Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Turkish translation of “be”

be

auxiliary verb
 
 
strong /biː/ weak /bi, /
A2 used with the present participle of other verbs to describe actions that are or were still continuing
yardıncı fiil (am, is, are, was, were)
Where are you going? How long have you been sitting there? He was standing by the window. He's working at the moment.
A2 used with the present participle of other verbs, and sometimes after a modal verb, to describe actions that will happen in the future
modal fiiller ile ve diğer fiillerle üçüncü hallerini içeren yapıda kullanılır
I'm going to France next week. I'll be coming back on Tuesday.
A2 used with the past participle of other verbs to form the passive
fiillerin üçüncü halleriyle edilgen yapıda kullanılır
He was injured in a car crash. The results will be announced next week.
used in conditional sentences to say what might happen
ikinci tip şartlı cümlelerde kullanlır
If he were to offer me the job, I'd take it.
used to say that someone must or should do something
zorunluluk belirten hallerde kullanılır
You are not to see him again.Duty, obligation and responsibility
formal used to show that something has been organized
bir şeylerin düzenlenmiş olduğunu göstermede kullanılır
They are to stay with us when they arrive.
(Definition of be auxiliary verb from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary English-Turkish © Cambridge University Press)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “be” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

for starters

used to say that something is the first in a list of things

Word of the Day

Come on – you can do it! Phrasal verbs with ‘come’.

by Liz Walter​,
November 19, 2014
As part of an occasional series on the tricky subject of phrasal verbs, this blog looks at ones formed with the verb ‘come’. If you are reading this blog, I’m sure you already know come from, as it is one of the first things you learn in class: I come from Scotland/Spain.

Read More 

ped-text verb

November 24, 2014
to text someone while walking I’m ped-texting, I’m looking down at my phone, 75 percent of the time.

Read More