Hindi translation of 'straddle'
straddle /ˈstrædəl ˈस्ट्रैडल्/
Word forms: straddles, straddling, straddled
1. transitive verb
If you straddle something, you put or have one leg on either side of it.
दोनों ओर टांगे करके बैठना
He sat down, straddling the chair.
2. transitive verb
If something such as a bridge or town straddles a river, road, or border, it stretches across it or exists on both sides of it.
दोनों ओर फैला होना
The Rumaila oilfield straddles the border between Kuwait and Iraq.
3. transitive verb
Someone or something that straddles different periods, groups, or fields of activity exists in, belongs to, or takes elements from them all.
He straddles African and Western cultures, using the best from each.
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Example Sentences Including 'straddle'
He was sorely tempted to straddle her right now; let her open her eyes and see it there, raw and wet.EVERVILLE (2001)
The safest but slowest way was to straddle the iron and edge your way over a foot at a time.The Third Class Genie
"As she felt Chris try to straddle her back, she also heard an exclamation of pain, as the twisted ankle took some weight.The Ambassador's Women
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'straddle' in Other Languages
- Brazilian Portuguese: cavalgar
- Chinese: 跨坐
- European Spanish: sentarse a horcajadas
- French: être à cheval sur
- German: rittlings sitzen auf
- Italian: stare a cavalcioni di
- Japanese: 足を広げる
- Korean: ~위로 다리를 벌려 걸치다
- Portuguese: cavalgar
- Spanish: sentarse a horcajadas
Translation of straddle from the Collins English to Hindi Dictionary