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to come across (as)
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1) to make a particular impression 
2) to give other people a certain feeling or opinion (seem)
Ex: I think that he came across as a bit of rather pushy and a bit conceited.
Ex: She comes across really confident on television.
Ex: We don’t mean to be vague, but I know that’s how it comes across.
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within reason
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1) If you say you will do anything within reason, you mean that you will do anything that is reasonable and not too extreme.
2) Mantıklı / Makul düzeyde
Ex: I’ll give anything a go, within reason!
Ex: I’ll take any job that comes along, within reason!
Ex: It is my philosophy to try anything within reason!
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integrity
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1) the quality of being honest and having strong moral principles.
Ex: No one doubted that the president was a man of the hightest integrity.
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What do you make of sb/sth?
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What is your impression/opinion/analysis of sb/sth?
Ex: What did you make of the two candidates for the job?
Ex: A: What do you make of this hole here? B: Could be termite damage.
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quick-witted
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1) showing or characterized by an ability to think or respond quickly and effectively
Ex: She was quick-witted and had an extraordinarily agile mind.


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shrewd

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1) good at judging situations and people
2) having a clear understanding and good judgement of a situation, resulting in an advantage.
3) able to judge a situation accurately which you can turn it to your advantage.
Ex: He was shrewd enough not to take the job when there was the possibility of getting a better one a few months later.
Ex: It was a shrewd move to buy your house just before property prices started to rise.
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ruthless
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1) not thinking or worrying about any pain caused to others; cruel or determined to succeed without caring others 
2) gaddar / merhametsiz /zalim
Ex: a ruthless dictator
Ex: ruthless capitalism (zalim kapitalizm)
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take to sb/sth || take to doing sth
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1) start liking sb/sth (take to sth/sb)
Ex: The two dogs took to each other immediately and started to play.
Ex: I took to our new neighbors very quickly
Ex: My friends have really taken to tennis.

2) to start doing sth regularly (take to doing sth)
Ex: Emre has taken to getting up at 6 am and going jogging.
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chatterbox
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1) a person who talks a lot 
2) konuşkan / çenebaz
Ex: Your sister is a real chatterbox!
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assertive
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1) behaving confidently so that people take notice what you say or do
2) characterized by bold or confident statements and behaviours
3) iddialı
Ex: an assertive attidute
Ex: They were amazed by his confident statements which clearly shows that he would be an assertive leader in the future.
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get up sb’s nose
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1) annoy sb very much
Ex: His attitudes are really beggining to get up my nose.
Ex: He really got up her nose by his accusations.
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pushy
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1) behaving in an unpleasent way by trying too much to get sth or to make someone to do sth
Ex: The salesman was too pushy, and we felt really uncomfortable.
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Q:
to come across (as)
A:
1) to make a particular impression 
2) to give other people a certain feeling or opinion (seem)
Ex: I think that he came across as a bit of rather pushy and a bit conceited.
Ex: She comes across really confident on television.
Ex: We don’t mean to be vague, but I know that’s how it comes across.
Q:
within reason
A:
1) If you say you will do anything within reason, you mean that you will do anything that is reasonable and not too extreme.
2) Mantıklı / Makul düzeyde
Ex: I’ll give anything a go, within reason!
Ex: I’ll take any job that comes along, within reason!
Ex: It is my philosophy to try anything within reason!
Q:
integrity
A:
1) the quality of being honest and having strong moral principles.
Ex: No one doubted that the president was a man of the hightest integrity.
Q:
What do you make of sb/sth?
A:
What is your impression/opinion/analysis of sb/sth?
Ex: What did you make of the two candidates for the job?
Ex: A: What do you make of this hole here? B: Could be termite damage.
Q:
quick-witted
A:
1) showing or characterized by an ability to think or respond quickly and effectively
Ex: She was quick-witted and had an extraordinarily agile mind.


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Q:
shrewd

A:
1) good at judging situations and people
2) having a clear understanding and good judgement of a situation, resulting in an advantage.
3) able to judge a situation accurately which you can turn it to your advantage.
Ex: He was shrewd enough not to take the job when there was the possibility of getting a better one a few months later.
Ex: It was a shrewd move to buy your house just before property prices started to rise.
Q:
ruthless
A:
1) not thinking or worrying about any pain caused to others; cruel or determined to succeed without caring others 
2) gaddar / merhametsiz /zalim
Ex: a ruthless dictator
Ex: ruthless capitalism (zalim kapitalizm)
Q:
take to sb/sth || take to doing sth
A:
1) start liking sb/sth (take to sth/sb)
Ex: The two dogs took to each other immediately and started to play.
Ex: I took to our new neighbors very quickly
Ex: My friends have really taken to tennis.

2) to start doing sth regularly (take to doing sth)
Ex: Emre has taken to getting up at 6 am and going jogging.
Q:
chatterbox
A:
1) a person who talks a lot 
2) konuşkan / çenebaz
Ex: Your sister is a real chatterbox!
Q:
assertive
A:
1) behaving confidently so that people take notice what you say or do
2) characterized by bold or confident statements and behaviours
3) iddialı
Ex: an assertive attidute
Ex: They were amazed by his confident statements which clearly shows that he would be an assertive leader in the future.
Q:
get up sb’s nose
A:
1) annoy sb very much
Ex: His attitudes are really beggining to get up my nose.
Ex: He really got up her nose by his accusations.
Q:
pushy
A:
1) behaving in an unpleasent way by trying too much to get sth or to make someone to do sth
Ex: The salesman was too pushy, and we felt really uncomfortable.
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