Language Activator – Partly

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language-activator

Language Activator – Partly

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 آفرینش اکتیوتر لغات هم معنی و یا نزدیک به لغت Partly را بررسی خواهیم کرد.

partly

(adverb)

.The road was partly blocked by a fallen tree

.What he told us was only partly true

.He was educated partly in Glasgow and partly in London

partly because

.The accident happened partly because we were having an argument in the car

partially

(adverb)

: if something partially happens, it does not happen completely or does not include all of something

.The house was partially destroyed by the explosion

.The ice had partially melted and there was a pool of water on the table

.The advertising campaign was only partially successful

partial

(adjective)

.They have asked for a partial lifting of the ban on fur trading

half

(adverb)

: half-eaten/half-finished etc if something is half-eaten, half-finished etc, half of it has been eaten, finished etc

.There was a half-smoked cigarette in the ashtray

.That’s good, he said dully, putting down his half-eaten sandwich

.I found him sitting on his bed, half-dressed

.The houses were half-submerged by the flood water

not completely/entirely

(adverb)

use this especially to say that you are only partly sure about something or that you only partly agree with or believe something

.Who was he hiding from? I’m not completely sure

.I’m not entirely convinced that we have enough control over schools as it is

.So, is everything clear? Not entirely

to some extent/to a certain extent/up to a point

(adverb)

: use this to say that something is partly true but not completely true

.Doing well in exams is to some extent a matter of luck

.To a certain extent it was our own fault that we lost the contract

.His figures were correct – up to a point

to a degree/to some degree

(adverb)

: formal partly or in a limited way – used especially in discussions and arguments

.The situation has been improved to a degree in recent months

.Golding’s novel is to some degree experimental in style

in part

(adverb)

: formal if something happens in part because of something, it is partly caused by it

.They developed their ideas in part from important work by Paykel

.Although bad management was the major factor, the firm’s problems were due in part to a fall-off in demand

 

:Practice

: Fill in the blanks with appropriate words

Partly / partial / half / extent / completely / degree / in part

.N1. They developed their ideas …………… from important work by Paykel
.N2. The situation has been improved to a …………… in recent months
.N3. Doing well in exams is to some …………… a matter of luck
‘.N4. ‘Who was he hiding from?’ ‘I’m not …………… sure
.N5. There was a …………… -smoked cigarette in the ashtray
.N6. They have asked for a …………… lifting of the ban on fur trading
.N7. What he told us was only …………… true

 

:Answers

in part / degree / extent / completely / half / partial / partly

 

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