6 Ağustos 2012 Pazartesi

İngilizce Deyimler V

MAKE FOR: Go (or come) towards.

This ship is making for Karşıyaka.
The mad dog made for me, so I made off.

MAKE UP: Use cosmetics.

Television actors have to make up very carefully.

MAKE UP: Fabricate, compose.

She knew she would be late, so she began making up her excuse.
Do you like song? I made it up myself.

MAKE UP INTO: We buy sugar in bulk and make it up into kilo packets before selling it.

MAKE UP FOR: Compensate for.

A few days holiday will make up for the extra work you did last week.

MAKE UP TO: Flatter, try to find favour (with).

The cat is making up to me, hoping to get more milk.

MAKE OFF WITH: Run away (with).

The thief made off with my wallet.

MAKE OUT: Discern, (by sight, by hearing, understanding)

He speaks so fast I can’t make out what he says.
Can you make out this word? It’s badly written.

MAKE OUT: Prepare an account, bill, cheque.

Make your cheque out to “Essadarius Center”

MAKE OVER: Transfer property.

When my uncle retired he made the firm over to my cousin.

MAKE DO (WITH): Manage as well as one can (with).

There are no means of cooking anything today so please make do with a sandwich for lunch. 

MAKE UP ONE’S MIND: Decide, form a firm opinion.

I can’t give you an answer immediately, -I need a few days to make up my mind whether to say “yes, or no”.

MIX UP: Confuse.

He mixed up the addresses so that no one got the right letters.

MUCK ABOUT/AROUND: To behave in a silly way or to waste the time.

Stop mucking around and come and help me.

POINT OUT: To direct attenttion to sth. Indicate, show.

I’d like to point out that we haven’t got much time to play baskatball.

PUT STH ACROSS/OVER: To say sth clearly, so that people can understand it.

He didn’t put his ideas across very well at the meeting.

PUT BACK: To return sth to its place.

He put books back on the shelf.

PUT BACK: To change the time shown on a clock, etc.. to an earlier time.

We have put the clocks back tonigt.

PUT STH FORWARD: To change the time shown on a clock, etc to a later time.

We put the clocks in sprig.

PUT BY: Save, not spend.

I have put by a little money for my old age.

PUT OUT: Extinguish.

Please put out the light before you go to sleep.

PUT OUT: Embarrass.

The young man’s tactless questions put me out.

PUT OFF: Postpone.

We are very busy at the office, I must put off my holiday for a while.

PUT UP: Lodge, find a bed.

When I am in London I usually put up at my uncle’s house.
My uncle. puts me up in Havza.

PUT UP WITH: Bear, stand, endure, suffer.

He is very rude. I can’t put up with his bad manners.
Can you put up with the pain?My dentist asked me.

PUT OFF: Cause to dislike, repel.

It’s the smell that puts me off beer.
The title of the film put me off and I never went to see it.

REVEL IN DOING STH: To enjoy sth very much.

He likes being famous and revels in the attention he gets.

RIG STH UP: To make sth quickly.

We tried to rig up a shelter, using our rugs and coats.

RING BACK: To phone sb again.

RUN OUT OFF: Have no more.

We’ve run out of sugar so we can’t have tea today.

BE RUN DOWN: Weak, not well.

The doctor says I’m run down and need a holiday.

RUN DOWN: Speak ill of someone.

She’s always running someone down but never to anyone’s face.

STAND BY: Be present but take no action.

Would you sand by while someone set fire to your house?

STAND BY: Support someone.

Don’t be afraid to speak to the boss...we’ll all stand by you.

STAND BY: Be present in case one is needed.Act as reserve.

We shall need six men to sail the boat and to to stand by.

STAND FOR: signify, represent.

The leters U.N.O. stand for United Nations Organisation.

STAND FOR: Offer oneself as a candidate.

Is Essa standing for chairman? I shall stand for parliament next year.

SET ABOUT: Make a start.

M.Ali would like to join a club but doesn’t know how to set about it.

SET OFF: Ornament, embellish.

She wore a plain black hat set off with a little bunch of violets.

SET OUT: Display arrange in good order.

A shopkeeper sets out his goods to attract customers.
Public speakers and writers should seet out their points in logical sequence.

SET UP: Establish, form.

The government has set up a committee.
I should like to set up my own business.

TAKE AFTER: Be like resemble.

M.Ali takes after his father in character.

TAKE IN: Cheat, deceive.

You can’t take me in with your stories of green horses and castles in Spain.

TAKE ON: Engage.

Tell the champion I’ll take him on for $50000.

TAKE OFF: Leave the ground.

Aeroplanes take off and all day at this busy airport.

TAKE OFF: Imitate in order to ridicule.

Have you heard Alper taking off the Prime Minister?He is really funny.

TAKE TO: Feel a liking for.

I took to this country on my very first day here.

TAKE UP: Begin to occupy oneself with.

I must take up tennis again.

TAKE OVER: Replace, act in place of.

At ten o’clock M.Ali takes over from the captain.
The captain takes over again from ESER UMAN in the morning.

TURN OUT: Result.

I’ve never made a cake before but this one has turned out very well.
Don’t worry, eveything will turn out all right.

TURN OUT: Produce.

Our factory turns out five hundred cars eveyday.

TURN OUT: Clothe, dress.

Essa always turns his children out very clear and tidy.

TURN DOWN: Reject.

The manager turned down my request for a day off.

TURN UP: Appear when not expected.

We were surprised. Gökhan turned up at the party last night.

WEAR OUT: Wear until useless.

These old shoes are still very good. Perhaps I’ll never wear them out.

WORK OUT: Reckon.

How much is ¼ of 268? Work out the answer in your mind.

WORK OUT: Prepare.

Have you worked out a timetable for the gymnasium yet.

WRITE OFF: Declare it valueless.

Eser’s car was so badly damaged that the insurance company simply wrote it off.

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