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To gain weight.

Talking about a person's weight is an ideal ice-breaker in social situations. Most relatives, friends, epecially acquaintances care deeply about your well-being, what you eat, what you buy, who you marry, what family your spouse might be from. How frequently people comment about your weight is a very accurate indicator of your popularity.

Usage

"So much you've put on. Eating too much beef, haan?"

"How much you've put on so suddenly? What is the secret?"

"Enjoy your holidays! Don't put on too much."

Added 2011-09-01 by GoodCumbany

Root

English

Region

All India

Related Terms

Fatty Bombalatty

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Phrase to Put on, meaning the person in context has Put On weight since the speaker last saw him/her..

Usage

Common uses:

Aunty: "Ayo..why your son is so scrawny I say, must be all the hostel food in that IIM"

Uncle: "Dont worry after marraige he will put on"

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Raman: "Hey Pooja you have Put On after your honeymoon?"

Pooja: *Gives Raman One tight slap *

Added 2012-04-02 by Vishnu1503