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1

accompany

go with

escort

The Myers asked my sister to accompany them to the seashore to help take care of their young children.

eşlik etmek

2

desperate (for)

in great need of

The earthquake victims are desperate for food and clothing.

çaresizce muhtaç

çok ihtiyacı var;

çaresiz,

umutsuz

3

determine

figure out

find out exactly

discover

The doctor in the emergency room determined from an x-ray that Chen’s ankle was sprained, not broken.

belirlemek,
saptamak,
tespit etmek

4

dispose (of)

discard

get rid of

throw away

give away

After losing 20 kilos, Mike decided to dispose of all the clothes that reminded him of his old size. He never wanted to see them again.

elden çıkarmak,

den kurtulmak,

çöpe atmak

5

evident

obvious

clear

apparent

manifest

The fact that my aunt dyes her hair is evident— her gray roots show.

açık,
aşikâr,
belli,
meydanda,
ortada

6

improper (for)

inappropriate

unfit

unsuitable

out of place

A bathing suit is fine for the beach, but it’s improper for church.

yanlış,
uygun olmayan,
uygunsuz,
yersiz,
münasebetsiz

7

preserve(from/against)

protect

keep safe

safeguard

conserve

Steps are being taken to preserve the remaining giant redwood trees of California and Oregon for future generations.

korumak,
muhafaza etmek

8

pursue

work towards

strive for

try for

Victor plans to pursue an acting career in New York City. His goal is to become a great actor, not a great star.

 

1 için çabalamak,

için çalışmak

2 takip etmek,

peşinden gitmek

9

rejection

refusal

My brother was upset when he received a letter of rejection from a college he wanted to attend.

ret,

geri çevirme,

kabul etmeme

10

restore

renovate

refurbish

During the 1980s, the Statue of Liberty was restored. The damaged torch and the 1,600 iron bands that hold the copper skin to the frame were replaced.

eski yerine/durumuna/hâline vb. getirmek
onarmak,
yenilemek