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1

associate

get together

socialize

mingle

 

I no longer wish to be associated with people like him.

  • ile ilişki kurmak
  • ile arkadaşlık etmek
  • ile görüşmek

2

barrier (to)

obstacle

block

He argues that regulations should not be viewed as barriers to progress.

  • engel
  • bariyer
  • set
  • mani

3

estimate

roughly calculate
guess

He estimates that current oil reserves are 20 percent lower than they were a year ago.

  • tahmin etmek
  • kestirmek

4

fatigue

tiredness
weariness
exhaustion

The drug's side effects include headache and fatigue.

  • yorgunluk
  • halsizlik
  • argınlık
  • bitkinlik

5

flimsy

weak

light

thin

frail

The next time a hard wind blows, that flimsy shed in our back yard is likely to fall down.

  • ince ve hafif
  • uydurmasyon
  • zayıf ve çürük
  • entipüften

6

hospitality

friendliness
warm reception

The family we visited in Turkey showed us true hospitality. “ Our house is your house,” they told us.

  • konukseverlik
  • misafirperverlik

7

justify

give grounds for
give reasons for

Nothing can justify the cruel way that the man beats her wife.

  • haklı göstermek
  • haklı çıkarmak

8

mistrust

doubt

be suspicious of
You should mistrust any text message that says you’ve won some wonderful prize. Chances are it isn’t true.

  • güvenmemek
  • duyduğu güven ve inancı yitirmek
  • den sıdkı sıyrılmak

9

persecute

oppress

torment

treat cruelly

The country's leader relentlessly persecutes those who talk against the regime.

  • zulüm yapmak
  • zulmetmek
  • eziyet etmek
  • sıkıntı vermek

10

soothe

calm

comfort

Sometimes the sound of a vacuum cleaner will soothe fussy babies and help them go to sleep.

  • yatıştırmak
  • sakinleştirmek
  • teskin etmek
  • (ağrıyı,sızıyı) hafifletmek