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Adjective Phrase


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Adjective Phrase

  1. 1. ADJECTIVE PHRASE Small planes should be safe enough for normal, non-risk-taking people to trust their lives to them. 1. ADJ. + NOUN As soon as scientists realized the power of DNA technology, they began to worry about its potential dangers .
  2. 2. 2. BE + ADJ. The planes should be more efficient and environmentally safer . And they should be radically more reliable and cheaper. Nanotechnology is considered to be a great adventure into the smallest part of a matter. 3. A. Verb + ADJ. The doctor looks worried about the patient’s current situation. Although I can’t live without İskender Kebap, this one smells terrible . In our lives, some things remain mystery which we sometimes call metaphysics. This idea sounds great. 3. B. Verb + ADJ. The small cat has turned brave . It is mandatory that we grow old but it is optional that we grow up.
  3. 3. 3. C. Verb + ADJ. Although my father was recommended to go to bed earlier, he is still awake. Both shoes are alike. 4. Pronoun+ ADJ. These days, I have been doing something important. We will meet somebody influential tomorrow. I need to drink something refreshing. Do you have anything warm and drinkable? 5. ADJ + Noun/Noun + ADJ. The students responsible should immediately see the principal. The resposible students must be awarded for their effort. 6. Verb + Obj + ADJ. Why don’t you dye your hair red ? Those kinds of movies always make me sad . Remember to keep your room clean and tidy .
  4. 4. SIFATLARIN DERECELENDİRİLMESİ TOO & ENOUGH 1. Too + ADJ This warrior looks too strong. I don’t think I will be able to drink the soup as it is too salty. 2. Too + ADJ + to VERB Sometimes, we become too tired to carry out some basic tasks such as washing hands and our faces. 3. Too + ADJ + for somebody + to VERB Some spiders are too scary for people to touch. This shirt is too small for you to wear.
  5. 5. 4. MUCH/FAR/RATHER/SLIGHTLY/A BIT + TOO + ADJ Getting treatment from a private hospital in Turkey is far too much expensive. Your having a car and other’s not having is a bit too unfair. He is rather too pessimistic about the future of our country. 5. ADJ + Enough The internal pressure is strong enough . The price of flats in this region is reasonable enough . 6. ADJ + Enough + to VERB A Ferrari is too expensive and fast while a Hacı Murat is cheap and slow enough. Fruit growers thought it was the heat that ripened the fruit, but when they tried newer, cleaner-burning stoves, the fruit did not ripen fast enough. 6. ADJ + Enough + for somebody + to VERB Our guest room is large enough for the people to have fun. Mother milk is nutritinal enough for a new born baby to survive.
  6. 6. Although she is too old for him to be together, he still insists on dating with her. This new processor is fast enough for the gamers to play 3D games. NOT: ENOUGH + NOUN We need to take enough water and food while going camping. Because there is no enough fish this year, the prices has increased.
  7. 7. 1. On a long journey, these would give astronauts a dose of radiation serious ………….. to cause cancer. 2. G eologists tended to dismiss the attempt of the physicist Kelvin to estimate the age of Earth as being …….. simplistic . 3. I was ……..annoyed with my borther to speak to him. 4. She isn’t talented………to play any musical instrument. 5. He is……excited to be able to concentrate on his study. 6. Last summer, I was……busy to take a holiday. 7. Are you sure he is honest…….to be left in charge of the market? 8. It is ……cold for me to sit outside. 9. He is……corrupt for the public to respect him. 10. The job isn’t well-paid…….for him to risk his life in such a dangerous job.
