Word of the Day (hunker down)-14JUL21

Word of the Day (hunker down)-14JUL21

Today’s “Word of the Day” is hunker down and it is a phrasal verb meaning “to stay in a safe place for a period of time, especially for protection; (It literally means sit/squat on one’s heels; It also means to stand firm on your opinion/belief; In addition, it means to direct your efforts and attention to get the work done)”.

Example Sentence: With Covid vaccines working and restrictions lifting across the country, it’s finally time for those now vaccinated who have been hunkered down at home to ditch the sweatpants and re-emerge from their Netflix caves. But your brain may not be so eager to dive back into your former social life.

Word of the Day (hunker down)-14JUL21

This word is present in The Guardian article The neuroscience behind why your brain may need time to adjust to ‘un-social distancing’ and click here to read it.

Courtesy: The Guardian

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