panic buying

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14:55 Apr 13, 2020
English to Urdu translations [PRO]
COVID-19 - Social Sciences - Journalism
Additional field(s): Medical (general), Slang, Journalism
English term or phrase: panic buying
Definition from Cambridge Dictionary:
A situation in which many people suddenly buy as much food, fuel, etc. as they can because they are worried about something bad that may happen.

Example sentence(s):
  • This panic buying in response to the COVID-19 coronavirus is due to the brain's survival mode overriding any rational decision making, according to human behavior expert Dr. Ali Fenwick. Insider
  • If other people are panic buying, the best strategy for us is to do the same because, if not, we are left with nothing. Khmer Times
  • The measures, which included two-item caps on certain products and allocated shopping times for the elderly, were imposed in reaction to panic buying and stockpiling, which resulted in empty shelves. ITV News
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5گھبراہٹ میں خریداری
Shikeb Shirazi


  

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گھبراہٹ میں خریداری


Definition from https://www.bbc.com/urdu/world-52095876:
گھبراہٹ میں خریداری اور ذخیرہ اندوزی، جن کے نتیجے میں شیلف خالی ہوئے، ایسے اقدامات اٹھائے گئے جن میں خاص مصنوعات میں دو اشیاء کی خریداری کا پابند کیا گیا اور بزرگوں کے لیے خریداری کا الگ وقت مختص کیا گیا۔

Example sentence(s):
  • گھبراہٹ میں خریداری اور ذخیرہ اندوزی، جن کے نتیجے میں شیلف خالی ہوئے، ایسے اقدامات اٹھائے گئے جن میں خاص مصنوعات میں دو اشیاء کی خریداری کا پابند کیا گیا اور بزرگوں کے لیے خریداری کا الگ وقت مختص کیا گیا۔ - https://www.bbc.com/urdu/world-52095876  
Shikeb Shirazi
Pakistan
Native speaker of: Native in UrduUrdu, Native in PunjabiPunjabi
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