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1

challenge

problem

difficult task

test

Ginny enjoys rock climbing. It’s a difficult challenge, but she feels very proud after making a climb.

 

  • zor iş
  • zor görev
  • (kişinin yetenek ve kararlılığını ölçen) şey/durum

2

dependent (on/upon)

reliant on

relying on

counting on

Tyrone’s father said to him, “ You are still much too dependent on me. It’s about time you got a job and supported yourself.

 

  • bağlı
  • (başkasına/birşeye) muhtaç

3

fertile

productive

lush

prolific

Our pet hamsters were so fertile that we ended up selling many baby hamsters back to the pet store.

  • verimli
  • bereketli
  • doğurgan

4

peculiar

odd

strange

bizarre

eccentric

weird

Jack didn’t know why people were giving him peculiar looks until he realized there was a food stain on his shirt.

 

  • acayip
  • tuhaf
  • garip

 

5

preference (for)

(first) choice

We have white and brown bread. Do you have a preference?

 

  • tercih
  • seçim

6

principal

                                           main

                                           leading

                                           chief

                                           prime

                                           primary

 The principal cause of most success is hard work, not luck or talent.

  • ana
  • asıl
  • esas
  • en önemli

7

solitary

alone

lone

After taking a solitary vacation in a cabin for two weeks, Ned Stark was ready to
return to the company of other humans.

  • yalnız
  • tek başına

8

suitable (for)

eligible (for)

appropriate (for)

Mary asked her mother if her blue dress was suitable for a funeral, or if
she had to wear black.

  • uygun
  • elverişli
  • münasip

9

surplus

excess

extra

More and more restaurants are donating their surplus food to homeless
people.

 

  • fazla
  • artan

 

10

transform (into)

convert

change

My sister plans to transform this messy attic into an attractive office.

  • değiştirmek
  • dönüştürmek
  • çevirmek