Word of the day- Boozehound

Boozehound Meaning – Someone who drinks a lot of whiskey; a drunk Example     – 1) Tom is quite a boozehound — he has half a bottle of Johnnie Walker Red for lunch ! Etymology – A ‘hound’ is a hunting dog, and ‘booze’ is liquor. So a ‘boozehound’ is someone who pursues liquor like           …

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1.Shoot Off One’s Mouth Jim doesn’t play tennis very much, but he’s always shooting off his mouthabout how good he is. Yet he’s fooling nobody. Jim is somewhat of a braggart and everyone knows that he gives opinions without knowing all the facts and talks as if he knew everything about the game.   2.Jump Down Someone’s…

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Current Affairs for IAS PCS Civil Services Exams : 17 January 2019

Current Affairs : 17 January 2019 Paper 1 and 3: Topics Covered: Indian culture will cover the salient aspects of Art Forms, Literature and Architecture from ancient to modern times. Disaster and disaster management.   Kumbh Mela 2019   What to study? For Prelims: About Kumbh Mela- places where it is held, mythological significance and…

Word of the day- Basket Case

Basket Case Meaning – Crazy; hopelessly broken down Example – 1) After his wife left him, Paul was a real basket case. 2) The corporation was such a basket case that the owners had to shut it down Etymology – From World war I lingo, used to describe a soldier so badly wounded that he had to be carried in a   …

Word of the day- Bad Mouth

Bad Mouth Meaning – To say negative things about someone or something. Example – 1) Lisa bad-mouthed her boss at the water cooler. 2) I wish people would stop bad-mouthing Cleveland. It’s really a very nice city. Etymology – ” Bad ” means not good, and ‘ mouth’ refers to the physical act of speech. Krishna IAS An Academy to prepare for CLAT-Law…

Word of the day- back to the drawing board

Back To The Drawing Board Meaning – To begin again; to repeat a process, often after a major setback. Example – 1) Professor Hoopeldinger had to go back to the drawing board after his experiment blew up. 2) Our sales plan isn’t working, so I guess it’s back to the drawing board ! Etymology – If the initial design for a…

CLAT Batch Schedule of lectures Wednesday 16-JANUARY -2019

CLAT Batch Schedule of lectures Wednesday 16-JANUARY -2019 9:15 AM to 10:00 AM – Newspaper Reading 10 AM to 12 PM – Polity 12:00 AM to 2:30 PM – G.K. and Current Affairs 2:30 PM to 2:45 PM – Lunch Break 2:45 PM – 4:00 PM –Science 4:00 – 5:30 – English 5:30 – 7:00…

Current Affairs for IAS PCS HCS : 11 January 2019

Current Affairs : 11 January 2019 Paper 2 and 3: Topics Covered: Statutory, regulatory and various quasi-judicial bodies. Government policies and interventions for development in various sectors and issues arising out of their design and implementation. Indian Economy and issues relating to planning, mobilization of resources, growth, development and employment. Inclusive growth and issues arising…