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-Ç-C-¢√®Ωç 14 -ï-†-´-J 2007 Ñ-Ø√-úø’ £j«-ü¿®√-¶«-ü˛ 2

Kalpana: What's wrong with that? ii) The way he talked made
(Åçü¿’™ ûªÊ°p-´·çC?) us none too happy = Åûª†’
Kamesh: I am not in the least pleased,
-Ççí∫x-¶µ«-≠æ-ù
´÷ö«x-úÕ† Nüµ¿ç ´’†èπ◊ î√™«
259 Kalpana. Why do you put so much ÅÆæç-ûª%-°œhí¬ ÖçC. (ÆæçûÓ-
pressure on the boy. A few marks ≠æçí¬ ™‰ü¿’)
Kalpana: Is that your progress card? Let me less- does it matter much? 4. Not in the least pleased =

v°æ¨¡o: éÀçC v°æ¨¡o-© π◊ Å®√nEo N´-Jç-îªçúÕ.


see it. Let me know how well you've (Ø√éπÆæ©’ ÆæçûÓ-≠æçí¬ ™‰ü¿’, éπ©pØ√. áçü¿’- ÅÆæ©’ ÆæçûÓ-≠æçí¬ ™‰ü¿’.
fared in the exams? éπçûª äAhúÕ ûÁ≤ƒh¢√ èπ◊v®√úÕ O’ü¿? à¢Ó Bv´-´’-®·† ÅÆæç-ûª%-°œhí¬ ÖçC.
(ÅüËØ√ F progress card? àD îª÷úøF. i) The teacher was not in the least pleased 1. He is a teacher, is he?
éÌEo marks ûªí¬_®·– ÅüË-´’çûª Ææ´’Ææu?)
with his marks = 2. He is not a teacher, isn't he?
°æK-éπ~™x áçûª ¶«í¬ ®√¨»¢Ó ûÁ©’-Ææ’-éÓF.) Kalpana: This kind of talk is what I like least.
Avinash: Here it is, mom. ÅûªúÕ marks teacher èπ◊ àO’ ÆæçûÓ≠æç éπL-Tç- (explain the same way questions or com-
You don't expect the boy to perform
ment tags.)
Kalpana: Oh Avinash, what kind of marks is better if you talk like this. îª-™‰ü¿’. (Teacher ÅûªE ´÷®Ω’\© °æôx î√™«
3. Scarcely had the game started when it
this? ÅÆæç-ûª%-°œhûÓ ÖØ√oúø’.)
(É™«çöÀ ´÷ô™‰ Ø√éπ-Ææ-L-≠dçæ -™‰ü¿’. O’Í® began to rain.
(ÅN-Ø√≠ˇ, àç marks ÉN?) ii) Babu: How do you find the arrange-
É™« ´÷ö«x-úÕûË ¢√úÕç-ûª-éπçõ‰ ¢Á’®Ω’í¬_ àç 4. No sooner had he heard the news than he
Avinash: Aren't they good, mom? I didn't get ments?
îË≤ƒhúø’.) started off.
less than 70% in any subject. Kamesh: Marks are not all. So long as he 5. Hardly had I finished the work when the
(à®√p-õ„x™« ÖØ√o®·?)
ÅN ´’ç* marks é¬ü∆? à subject ™ doesn't score low we need not worry. Balu: I'm not in the least pleased. picture started.
èπÿú≈ 70% èπ◊ ûªí∫_-™‰ü¿’.) Let him relax. (àç ûª%°œh-éπ-®Ωçí¬ ™‰´¤) 6. Barely had I gone there when he went out.
7. I can wait unless and until he comes.

I'm not at all pleased


8. We can't wipe out this evil unless and until
the individual thinks so.
9. They were asked to maintain sanitation
failing which action would be initiated
against them. ( How do we use the phrase
'failing' which?)
Kalpana: I am not at all pleased with these iii) The CM is not in the least pleased with 10. Which words do we use instead of the
(´÷®Ω’\™‰ ´·êuç-鬴¤. ´’K ûªèπ◊\´ the remarks of the Minister for Sports and words 'eve teasers'?
marks, boy. Who gets the first mark marks ûÁa-éÓ-†ç-ûª-´-®Ωèπ◊ ´’†ç ¶«üµ¿-°æ-úø-†-
in your class? Youth activities.(véÃú≈-´’çvA ¢√uêu-©-°æôx – K. Rama Krishna, Ongole

-ï-¢√-•’:
éπ\-®Ω-™‰ü¿’. ¢√úÕE é¬Ææh Ü°œJ BÆæ’-éÓF.)
