A new word or phrase from the Hans Wehr dictionary, every Wednesday.
أخذ شيئا على محمل الجد (m. il-jidd) to take s.th. seriously
Example: “أَكَّدَت لَهُ أَنَّها تَأْخُذُ الأَمرَ على مَحمَلِ الجِدّ”
Translation: “she assured him that she was taking the matter very seriously”
Revise all of the vocab from the series on Quizlet:
* The Hans Wehr Dictionary of Modern Written Arabic, 4th Edition