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Idiom Play an underhand game Urdu Eng meanings+examples

Idiom TO PLAY AN UNDERHAND GAME
(Najaiz chal chalna)
Meanings: play an unlawful game, do a unlawful work, unlawful trick.
To became to some one fool by doing an unlawful trick.
Usage: He became millionaire by playing some underhand game.

The common word used in this idiom is:
underhand
[uhn-der-hand]
adjective
1.
not open and aboveboard; secret and crafty or dishonorable:
an underhand deal with the chief of police.
2.
executed with the hand below the level of the shoulder and the palm turned upward and forward:
an underhand delivery of a ball.
adverb
3.
with the hand below the level of the shoulder and the palm turned upward and forward:
to bowl underhand.
4.
secretly; stealthily; slyly.
Examples from the web for underhand
  • Shooting a basketball underhand gives your shot far better arc and spin.
  • The darts are intended to be grasped by the rod and thrown underhand toward a target.
  • Strike an object with an underhand and a side orientation.
  • The object is to throw the medicine ball back and forth over the net using a variety of overhead, underhand and side throws.
  • Second, underhand strike ball to varied heights targets on a wall at a given distance.
  • Third, underhand serve a ball over a net at a lowered height from varied distances.
  • Hold a pair of dumbbells with an underhand grip, so that palms face up.
  • It is the owner's responsibility to underhand the irrigation design.
  • The pitched ball may be thrown in an overhand or underhand motion.
  • Students should pitch ten underhand pitches to the target.

Word Origin and History for underhand
adv.
Old English under hand "in subjection," from under + hand. Sense of "secret, stealthy, surreptitious" first recorded 1530s. For sense development, cf. Middle Dutch onderhanden "by degrees, slowly," Dutch onderhandsch "secret, private." The adjective is attested from 1540s.

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