(Ñ marks Ø√éπ-Ææ©’ ÆæçûÓ≠æç éπL-Tç-îª-ôç- Kalpana: Ok, Ok. I only want our son to do bet-
´·êu-´’çvA î√™« -ÅÆæç-ûª%°œhí¬ ÖØ√o®Ω’.)
5. What I like least =
™‰ü¿’. O’ class ™ first mark á´-JéÀ?) ter. That's all. 1. Åûª†’ Ö§ƒ-üµ∆u-ߪ·úø’ éπü∆? (Is he?)
Avinash: What's wrong with those marks,
D†®Ωnç èπÿú≈ Ø√éπ-Ææ-©’-°æ-úø-ü¿E.
(ÆæÍ®xçúÕ. ´’†-¢√-úÕçé¬ ¶«í¬ îËߪ÷-©E Ø√ i) What I like least is the way he talks = 2. Åûª†’ Ö§ƒ-üµ∆u-ߪ·úø’ é¬ü¿’, éπü∆?
mom? You are never happy with my éÓJéπ. ÅçûË.) Å®·ûË áèπ◊\´ Ææçü¿-®√s¥™x, He is a/ He is not
marks even when they are quite
Åûªúø’ ´÷ö«xúË B®Ω’ Ø√éπ-Ææ-©’-†-îªaü¿’.
Look at the following sentences from the ii) Chandra: He went to a movie last night. = a teacher ņo-°æ¤púø’, OöÀéÀ
high. conversation above. ´îËa question tags ™ not
(Åûª†’ E†o ÆœE-´÷-Èé-∞«xúø’.)
marks 1) Kalpana: I am (I'm) not at all pleased. Surya: That's what I like least about
(Ç èπ◊ à´’-®·çC? áçûÁ-èπ◊\´ Öçúøôç, ™‰éπ-§Úôç ÅØËC,
marks statement part (stem) ™
´*aØ√ F¢Á°æ¤púø÷ ÆæçûÓ-≠æ-°æ-úø´¤.) 2) Kalpana: You get on my nerves, Avi. him, his going to movies too
Kalpana: You get on my nerves Avi. You call not Öçúøôç, ™‰éπ-§Ú--´ö«-Eo-
3) Kamesh : I'm none too happy about it. often.
these good marks? 94% in maths, 4) Kamesh : I'm not in the least pleased. (ÅüË Ø√èπ◊ ¢√úÕ™ †îªa-EC. ´’K •öÀd Öçô’çC.
86% in English, 78% in Telugu, 82% He is a teacher, (Ééπ\úø
5) Kalpana: This kind of talk is what I like áèπ◊\´ ÆœE-´÷©’ îª÷≤ƒhúø’ ¢√úø’.)
in Science, 75% each in History and not ™‰ü¿’), 鬕öÀd, He is a
least. ÉO ´’† ÅÆæç-ûª%-°œhE, †îªaE N≠æ-ߪ÷Lo, éÓ°æç ûÁ°œpçîË
teacher, isn't he?
Geography. No, Avi, you should have
í∫´’-Eç-î√®Ω’ éπü∆: °j sentences ÅFo èπÿú≈ N≠æ-ߪ÷Lo ûÁLÊ° standard expressions. î√™«
(Question tag n't
scored even higher. Who gets the ÆæçûÓ-≠æ-°æ-úø-éπ-§Ú-´-ö«Eo ûÁL-Ê°-Ní¬ ÖØ√o®·. °j† ¢√úÕ- ´÷ô-©èπ◊ Ñ expressions ™ not ´*a ü∆E ûª®√yûª ™
first in your class? Tell me that first. superlative degree ®√´ôç O’®Ω’ í∫´ ’-EçîË ´Ææ’hçC).
