İngilizce İkilemeler (binomial pairs) listesi [150+ adet]9 min read

Binomial pair çiftli kelimeler yani ingilizce ikilemeler, bir bağlaçla (genellikle “and” veya “or” ile) birleştirilen iki ingilizce kelimeyiingilizce ikileme içeren bir ifadedir.

İngilizce ikilemelerin kelime sırası genellikle sabitlenmiştir. Sırasını değiştiremezsiniz.



  • back and forth
  • bit by bit
  • black and white
  • hot and cold

İngilizce ikilemeler günlük hayatat farketmeden çokça kullanılan kelime öbekleridir. İngilizce ikilemeleri öğrenerek günlük ingilizce konuşmalarda seviyenizi yükseltebilirsiniz.

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“by” bağlacı ile kulanılan ingilizce ikilemeler

Binomial Pair Meaning
Day by dayon each successive day; gradually and steadily
Four-by-foura vehicle equipped with four-wheel drive
Little by littleby small degrees or amounts; gradually
Side by sidetogether
Step by stepgradually


“or” bağlacı ile kulanılan ingilizce ikilemeler

Binomial Pair Meaning
Give or takeplus or minus a small specified amount
Life or deathvery important and crucial
Make or breakthe thing which decides whether something succeeds or fails
More or lessapproximately; almost
Rain or shinewhether it rains or not; whatever the weather
Sooner or laterat some future time; eventually
By hook or by crookby any possible means
Feast or famineeither too much of something or too little
My way or the highwayused to say that people have to do what you say; otherwise, they will have to leave or quit the project
Use it or lose itit means that if you don’t continue to practice or use an ability, you might lose that ability


“to” bağlacı ile kulanılan ingilizce ikilemeler

Binomial Pair Meaning
Beginning to endthe start of a series of events that leads to the end; throughout
Floor to ceilingused for describing things such as windows or pieces of furniture that are the full height of a wall
Front to backwith the front where the back should be; backwards
North to southextending between the north and the south
Start to finishfrom the beginning to the end
Top to bottomin a very thorough way
Pillar to postmoving from one place to another with a little purpose
Rags to richesused to describe a person’s rise from a state of extreme poverty to one of great wealth
Ready to rumbleget ready to gang-fight
Back to backfacing in opposite directions, often with the backs touching
Bumper to bumpervery close together, as cars in a traffic jam
Day to dayhappening regularly every day
End to endin a row with the end of one object touching that of another
Face to face(of two people) close together and facing each other
Hand to hand(of fighting) at close quarters
Shoulder to shoulderside by side
Time to timeat intervals; occasionally


Çeşitli bağlaçarla ile kulanılan ingilizce ikilemeler

Binomial Pair Meaning
Let bygones be bygonesforget past offences or causes of conflict and be reconciled
Slowly but surelyachieving the desired results gradually and reliably rather than quickly and spectacularly
Last but not leastlast in order of mention or occurrence but not of importance
Tit for tatan equivalent given in return (as for an injury); retaliation in kind
Tooth for a tooththe principle that a person who has injured another person is penalized to a similar degree; law of retaliation
All in allon the whole
Arm in arm(of two or more people) with arms linked
Hand in handclosely associated or connected
Double troublea very troublesome thing or person
Even Stevenused in reference to fair and equal competition or distribution of resources
Fender bendera road accident in which the vehicles involved are only slightly damaged
Like father, like sona son’s character or behaviour can be expected to resemble that of his father
Like mother, like daughterdaughters resemble their mothers
Horror of horrorsused to describe something as shocking or horrible
So far, so goodprogress has been satisfactory up to now
Dusk till dawnfrom sunset to sunrise; night time


