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

The meaning of "Relative" in various phrases and sentences

Q: relative ne anlama geliyor?
A: RELATIVE (adjective) has to do with comparison to other similar things; a comparison to *related* things.

A country with political stability, compared to the political stability of other similar countries -
A company with employees who are qualified similarly to the qualifications of other companies’ employees -
Q: my relatives are driving me up the wall ne anlama geliyor?
A: that your relatives( family) make you angry
Q: At least, so say older relatives who comment on your WhatsApp use during family gatherings. In this sentence, what does ‘so say’ mean? It’s not like the normal sentence structure for me. ne anlama geliyor?
A: That phrase is not used very often but it means that someone says or thinks a certain way that you are not sure you agree with. Example... Some men say women should just be housewives. So says men who are lazy and want someone to spoil them by doing everything for them.
Q: ​‎it may be impossible for relatives to make positive identifications. In this sentence, what's the meaning of "positive identifications."? ne anlama geliyor?
A: I'm not sure what the context is, but I think I might know.

When someone is deceased, it may be impossible for relatives to verify the identity of the deceased person.

positive identification = verify the identity, at least that's my guess without context.
Q: relative to ne anlama geliyor?
A: "Relative to" means compared to.

"a high level of investment in research relative to the size of the country"

Compared to the size of the country. In other words, if the country is larger then the level of investment in research should be larger, but it the country is smaller then the level of investment in research should be smaller.

Example sentences using "Relative"

Q: relative and related? ile örnek cümleler göster.
A: Relative:
The car was parked 100 meters relative to where we are

Sibling, cousins, and grandparents are at relative

Why would you bring that up it’s not relative to this conversation

Related:

A and B are related by blood because they’re cousins

And on a related topic, B is also ...
Q: relative ile örnek cümleler göster.
A: She is my relative.
Who is your favorite relative?
I don’t like it, but that’s all relative. (That doesn’t really matter)
Q: relatives ile örnek cümleler göster.
A: I went to visit my relatives last week.
I have a lot of relatives in Europe.
Q: relative ile örnek cümleler göster.
A: Happiness is relative to the persons wants and needs.
.
Happiness is relative to their life goals and ambitions.

Synonyms of "Relative" and their differences

Q: relative to ve associated with arasındaki fark nedir?
A: Relative to: "My Korean is very bad relative to a native speaker."
Associated with: "My university is associated with one in Korea, so I can get Korean books to read."
Q: relative ve extended family arasındaki fark nedir?
A: Your immediate family is your mother, father, brother, sister, husband/wife, and your children. Anyone outside of that is your extended family.

The word “relative” can refer to any one of your family members, both immediate and extended.
Q: relative ve relevant arasındaki fark nedir?
A: “Relative” can mean a person that is related to a family or something related to a subject.
“Relevant” means “important”.

For example,


That’s one of my relatives from my mother’s side of the family.

Textbooks are relative to education.

The queen is quite a relevant figure (person).
Q: relative ve kin arasındaki fark nedir?
A: A relative is a family member. Kin can refer to family members related by blood, as in, "Next of kin," and also to kinship (the feeling of a familial or resonating bond to someone who is not related by blood).
Q: relative ve related ve relevent arasındaki fark nedir?
A: Related means associated
rain is related to weather.

relative means position or an opinion of something is changeable from one person to other. for example germany is close to my country but Germany is far away for people living in the USA. so it s quite relative to where we are.

Translations of "Relative"

Q: Bunu İngilizce (ABD) da nasıl dersiniz? He intends to visit his relatives next summer
-> It___(intention)his relatives next summer.
A: It is his intention to visit his relatives next summer.
Q: Bunu İngilizce (ABD) da nasıl dersiniz? relative
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Q: Bunu İngilizce (ABD) da nasıl dersiniz? relative
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Q: Bunu İngilizce (Birleşik Krallık) da nasıl dersiniz? what's relatives pronouns ?
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Q: Bunu İngilizce (ABD) da nasıl dersiniz? tell me please about you relatives toward Ukraine
A: All of that would be fine but instead of "toward" it would be "in" and instead of you it would be "your". Also reverse the "tell me" and the "please".

The sentence should be, "Please tell me about your relatives in Ukraine."

Other questions about "Relative"

Q: Lütfen bana nasıl telaffuz edeceğimi öğret relative, relatively .
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Q: All of my relatives gathered at my grandparents house from New Year's Eve.

大晦日から、親戚一同で祖父母の家に集まりました。 bu doğru görünüyor mu?
A: It should be “for New Year’s Eve” not “from New Year’s Eve”
Q: Because all of my relatives live close to my place, I don't have hometown I can go back during the summer holidays.
bu doğru görünüyor mu?
A: "Because my relatives live close to my place, I don't have to return to my hometown during the summer holidays."
Q: Visiting relatives can be boring.

Where is the ambiguity?
A: "Visiting relatives" can mean either relatives who are visiting you, or relatives whom you are visiting. This is ambiguous because from the sentence there is no way to know which meaning is intended.
Q: 1 - We're just distant relatives.
2 - We're close relatives.

or

1-We're just distantly relatives
2-We're closely relatives. bu doğru görünüyor mu?
A: Distant
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"Distantly" is not a word.
"We're just distant relatives." - would be correct.
"We're distant relatives." - the "just" can be omitted, unless you're really trying the stress an unimportance of your relation to the other person because of how distant it is.

Close
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"We're close relatives." - though this could also imply relational closeness, instead of genealogical closeness.
"We're closely related."
"We're related." - the close could be omitted unless you are trying to stress the closeness of your relation

Immediate
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"We're immediate family." - typically just spouse and children (for insurance purposes), but otherwise includes parents (the children's grandparents).

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