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1

disregard

ignore

take no notice of

overlook

The drive with Lee was frightening. Even though the road was icy, he disregarded the speed limit and drove one hundred and thirty kilometres an hour.

  • umursamamak
  • aldırmamak
  • dikkate almamak
  • önemsememek

2

excerpt

part

fragment

Previews advertise films by showing a few excerpts, short scenes that will make people want to come see the whole movie.

 

(kitap, film, müzik) alıntı
aktarma
kesit
iktibas

3

exclude

keep out

leave out

omit

The little boy ran crying to his teacher after other children excluded him from their game.

dışlamak

hariç tutmak

çıkarmak

gruptan atmak

4

hinder

hamper
obstruct
impede
inhibit

The country's economic growth is being hindered by the sanctions.

  • engel olmak
  • mâni olmak
  • alıkoymak

5

misleading

deceptive

In his deceptive answer about the vehicle's history, the salesman said that the used car had never been hit by another car.

  • yanıltıcı
  • aldatıcı

6

monotonous

tedious
dull
uninteresting
unexciting

My days have become monotonous. I get up, go to school, come home, sleep, then do it all over again.

  • sıkıcı
  • yavan
  • tekdüze
  • monoton

7

obtain

get
acquire

When he completed the driver’s education class, Mark obtained a driver’s license.

  • elde etmek
  • kazanmak

8

prey

victim

Too often elderly people are easy prey for swindlers and other criminals.

  • av
  • kurban
  • yem

9

seize

grab
grasp
snatch

The woman screamed when a thief seized her purse.

  • tutmak
  • kavramak
  • yakalamak

10

severe

fierce

extremely bad

In the most severe cases, the disease can lead to blindness.

  • ağır
  • ciddi
  • vahim
  • çok kötü