†-´-Fo ´’†èπ◊ ÆæçûÓ≠æç, ûª%°œh éπL-Tç-îªE Ææçü¿-®√s¥™x Öçö«®Ω’. ÉC English ™ î√™« common. ´’†èπ◊ He is not a teacher not
(Ééπ\úø ÖçC), 鬕öÀd
(ÅO, Ø√éÓ\°æç ûÁ°œp-Ææ’h-Ø√o´¤. ÉN ´’ç* ¢√úË ´÷´‚©’ expressions. Éçûª´®Ω-èπ◊ NNüµ¿ éÓ°æç ûÁ°œpçîË Ææçü¿-®√s¥©’ real life situations ™ He is not a teacher, is he? (Question tag ™
marks Åçö«¢√? Maths 94%, etc, ... Ææçü¿-®√s¥™x ¢√úË standard expressions îª÷¨»ç not
áèπ◊\-´-í¬ØË Öçö«®· éπü∆. Å™«ç-ô-°æ¤púø’ °j expres- ™‰ü¿’)
ÅO, ™«¶µºç-™‰ü¿’. †’´¤y Éçé¬ áèπ◊\´ éπü∆. ¢√öÀûÓ§ƒõ‰ ÉO. sions ´’†èπ◊ î√™« Ö°æ-ßÁ÷-í∫-°æ-úø-û√®·. Sentences 3, 4, 5, 6 - Oô-Eo-çöÀéà ŮΩnç, (ã °æE)
marks ûÁa-éÓ-†’ç-ú≈-LqçC. O’ class ™ 1. I am not at all pleased = Å®·, Å´-èπ◊ç-ú≈-ØË/- ¢Áç-ôØË ÅE.
first á´®Ω’? Ç N≠æߪ’ç ´·çü¿’ îÁ°æ¤p.) Ø√éπ-Ææ©’ ÆæçûÓ-≠æç-í¬-™‰ü¿’/ Ø√Íéçûª%°œh ™‰ü¿’ 3. Çô ¢Á·ü¿-©®‚, Å´-éπ-´·çüË ´®Ω{ç v§ƒ®Ω綵ºç
Avinash: Pratibha. i) I am not at all pleased with his words = EXERCISE Å®·çC. (Çô ¢Á·ü¿-©-®·† ¢ÁçôØË).
Kalpana: You couldn't score higher than the ÅûªE ´÷ô©’ Ø√éπ-Ææ©’ ÆæçûÓ-≠æçí¬ ™‰´¤. Practise aloud the following in English 4. ÅûªØ√ ¢√®Ωh NF N†-èπ◊ç-ú≈ØË, (N†o ¢ÁçôØË)...
girl. What a shame! ii) The spectators were not at all pleased Ritish: †’´¤y ´’Sx Ç©-Ææuçí¬ ´î√a¢˛. Ñ N≠æ- 5. Åûª†’ °æE °æ‹JhîËÆ œ îËߪ’-èπ◊ç-ú≈ØË (îËÆ œ†
(†’´¤y Ç Å´÷t®· éπçõ‰ áèπ◊\´ ûÁa-éÓ- with the way he played = ߪ’ç™ †’´¤y Ø√Èé-°æ¤púø÷ éÓ°æç éπL-T- ¢ÁçôØË)....
™‰-éπ-§Ú-ߪ÷´¤. Æœí∫’_-îËô’.) Åûª†’ ÇúÕ† B®Ω’ vÊ°éπ~-èπ◊©èπ◊ ÅÆæ©’ †îªa-™‰ü¿’. ≤ƒh´¤. 6. ؈-éπ\-úÕéÀ ¢ÁSx, ¢Á∞¡x-éπ-´·çüË (¢ÁRx† ¢ÁçôØË)....
Kamesh: Come on Kalpana, our son has 2. You get on my nerves = Dheeraj: Traffic jam ™ É®Ω’-èπ◊\-§Ú-ߪ÷†’. àç 7. DE-éπ®Ωnç ™‰ü¿’. O’®Ω’ ®√Æœ† v°æ鬮Ωç, D†®Ωnç,
scored good enough marks. Why †’´¤y Ø√éÓ\°æç ûÁ°œp-Ææ’h-Ø√o´¤/ ††’o NÆœ-T-Ææ’h-Ø√o´¤. îËߪ’-´’ç-ö«¢˛? Åûª†’ ´ÊÆh ûª°æp, ´îËaç-ûª-´-®Ωèπÿ é¬îª’-èπ◊ç-ö«†’.
