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1

abandon

leave/strand (1)

quit/let go of (2)

Because they ran out of money, the scientists had to abandon their research project.

  • birşeyi, birini geri dönmemek koşuluyla bırakmak, terketmek (1)
  • bir fikri, planı izlemeyi bırakmak ya da birşeyi bitirmeden vazgeçmek (2)

 

2

alert

wide-awake

vigilant

watchful

If you are riding a bicycle on a busy city street, you need to be alert at all times.

  • uyanık
  • tetikte
  • teyakkuzda

3

circumstances

conditions

facts

My sister and brother-in-law had a big argument about something yesterday, but I do not know the exact circumstances.

  • koşullar
  • durumlar
  • şartlar

4

devote (to)

dedicate (to)

commit (to)

give

Professor Morales devoted her life to the study of ancient Egypt.

(zaman/enerji vb. belli bir amaç için )

  • adamak
  • vakfetmek
  • vermek

5

dominate

control
be in control of
prevail over

Her husband completely dominates her; she can't decide on her own.

  • egemen/hakim olmak
  • idaresi/kontrolü altına almak

6

function

purpose

role

What is the function of that green button on the front of the machine?
 

  • işlev
  • görev
  • amaç

7

idle

inactive

lazy

When the boss is out of town, many of the workers in this store are idle much of the time.

  • boş
  • aylak
  • işsiz

8

overcome

defeat

beat

get over

With the help of swimming lessons, I overcame my fear of water.

  • üstesinden gelmek
  • alt etmek
  • halletmek

9

primary

chief

main

predominant

principal

The primary reason for the family reunion is to celebrate Grandma’s ninetieth birthday.

  • ana
  • temel
  • asıl
  • esas

10

theme

subject

idea

topic

The writing assignment is a five-hundred-word paper on the theme “ a surprising event.”

  • tema
  • fikir
  • konu