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not having the things that are needed for a good or healthy life.
The diet allows you to eat small amounts of your favorite foods, so you won't feel deprived.
people who are sleep-deprived [=people who do not get enough sleep]
unhappy or unfriendly.
- I don't know why I get so moody sometimes.
to organize (things) so that the most important thing is done or dealt with first.
It's always difficult to prioritize work, school, and family.
in a way that is large
enough to be noticed or have an effect.
(Önemli bir şekilde)
- People who smoke have a significantly greater risk of developing lung cancer than people who don't.
a final decision or judgment
What is your conclusion? [=what do you conclude?]
to speak or perform without preparation.
If you forget any of your lines, try to improvise.
He had to improvise his opening speech when he forgot his notes.
the power or opportunity
to do something before others do. Girişim / öncelik
If you want to meet her, you're going to have to take the initiative and introduce yourself.
- The company has the opportunity to seize the initiative by getting its new products to the market before its competitors.
to use legal or official power to take (something)
Police seized [=confiscated] the weapons and drugs.
The army has seized control of the city.
A rebel group attempted to seize power.
to spend more money than usual on something for yourself.
You should let yourself splurge once in a while.
We decided to splurge on a bottle of good wine for dinner.
She went on a shopping splurge. [=spree]
The members of that family are famous for theirlongevity. [=for living to be very old]
The longevity of a car's tires depends on how the car is driven.
the unfair practice
of treating some people better than others. Kayırmacılık
He accused the teacher of showing favoritism in assigning grades.
to affect or change (someone or something) in an indirect but usually important way : to have an influence on (someone or something)
I was deeply/greatly influenced by my parents.
No one knows what may have influenced them to commit these crimes.
the inner, juicy part
of a fruit or vegetable. Posa, ezme.
The fruit has sweet, juicy pulp and hard, black seeds.
to agree to do, give, or allow (something asked for or hoped for)
She granted me an interview. [=she agreed to let me interview her]
to make (someone) feel confused and foolish in front of other people.
Unexpected laughter embarrassed the speaker.
having no limits; extremely large or great.
She has infinite patience when she's dealing with children.
to get value or use from (something);
to use (someone or something) in a way that helps you unfairly.
He has never fully exploited his talents.
She said the tragedy had been exploited by the media.
using few words in speech or writing.
a laconic reply/responsea
He had a reputation for being laconic.
a difficult situation or condition.
We had to learn to deal with adversity.
a hard, strong material that is used for building and made by mixing cement, sand, and broken rocks with water.
to cover or form (something) with concrete.
- Beton; somut; betonla kaplamak
Their religion promises eternal bliss [=joy] in heaven.
a very strong feeling of dislike or disgust
She was struck with revulsion at the sight of the dead animal.
a particular goal or aim : something that a person hopes to do or achieve;
a desire to be successful, powerful, or famous.
My first ambition as a child was to be in the circus.
The wife of a famous poet, she had literary ambitions of her own. [=she wanted to be a writer too]
He lacked ambition and couldn't compete with the others.
- to make (someone) very happy and excited.
- neşelendirmek; gururlandırmak.
The discovery has elated researchers.
funny and clever. Hazır cevap, nükteci.
a witty remark (nükteli yorum).
a feeling of great respect and approval.
She looked at them in admiration.
I have/feel great admiration for her courage.
We were filled with admiration for him.
She earned/won the admiration of her coworkers.
Lust (noun / verb)
a strong feeling of sexual desire; a strong desire for something.
to have a strong (sexual) desire for someone
He was motivated more by lust than love. [=more by the desire for sex than by affection]
He was driven by a lust for power.
He lusted after the prettiest girl in the school.
He had lusted for her for years.
She's been lusting after [=craving] that job for many months.
to cause (someone) to have a strong feeling of dislike for something especially because it has a very unpleasant appearance, taste, smell, etc.
The greasy food they were serving disgusted [=repulsed] him.
very annoyed or angry about something : feeling or showing disgust.
He's disgusted by all the attention people give to celebrities.
He had a disgusted expression on his face.
She was disgusted with herself for not knowing the answer.
He had his tonsils out
a feeling that something is going to happen : the feeling that you have when you are expecting something.
A woman looks out a window with some expectancy.
having a feeling or belief that you can do something well or succeed at something.
The class made me more confident (about myself).
a confident young businesswoman
I am confident about my ability to do the job.
to make (someone or something) strong, healthy, or active again.
The doctors were trying to revive the patient. [=to make the unconscious patient conscious again]
Visiting my old house has revived [=brought back] childhood memories.
The water revived [=refreshed] the flowers.
an official order
given by a person with power or by a government.
The President issued a decree making the day a national holiday.
The soldiers read the people a royal decree. [=an order given by a king or queen]
to order or decide (something) in an official way
The government decreed a national holiday.
The change was decreed by the President.
The City Council has decreed that all dogs must be kept on a leash.
- to create (a CD, book, list, etc.) by gathering things (such as songs or pieces of writing or information).
- He compiled a book of poems.She compiled a list of names.
to put together (various songs, pieces of writing, facts, etc.) in a publication or collection.
They took the best submissions and compiled them in a single issue of the magazine.
We compiled our findings in the report.
recruit (verb / noun)
to find suitable people
and get them to join a company, an organization, the armed forces, etc.
to form or build (a group, team, army, etc.)
by getting people to join
the newest recruit on the team.
She's one of the department's new recruits.
- We recruited a crew of volunteers to help us.
- a person who has recently joined the armede forces, a company, organization, etc.
I’m going to have to let you go.
He was dismissed for turning up late on a regular basis.
The director was discharged of his duties.
give someone the axe.
give someone their cards.
give someone the boot