İngilizce İkilemeler (binomial pairs) listesi [150+ adet]11 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 hayatta 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 TürkçesiMeaning
Day by dayGünden güneon each successive day; gradually and steadily
Four-by-four4 x 4a vehicle equipped with four-wheel drive
Little by littleAzar azarby small degrees or amounts; gradually
Side by sideYan yanatogether
Step by stepAdım adımgradually


“or” bağlacı ile kulanılan ingilizce ikilemeler

Binomial Pair TürkçesiMeaning
Give or takeAşağı yukarıplus or minus a small specified amount
Life or deathYaşam yada ölümvery important and crucial
Make or breakYa batmak ya çıkmakthe thing which decides whether something succeeds or fails
More or lessAz çokapproximately; almost
Rain or shineYağmur veya parlaklıkwhether it rains or not; whatever the weather
Sooner or laterEr ya da geçat some future time; eventually
By hook or by crookŞöyle ya da böyleby any possible means
Feast or famineBayram veya kıtlıkeither too much of something or too little
My way or the highwayBenim yolum veya otoyolused to say that people have to do what you say; otherwise, they will have to leave or quit the project
Use it or lose itKullan ya da kaybetit 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 TürkçesiMeaning
Beginning to endBaştan sonathe start of a series of events that leads to the end; throughout
Floor to ceilingYerden tavanaused for describing things such as windows or pieces of furniture that are the full height of a wall
Front to backÖnden arkayawith the front where the back should be; backwards
North to southkuzeyden güneyeextending between the north and the south
Start to finishbaştan sonrafrom the beginning to the end
Top to bottomtepeden tırnağain a very thorough way
Pillar to postkapıdan kapıyamoving from one place to another with a little purpose
Rags to richespaçavradan zenginliğeused to describe a person’s rise from a state of extreme poverty to one of great wealth
Ready to rumbleGürlemeye hazırget ready to gang-fight
Back to backarka arkayafacing in opposite directions, often with the backs touching
Bumper to bumperTampon tamponavery close together, as cars in a traffic jam
Day to dayGünden günehappening regularly every day
End to enduçtan ucain a row with the end of one object touching that of another
Face to faceYüz yüze(of two people) close together and facing each other
Hand to handEl ele(of fighting) at close quarters
Shoulder to shoulderOmuz omuzaside by side
Time to timeZaman zamanat intervals; occasionally


Çeşitli bağlaçarla ile kulanılan ingilizce ikilemeler

Binomial Pair TürkçesiMeaning
Let bygones be bygonesGeçmiş geçmişte kalsınforget past offences or causes of conflict and be reconciled
Slowly but surelyYavaş yavaş ama emin bir şekildeachieving the desired results gradually and reliably rather than quickly and spectacularly
Last but not leastEn son ama en kötü değillast in order of mention or occurrence but not of importance
Tit for tatkısasa kısasan equivalent given in return (as for an injury); retaliation in kind
Tooth for a toothdişe dişthe principle that a person who has injured another person is penalized to a similar degree; law of retaliation
All in allHer şeyi hesaba katarakon the whole
Arm in armKol kola(of two or more people) with arms linked
Hand in handEl eleclosely associated or connected
Double troubleÇifte Belaa very troublesome thing or person
Even Steveneşit paylaşımused in reference to fair and equal competition or distribution of resources
Fender benderHafif otomobil kazasıa road accident in which the vehicles involved are only slightly damaged
Like father, like sonBabasının oğlua son’s character or behaviour can be expected to resemble that of his father
Like mother, like daughterAnasına bak kızını aldaughters resemble their mothers
Horror of horrorsdehşetin dehşetiused to describe something as shocking or horrible
So far, so goodŞimdiye kadar, çok iyiprogress has been satisfactory up to now
Dusk till dawnŞafaktan gün batımınafrom sunset to sunrise; night time


