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chalta hai

\Chul-ta-hey\
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Adverb. May 28, 2012, Word of the Day
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Definition

Varied definitions, chalta hai can mean "ok will do" while also it can mean, "it works", or even "no problem"
Popularly framed as the 'chalta hai attitude' which signifies 'taking it easy'

Usage

Peter: Dude, this is all the money I could arrange for now
Paul: Chalta Hai, man, atleast you tried...

Peter: We got to finish this report in an hour
Paul: Arrey chuck it re, "aaram se karenge, sab chalta hai" (i.e.; we'll do it later, it'll be fine)

Added 2011-07-29 by SuperCaly

Root

Hindi

Region

Mumbai

Categories

WALTO

Related Terms

Arrey, swalpa adjust maadi