Kedilerle İlgili Bilmeniz Gereken 10 İngilizce Deyim
Kediler, gerçekten de ilginç hayvanlar. Hayatımız üzerindeki etkileri dillere de yansımış durumda. Bu yüzden kedilerle ilgili 10 en bilinen deyimi sizler için listeledim. 10’dan geriye doğru sayabiliriz.
10. A cat nap
(a short sleep during the day)
Kestirmek veya gündüz uykusu anlamında kullanılan bu deyimde kesinlikle hemen her yerde, günün her saati uyuyabilen kedilerden esinlenilmiş. Örneğin şu şekilde cümlelerde kullanılabilir.
Alice: “Hey Mark, is Heather awake?”
Mark: “No, she said she was tired and wanted to take a quick catnap.”
9. Rain cats and dogs
Bizdeki bardaktan boşalırcasına yağmur yağması deyimi İngilizcede bu şekilde kullanılıyor. Kulağa biraz garip gelse de hemen her dilde deyimleri biraz garip buluyorum ben. Gelin örneğe bakalım.
#1: We were so disappointed that it rained cats and dogs for our whole vacation in Hawaii.
#2: We wanted to have a barbecue this weekend, but it’s been raining cats and dogs since Friday evening.
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Sefa Kırlı is a Supervisor at Yasar University School of Foreign Languages in İzmir since 2015. He has been working as a language instructor since 2010. He started teaching at Dokuz Eylül University School of Foreign Languages, Modern Languages, Conservatory and School of Nursery. In 2012, he moved to Helsinki, Finland as Comenius Language Assistance. In Finland, he taught English to Finnish and Swedish students at Sipoonjoen Koulu, Leppätäen Koulu (Immersion School), Kyrkoby Skola and Kungsvägen Skola. He also did some intercultural projects like Sing in 4 Languages (Turkish, Finnish, Swedish and English), Geometry in Life (E-twinning Project). After his great discovery of Nordic culture, he moved back to Turkey and joined the Turkish Army. In the army, he taught English at Non-Commissioned Officer (NCO) Vocational College. Since the summer of 2014, he has been teaching English at the School of Foreign Language at Yaşar University.
Nowadays, he is forcing his students to record video homework, teaching them how to use Twitter as writing practice platform and using every means available for his colloquies to use Google for Education.
He is into song writing and has been playing with a metal band called Baraka for over 10 years. He was born in a little Aegean town and raised by his beloved parents Filiz & Kadir. He has a fun-tastic brother named Kıvanç. He is living happily after with his angelic girlfriend, Berçin and adorable cat, Pırtık.