  8. 8. as…….as more/-er…..than not so/as…….as less……..than The most/least The -est
  9. 9. Ali is as tall as Ayşe. Ankara is as big as North Cyprus. Giving water to a newly operated patient is as dangerous as giving poison to him. A: Ahmet is 16 years old. B: Ayşe is as old.[as Ahmet] JUST-QUITE-NEARLY-ALMOST + AS…..AS This historical city is just as old as Palmyra. I’m nearly as old as you . She is quite as interested in computers as his father. Aynı Derece
  10. 10. It seems that higher sea-surface temperatures could give rise to ever larger and more frequent hurricanes. The cells convert light energy into electricity with an efficiency of 20 per cent - which means they generate one-third more electrical power than conventional silicon solar cells. M ost French winemakers were far more skilled at producing vinegar than wine . Mediterranean Sea had once reached much farther south than it does today. The fires are not only rather more frequent ; they are also a good deal hotter and even more damaging . O ne aspect of mental imagery has been more or less neglected . Üst Dereceye
  11. 11. In recent years, however, a group of MIT researchers led by Vincent Chan, the Joan and Irwin Jacobs Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, has demonstrated a new way of organizing optical networks that, in most cases, would eliminate this inefficient conversion process. As a result, it could make the Internet 100 or even 1,000 times faster than it was before while actually reducing the amount of energy it consumes. In fact, women talk almost three times as much as men , with the average woman chalking up 20,000 words in a day - 13,000 more than the average man. Üst Dereceye
  12. 12. What he did was not so bad as they did to him. Hilary is not so strong as her borther. This car is not as expensive as yours. It is less likely to rain than it was yesterday. Your argument is less relative to the subject than his. Are all human cells more or less the same type of cell? Alt Dereceye
  13. 13. that of…/those of… The chemical compositions of this product are less quality than our product’s chemical compositions . The chemical compositions of this product are less quality than those of ours. The language spoken in the East is more understandable than the language spoken in the West. The language spoken in the East is more understandable that of the West.
  14. 14. MODIFYING COMPARATIVES MUCH-A LOT- FAR- A GOOD DEAL- A BIT- VERY MUCH – EVEN – NO –RATHER A LITTLE – LOTS- ANY <ul><li>The volcanic activities in this part of the country is……..more frequent than those of the country’s other part. </li></ul><ul><li>We should rent this house, it is………cheaper and bigger than the one we have just checked. </li></ul><ul><li>She looks very young. She looks…….older than her daughter. </li></ul><ul><li>Antalya is……..hotter than Mersin. Mersin is also just as hot as Antalya. </li></ul><ul><li>What is…….worse? Do you know? It is the good people’s ignorence of badness around. </li></ul><ul><li>They are the same. They look…….alike. </li></ul><ul><li>Tea is ……..colder, I cannot drink. </li></ul><ul><li>Your drawings are…………less precise than his. Thus, I will have to accept his. </li></ul>
  15. 15. DDT (from its trivial name, dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane) is one of the most well-known synthetic pesticides. DDT and DDE, like other organochlorines, have been shown to have xenoestrogenic activity, meaning they are chemically similar enough to estrogens to trigger hormonal responses in animals. This endocrine disrupting activity has been observed in mice and rat toxicological studies, and available epidemiological evidence indicates that these effects may be occurring in humans as a result of DDT exposure. While individual studies conflict, the most recent reviews of all the evidence conclude that pre-puberty exposure increases the risk of subsequent breast cancer. About 89% of these deaths occur in Africa , and mostly to children under the age of 5. The WHO's anti-malaria campaign, which consisted mostly of spraying DDT, was initially very successful as well. The researchers argued that DDT was the best pesticide for use in IRS (even though it did not afford the most protection from mosquitoes En Üst/Alt Derceye
  16. 16. Potentially the most effective equipment for abdominal strengthening are those that offer the least stability. The U.S. welfare state is one of the least extensive in the developed world, reducing both relative poverty and absolute poverty by considerably less than the mean for rich nations After declining sharply during the middle of the 20th century, poverty rates have plateaued since the early 1970s, with 11–15% of Americans below the poverty line every year, and 58.5% spending at least one year in poverty between the ages of 25 and 75 . In 2009, 43.6 million Americans lived in poverty. Some Americans advocate making English the country's official language, as it is in at least twenty-eight states. En Üst/Alt Derceye
  17. 17. By far – frankly – easily – just about - much Skype Is b y f ar The Worlds Largest Provider of International Calls This site is much the best way to search for Windows Phone 7 apps This is by far the worst blog post ever CABO SNOOP – Frankly the most essentric African musician around. F rankly the most important new year resolution which people make but don't always tell you is that I am going to abandon smoking. En Üst/Alt Derceye
  18. 18. The more Ezel wants to take revenge of himself and his brother, the more he and his family gets hurt. The wiser Ezel thinks and plans, the better things go The less Eyşan hates, the more beautiful she looks The greener you include in your diet, the fitter you become. The less you consume meat, the better it is for your health. The fresher you eat take in, the healthier vegetables are for you.
