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14:56 Apr 4, 2020
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English term or phrase: manspreading
Definition from Oxford:
The practice whereby a man, especially one traveling on public transportation, adopts a sitting position with his legs wide apart, in such a way as to encroach on an adjacent seat or seats.

Example sentence(s):
  • A student has faced an "unpleasant backlash" over her award-winning chair designed to stop "manspreading". BBC News
  • Anna Dovgalyuk, 20, has started splashing a mixture of water and bleach on the groins of men with their legs spread too far on the St Petersberg metro. The law student embarked on the one-woman crusade to stop manspreading and has accused men in her native Russia of "gender aggression" but says the country is not doing enough the tackle the problem. The Sun
  • Whilst it's most certainly not the politest of ways to sit oneself, does the act of manspreading really legitimise anybody to define space as “inherently gendered”, as Mic subsequently did? Is it actually a case of men monopolising a woman’s space out of intrinsic entitlement? Or does science play a bigger part than we might think? Independent
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5पैर फैलाकर बैठना


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पैर फैलाकर बैठना

Definition from Oxford:
खासतौर पर सार्वजनिक परिवहन का उपयोग करते समय पुरुषों की पैर पसारकर बैठने की आदत जिससे वे पास की सीट को भी घेर लेते हैं।

Example sentence(s):
  • पुरुष यात्री ध्यान दें...'पैर फैलाकर' न बैठें! आम तौर पर पुरुषों को इस तरह टांगें पसारकर बैठे हुए देखा जाता है. वहीं महिलाएं अक्सर पैर मोड़कर या सिकुड़कर बैठती हैं. ऐसे में उनके लिए यह काफी असुविधाजनक होता है. लेकिन चूंकि यह आदत एक चलन जैसी बन गई है इसलिए इसे नज़रअंदाज कर दिया जाता है. - BBC  
  • एक सोशल एक्टिविस्ट ट्रेन में सफर कर रहे उन लड़कों की बैंड बजा रही हैं जो पैर खोलकर बैठते हैं. जब भी उन्हें कोई लड़का इस तरह बैठा दिखाई देता है वो उसके पैरों के बीचो बीच पानी डाल देती हैं जिसमें ब्लीच मिला रखी है. - ichowk  
  • पैर फैलाकर बैठने वाले मर्द हो जाएं सावधान, ये लड़की बना रही है उनको शिकार - Dailyhunt  
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