clarify plz

02:08 Dec 23, 2008
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English to Hindi translations [PRO]
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English term or phrase: clarify plz
what would be the hindi of phrase
"i had rather play than work"
seema_balhara
Local time: 15:45


Summary of answers provided
5 +1तब मैं काम से ज्यादा खेलना पसंद करता था l
Manmohan Kaur
5काम करने की अपेक्षा मैं खेला ही करता yaa काम करने के बजायमैं खेलता ज़्यादा
Subhash Tripathi
5काम करने जी अपेक्षा मेरा खेलने मे ज़्यादा मन लगता
Subhash Tripathi
5मैं काम के बजाय खेलना ज़्यादा पसंद करता/करती/करूँगा/करूँगी
Lalit Sati
5काम से ज़्यादा खेलने में मेरा मन लगता था.
rtpushpa
5तब मैं काम करने के बजाय खेलता था/खेलती थी।
Dr. Rajesh Kumar
5मैं काम करने की बजाय खेलता रहता था/रहती थी
Rajesh Srivastava


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15 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 5/5 peer agreement (net): +1
तब मैं काम से ज्यादा खेलना पसंद करता था l


Explanation:
वो अपने पुराने दिनों को याद करते हुए कह रहा है कि वो उन दिनों काम से ज्यादा खेलना पसंद करता था l

Manmohan Kaur
United States
Local time: 02:15
Native speaker of: Native in HindiHindi, Native in PanjabiPanjabi
PRO pts in category: 4
Notes to answerer
Asker: the phrase is used to describe habbit of past .so shouldn't we use it like" i had rather played(than play)than work


Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Sushan Harshe
2 days 23 hrs

disagree  Lalit Sati: with तब and your explanation
3 days 7 hrs

agree  JMeenakshi: Yes, it is correct meaning.
7 days
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37 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 5/5
i had rather play than work
तब मैं काम करने के बजाय खेलता था/खेलती थी।


Explanation:
यहाँ पसंद जैसी कोई चीज़ नहीं है। लिंग परिवर्तन से क्रिया का रूप बदलेगा।

Dr. Rajesh Kumar
India
Local time: 15:45
Native speaker of: Native in HindiHindi
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37 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 5/5
मैं काम करने की बजाय खेलता रहता था/रहती थी


Explanation:
No need.

Rajesh Srivastava
India
Local time: 15:45
Native speaker of: Hindi
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4 hrs   confidence: Answerer confidence 5/5
काम से ज़्यादा खेलने में मेरा मन लगता था.


Explanation:
No need.

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Note added at 4 hrs (2008-12-23 06:30:38 GMT)
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The sentence denotes that more than work I prefer to play.

rtpushpa
India
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10 hrs   confidence: Answerer confidence 5/5
मैं काम के बजाय खेलना ज़्यादा पसंद करता/करती/करूँगा/करूँगी


Explanation:
काम के बजाय खेल मेरी प्राथमिकता होता/रहता/होगा/रहेगा
Had rather, or Would rather, prefer to; prefers to; as, he had, or would, rather go than stay. "I had rather speak five words with my understanding than ten thousands words in an unknown tongue." --1 Cor. xiv. 19. See Had rather, under Had.
(http://dictionary.reference.com/search?q=rather&db=luna)


“I had rather play than work” is EQUIVALENT to “I prefer to play than work”.
http://72.14.235.132/search?q=cache:87hyDAGKIYwJ:www.pagalgu...




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Note added at 1 day2 hrs (2008-12-24 04:56:39 GMT)
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एक और महत्वपूर्ण लिंक देखें
http://everything2.com/e2node/had%20better

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Note added at 1 day3 hrs (2008-12-24 05:56:25 GMT)
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There are many like “had better”, “had rather”, “sooner than” etc which are not pleasant to ears, but correct.

“I had rather play than work” is EQUIVALENT to “I prefer to play than work”. Further example
“I had better to stay here” is EQUIVALENT to “I prefer to stay here”.

(http://72.14.235.132/search?q=cache:87hyDAGKIYwJ:www.pagalgu...

Lalit Sati
India
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112 days   confidence: Answerer confidence 5/5
काम करने की अपेक्षा मैं खेला ही करता yaa काम करने के बजायमैं खेलता ज़्यादा


Explanation:
this is a conditions of past , compact translation is like this only

Subhash Tripathi
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112 days   confidence: Answerer confidence 5/5
काम करने जी अपेक्षा मेरा खेलने मे ज़्यादा मन लगता


Explanation:
this is moreliterally correct translation.. any stort write will appreciate this.

Subhash Tripathi
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