ADVERBIAL CLAUSES (Zarf Cümlecikleri)
Zarfın yerini tutan subordinate cümleciklere adverbial clause denir. Bir şeyin ne zaman, nerede nasıl, hangi surette, ne amaçla, hangi sebeple vs. yapıldığını anlatan cümleciklerdir.
as long as since by the time
before whenever the moment
after as soon as until/till
as when no sooner…than…
while once hardly/scarcely…when/before…
- He will remain a bachelor until he dies.
- I’ll remember you as long as I live.
- We had no sooner gone to bed than the phone rang.
- Once it is destroyed, it can’t be recreated.
- Whenever we make choices, we give up something.
- While I was watching television, he was doing his homework.
- I’ll give him your message when I see him tomorrow.
- I have been working in Ankara since I graduated from the university.
- As/while I was walking, I saw two men fighting.
- He had no sooner left the house than it began to rain.
- She had hardly woken up when her husband arrived.
- By the time I ate my apple, my grandfather had called me.
- By the time you graduate, my father will have retired.
NOTE: Zaman zarf cümlecikleri gelecek zamandan bahsetse bile içerisine will almaz.
- They will go for a holiday. Their son will come from abroad.
They will go for a holiday when their son comes from abroad. (not…when their son will come..)
Where wherever anywhere everywhere
- Where minerals are abundant, mining becomes important.
- He takes his wife with him wherever he goes.
- Everywhere I look, I see mother with newborn babies.
Direct Contrast (Doğrudan karşıtlık, zıtlık)
- While I like jazz music my wife hates it. (Ben cazı severken eşim nefret ediyor)
- He is wealthy whereas we are poor. (O zenginken biz fakiriz.)
Although even though though while
- Although/ even though / though he was ill, he went to work.
- I won’t go to the party while I was invited.
Yandaki kalıplarla yapılan cümleler sanki başlarında although varmış gibi anlaşılırlar. Alternatif olarak diğer cümlenin başında however varmış gibi de çevrilebilir.
- Rich as he is, he spends his money sparingly. (Though he is rich…)
- Hard as he tried, he failed to finish the project on time. (Though he tried hard…)
- Try as he might, he has little chance of being successful. (Though he might try…)
- Much as I would like to help you, I’m afraid I’m simply too busy at the moment. (I would like to help you much; however, I’m afraid…)
Because since As ,for
Seeing that now that inasmuch as On the grounds that
NOTE: Sebep belirten cümleler sonuç belirten cümlelerden daha önce gerçekleşirler. Buradaki tense uyumu konusunda dikkatli olunuz.
- She didn’t go to work yesterday since / as / because she was ill.
- Now that you have finished the work, you can leave.
- Since / As he was in a hurry, he took a taxi.
- Seeing that she is legally old enough to get married, I don’t see how you can stop her.
- The match was cancelled due to / owing to / on account of the fact that there was a terrible storm.
- In view of the fact that it is raining, we should take our umbrellas.
- Inasmuch as language is constantly changing, the rules of grammar change also.
- He left on the grounds that he was ill.
NOTE: Virgül (,) veya kesme (-) sonrası yazılan for aslında bir bağlaçtır ve asla cümle başında yer almaz.
- We listened eagerly, for he brought news of our families.
- He is so careful that he rarely makes mistakes.
- He writes so carefully that he rarely makes mistakes.
- It is so good a story that I’ll never forget it.
- She has made so many mistakes that I’m really disappointed.
- He has made so few mistakes that we are all surprised.
- He has so such money that he doesn’t know what to do with it.
- He has so little patience that he can’t tolerate any noise at all.
- He is such a careful student that he rarely makes mistakes.
- He writes with such great care that he rarely makes mistakes.
- His courage is such that even his enemies admire him.
NOTE: In that (=for the reason that) tipik bir sonuç cümlesi değildir. Bir açıklama cümlesidir.
- Tea and coffee are similar in that they are both hot beverages.
