9 Eylül 2018 Pazar

Upper intermediate words you must know



Week 1

-reinforce -> to make something stronger -> güçlendirmek, pekiştirmek, sağlaştırmak, takviye etmek
  • ‘She said that from the time Ian was about 2 years old, she had worked with him to reinforce certain habits.’

-ostensible -> stated or appearing to be true, but not necessarily so -> göstermelik, görünürdeki, sözde, göze çarpan, görünen.

'the delay may have a deeper cause than the ostensible reason'


-augment-> To increase size or value of something by adding something to it -> artırmak, çoğltmak, uzatmak, büyütmek, artmak

he augmented his summer income by painting houses


-takeaway-> a key fact, point, or idea to be remembered, typically one emerging from a discussion or meeting.
-> Çıkarım

"the main takeaway for me is that we need to continue to communicate all the things we're doing for our customers"

-intrinsic-> belonging naturally; essential.-> gerçek, esas, asıl 

"access to arts is intrinsic of high quality life"

-cooperate->act jointly; work toward the same end.-> işbirliği yapmak, birlikte çalışmak, yardımlaşmak

"the leaders promised to cooperate in ending the civil war"

-strive->make great efforts to achieve or obtain something.-> çabalamak, uğraşmak, gayret etmek, didinmek, mücadele etmek

"national movements were striving for independence"

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