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1

adequate

sufficient,
enough,
ample

When I didn’t have time to wash the windows, I hired a neighbor’s child to do it. He did an adequate job— not perfect, but good enough.

yeterli

kâfi

2

appeal (to sb)

plead

ask for emotionally

Every year, charities such as the American Cancer Society appeal to us for money to help cure disease.

  • yakarmak
  • yalvarmak
  • rica etmek
  • (duygusal tonda) istemek

3

awkward

clumsy

ungraceful

unskillful

Rick is such an awkward dancer that he constantly steps on his partner’s feet.

  • hantal
  • beceriksiz
  • sakar

4

customary

usual,

traditional,

conventional

Americans usually eat their big meal in the evening. In Ireland, however, it is customary to eat a big dinner in the afternoon and a light meal at night.

  • alışılmış
  • âdet olan
  • geleneksel
  • âdetten

5

establish

set up

found

The first lending library was established in Scotland in 1725.

  • (şirket, kurum, fabrika ..vs) kurmak
  • tesis etmek
  • oluşturmak

6

potential

capability,
capacity,
ability,
power

My grandmother had the potential to be a great teacher, but she couldn’t afford to go to college.

  • potansiyel
  • gizli güç
  • gizli yetenek

7

respond

answer,
reply

You asked me a question, so why don’t you stop talking for a minute so that I can respond?

  • cevap/karşılık vermek
  • yanıtlamak

8

vanish

disappear,
vanish into thin air

You gave a stranger $500 in cash to paint your house? How do you know he won’t vanish with the money?

  • aniden gözden kaybolmak

9

variety

assortment

diversity

sort

kind

In the spring, the woods contain a variety of wildflowers, including bluebells, daffodils, and violets.

  • çeşit
  • tür
  • çeşitlilik

10

wholesome

healthy,
health-giving,
healthful

The city residents are planning a community garden where they can grow their own fresh, wholesome fruits and vegetables.

  • sağlıklı
  • sağlığa yararlı