
    24.rag bag(muddled collection)
    25.teenie weenie(very small)
    26.even steven(very fair)
    27.hurly burly(the excited activity)
    28.harum scarum(dis organised)
    29.pell mell(in confusion)
    30.okie dokie(all right).

    Bye :wave
    Suneeta
     

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