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Grate

rendelemek

 

  • Peel and grate the potatoes.
  • grated cheese

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STURDY

adv. -dily

n. -diness

adj. - strong, well-made, and not easily broken;

       - s.o. who is sturdy is strong, and healthy looking

       - determined and not easily persuaded to change your opinions

SOLID

  • Since root vegetables are  sturdy, grate them
  • That chair doesn't look very sturdy.
  • sturdy comfortable shoes
  • a sturdy young man
  • sturdy legs
  • They kept up a sturdy opposition to the plan.

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CRISP

adj. food that is crispy is pleasantly hard on the outside

 

  • If they’re still too crispy for comfort, marinate them
  • a piece of crispy fried bread

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vinaigrette

/vinəɡret/

n. a mixture of oil, vinegar, salt, and pepper that you put on a salad

salad dressing

  • marinate them for a  half hour or longer in a vinaigrette.

 

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to scarf

(to scarf down/up) to eat something very quickly

2. n. atkı, plural scarfs or scarves

 

  • It fills you up and elongates the meal, which prevents you from scarfing down your food.
  • She scarfed down a bagel on her way to work.

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to spritz

to spray small amounts of a liquid on something

spritz n. countable

SPRAY, SPRANKLE,

SQUIRT LIGHTLY

  • Mix vodka with water and a few drops of liquid dish soap in a spray bottle, and spritz directly onto your target.

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to numb

adv. -bly

n. -bness

 

 

to make someone unable to feel pain or feel things they are touching

UYUŞTURMAK

  • (Vodka) Not only does it kill bacteria, but it can also help to numb the area.
  • The cold had numbed her fingers
  • the numbing effect of the drug
  • He was numbed by the shock of his wife's death

n. a part of your body that is numb is unable to feel anything, for example because you are very cold

  • My fingers were so numb I could hardly write
  • The anaesthetic made his whole face go numb.
  • numb with shock/fear/terror etc
  • I just sat there, numb with fear

 

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dingy

n. -giness

adj. dark, dirty, and in bad condition

  • If your jewels are looking dingy, try soaking them in vodka
  • a dingy room
  • a dingy side-street

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to rinse

to wash clothes, dishes, vegetables etc quickly with water, especially running water, and without soap

  • ...then rinsing them with water
  • Let me just rinse my hands
  • Don't forget to rinse out your swimsuit

(rinse something off/out/away etc)

also. to put colour into your hair [= dye]

also. rinse your mouth: çalkala!

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gemstone

/jimsto:n/

n. gem(mücevher) ,jewel, precious stone

KIYMETLİ TAŞ

  • It’s safe for diamonds and other gemstones, too

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to digest

1) hazmetmek, sindirmek

  • This can cause gas and bloating in the estimated one in three people who has difficulty digesting fructose
  • Their stomaches can't digest other foods properly until this age

2) özümsemek: understand and assimilate information

  • Evaluating and digesting the information.
  • The computer digested your labors into a form understandable by a program.

n. öz: a comilation or summary of material or information

  • a digest of their findings

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bloat

şişkinlik

v. to fill soft substance with gas, water; to cause to swell

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digestive tract

sindirim sistemi

(tract: kanal, boru)

  •  But physical activity stimulates the muscles of your digestive tract, which helps move through your GI tract the food and air bubbles that make you feel bloated.

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circadian

/sörkeydiyın/

adj. (sutki) of relating to (recurring naturally) or showing rhytmic behaivour with a period of 24 hours esp. a biological process.

  • the body's circadian rhythm
  • Changes in your circadian rhythm throw off the hormones that help food and waste move through your gut.

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festivity

1. n. [plural] things such as drinking, eating, or dancing that are done to celebrate a special occasion:

kutlama

  • If you’re looking for “America’s biggest birthday party,” then this is the place to be. The festivities start with...
  • The festivities started with a procession through the town.

2 . [uncountable] a happy feeling that exists when people celebrate something:

  • There was an air of festivity in the village.
     

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to spill into

v. (of a number of people) to move out of somewhere quickly (+out of s.where)

dök(ül)mek

  • “About half a million people from the region spill into this community of 13,000 to experience the musically choreographed display.
  • The students began to spill out of the building.

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spectacle

/spektikıl/ sth exhibited to view; usually sth presented to view as extraordinary, or unusual and worthy of special notice;

a reamarkable or noteworthy sight/show

  • The spectacle is visible from anywhere in Addison.

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to cradle

to be the place of origin of..

beşikliğini yapmak

  • "A city that cradled the American Revolution and once threw wild tea parties hosts a party of a different kind today,”

n.beşik

  • The northeastern states cradled an American Industrial Revolution

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curiosty

n. the desire to know about something

MERAK

  • Margaret looked at him with curiosity.

 

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fierce

şiddetli, kızgın

  • a fierce witch had taken posession of the tower

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merchandise

n. goods that are being sold

ticari mallar

  • travellers bringing food and merchandise.
  • A range of official Disney merchandise was on sale.

v. to try to sell goods or services using methods such as advertising

to market

  • If the product is properly merchandised, it should sell very well.

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savage

vahşi, barbar

  • she opens the gate wide open to savage tribes from the north.

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valiant

(vaillant)

brave, manful

cesur, yürekli

  • the sword was th valiant Watanabi's.

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to be a credit to

+ (so/sth)

+(one's memory)

(also) do somebody/something credit to;

to behave so well or be so successful that your family, team etc are proud of you

layık olmak

  • still we have the sword, i can fight, i can be a credit to my father's memory.
  • She's a credit to her profession.
  • Your children really do you credit.

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heed

to pay heed to something

to take heed of something:

to pay attention to something, especially something someone says, and seriously consider it

  • So the witch paid little heed to Watanabi's son.
  • The government was taking little heed of these threats.

v. to pay attention to someone's advice or warning.

  • If she had only heeded my warnings, none of this would have happened.

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splendour

n. glory

ışıltı, tantana, şaşa

  • but the splendour of Watanabi's sword blinded her.

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