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Old 15th July 2008, 16:20   #706
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Price & Worth - Synonyms
Priceless & Worthless - Antonyms
No wonder English is a funny language
Ok, I do get the joke, but I dont think Price and Worth are the same at all. Worth is the intrinsic value of something - not necessarily measurable in monetary terms. Price is a much narrower attribute - referring to monetary value only.

The price of something may be much different than what it is actually worth (e.g. because it is an antique or was owned by somebody famous).
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Old 15th July 2008, 16:26   #707
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Ok, I do get the joke, but I dont think Price and Worth are the same at all. Worth is the intrinsic value of something - not necessarily measurable in monetary terms. Price is a much narrower attribute - referring to monetary value only.

The price of something may be much different than what it is actually worth (e.g. because it is an antique or was owned by somebody famous).
Price & Worth both mean the same thing - Value. The meaning also depends on the usage. Worth & Price are also used as comparatives. eg. Is this car worth the price its demanding?
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I think that some Americans and some Indians value a word according to how many syllables it has! Upgradation being my most-hated example!
Aha! Would an example of that be Bush asking the terrorists not to 'misunderestimate' the power of America?

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hey i forgot

"what's your good name?" - clearly this must be a literal translation of App ka Shubh Naam Kya Hai?
Hmm, similar to a very common Indian-ism I've heard : 'To remove a photograph'

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Old 16th July 2008, 13:56   #709
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Cool Difference ?

Can some one enlighten me on difference between Halve and Half

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Old 16th July 2008, 14:01   #710
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Halve is a verb and signifies the action of cutting into half.
Half is a noun.
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Please give me the bigger half of these two halves.

he he he.
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Can some one enlighten me on difference between Halve and Half
Halve is also the plural of halva.

Halva is of 3 types, 2 you can eat.

1. Halva - Sweet Dish
2. Halva - A form of fish
3. Margaret Halva - Politician
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Halve is also the plural of halva.

Halva is of 3 types, 2 you can eat.

1. Halva - Sweet Dish
2. Halva - A form of fish
3. Margaret Halva - Politician
trust you to come out with something like this.
whats this halva fish ?
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trust you to come out with something like this.
whats this halva fish ?
Cant elaborate much because I don't eat sweets, fish, and politicians.
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B&T, there is another kind of halva. The kind found in usage in Tamilnadu only.

Usage : nitrous went around with his girlfriend promising to marry her. But finally he gave her halva and found himself a new GF.

P.S. : nitrous, just kidding man. Since most of the chennai tbhp crowd are married oldies, had to use your name, you being the only eligible bachelor in the group.

John, google tells me that Halva is the name of a variety of Pomfret, though I am not sure in which language.

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SB, i heard the opposite about nitrous & his GFs. Seems he has a refrigerator full of alva.
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Halve is also the plural of halva.

Halva is of 3 types, 2 you can eat.

1. Halva - Sweet Dish
2. Halva - A form of fish
3. Margaret Halva - Politician
That's one helluva halva salvo!
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Halve is also the plural of halva.

Halva is of 3 types, 2 you can eat.

1. Halva - Sweet Dish
2. Halva - A form of fish
3. Margaret Halva - Politician

LOL! Too funny. But wasn't/isn't she Margaret Alva? You guys are nutters. This thread is so funny
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LOL! Too funny. But wasn't/isn't she Margaret Alva? You guys are nutters. This thread is so funny
Welcome to the mad house Saru! You are part of the lunatics gang now!
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Halve is also the plural of halva.

Halva is of 3 types, 2 you can eat.

1. Halva - Sweet Dish
2. Halva - A form of fish
3. Margaret Halva - Politician
Another usage:
"Agar tune mere girlfriend ke taraf firse dekha toh mein tera halva bana doonga!"
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