# Urdu: باون تولے پاؤ رتّی

#### Gop

##### Senior Member
Friends,
What does باون تولے پاؤ رتّی صحیح وقت پر ہال میں قدم رکھتے mean?
Thanks for help.

• #### Qureshpor

##### Senior Member
I am assuming that if you Gope SaaHib bought a commodity which was sold in the olden weights and measures system (say you bought desii ghii for your paraaThaa in take!) and the vendor said, "ghii kaa vazn baavan tole, ek paa'o, ek rattii bantaa hai", then you would know he is providing you with the precise weight.

8 ratti = ek maashaa
12 maashe - ek tolaa
5 tole - ek chhaTaaNk
4 chhaTaaNk - ek paa'o
4 paa'o - ek ser
40 ser - ek man

He could have said 14 chhaTaank 2 tole, ek rattii!

So, what the author is saying that x used to go to the hall exactly on time.

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#### Gop

##### Senior Member
I am assuming that if you Gope SaaHib bought a commodity which was sold in the olden weights and measures system (say you bought desii ghii for your paraaThaa intke!) and the vendor said, "ghii kaa vazn baavan tole, ek paa'o, ek rattii bantaa hai", then you would know he is providing you with the precise weight.

8 ratti = ek maashaa
12 maashe - ek tolaa
5 tole - ek chhaTaaNk
4 chhaTaaNk - ek paa'o
4 paa'o - ek ser
40 ser - ek man

He could have said 14 chhaTaank 2 tole, ek rattii!

So, what the author is saying that x used to go to the hall exactly on time.
It is then a ‘set phrase’?