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

The meaning of "Left" in various phrases and sentences

Q: Bring up the left! ne anlama geliyor?
A: Oh so it is a military based movie. In that case, bring up the left would mean to defend the left side or for the soldiers (I’m assuming) to fill in the left side, to support it. With ‘feel the lower east side,’ again I’m not very sure 😅. It is language that is specific to the military and probably also something used in older times (it looks like the movie is based off a battle over 100 years ago). You seem pretty good with English, but as a beginner/intermediate, I definitely wouldn’t worry about it. English is my first language and I have never come across ‘feel the lower east side’ and I really doubt my friends would have either. If you want to try and get a better feel of the movie, it could literally be referring to the lower east side of the person or maybe the battlefield or just a phrase the person said to seem intimidating...?
Q: We took a hard left, but we're alright ne anlama geliyor?
A: A hard left means that there was one thing that went very wrong. So this means that something went wrong, but it is okay now.
Q: He could only partially use his left arm. (Does ‘partially’ in this sentence mean negative?) ne anlama geliyor?
A: Partial = incomplete (i.e. only a *part*)

In this sentence, partially means that he could not use his arm completely. It has a negative meaning.
Q: only 2 left ("more on the way" I wanna know this part)
- I got this from product details ne anlama geliyor?
A: I believe it means that there are only two items left. All the rest are gone and all that are left are two. "More on the way" just means more products or items (what ever it may be) are being restocked/put back/

not too sure how to word it without more details, sorry
Q: I'm glad that we both left the ground ne anlama geliyor?
A: The above is correct in literal terms but it could also mean that they left a group of people that might start a fight or something along the lines like that.

Example sentences using "Left"

Q: out in the left field ile örnek cümleler göster.
A: "out in left field" means something strange or eccentric.

He's out in left field. (He's weird/crazy.)

A related (and more common) phrase is "come out of left field" and it means "unexpected", "odd" or sometimes "wrong".

His question came out of left field. (His question was unexpected and probably unrelated to the conversation.)

Her decision to travel to Europe came out of left field. (She probably never showed any interest, but suddenly one day said she was going.)

Your answer comes right out of left field. (It's the wrong answer, it has no relation to the question.)







Q: two left feet ile örnek cümleler göster.
A: She has two left feet. (Meaning she is not coordinated to dance)
Q: two left feet ile örnek cümleler göster.
A: Two left feet refers to someone who is clumsy, especially when dancing.

Example sentence : ” My date to the dance had two left feet ”

Meaning she couldn't dance well.
Q: there will only be some hundred left ile örnek cümleler göster.
A: The threatned animals are disappearing species by species there will only be some hundred left
Q: All's that left ile örnek cümleler göster.
A: This project is almost finished! All that's left is to write the report.

Synonyms of "Left" and their differences

Q: The second to the left ve The second from the left arasındaki fark nedir?
A: https://qph.fs.quoracdn.net/main-qimg-1131c3b4cbd69eaf466f9d4646e6e06d
Second to the left: it’s the second one going towards the left.
Second from the left: it’s the second one starting from the left.
Q: on the left is a house ve on the left there is a house arasındaki fark nedir?
A: Both can mean the same thing most of the time, but their connotations might differ to me a bit.

"On the left is a house" sounds like you are right beside the house, and you are pointing it out to someone.

"On the left there is a house" sounds either a bit more formal for the same situation as above, or means you are talking about a house that is up ahead, or a house we are not near to (such as when giving directions somewhere).

For example, if you are giving someone a tour, you might say "on your left is a house, and on your right is a farm".

If you are giving directions, you might say, "turn right and drive down the street. On the left there is a house. That's my house".

But both can be used interchangeable most times. The examples above are just personal connotation and will likely differ between people.
Q: my left boot is pure ve My left shoe is clean arasındaki fark nedir?
A: Boot and shoe are correct. The word “pure” is incorrect. Boots and shoes are not pure; they are clean.
Q: to the left ve on the left arasındaki fark nedir?
A: You use to the left when saying to the left of ___, it compares two places, and on the left is used in everything else
Q: upper left ve top left arasındaki fark nedir?
A: There is barely a difference.

Translations of "Left"

Q: Bunu İngilizce (ABD) da nasıl dersiniz? He bumped his left side of his head to the utility pole while walking. We iced that part.
✳︎please correct my English.🙏
A: He bumped the left side of his head into the utility pole while walking. We iced that part.

😊😊😊
Q: Bunu İngilizce (ABD) da nasıl dersiniz? there's not much left
Can I say it to mean that I’m almost done with my homework?
A:

You could. It's okay – it makes sense.

Q: Bunu İngilizce (ABD) da nasıl dersiniz? I broke my left arm but I want to go work. In this case, could I say 'I didn't take a day off even though I broke my arm'. Does this make sense? Does it sound natural?
A: Yes, you can definitely say “I didn’t take a day off even though I broke my arm.”! If you want to focus on you wanting to go to work, you can also say “I broke my arm, but wanted to work, so I didn’t take a day off.”
Q: Bunu İngilizce (Birleşik Krallık) da nasıl dersiniz? I know that you can say "There is not much left." But can you say "There are not many left." ?
A: Yes. For example:

I had a lot of chocolate, but I've eaten most of it. Now there is not much left.
I had 300 jelly beans, but I've eaten most of them. Now there are not many left.
Q: Bunu İngilizce (ABD) da nasıl dersiniz? I have two left legs.
A: the term should be "I have two left feet" which means you are a terrible dancer

Other questions about "Left"

Q: I hit my left toe to a chair and broke it a couple days ago. bu doğru görünüyor mu?
A: You should say "I hit my left toe on a chair and broke it a couple days ago"
Q: Can you up your left hand. bu doğru görünüyor mu?
A: Can you raise your right hand?
Q: Before i left on my trip to london, a friend of mine ( recommended/told ) me about a good travel book.

I thought 'recommended' can be an right answer, but my book says it is not. What's different between those?
A: "Recommended" cannot be paired with "about" . If you want to use "recommended" remove the "about"
-> ".....of mine recommended me a good travel book"
Q: She lefts the store. However, she's still a displeased face.  On the contrary, It's grew increasingly worst. Because a lot of men surrounds her. It's like a moth flock to lamp.
bu doğru görünüyor mu?
A: It might help to specify what kind of store, just to clarify. So you could phrase it like this:

"She recently left the grocery store, but for some reason she has an annoyed look on her face. The reason for this is because multiple men continuously flock to her similar to how moths are attracted to light."
Q: What does "hard left" mean? Can you say "soft left"? If so, what does it mean?
A: Saying "its a hard left off the..." Just means it's in a different direction then where you're going. House is saying if your looking at the celiac take a sharp left and you'd arrive at the splenic artery. And no people don't say "soft" left or right. They would just say it's to the left/right of the...

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