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sooner or later

This expression is used to state that something is inevitable and it will happen eventually. There is a Turkish equivalent for this expression. Teenagers and young adults have the tendency to blame everyone and...

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It’s no wonder

This expression is used when something is predictable, expected and natural. Let’s say you have a friend who is a bit lazy and irresponsible. S/he is not attending the lessons, skipping classes oftenly and...

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for the time being

This expression is used to emphasize that something is temporary. It can be used interchangebly with “for now”. Let’s say you have failed in the University Entrance Exam and your annoying relatives are constantly...

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be broke

This expression is used to state that you do not have any money. Let’s say one of your friend comes and invites to a restaurant to have dinner and maybe a couple of drinks....

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catch a cold

This expression means to become ill. It is actually pretty similar to one of the idioms used in Turkish. When a person catches a cold, it is better to keep yourself away from them...

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explicit (adj.)

definition: clear and exact other forms: explicitly (adv.) antonym: implicit (adj.) -You should make it explicit that no one is allowed to leave the room until 3 pm. (You should clearly state it) -Most...

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(be) on your last legs

If a person is on his/her last legs, they are very tired/exhausted or about to die. Think about yourself. You have been in the prep school for almost a year now and you have...

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Prepositions

Certain verbs with prepositions: at: Look at all the beautitul things around you! She glanced at me in the meeting. I laugh at Cem Yılmaz’s jokes. My brother rejoiced at his exam results. I...

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Prepositions

-Place prepositions: in/inside: When I was in the kitchen, I saw a very big spider. I live in Germany for the time being. Manchaster United is the best team in the world. Looking in...

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adverse (adj.)

definition: having a negative or harmful effect on something other forms: adversely (adv.) -This drug is known to have adverse effects on the patients. -We decided to stay at home due to adverse weather...