“and” bağlacı ile kulanılan ingilizce ikilemeler

Binomial Pair Meaning
1Assets and liabilitiesthe two main elements of balance sheet
2Back and forthmoving backward and forward; to-and-fro
3Black and whitesharply defined; clear-cut
4Bride and groomwoman and man getting married
5By and largeon the whole; everything considered
6Cause and effecta combination of action and reaction
7Cops and robberspolice trying to catch criminals (in movies)
8Come and goarrive and then depart again; move around freely
9Cowboys and IndiansA game in which the players assume the traditional roles of cowboys and Indians
10Day and nightall the time; continuously
11Dos and don’tsrules and regulations; detailed instructions
12Ebb and flowthe situation that changes frequently
13First and last in all respects; fundamentally; on the whole
14Forward and backwardin both directions alternately; to and fro
15Give and takethe practice of making mutual concessions : compromise
16The great and smallpeople of all ranks
17The haves and have-notsrich and poor people in the society
18Here and there in one place and another; in various places
19Hide and seeka children’s game
20High and lowin many different places; everywhere
21Hither and thitherin various directions
22Hot and coldto change the mind a lot about whether to like someone or something
23In and outto the last detail; exhaustively; thoroughly
24Ladies and gentlemenused to address the audience
25Long and shortThe main idea or facts of something
26Lost and founda place where lost items are stored to await retrieval by their owners; a lost property
27Loud and clearclearly expressed and easy to understand
28Near and farfrom a very wide area
29Night and dayall the time; constantly
30Now and thenfrom time to time
31On and offintermittently
32Park and rideA transport system for reducing urban traffic congestion
33Pros and consarguments for and against
34Rise and fall go to the top and down to the bottom, fluctuate
35Stop and goinvolving frequent stops
36Thick and thinevery difficulty and obstacle  – used especially in the phrase through thick and thin
37Ups and downsalternating rise and fall especially in fortune
38Yes and nono definite answer
39Young and oldof all ages
40Bits and piecesan assortment of small items
41Body and soulinvolving every aspect of a person; completely
42Clean and tidyFree from dirt or stain
43Dot the i’s and cross the t’sensure that all details are correct
44Far and widein every direction; everywhere
45First and foremostmost importantly; more than anything else
46Head and shoulders beyond comparison; by far
47Heart and soulwith complete sincerity and devotion
48House and homean emphatic form of home
49Leaps and boundsby very large degree; rapidly or in quick progress forward
50Nook and crannyEvery possible place or part of something, down to the smallest ones
51Null and voidhaving no legal force
52Pain and sufferingmental or especially physical distress for which one may seek damages in a tort action
53Peace and quiettranquility; freedom from stress or interruptions
54Pick and chooseselect only the best from a number of alternatives
55Plain and simpleessentially or fundamentally so, without exaggeration or elaboration
56Short and sweetpleasantly brief; not lasting a long time or requiring a lot of time
57Sick and tiredthoroughly fatigued or bored
58Skin and bonevery thin in a way that is unattractive and unhealthy
59Skull and crossbonesa symbol of a human skull with two long bones crossed below it
60Bag and baggagewith all one’s belongings
61Black and bluecovered in livid bruises
62Bread and buttera person’s livelihood or main source of income
63Cash and carrysold for cash payment and no delivery service
64Chalk and cheeseused for saying that two people or things are completely different from each other
65Command and controlthe running of an armed force or other organization
66Deaf and dumb(of a person) both deaf and unable to speak
67(Between the) devil and the deep blue seain a difficult situation where there are two equally unpleasant choices
68Dine and dasheating at a restaurant and leaving without paying
69Done and dusted(of a project) be completely finished or ready
70Down and dirtyhighly competitive or unprincipled
71Drink and drivedrive a vehicle while under the influence of alcohol
72Fast and furiousfull of rapid action; lively and exciting
73Flora and faunaPlant life and wildlife, collectively
74Forgive and forgetboth pardon and hold no resentment concerning a past event.
75Kith and kinone’s friends and relatives
76Life and limblife and all bodily faculties
77Mix and matchto put different things (such as pieces of clothing) together in different ways
78Part and parcelAn essential or fundamental part or aspect (of something)
79Rock and rollshowing eagerness to do, or start something
80Rough and readycrude in nature, method, or manner but effective in action or use
81Safe and sound free from danger or injury
82Toss and turnyou keep moving around in bed and cannot sleep properly
83Wash and wear(of a garment or fabric) easily washed, drying quickly, and not needing to be ironed
84Chalk and talkthe traditional method of teaching, consisting mainly of talking and writing on a chalkboard
85Flotsam and jetsamuseless or unimportant items; odds and ends; homeless people
86Huff and puffto breathe loudly, usually after physical exercise
87Hustle and bustlea large amount of activity and work, usually in a noisy surrounding
88Meet and greetan occasion when people can meet each other
89Near and dearvery close in relationship
90Out and aboutgoing to different places
91Wear and tearthe damage that happens to an object in ordinary use during a period
92Wine and dineentertain someone with food and drink, esp. expensive food and drink
93Again and againrepeatedly
94By and byafter a short period; eventually
95More and moreat a continually increasing rate
96Neck and necklevel in a race or other competition
97On and oncontinually; at tedious length
98Out and outin every respect; absolute
99Over and overagain and again
100So and soused instead of a particular name to refer to someone or something
101Such and suchused for referring to something without saying exactly what it is


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İngilizce binomial pair yani ikilemeler günlük hayatta çok kullanılan ve ses olarak eğlenceli kelime grupları. Siz de hem duyduğunuzda anlamak için hem de konuşurken kullanabilmek için yukarıdaki listeyi iyice hazmedin.

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