“and” bağlacı ile kulanılan ingilizce ikilemeler

Binomial Pair TürkçesiMeaning
1Assets and liabilitiesVarlık ve yükümlülüklerthe two main elements of balance sheet
2Back and forthİleri gerimoving backward and forward; to-and-fro
3Black and whiteSiyah ve beyazsharply defined; clear-cut
4Bride and groomGelin ve damatwoman and man getting married
5By and largegenel olarakon the whole; everything considered
6Cause and effectNeden ve sonuça combination of action and reaction
7Cops and robbersPolisler ve soyguncularpolice trying to catch criminals (in movies)
8Come and goGel ve gitarrive and then depart again; move around freely
9Cowboys and IndiansKovboylar ve KızılderililerA game in which the players assume the traditional roles of cowboys and Indians
10Day and nightGündüz ve geceall the time; continuously
11Dos and don’tsYapılması ve yapılmaması gerekenlerrules and regulations; detailed instructions
12Ebb and flowgelgitlerthe situation that changes frequently
13First and lastİlk ve sonin all respects; fundamentally; on the whole
14Forward and backwardİleri ve geriin both directions alternately; to and fro
15Give and takeVer ve althe practice of making mutual concessions : compromise
16The great and smallbüyük ve küçükpeople of all ranks
17The haves and have-notsOlanlar ve olmayanlarrich and poor people in the society
18Here and thereBurada ve orada in one place and another; in various places
19Hide and seekSaklambaça children’s game
20High and lowYüksek ve alçakin many different places; everywhere
21Hither and thitheroraya burayain various directions
22Hot and coldSıcak ve soğukto change the mind a lot about whether to like someone or something
23In and outİç ve dışto the last detail; exhaustively; thoroughly
24Ladies and gentlemenBayanlar ve Baylarused to address the audience
25Long and shortUzun ve kısaThe main idea or facts of something
26Lost and foundKayıp eşya bürosua place where lost items are stored to await retrieval by their owners; a lost property
27Loud and clearYüksek sesle ve netclearly expressed and easy to understand
28Near and farYakın ve uzakfrom a very wide area
29Night and daygece ve gündüzall the time; constantly
30Now and thenŞimdi ve sonrafrom time to time
31On and offAçık ve kapalıintermittently
32Park and ridedur ve sürA transport system for reducing urban traffic congestion
33Pros and consLehte ve aleyhte olanlararguments for and against
34Rise and fallYükselmek ve düşmek go to the top and down to the bottom, fluctuate
35Stop and goDur ve gitinvolving frequent stops
36Thick and thinKalın ve inceevery difficulty and obstacle  – used especially in the phrase through thick and thin
37Ups and downsİnişler ve çıkışlaralternating rise and fall especially in fortune
38Yes and noEvet ve hayırno definite answer
39Young and oldGenç ve yaşlıof all ages
40Bits and piecesUfak tefek şeyleran assortment of small items
41Body and soulBeden ve ruhinvolving every aspect of a person; completely
42Clean and tidyTemiz ve düzenliFree from dirt or stain
43Dot the i’s and cross the t’si’leri noktalayın ve t’leri çaprazlayınensure that all details are correct
44Far and wideUzak ve genişin every direction; everywhere
45First and foremostİlk ve en önemlimost importantly; more than anything else
46Head and shouldersBaş ve omuzlar beyond comparison; by far
47Heart and soulKalp ve ruhwith complete sincerity and devotion
48House and homeev ve yuvaan emphatic form of home
49Leaps and boundssıçramalar ve sınırlarby very large degree; rapidly or in quick progress forward
50Nook and crannyKöşe bucakEvery possible place or part of something, down to the smallest ones
51Null and voidGeçersizhaving no legal force
52Pain and sufferingAğrı ve acımental or especially physical distress for which one may seek damages in a tort action
53Peace and quietBarış ve sessizliktranquility; freedom from stress or interruptions
54Pick and chooseen iyisini seçselect only the best from a number of alternatives
55Plain and simpleSade ve basitessentially or fundamentally so, without exaggeration or elaboration
56Short and sweetKısa ve güzelpleasantly brief; not lasting a long time or requiring a lot of time
57Sick and tiredHasta ve yorgunthoroughly fatigued or bored
58Skin and boneDeri ve kemikvery thin in a way that is unattractive and unhealthy
59Skull and crossbonesKurukafa ve kırık kemiklera symbol of a human skull with two long bones crossed below it
60Bag and baggageçanta ve bagajwith all one’s belongings
61Black and blueSiyah ve mavicovered in livid bruises
62Bread and butterEkmek ve tereyağa person’s livelihood or main source of income
63Cash and carryPeşin ödeyereksold for cash payment and no delivery service
64Chalk and cheesetebeşir ve peynirused for saying that two people or things are completely different from each other
65Command and controlKomuta ve kontrolthe running of an armed force or other organization
66Deaf and dumbsağır ve dilsiz(of a person) both deaf and unable to speak
67(Between the) devil and the deep blue sea(Arasında) şeytan ve masmavi denizin a difficult situation where there are two equally unpleasant choices
68Dine and dashYemek yiyin ve koşuneating at a restaurant and leaving without paying
69Done and dustedBitti ve tozlandı (proje çin)(of a project) be completely finished or ready
70Down and dirtyKıyasıya rekabetçihighly competitive or unprincipled
71Drink and driveİç ve sürdrive a vehicle while under the influence of alcohol
72Fast and furiousHızlı ve Öfkelifull of rapid action; lively and exciting
73Flora and faunaFlora ve faunaPlant life and wildlife, collectively
74Forgive and forgetAffet ve unutboth pardon and hold no resentment concerning a past event.
75Kith and kinEş dostone’s friends and relatives
76Life and limbRuh ve bedenlife and all bodily faculties
77Mix and matchKarıştır ve Eşleştirto put different things (such as pieces of clothing) together in different ways
78Part and parcelParça ve parselAn essential or fundamental part or aspect (of something)
79Rock and rollrock’n rollshowing eagerness to do, or start something
80Rough and readyKaba ve hazırcrude in nature, method, or manner but effective in action or use
81Safe and soundSağ salim free from danger or injury
82Toss and turnFırlat ve çeviryou keep moving around in bed and cannot sleep properly
83Wash and wearYıka ve Giy(of a garment or fabric) easily washed, drying quickly, and not needing to be ironed
84Chalk and talkTebeşir ve konuşma (geleneksel eğitim)the traditional method of teaching, consisting mainly of talking and writing on a chalkboard
85Flotsam and jetsamIvır zıvıruseless or unimportant items; odds and ends; homeless people
86Huff and puffburnundan solumakto breathe loudly, usually after physical exercise
87Hustle and bustleKoşuşturmaa large amount of activity and work, usually in a noisy surrounding
88Meet and greetKarşılama ve selamlaşmaan occasion when people can meet each other
89Near and dearyakın ve sevgilivery close in relationship
90Out and aboutdışarıda ve hakkındagoing to different places
91Wear and tearAşınma ve yıpranmathe damage that happens to an object in ordinary use during a period
92Wine and dineŞarap ve yemekentertain someone with food and drink, esp. expensive food and drink
93Again and againTekrar ve tekrarrepeatedly
94By and byZamanlaafter a short period; eventually
95More and moregittikçe daha fazlaat a continually increasing rate
96Neck and neckBoyun ve boyunlevel in a race or other competition
97On and onDurmadancontinually; at tedious length
98Out and outdışarı ve dışarı, her yönüylein every respect; absolute
99Over and overTekrar ve tekraragain and again
100So and soFalanused instead of a particular name to refer to someone or something
101Such and suchFilancaused 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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