compare? Why are you so envious? i) The way he behaves gets on my nerves = Ritish: ´’Sx ÅüË-´÷ô. éÌçîÁç ´·çü¿’í¬ •ßª’- - What's the idea? (I can't wait Åçõ‰ ÆæÈ®j†
(´’†-¶«s®· ´’ç* marks ûÁa-èπ◊-Ø√oúø’ ¢√úÕ v°æ´-®Ωh† Ø√éÓ\°æç ûÁ°œp-Ææ’hçC/ ††’o NÆœ-T- ©’-üË-®Ω-´-a-éπü∆? Å®Ωnç ´Ææ’hçC)
éπü∆. ÉçéÌ-éπ-JûÓ §ÚL-Èéç-ü¿’èπ◊? áçü¿’-éπçûª Ææ’hçC/ *é¬-èπ◊-°æ-®Ω’-Ææ’hçC. Dheeraj: †’´¤y ´÷ö«xúË B®Ω’ Ø√éπ-Ææ©’ †îªa-ôç- 8. ´uéÀh Å™« Ç™-*ÊÆh ûª°æp, Ç™-*ç-îËç-ûª-´-®Ωèπÿ
Ñ®Ω{u Fèπ◊?) ii) He manages not to get on anybody's
™‰ü¿’. ؈’ 鬢√-©E Ç©Ææuç 鬙‰ü¿’ (unless= ûª°æp, until= ´®Ωèπ◊) Ñ îÁúø’†’ ®Ω÷°æ¤-
(envious = Ñ®Ω{u (envy) éπ©) nerves =
éπü∆. Ñ≤ƒ-J-ô’-´çöÀ Ææçü¿®Ωs¥ç ®√èπ◊çú≈ ´÷-°æ™‰ç. (Å®·ûË modern English usage ™
îª÷≤ƒhØËx. unless and until Åçûªí¬ Ç¢Á÷-ü¿-ßÁ÷í∫uç é¬ü¿’.
Kalpana: I want our boy to stand first in the Åûª†’ á´-Jéà éÓ°æç éπL-Tç-îª-èπ◊çú≈ îª÷Ææ’-èπ◊ç-ö«úø’. Unless é¬F until é¬-F ¢√úÕûË î√©’).
class. Is that wrong? iii) Let me not see him here again. He gets ANSWER
9. Failing which = ™‰éπ-§Ú-ûË/ -Å™« îËߪ’-éπ-§Ú-ûË/-
(´’†¶«s®· class ™ ¢Á·ü¿-öÀ-¢√úø’í¬ on my nerves = Ritish: You are late again. You get on my
nerves in this matter.
ÅC ï®Ω-éπ\-§ÚûË. °æJ-¨¡Ÿ-v¶µºûª §ƒöÀç-î√-©E ¢√JéÀ
Öçú≈©E Ø√ éÓJéπ. ÅC ûª§ƒp?) ´’Sx ¢√úÕE †Eo-éπ\úø îª÷úø-E-´yèπ◊. ¢√úøçõ‰ Ø√èπ◊ îÁ§ƒp®Ω’. (ÉC ´÷´‚©’ ûÁ©’í∫’– English ™
Kamesh: Look here. Expecting our son to get *é¬èπ◊. Dheeraj: I was caught in a traffic jam. What
Ö†oC Ö†oô’x ņ’-´-CÊÆh ¢√∞¡Ÿx îÁ°æp-•-ú≈f®Ω’),
very good marks is not wrong, but 3. I'm (I am) none too happy about it- None do you want me to do?/ What
Å™« îËߪ’-éπ-§ÚûË (= failing which) ¢√∞¡x °æôx
comparison is always bad. You too happy about - ÉC î√™« Bv´-´’-®·† could I do? Ωu BÆæ’éÓ-¢√-Lq -´Ææ’hç-C.
always compare. I am none too ÅÆæç-ûª%°œhE ûÁLߪ’-ñ‰-Ææ’hçC. Ritish: The same thing again. You could 10. Eve teasers ņo ´÷ô correct English
happy about it. i) We are none too happy about the Indian have started earlier. é¬ü¿’. English ™ Ñ expression ™‰ü¿’.
(-îª÷-úø’. -´’-†-¶«s®· -áèπ◊\-´ -´÷®Ω’\-©’ -ûÁ- team's performance in South Africa. Dheeraj: I am none too happy about the Teasing Girls ÅØË Åçö«®Ω’. Eve teasers èπ◊
way you talk. I am not late inten- ´’†ç ¢√úË Å®ΩnçûÓ, English ™ ´÷ô Ø√èπ◊
aéÓ-¢√-©-E -Ç-Pç-îª-úøç -ûª°æ¤pí¬--ü¿’, é¬-F -§Ú- South Africa ™ ¶µ«®Ωû˝ ïô’d v°æü¿-®Ωz† °æôx
tionally. I'll see that this isn't
R
Léπ -á°æ¤p-úø÷ -´’ç-*-Cé¬-ü¿’. -F-¢Á°æ¤p-úø÷ -§Ú- ´’†ç Bv´-´’-®·† ÅÆæç-ûª%°œhûÓ ÖØ√oç/ ÅÆæ©’ ûÁLÆœ ™‰ü¿’.
repeated.
Léπ -ûÁÆæ’hç-ö«-´¤. -Å-C -Ø√èπ◊ -†-îªa-ü¿’.) ¶«í¬-™‰ü¿’. - M. SURESAN