  19. 19. SO….THAT/SUCH…THAT To Talk About Cause-Effect The blue whale is so huge that on its tongue as many as 50 men can stand. The Earth’s temparure gets so fluctuating that people become worried about the planet’s future. He was so angry with his brother that he had to leave the house to be able to give harm to him in case of a sudden anger. Some scientists get so obsessed with what they are studying that they leave their families to continue their studies. SO + ADJ + THAT SO + ADJ + PREP. + THAT
  20. 20. SO….THAT/SUCH…THAT To Talk About Cause-Effect As people grow older, they face so many problems in their social and vocational lives that they become easily depressed an stressed. There was so little water in the pool that we couldn’t swim. She studies so much mathmatics that she woke up with dreams of triangles and squares. He had so few friends that his family became worried about him. Prince of Persia was so strong a warrior that nobody could beat him. He was so indecisive a person that he could never make any decisions. It was so cold a day that we had to post the picnic next week. SO +MANY/FEW PLURAL NOUNS+THAT SO + MUCH/LITTLE UNCOUNTABLE NOUNS +THAT SO + ADJ + A/AN SINGULAR NOUN + THAT
  21. 21. SO….THAT/SUCH…THAT To Talk About Cause-Effect According to the forecast, Sunday will be such a sunny day that the temperature may be go up 30 celcius degree. They are such nice children that I am willing for you to be friends with them. English has such difficult vocabulary that it really takes a lot of time to get familiar with the words. There were such a lot of people in the party that I hardly found a place to sit. My house is such a long way from the school that it take 30 minutes to get home by bus. I haven’t seen him such a long time that I barely recognize him. There were such a few police in the park that the occurences couldn’t be prevented. Esra had such a little money that she had to borrow money to go to the cinema. SUCH +A/AN +ADJ.+SINGULAR NOUN+THAT SUCH + ADJ.+PLURAL NOUN+THAT SUCH + ADJ + UNCOUNTABLE NOUN + THAT SUCH + A LOT OF/A FEW/A LONG/A LITTLE +COUNTABLE/UNCOUNTABE NOUN + THAT
  22. 22. SO….THAT/SUCH…THAT To Talk About Cause-Effect
  23. 23. She is as good a player as me. How affectionate a mother is she? He is too strong a fighter to beat. I can buy that expensive a car. GENERALIZATION THE + ADJ. The old are to be respected and loved unconditionally. The gap between the poor and the rich is growing wider. The disabled have been taken to a rehabilitation center. ADJ. Made Out Of Verbs------Ving or V3 AS/HOW/THIS-THAT/TOO + ADJ. +A/AN + SINGULAR NOUN increasing prices crying baby floating bazaar frustrating experience invaded area threatened patents half eaten cake broken feelings
  24. 26. Compound Adjectives absen-t-minded-slow witted-accident prone-lead free-highly sensitive-ready made- mass produced-hi tech-second class-mouth watering-iron rich-long distance
  25. 27. These two ancient swords are the same . The one on left is the same as the other one. They are exactly/just/more or less/much/nearly/virtually the same THE SAME [AS] ALIKE SIMILAR/DISSIMILAR [TO] The methods used by the scientists may be dissimiliar . They are similar . Irish people are similar to Turks. BENZERLİK VE FARKLILIK BELİRTME
  26. 28. EQUAL [TO] Before the justice, all people are equal regardless of their relegion, race and language. Before the justice, women are equal to men. IDENTICAL [TO/WITH] Ancient Egyptian math is identical to math used in modern computers. Ancient Egyptian math and modern math used in compuers are identical . DIFFERENT [FROM/THAN] My car is different from yours. My car and yours are different . The means used in this observation are different from those used in the experiment. BENZERLİK VE FARKLILIK BELİRTME