- Turkey and Saudi Arabia differ in that the former is a republic whereas the latter is a kingdom.
so that= in order that in case lest=for fear that
NOTE: Bu yapılarla, özellikle in order that ve so that ile, sıklıkla modal kullanılır.
- We’ve arrived early in order that / so that we can/will/may see the sunset.
- We arrived early in order that / so that we could/would/might see the sunset.
- I stood up in order that / so that I could see better.
NOTE: In case ve lest ile should kullanıldığında, should ihtimal belirtir.
- I always keep candles in the house in case there was a power cut.
- I always kept candles in the house in case there should be a power cut.
- He ran away lest he should be seen.
- I do not go there for fear that he will see me.
NOTE: Bu cümleler phrase haline, yüklem önüne so as to veya in order to getirilmek suretiyle yapılır.
- We’ve arrived early in order that / so that we can see the parade.
- We’ve arrived early in order to / so as to see the parade.
NOTE: so that amaç yahut sonuç ifade edebilir. Sonuç belirten so that çoğunlukla virgülden sonra gelir.
- The doctor explained the nature of my illness in medical terms, so that I didn’t understand fully.
- The doctor explained the nature of my illness in medical terms so that I wouldn’t understand fully.
IN CASE: -e ihtimaline karşı, olur diye anlamındadır. If clause’dan farklıdır. Ancak if clause yapısında olduğu gibi içine will almaz.
- In case of emergency call 911. (Acil bir şey durumunda, 911’i ara.)
- I’ll take my umbrella in case it rains. (Yağmur yağabilir diye şemsiyeni al)
- I’ll take my umbrella if it rains. (Eğer yağmur yağarsa şemsiyemi alırım)
LEST: -mesin diye, e ihtimaline karşı. Yapının yükleminin subjunctive olarak kullanıldığı da olur.
- They evacuated the area lest war (should) break
- I came in house early lest my father became angry with me.
FOR FEAR THAT: e korkusuyla
- I don’t go there for fear that he will see me.
As as if as though
- Some teachers teach as they were taught years ago. (…the same way as they were taught...)
- You look as if / as though you are tired. (You are tired and you look so.)
- He looks as if / as though he has missed the train. (He has missed it and it is clear)
- The cat sounded as if / as though it was hungry. (It was hungry)
- He treats us as if / as though we were his own children. (But we are not his children)
- I feel as if / as though I hadn’t slept at all last night. (But I slept.)
Degree / Proportion (derece / oran)
The comparative…the comparative… as much as
To the extent that In so far as As… (so)
To such an extent that To the degree that
- The greater the demand (is), the higher the price (is).
- The less food you eat, the thinner you get.
- The richer a person is, the more comfortably he can live.
- A teacher is successful to the extent that he motivates his students to learn.
- I’ll help you in so far as I can.
- As the city grew so did its problems.
NOTE: “AS” zaman, sebep, tarz veya oran ifade edebilir. Örnekler sırasıyla:
- As I was searching the house, I found an antique watch. (Evi gezerken antik bir saat buldum)
- As I was tired, I stopped working. (Yorgun olduğum için çalışmayı kestim)
- I did the work (just) as I was instructed. [İşi (Aynen) emrolunduğum gibi/biçimde yaptım.]
- As we get older, our bodies become weaker. (Yaşlandıkça vücudumuz zayıflar)
NOTE: “WHILE” zaman, doğrudan zıtlık veya concessive zıtlık ifade edebilir. Örnekler sırasıyla:
- While I was walking across, I was almost hit by a car.
- While I approve of his methods, I have some reservations about their overall objectives.
- While I approve of his methods, she disapproves of them.
NOTE: “SINCE” zaman veya sebep ifade edebilir. Örnekler sırasıyla:
- The negotiators have made substantial progress since they resumed the peace talks.
- Since the ruling party has lost its absolute majority in parliament, the present government is unlikely to survive.
Reduced Adverbial Clauses
Adverbial clause’larda da indirgeme genel olarak Ving şeklinde yapılır. İndirgeme relative clause indirgemesine hayli benzer. Ayrıntılarla incelemek gerekirse:
Ortak özne - eş zamanlılık – yüklem: to be
- While we were in Istanbul, we visited all the major museums. (past-past)
While in Istanbul, we visited all the major museums.
