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what does माथे पड़ना mean?

माथे पड़ना can anyone please explain the meaning of this phrase to me. Google search or translate is giving incorrect answers.... I have an ituitive idea of what it means but am unable to put it in words in a sensible way....

October 8, 2019

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Literally, it means 'falling on one's head'. It is used for something unwanted or unnecessary being imposed on you. It may be an unwanted responsibility (जिम्मेदारी माथे पड़ना), an unforeseen expense (खर्च माथे पड़ना) or something else in a similar vein.

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