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Turkish translation of “life”

life

noun
 
 
/laɪf/ (plural lives /laɪvz/)
ANIMALS/PLANTS [U] B1 living things and their activities
hayat, yaşam
human/marine life Is there life in outer space?Life and living
PERSON'S EXISTENCE [C] B2 the existence of a person
hayat, canlı
How many lives will be lost to AIDS?Life and living
TIME [C, U] A1 the time between a person's birth and their death
ömür, yaşam
I'm not sure I want to spend the rest of my life with him. Life's too short to worry about stuff like that. Unfortunately, accidents are part of life. He had a happy life.Life and living
WAY OF LIVING [C, U] B1 a way of living
yaşam biçimi, ömür
You lead an exciting life.Lifestyles and their study
family/private/sex, etc life one part of someone's existence
aile/özel/cinsel vb. yaşam(ı)
My private life is nobody's business but mine.
ACTIVITY [U] B2 energy and activity
yaşam, enerji, faaliyet, canlılık, hareket
She was always bubbly and full of life. I looked through the window but couldn't see any signs of life (= people moving).Energetic and lively
ACTIVE PERIOD [no plural] the amount of time that a machine, system, etc exists or can be used
ömür, kullanım/çalışma süresi
Careful use will prolong the life of your machine.Periods of time - general words
bring sth to life/come to life to make something more real or exciting, or to become more real or exciting
canlan(dır)mak, hareket kazan(dır)mak
Exciting and interesting
That's life. something you say which means bad things happen and you cannot prevent them
'Hayat bu, her şey mümkün!', 'Yaşam bu, ne olacağını bilemeyiz!'
You don't get everything you want but that's life, isn't it?InterjectionsSounds used as interjections
Get a life! informal something you say to a boring person when you want them to do more exciting things
'Canlan biraz!', 'Kıpırda!'
Surely you're not cleaning the house on Saturday night? Get a life! → See also the facts of life, give sb the kiss of life, give sb/sth a new lease of life, shelf life, walk of lifeBore and bored
(Definition of life from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary English-Turkish © Cambridge University Press)
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