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Adverbial phrases
1.       tunci
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 17 Oct 2013 Thu 07:18 pm


Adverbial phrases

Some adverbial phrases that are seen in group or repetitive form. Such as ;


"hemen hemen" ----> almost, nearly

gece gündüz   ---->  day and night

er geç  --->  sooner or  later, eventually

ikide bir  ---> again and again, constantly, all the time.

İkide bir  onu rahatsız ediyordu. --->  He was disturbing her constantly.

aşağı yukarı ---> approximately, more or less

Aşağı yukarı beş kilometre yürüdük. ---> We walked approximately 5 km.

Hemen şimdi ---> Right now, straightaway, at once.

Hemen şimdi getiriyorum. ---> I am bringing it right now. 

Kırk yılda bir ---> Once in a blue moon.

Buraya yağmur kırk yılda bir yağar. ---> It rains here once in a blue moon. [ In other words, it is very rare to see raining here ]

arada sırada ---> Occasionally, sometimes, now and then.

Arada sırada bize uğrar ---> He visits us sometimes. 

az çok ---> more or less

şöyle böyle ---> so so , not too bad

üç aşağı beş yukarı ---> approximately, roughly.

doğru dürüst ---> properly.

İşini doğru dürüst yap ! ---> Do your job properly !

Edited (10/17/2013) by tunci

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