- When she was in London, she met very interesting people. (past-past)
When in London, she met very interesting people.
- Though he was popular with teenagers, the singer was criticized by adults. (past-past)
Though popular with teenagers, the singer was criticized by adults. (past-past)
- Use a comma, when it is (present-present)
Use a comma, when necessary.
Ortak özne – yüklem: passive
- Although it was begun many years ago, the road is still not completed. (past-present)
- Although begun many years ago, the road is still not completed.
- Though it was written for children, the book is popular among adults as well. (past-present)
- Though written for children, the book is popular among adults as well.
- As soon as it was announced the plan came under attack. (past-past)
- As soon as announced, the plan came under attack.
- Once it is learned, language cannot easily be forgotten. (present-present)
- Once learned, language cannot easily be forgotten.
- When it is cooled, the vapor condenses and form droplets. (present-present)
- When cooled, the vapor condenses and form droplets.
- If this method is used properly it will be highly effective (type I)
- If used properly, this method will be highly effective
- He began shouting as though he were annoyed at what he had seen. (real, past)
- He began shouting as though annoyed at what he had seen.
Ortak özne – after/before – yüklem: passive
- Ali had to look for a job months after he was dismissed from the factory.
- Ali had to look for a job months after being dismissed from the factory.
- Students must be given sufficient training in the use of computers before they are allowed to use them freely.
- Students must be given sufficient training in the use of computers before being allowed to use them freely.
NOTE: Aşağıdaki yapıda da indirgemede being var. Ancak yukarıdaki durum after ve before’un aynı zamanda preposition olmasından kaynaklanırken, aşağıda pasif yapı continuous olduğu için being metnin orijinalinde zaten yer almaktaydı:
- He fainted while he was being questioned at the police station.
- He fainted while being questioned at the police station.
Ortak özne – eş zamanlı – yüklem: active
- Adults sometimes do not realize their strength when they deal with children.
- Adults sometimes do not realize their strength when dealing with children.
- The Prime Minister has held his second press conference since he took the office.
- The Prime Minister has held his second press conference since taking the office.
- He moved his lips as if he wanted to say something.
- He moved his lips as if wanting to say something.
- While he accepts the proposed plan in principle, he has some reservations about its content.
- While accepting the proposed plan in principle, he has some reservations about its content.
- The president consults his aides before he makes his final decision.
- The president consults his aides before making his final decision.
NOTE: Continuous yapılar da doğal olarak aynı şekilde indirgenir:
- While he was talking past the post Office, he ran into one of his friends.
- While talking past the post Office, he ran into one of his friends.
NOTE: Although, though, even though cümleleri in spite of veya despite ile indirgenir.
- Although he works hard, he doesn’t earn much money.
- In spite of working hard, he doesn’t earn much money.
- In spite of his hard work, he doesn’t earn much money.
So/such as to and so/such…as to
- I studied hard so that I could get a passing grade in the exam.
- I studied hard so as to get a passing grade in the exam.
- The countess’s treatment of her servants was such that it caused great resentment.
- The countess’s treatment of her servants was such as to cause great resentment.
- His work was so good that it made him internationally famous.
- His work was so good as to make him internationally famous.
- He was in such bad health that he was obliged to resign.
- He was in such bad health as to be obliged to resign.
Present participles (Ving) for active constructions
When I saw the road block, I stopped my car.
Seeing the road block, I stopped my car.
When we opened the cupboard, we found a skeleton inside.
On/Upon opening the cupboard, we found a skeleton inside.
Opening the cupboard, we found a skeleton inside.
When you cross the street, you must be careful.
When crossing the street, you must be careful.
While I was walking down the street, I ran into one of my old friends.
While walking down the street, I ran into one of my old friends.
Walking down the street, I ran into one of my old friends.
As I felt tired, I went to bed early.
Feeling tired, I went to bed early.
Since Bob is an experienced teacher, he knows how to deal with such problems.
