Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Avail"

The meaning of "Avail" in various phrases and sentences

Q: it was to no avail. ne anlama geliyor?
A:
It means you tried something but it didn’t work out.

Example:
I studied hard for my test but it was to no avail. I still got a bad grade.
Q: I'm not avail ne anlama geliyor?
A: it means "I'm not helpful" or "I'm not beneficial"
the word "avail" is not commonly used
Q: but avail yourself of big men with guns to make money off terrified girls ne anlama geliyor?
A: To "avail yourself of" basically means to take advantage of something that is available, like a resource. So this sentence is saying, "Make use of big men with guns to make money from scared girls." It seems that it might be talking about exploiting the fear people have to make money, aka "fear-mongering". I would have to know the context of what you're reading to know if that's a correct interpretation, though. To me, it sounds like a metaphor for the way that America perhaps uses fear-mongering (which is basically "selling fear") in their news channels and pretty much everything on tv to make the public afraid of certain things so that they will go out and buy things to protect themselves, or perhaps contribute more to the military. Here's an example of a made-up headline that would be considered fear-mongering:

"BREAKING NEWS! North Korea launches missiles at Japan. Is America prepared for a Third World War?"

See, so even if North Korea doesn't mean to start another war, they have people panicking because they're basically saying war is inevitable. Panicked people means irrational people who will spend money on whatever you tell them they need to prepare for war.

Hopefully that makes sense. Not trying to diss America. That's just the only place I've learned uses this tactic, but I'm sure it's not the only place it's done.
Q: avail ne anlama geliyor?
A: Avail

formal
use or take advantage of (an opportunity or available resource).
"my daughter did not avail herself of my advice"
synonyms: use, make use of, take advantage of, utilize, employ; More

Or

literary
help or benefit.
"no amount of struggle availed Charles"
synonyms: help, aid, assist, benefit, be of use to, be useful to, profit, be of advantage to, be of service to
"even if his arguments are correct, that cannot avail him in this case"
Q: to no avail ne anlama geliyor?
A: they tried to do something, but it did not work.

"he tried to stop him from leaving to no avail"

Example sentences using "Avail"

Q: avail ile örnek cümleler göster.
A: I think I will avail myself of the facilities.

The batter swung at the ball three times. But it was to no avail.

can I avail myself of your services?
Q: to no avail ile örnek cümleler göster.
A: The store worker tried his best to stop the shelf from falling, but to no avail. 
Q: ~ of what avail is it? ile örnek cümleler göster.
A: Do you mean "to what avail?"

Example:
"To what avail am I doing this exactly?"
(For what purpose/For what benefit am I doing this?"

"I called the hotel to no avail."
(I called the hotel, but it was useless.)
Q: avail ile örnek cümleler göster.
A: He tried to contact his mother, but to no avail.
I am trying to learn calculus, but to no avail.
Here's a couple examples, I hope this helps! ^¤^
Q: avail ile örnek cümleler göster.
A: It's a very archaic word nowadays. I guess it's like "be useful/helpful to", i.e.:

"Your fancy tools won't avail you here".
"Our backup plan availed us where our first one failed."

We do have one fossilized phrase using it that we use a lot, although it is a bit formal: "To no avail", implying the hopelessness or uselessness of an action.

"She called in an exterminator, but to no avail - the mice were back within a week."
"They tried locking the doors and windows to no avail - their cat still escaped."

Synonyms of "Avail" and their differences

Q: avail ve benefit ve use ve profit arasındaki fark nedir?
A: "avail" actually means "to use". benefit or profit means something you can gain from another. examples:

1. avail/use

i'd like to avail of a housing loan.
Jenny wants to use the bathroom

2. benefit/profit

XYZ corp has gained $10 billion in net profit.

Maria repeated the test instructions for the benefit of the other students who came in late.

hope this helps!
Q: avail ve use arasındaki fark nedir?
A: avail means 役に立つ
and use means 使う
Q: to no avail ve in vain arasındaki fark nedir?
A: "To no avail" sounds like something's been done repeatedly, but nothing changed.
"In vain" sounds like something was done once with no results.

Translations of "Avail"

Q: Bunu İngilizce (ABD) da nasıl dersiniz? avail
A: Check the question to view the answer
Q: Bunu İngilizce (ABD) da nasıl dersiniz? avail
A: avail= be achieved
EG: If you don't plan events, then your plans will never avail

I've never used the word "avail" apart from this saying "(doing an action) to no avail" EG: I was fixing the TV to no avail. Looks like i need to call in someone to fix my TV.

Hope this helps :)

Other questions about "Avail"

Q: "He tried, but to no avail." bu doğru görünüyor mu?
A: This is a phrase commonly used in books.
Q: I was hoping to avail this house. Do you still let this house? bu doğru görünüyor mu?
A: please explain
Q: Lütfen bana nasıl telaffuz edeceğimi öğret avail.
A: Check the question to view the answer
Q: Be of no avail. bu doğru görünüyor mu?
A: 'To be of no avail' is quite right. It means that something is futile. 'I ran as fast as I could to try and catch the bus, but it was all to no avail.'
Q: Which one is correct?

1. i tried to sleep but all in vain

Or

2. I tried to sleep but to no avail

A: The second one is correct and sounds natural. Also, you can change the working of 1 to make is correct as follows:

I tried to sleep, but it was all in vain.

Here, "in vain" has the nuance of "wasted effort."

"No avail" is similar but focuses more on the result being unsatisfactory.

Another way to say this would be "I tried to sleep but it was no use."

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