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"The president of the board incurred a lot of expenditures for this company."

Translation:Yönetim kurulu başkanı bu şirket için çok masraf yaptı.

3 years ago

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why is there no additional possessive sufix after kurulu? Since we say OF the board

2 years ago

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I honestly wish I had a better answer, but it is just kind of the way things are.

I guess in a more philosophic sense, you can view it as the board doesn't physically own the president. I will send this to a Turk to check the grammaticality of it, just to be safe.

2 years ago

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thank you

2 years ago

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Would masraflar work?

3 years ago

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Nope, you normally only see the singular after "çok"

3 years ago

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Right! Thanks Alex.

3 years ago

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''bu şirket için yönetim kurulu başkan çok maşraf yaptı'' why is this wrong?

2 years ago

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"for the company" is in a way describing "expenditures." "which expenditures" -- "the ones for the company."

Modifiers always come directly before the things they modify :)

2 years ago

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OK thanks.

2 years ago