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"O tam olarak bir hanımefendi."

Translation:She is truly a lady.

3 years ago

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The English sentence is kind of weird ("She is exactly a lady"?). Does the Turkish mean something like "She is very much a lady" or "She is truly a lady"?

3 years ago

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The Turkish sentence is weird too. We would normally not say "olarak" here.

O tam bir hanımefendi. → She's a real/true lady.

Nevermind the given sentence; just learn the expressions:

tam bir X = a true/real X

tam olarak = exactly (Ex: Tam olarak ne istiyorsun? → What exactly do you want?)

Two useful expressions. :-]

3 years ago

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I second that, no one would say "she's exactly a lady." Doesn't mean anything.

1 year ago

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What happened to "definitely"? Previously it was fine

8 months ago