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

The meaning of "Orphan" in various phrases and sentences

Q: ninety seven squirming little orphans must be buttoned into freshly starched gingham. ne anlama geliyor?
A: It sounds like a tongue-twister?

"Ninety-seven" is the amount of "squirming" (picture a restless baby) "little orphans" (orphans are children without parents). "Must be buttoned into freshly starched gingham" is saying that these babies/toddlers need new diapers. "Buttoned into" means put into. "Freshly starched gingham" means cleaned and ironed cloth (gingham is a style of cloth used for cloth diapers).

So, there are 97 babies in an orphanage that need new cloth diapers.
Q: All are orphans of the illigal antiquities trade, victims of the international battle over cultural heritage. ne anlama geliyor?
A: There is a comma because "victims of the international battle over cultural heritage" is an example of an appositive phrase. An appositive phrase gives more information about the noun and always has a comma before it. In this case, the noun is "orphans of the illegal antiquities trade."

Example sentences using "Orphan"

Q: orphan ile örnek cümleler göster.
A: "his parents died in a crash and now he's an orphan"

"she grew up an orphan"

also "orphanage" is the place where orphans stay till they are adopted
Q: orphaned ile örnek cümleler göster.
A: Examples:
"She was orphaned at age six."
"It hadn't been long since John had been orphaned."

Synonyms of "Orphan" and their differences

Q: "the orphaned" ve "orphans" arasındaki fark nedir?
A: Orphans is more specific so you use it in “the orphans of 1996” or even just “orphans”. “The orphaned” is is referencing every orphan ever.

Translations of "Orphan"

Q: Bunu İngilizce (ABD) da nasıl dersiniz? ‎The orphans living in the rural village were considered "to be" taken to the amusement park.
Is it okay for me to omit "to be" in this sentence?
Some say yes, Others say no..so I don't what is right.
A: Do not omit “to be.” Otherwise, the sentence takes on a new meaning. If you omit to be what you are saying is that the orphans were considered to be fascinated by the amusement park rather than they traveled to the amusement park.
Q: Bunu İngilizce (ABD) da nasıl dersiniz? ‎The orphans living in the rural village were considered "to be" taken to the amusement park.
Is it okay for me to omit "to be" in this sentence?
A: I would say;

We considered taking the orphans from the rural village to the amusement park.
Q: Bunu İngilizce (ABD) da nasıl dersiniz? an orphan
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Q: Bunu İngilizce (ABD) da nasıl dersiniz? orphan
A: I recommend you try websites such as dictionary.com that have recordings of all the words.

Other questions about "Orphan"

Q: Lütfen bana nasıl telaffuz edeceğimi öğret often, orphan.
A: Audio:
Often
Orphan
I often wish I could go swimming in my own pool
An orphan doesn't have any parents.
Often in movies, orphans become street thieves.
Q: The two orphans are the main character of the story. The author envisioned the future world where people use aliases as escapists. bu doğru görünüyor mu?
A: *are the main characters (複数)
*envisioned a future world where... ("the" じゃなくて)

"people use aliases as escapists" ってどういう意味ですか?
"people use aliases as a form of escape" ってことでしょうか。
Q: Lütfen bana nasıl telaffuz edeceğimi öğret often and orphan.
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Q: If orphans couldn't get adopted by the age of nine, their chances of being adopted and finding a permanent family would decline dramatically. They will have to end up living without parents,siblings or relatives. bu doğru görünüyor mu?
A: To sound more natural , in your first sentence I would say can't instead of couldn't

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