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13 Words That Have Always Had A Unique Meaning For An Indian Student

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I f you' re an India student, you know life isn' t easy. You have to deal with the intense pressure of completing your assignments and cope with the massive stupidity of the teaching faculty at times. But at times, certain meanings can only be interpreted by an Indian student and some of these words are proof of that.

Rubber

Rubber

Actual meaning - A tough synthetic material substance made up of latex. Also, a condom. Indian meanings - An eraser. Or a non-dust eraser especially used to throw at friends when the teacher isn't looking.

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Chiller

Chiller
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Actual meaning - A person who is really cool or probably a fridge. Indian meaning - The exact amount of change rendered to a rickshaw driver.

Bunk

Bunk
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Actual meaning - A 2 or more layered shelf like bed basically arranged one top of the other. Indian meaning - An art of skipping class with your friends to catch up on movies or just chill.

Flames

Flames
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Actual meaning - Glowing and hot bodies of fire usually generated by something igniting. Indian meaning - A technique to find out whether you're going to marry a Karishma or a Pooja in the future.

Boards

Boards
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Actual meaning - Planks of wood. Indian meaning - The single most important duration of our lives. Till your next boards. Or a job interview. Or your marriage day.

Tuition

Tuition
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Actual meaning - A sum of money charged for education by a school or a university. Indian meaning - Extra classes that you take after school or college that teach you the same exact material.

Mugging

Mugging
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Actual meaning - An attack on somebody generally to conduct a robbery. Indian meaning - A technique applied when your textbooks don't make sense anymore and only a few hours left for the examinations.

Weekend

Weekend
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Actual meaning - Basically Saturday and Sunday where you take out time for yourself. Indian meaning - Days of the week that you don't have school or college so you have more time to attend more tuition classes.

Scholar

Scholar
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Actual meaning - An individual who has mastered a particular subject or study. Indian meaning - Anyone who remotely understand what is going on in physics class.

Clip board

Clip board
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Actual meaning - A wooden board with clips on the top to hold papers and provide support while writing. Indian meaning - A board used to hide cheat sheets during an exam.

Criss cross

Criss cross
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Actual meaning - A design or a pattern used for knitting or other purposes. Indian meaning - Tic Tac Toe or a game that you play during boring classes.

D

D
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Actual meaning - A letter of the English language. Indian meaning - A protractor.

Cricket

Cricket
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Actual meaning - A sport or a bug. Indian meaning - An excuse for both, students and teachers to mass bunk.

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