Being an experienced teacher, Bob knows how to deal with such problems.
Because the weather was warm and clear, we decided to have a picnic.
The weather being warm and clear, we decided to have a picnic.
As he did not know what to do, he applied to me for advice.
Not knowing what to do, he applied for me to advice.
Smiling warmly, Mary shook hands with me.
Mary, smiling warmly, shook hands with me.
Mary shook hands with me, smiling warmly.
Past participles (V3) for active constructions
 Ölünceye kadar bekar kalacak.
 Yaşadığım müddetçe seni unutmayacağım..
 Yatağa henüz girmiştik ki telefon çaldı. VEYA Yatağa daha girmemiştik ki telefon çaldı.
 Bir kez yok edildi mi, bir daha yeniden yaratılamaz.
 Her ne zaman bir şeyler tercih etsek, bir şeyleri terk ederiz.
 Evden henüz çıkmıştı ki yağmur yağmaya başladı.
 Henüz uyanmıştı ki kocası geldi.
 Minerallerin bol olduğu yerde madencilik önemli hale gelir.
 Her nereye giderse eşini de yanında götürür.
 Baktığım her yerde yeni doğmuş bebekli anneler görüyorum.
 Hasta olmasına rağmen okula gitti.
 Davet edilmiş olmama rağmen partiye gitmeyeceğim.
 Zengin olmasına rağmen, parasını tutumlu bir şekilde harcıyor.
 Çok sıkı çalışmasına rağmen projeyi vaktinde bitiremedi.
 Deneyebilir ancak başarılı olma şansı çok az.
 Size ne kadar yardım etmek istesem de / istememe rağmen, korkarım şu an çok meşgulüm.
 Hasta olduğundan dün işe gitmedi.
 İşini bitirdiğine göre gidebilirsin.
 Acelesi olduğu için bir taksi tuttu.
 Resmi olarak evlenecek yaşta olduğuna göre onu nasıl durdurabilirin anlamıyorum.
 Maç korkunç bir fırtına olduğu için iptal edildi.
 Yağmur yağdığından, şemsiyelerimizi alsak iyi olur.
 Dil devamlı değiştiğinden, gramer kuralları da değişir.
 Hasta olduğu için bıraktı.
 Onu şevkle dinledik, zira ailemiz hakkında haberler getirmişti.
 Çay ve kahve, her ikisi de sıcak meşrubat olması bakımından benzerdirler.
 Türkiye ve Arabistan, ilkinin bir cumhuriyet, ikincinin ise bir krallık olması yönünden birbirinden farklıdırlar.
 Gün batımını görebilmek için / görmek amacıyla erken vardık.
 Gün batımını görebilmek için / görmek amacıyla erken varmıştık.
 Elektrik kesintisi olması ihtimaline karşın evde hep mum bulundururum.
 Elektrik kesintisi olması ihtimaline karşın evde hep mum bulundururdum.
 Görülebilir korkusuyla /görülmemek için kaçtı
 Beni görebilir korkusuyla oraya gitmem
 Karnavalı görebilmek için erken vardık.
 Doktor hastalığımın doğasını öyle tıbbi terimlerle anlattı ki, tam olarak anlayamadım.
 Doktor hastalığımı doğasını tam olarak anlamayayım diye tıbbi terimlerle anlattı.
 Savaş çıkabilir korkusuyla alanı boşatıldılar.
 Babam kızmasın diye eve erken geldim.
 Bir öğretmen öğrencilerini öğrenmeye motive edebildiği oranda başarılıdır.
 Şehir büyüdükçe sorunları da büyüdü.
 Karşıya geçerken az daha araba çarpıyordu.
 Metotlarına katılmama rağmen, onların genel hedefleri hususunda bazı çekincelerim var.
 Ben onun metotlarını onaylarken, o onaylamıyor.
 Barış görüşmelerine başlamalarından bu yana görüşmeciler önemli aşama kaydettiler
 İktidar partisi parlamentodaki çoğunluğunu yitirdiği için, mevcut hükümetin devam etmesi olası gözükmüyor.