Translation of "be" - English-Turkish dictionary


auxiliary verb uk strong /biː/ us weak /bi, / us

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.

formal used to show that something has been organized

bir şeylerin düzenlenmiş olduğunu göstermede kullanılır
They are to stay with us when they arrive.

(Translation of “be auxiliary verb” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary English-Turkish © Cambridge University Press)

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