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mek/mak üzere
1.       lana-
352 posts
 19 May 2012 Sat 12:08 am

One of meanings  is IN ORDER TO

Benimle konuşmak üzere buraya gelmiş

Okula gitmek üzere evden çikti

But there ‘s one more. And I don’t understand it... L There are examples

Vakit bitmek üzere. Biraz çabuk ol.

Kız bugün çok yorgun. Koltukta uyumak üzere.

So pls biraz bana yardım edin

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2.       tunci
7149 posts
 19 May 2012 Sat 12:15 am

 

Quoting lana-

One of meanings  is IN ORDER TO

Benimle konuşmak üzere buraya gelmiş

Okula gitmek üzere evden çikti

But there ‘s one more. And I don’t understand it... L There are examples

Vakit bitmek üzere. Biraz çabuk ol.

Kız bugün çok yorgun. Koltukta uyumak üzere.

So pls biraz bana yardım edin

 

in that case ´üzere´ is used as "almost " ,´ about to ´

Vakit bitmek üzere. Biraz çabuk ol.

Time is almost over. Hurry up.

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Kız bugün çok yorgun. Koltukta uyumak üzere.

The girl is very tired today. She is about to sleep on the settee.

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past tense ;

Evden tam çıkmak üzereydim ki komşum geldi.

I was just about to leave home that my neighbour came .

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Edited (5/19/2012) by tunci

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3.       tristerecuerdos
518 posts
 19 May 2012 Sat 02:55 am

 

Quoting tunci

 

 

in that case ´üzere´ is used as "almost " ,´ about to ´

Vakit bitmek üzere. Biraz çabuk ol.

Time is almost over. Hurry up.

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Kız bugün çok yorgun. Koltukta uyumak üzere.

The girl is very tired today. She is about to sleep on the settee.

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past tense ;

Evden tam çıkmak üzereydim ki komşum geldi.

I was just about to leave home that my neighbour came .

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Tunci, would you please give more examples on uzere?

 

thanks!

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4.       tunci
7149 posts
 19 May 2012 Sat 03:03 am

 

Quoting tristerecuerdos

 

 

Tunci, would you please give more examples on uzere?

 

thanks!

 

 

            Şimdi tam uyumaya gitmek üzereydim.

             Now, I was just about to go to sleep.

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            Tam uyumaya gitmek üzereydim ki sen bu soruyu sordun.

            I was just about to go to sleep that you asked this question.

          ---------------------------------------------------------

           Tam dışarı çıkmak üzereydim ki yağmur başladı.

            I was just about to go out that the rain started.

          ---------------------------------------------------------

            Ben gitmek üzereyken sen geldin.

           You came while I was just about to go.

           --------------------------------------------------------

 

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5.       tristerecuerdos
518 posts
 19 May 2012 Sat 11:09 pm

 

Quoting tunci

 

 

 

           Şimdi tam uyumaya gitmek üzereydim.

             Now, I was just about to go to sleep.

           -----------------------------------------

            Tam uyumaya gitmek üzereydim ki sen bu soruyu sordun.

            I was just about to go to sleep that you asked this question.

          ---------------------------------------------------------

           Tam dışarı çıkmak üzereydim ki yağmur başladı.

            I was just about to go out that the rain started.

          ---------------------------------------------------------

            Ben gitmek üzereyken sen geldin.

           You came while I was just about to go.

           --------------------------------------------------------

 

 

thank you Tuncı! that was really helpful!

 

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