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

The meaning of "Linger" in various phrases and sentences

Q: linger
(it lingers when we're done) ne anlama geliyor?
A: linger: slow to disappear
Q: linger ne anlama geliyor?
A: To stay in one place for longer than you have to or to hang around. Usually people say this to teenagers or younger people - ‘stop lingering’
Q: lingering ne anlama geliyor?
A: Lingering is an adjective and means lasting for a long time or slow to end. I can also mean looking around often in one place.
Q: linger ne anlama geliyor?
A: To stay somewhere for a longer time than you need to be there.

"Don't linger at the store. Just get what's on the list and come right home."
Q: to linger ne anlama geliyor?
A: To linger is when someone or something stays longer than usual.

"They lingered around the park."

"She lingered in the garden."

"Don't linger around! We have to go."

Example sentences using "Linger"

Q: linger ile örnek cümleler göster.
A: my friends and I always linger around the school when class is over.

what are you lingering around for? get out of my store!

I tend to linger in my room when I'm bored.
Q: linger ile örnek cümleler göster.
A: Linger = to stay for a lengthy period of time.

"The scent lingers."
"My cat often lingers around when she wants attention."
Q: linger ile örnek cümleler göster.
A: "I don't want the smell of your fart to linger around my room. Get out."

"Why do you linger outside my window at night?"

"The smell of coffee lingers around the cafe."
Q: linger on ile örnek cümleler göster.
A: "If you are breaking up with him, then do it quickly rather than have things linger on."

"We cooked dinner hours ago, but the smell of food seemed to linger on."

"The drive was long and lingered on."

"It's hard to pay attention to my mother-in-law's stories because they always have a way of lingering on and on."
Q: to linger ile örnek cümleler göster.
A: She lingered in the yard, enjoying the warm sunshine.

I lingered in the doorway.

She let her eyes linger on him suggestively.

Synonyms of "Linger" and their differences

Q: linger ve dawdle arasındaki fark nedir?
A: "Linger" is staying somewhere because you are reluctant to leave. This can indicate that someone wants to stay and is sad to go.

"Dawdle" is being slow or wasting time.

She lingered outside, enjoying the warmth.
He lingered, wanting to be with her a little longer.
She couldn't dawdle over her tea any longer. She had to go to work.
He dawdled in the car, not wanting to go to his meeting.
Q: lingering ve linger arasındaki fark nedir?
A: that is a very simple way to look at it, yes. So if something lingers, you could describe that thing as lingering.
Q: linger on ve linger in arasındaki fark nedir?
A: “Linger in” is unnatural. “Linger on” is a more common expression for when you spend too much time on something. “Don’t linger on the subject all day.”
Q: linger ve belabor arasındaki fark nedir?
A: To linger is to remain behind for a short time, while others of your group are leaving.
" He lingered for a moment, before catching up with his friends."

Belabor is to continue working for no good reason. It is often used when someone will not let a matter rest and continues to bring it up.
"You are belaboring your point, I have answered all your concerns and made my decision."
Q: linger ve delay arasındaki fark nedir?
A: The smell of the dead dog lingered long after we buried it.

My flight was delayed because of bad weather.

Linger means that something remains longer than you thought it would or longer than it should. Delay means that something impeded something else from happening at the time it should have like weather "delaying" your flight/plane from taking off. Hope that helps some.

Other questions about "Linger"

Q: Lütfen bana nasıl telaffuz edeceğimi öğret lingering .
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