EŞANLAMLI SÖZCÜKLER (02)

SYNONYMS

ADVANCED LEVEL

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    01 --  That he would get himself involved in some accident in the end was inevitable from the very beginning.

a. improbable
b. impossible
c. unexpected
d. inescapable
e.
unfamiliar

  

02 --  She vaguely reminds me of my first wife.

a. hatefully
b. joyfully
c. stupidly
d. slightly
e.
carelessly

  

03 --  She was fined for abusive language.

a. swearing
b. useful expressions
c. needless words
d. excellent speech
e. a foreign accent


  

04 --  This is a complete edition; it is not abridged.

a. censored
b. unfinished
c. shortened
d. in manuscript form
e.
censured

  

05 --  His doctor recommended that he abstain from alcohol.

a. drink more and more
b. stay away from
c. hate without reason
d. consume enormous quantities of
e.
sell and make a profit from

  

BİRİNCİ NOT: To MY mind, "the good doctor" -- so the saying goes -- should recommend "a" or "d"...

İKİNCİ NOT: Buradaki "recommended that he + DO" yapısı, TÜRKLER İÇİN İLERİ PRATİK İNGİLİZCE başlıklı elektronik kitabımın Bölüm 7 (ad-tümcelikler) "emir tümcesinden ad-tümcelik" konusunda ele alınmaktadır. Kitap hakkında bilgi için, sitemiz anasayfasına bknz.

06 --  The captain wouldn't abandon the sinking ship until the very last moment.

a. stay on and go down with
b. save and sail
c. mend, repair and fix
d.
inspect and report
e. quit and leave

  

07 --  You might borrow money from a friend, but not from an ordinary acquaintance.

a. royal personage
b. old age pensioner
c. enemy agent
d. member of the family
e. somebody you happen to know


  

08 --  He wrote a remarkable book towards the end of his life.

a. illegible
b. unintelligible
c. noteworthy
d. inconsiderate
e.
illegitimate

  

09 --  Everyone says that Ali and Güneş resemble their father, both in nature and nurture.

a. eulogize
b. imitate
c. take after
d. perceive
e. pretend


  

NATURE encompasses such concepts as "congenital, by birth, through genetic make-up"...

NURTURE encompasses such concepts as "upbringing, education, environmental influences"...

10 --  The Social Democrats are going to appeal to the Supreme Court for the repealing of the new police laws.

a. confirmation
b. transformation
c. cancellation
d.
approval
e. applause

  

11 --  The girl-scouts were marching three abreast.

a. side by side
b. harmoniously
c. in a tandem fashion
d. in unison
e. one after the other


  

12 --  Your excuses are all beside the point.

a. disrespectful
b. relative
c. irrelevant
d. indifferent
e. omnivorous


  

INDIFFERENT : Lütfen sözlüğü açıp anlamına bakınız. ÇOK ŞAŞIRACAKSINIZ...

OMNIVOROUS : İki kardeş sözcüğü de ben söyleyivereyim: "carnivorous" ve "herbivorous"... Birincisi için ipucu: "carnal pleasures"... İkincisi için ipucu : "herbal tea"...

13 --  I can see that you've terribly neglected your husband all through these years.

a. refused and removed
b. forgotten and disremembered
c. not cared enough for
d. accused and blamed
e.
obstructed and distracted

  

14 --  Most people hate and are disgusted by cruelty to defenceless animals.

a. disprove
b. overlook
c. approve of
d. detest
e. abolish


  

Bu soruyu, yıllardır "Hayvan hakları yasasını" sürüncemede bırakıp şimdi ortalıkta oy dilenen siyasetçilere ithaf ediyorum (no pun intended)... "Bu memlekette insan hakları varmı ki" diyenleri de aynı ölçüde kınıyorum: "Hak" ve "haklar" anlayışı bir bütündür: Ne insana, kadına, çocuğa saygı göstermeyenden doğaya, hayvanlara, ormanlara saygı bekleyebilirsiniz, ne de doğa bilinci olmayan aynı ilkel kafalılardan insan haklarına saygı...

15 --  Corrupt political elites in the developing world, working hand-in-hand with greedy business people and unscrupulous investors, are putting private gain before the welfare of citizens and the economic development of their countries.

a. patriotic and humanitarian
b. industrious, diligent, hard-working
c. truthful, honest, sincere
d. conscientious, high-principled
e. dishonest, crooked, degenerate and depraved


  

16 --  There're very few left now of the Australian aborigines still following their traditional way of life.

a. veterans
b. archetypes
c. natives
d.
primitives
e. prototypes

  

17 --  I will not accept his services as a go-between. He has been ever so biased all through this case.

a. prejudiced
b. impartial
c. bigoted
d. mindful
e.
bad-tempered

  

ever so + sıfat = very much so...

18 --  Do I have to stay here and witness all this absurdity?

a. great drama
b. nonsense and foolishness
c. tragic event
d. memorable occasion
e.
incredible mystery

  

19 --  I want you to give me an accurate account of what really happened there.

a. erroneous
b. suitable
c. insincere
d. harmonious
e.
correct

  

20 --  Charity begins at home.

a. Being considerate and helpful
b. Bringing up children alone
c. Callousness and wickedness
d. Reciprocal violence

e. Indifference to others' miseries

  

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