English translation of हस्तक्षेप करना
हस्तक्षेप करनाPowered by COBUILD /hastakshepa karana/
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/hastakshepa karana, hastakshepa karanA, hastakshepa karanaa, hastakshep karanā/
1. foot (in phrases)
If someone puts their foot down, they use their authority in order to stop something happening.
⇒ He planned to go skiing on his own but his wife had decided to put her foot down.
2. interfere intransitive verb
If someone interferes in a situation, they get involved in it although it does not concern them and their involvement is not wanted.
⇒ I wish everyone would stop interfering. ⇒ ...interfering neighbours.
3. interrupt transitive or intransitive verb
If you interrupt someone who is speaking, you say or do something that causes them to stop.
⇒ They interrupted me every time I tried to say something. ⇒ Turkin tapped him on the shoulder. 'Sorry to interrupt, Colonel.'
4. intervene intransitive verb
If you intervene in a situation, you become involved in it and try to change it.
⇒ The Government is doing nothing to intervene in the crisis. ⇒ The situation calmed down when police intervened.
5. meddle intransitive verb
If you say that someone meddles in something, you are criticizing the fact that they try to influence or change it without being asked.
⇒ She told me not to meddle in things that don't concern me.
6. step phrasal verb
If you step in, you get involved in a difficult situation, in order to help.
⇒ The referee stepped in to stop the fight.
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Translation of हस्तक्षेप करना from the Collins Hindi to English Dictionary