July 7, 2022
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Pat On The Back Meaning | Pat On The Back Explained With Example

‘Pat On The Back’ Meaning

Friends! in this article you will learn all about Pat On The Back meaning.

It is a phrasal verb and often used in colloquial language to make it more attractive.

If someone uses ‘Pat On The Back’, it shows his praise for or approval of something.


  1. You have shown great maneuver in the war, you deserve ‘a pat on the back’.
  2. He was going to ‘pat her on the back’ but she averted her face.

Note: you can use it as both; as a noun phrase (in example 1) and as a phrasal verb (in example 2).

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For Native Hindi Speakers

अगर कोई ‘Pat On The Back’ कहता है तो इसका मतलब है कि वह किसी चीज़ की प्रशंसा कर रहा है या शाबाशी दे रहा है।

अगर शुद्ध हिंदी में व्याख्या की जाय तो Pat On The Back का मतलब पीठ थपथपाना होता है।

जैसे हम किसी चीज़ से प्रभावित(impress) होते हैं तो कहते हैं- ‘well done’. बिलकुल इसी तरह बातचीत को और प्रभावी बनाने के लिए हम अक्सर ‘Pat On The Back’ का इस्तेमाल करते हैं।


  • कक्षा में मेरे सबसे अच्छे नंबर आने के कारण अध्यापक ने मेरी पीठ थपथपाई। ( Since I got good marks in the class, Teacher gave me a pat on the back.)

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