Wehr Wednesdays #150

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

Root: ح-م-ل

Page: 242*

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

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: