Language Activator – Check

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Language Activator – Check

اغلب دیکشنری ها لغاتی را مترادف یک لغت معرفی میکنند. اما آیا تمامی مترادفهای یک لغت صد در صد معنای همان لغت را القا میکنند؟ مسلماً خیر. در این بخش از لغات هم معنی و یا نزدیک به لغت Check را بررسی خواهیم کرد.

check

(intransitive/transitive verb)

: to do something in order to find out whether something is really true or correct

.Are you sure this is the right phone number? Yes, I’ve just checked

.You’d better check the figures one more time – we don’t want any mistakes

check that

.I’ll just check that I locked the door

.Check that the meat is cooked thoroughly before serving it

check if/whether

.Before your trip, check if your insurance covers you abroad

check to see if/whether

.Let’s check to see if she’s OK

check out

(transitive phrasal verb)

to make sure that something, especially something that someone else has told you, is actually true

check out something

.We got in touch with the bank to check out the suspect’s story

check something out

.What he said didn’t seem quite right, so I decided to check it out

make sure/make certain

(verb phrase)

: to check that a situation is really the way you want or expect it to be

.I don’t think Jo’s back yet, but you can knock on her door just to make sure

double-check

(intransitive/transitive verb)

: to check something a second time, so that you are completely sure

.Did you switch the heating off? Yes, I double-checked

.I don’t think I made a mistake. I checked and double-checked all my calculations

double-check that

.Double-check that the computer file was properly copied

verify

(transitive verb)

: formal to officially check a fact or statement and show that it is correct

.You can verify the facts in the report by calling his office

verify that

.Doctors have verified that the injury was indeed work-related

verification

(uncountable noun)

.The documents are being sent to the State Department for verification

confirm

(transitive verb)

: to check that an arrangement you have made has happened or is still going to happen

? Have you called to confirm your flight yet

confirm that

.Let me just confirm that the money has arrived in your account

confirmation

(uncountable noun)

.We’re waiting for written confirmation of the reservations

ascertain

(intransitive/transitive verb)

: formal to find out if a fact that you think is true is really true

.The case remains a mystery. The police were never able to ascertain the true facts

ascertain that

.The pathologist ascertained that the victim had died from a gunshot wound

ascertain how/when/why etc

.A doctor should examine the patient to ascertain where the pain is localized

Ascertain

.As far as we have been able to ascertain, our client is not involved in anything illegal

:Practice

: Fill in the blanks with appropriate words

Check / ascertain / verify / double-checked / make sure

.N1. You’d better ……… the figures one more time – we don’t want any mistakes
. ……… N2. I don’t think Jo’s back yet, but you can knock on her door just to
. ……… N3. Did you switch the heating off? Yes, I
.N4. You can ……… the facts in the report by calling his office
.N5. Let me just ……… that the money has arrived in your account
.N6. The case remains a mystery. The police were never able to ……… the true facts

 

:Answers

Check / make sure / double-checked / verify / ascertain / ascertain

 

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