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1

apparent

evident
plain
obvious
clear
manifest

It’s apparent that Sally and Matt have settled their quarrel; they are dating steadily again.

  • aşikâr
  • açık
  • görünen
  • besbelli
  • bariz

 

2

automatic

self-activating

The multi-storey car park will be equipped with electronic gates, automatic lighting, and CCTV to improve safety.

  • otomatik
  • kendi kendine çalışan

3

burden

heavy load

hardship

onus

In addition to working outside the home, women in both urban and rural areas carry the burden of domestic duties and child care.

  • yük
  • ağır yük
  • külfet

 

4

economical

thrifty

money-saving

To decide which car is most economical, compare prices, gas mileage, and repair costs.

  • idareli (insan)
  • hesabını bilen (insan)
  • keseye uygun (şey)
  • az masraflı (şey)

5

extravagant

spendthrift
wasteful
prodigal

He buys me extravagant gifts and tells me to come to work early so that he can seduce me.

  • müsrif
  • savurgan

6

fulfill

carry out

accomplish

achieve

do

conduct

Mike doesn’t like his job, but he promised to stay with it at least one year, and  therefore he plans to fulfill that promise.

  • (bir görevi/vaadi/sorumluluğu vb.) yerine getirmek/yapmak
  • (bir isteği/hayali/amacı) gerçekleştirmek

7

influence

affect
have an effect on
exert influence on

I am not going to give you a list of suggestions because I would like you just to give your decision without influencing your choice.

  • etkilemek
  • tesir etmek

8

security

safety

protection

For nighttime security, the owner of the jewelry shop turns on a burglar alarm.

 

  • emniyet
  • güvenlik

9

sympathize (with)

feel pity for

feel sorry for

Sean sent Sally flowers and a card to show he sympathized with her when her mother died.

 

  • acısını paylaşmak
  • halinden anlamak
  • (acısını/sıkıntısını/kederini) paylaşmak

10

transfer

move

send

convey

f you transfer something or someone from one place to another, or they transfer from one place to another, they go from the first place to the second.

  • nakletmek
  • aktarmak
  • transfer etmek
  • devretmek