Translation of "so" - English-Turkish dictionary


adverb uk /səʊ/ us

A2 used before an adjective or adverb to emphasize what you are saying, especially when there is a particular result

öyle, ö, o kadar, bu kadar
I was so tired when I got home.
[ + (that) ] I was so upset that I couldn't speak.

A2 used to give a short answer to a question to avoid repeating a phrase

ifadeyi tekrar etmemek için kısa cevaplarda kullanılır; öyle; aynı
"Is Ben coming to the party?" "I hope so."
so did we/so have I/so is mine, etc

B1 used to say that someone else also does something or that the same thing is true about someone or something else

biz de öyle; ben de öyle; benimki de öyle
"We went to the cinema last night." "Oh, so did we."

used to get someone's attention when you are going to ask them a question or when you are going to start talking

yani, demek ki, desene
So, when are you two going to get married?

used with a movement of your hand to show someone how to do something or show them the size of something

böyle, şöyle, bu şekilde, şu şekilde
The box was so big.
For this exercise, you have to put your hands like so.
so it is/so they are, etc

used to agree with something that you had not noticed before

işte, aha, işte bu, işte şu
"The cat's hiding under the chair." "So it is."
or so

B1 used after a number or amount to show that it is not exact

vesaire vesaire (vs.), ve benzerleri (vb.); ...kadar falan/filan
"How many people were at the party?" "Fifty or so, I guess."
I told you so

used to say that you were right and that someone should have believed you

Sana söylemiştim!', 'Beni dinlemeliydin!'
So (what)?

used to say that you do not think something is important, especially in a rude way

Yani?', 'Ne olmuş yani?', 'Niye bu kadar önemli ki?'
"She might tell Emily." "So what?"
and so on/forth

A2 used after a list of things to show that you could have added other similar things

vesaire vesaire (vs.), ve benzerleri (vb.)
She plays a lot of tennis and squash and so on.
so as (not) to do sth

B2 used to give the reason for doing something

...(ma)sın diye; ...ebil(me)mek için
He went in very quietly so as not to wake the baby.
only so much/many

used to say that there are limits to something

sadece bu kadar/bu sayıda
There's only so much help you can give someone.
so much for... informal

used to say that something has not been useful or successful

Bu kadar... yeter!', '...işi yetti artık!'
"The computer's crashed again." "So much for modern technology."

(Translation of “so adverb” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary English-Turkish © Cambridge University Press)