Language Activator – tired

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Language Activator – tired

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 tired را بررسی خواهیم کرد.

tired

.I usually feel too tired to cook dinner after a day at the office

.We sat down and stretched out our tired legs

.They came back from their long walk, tired but relaxed

.Overly tired drivers can be nearly as dangerous as drunk drivers

get tired

start to feel tired

.Can we stop soon? I’m getting really tired

exhausted

(adjective)

very tired, especially because you have been doing a sport or other hard physical activity, and you have used all your energy

.I was exhausted every day when I first started teaching, but I’m used to it now

.The exhausted dancers collapsed as they stepped off the stage

exhausted from/by

.The five of them were still exhausted from their 36-hour train ride

in completely/absolutely exhausted

.We had been walking for over 20 miles, and we were completely exhausted

tired out/worn out

(adjective not before noun)

:very tired, especially after a lot of hard work, physical exercise, or travelling

.Come in and sit down. You look worn out

.The men had been working in the fields all day and they were tired out

tired out/worn out from/by

.Susan and Lloyd were both tired out from feeding, bathing, and putting the children to bed

shattered

(adjective not before noun)

: very tired, especially as a result of mental effort or worry

.When he came out of the exam he felt shattered

.I’ve had a terrible day at the office and I’m absolutely shattered

Weary

(adjective)

written so tired after a very long period of working, travelling, or great mental effort that you feel you can hardly continue with what you are doing

.After the hike the two were so weary they fell asleep immediately

.Snow in Boston closed down the airport, causing even more delays for weary travelers

grow weary

.My head grew weary from trying to follow his arguments

wearily

(adverb)

.A middle-aged waitress came wearily over to them to take their order

drained

(adjective not before noun)

very tired and feeling as if all your energy has gone, especially as a result of an unpleasant emotional experience, such as being worried, upset, or shocked

.By the end of the day I felt drained, with nothing to show for all my work

After losing the game, Coach Saylor came to the press conference looking and sounding emotionally drained

knackered

(adjective not before noun)

: British very tired

!I’ve been up since four o’clock this morning – I’m absolutely knackered

.When you’re training a team sometimes it’s good to push them until they’re knackered

beat/pooped/bushed

(adjective not before noun)

: very tired

.Wow, I’m pooped. I don’t feel like going to the gym tonight

?You look beat – what have you been doing

.Will you excuse me? I’m bushed – I think I’ll go to bed

be dead on your feet/be ready to drop

(verb phrase)

: informal to be so tired that you are almost unable to stay standing

.After fourteen hours of non-stop work I was dead on my feet

.For goodness’ sake go home! You look ready to drop

 

:Practice

:Fill in the blanks with appropriate words

tired(2) / be dead on ones feet / grow weary / shattered / exhausted

. ……… N1. Can we stop soon? I’m getting really
.N2. We sat down and stretched out our ……… legs
.N3. The ……… dancers collapsed as they stepped off the stage
. ……… N4. When he came out of the exam he felt
.N5. My head grew ……… from trying to follow his arguments
.N6. After fourteen hours of non-stop work I was ……… on my feet

 

:Answers

Tired / tired / exhausted / shattered / weary / dead

 

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