English to Afrikaans Meaning :: desert

woestyn
Desert :
woestyn
- woestynverlatedrosterdroswoestyne
 

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Noun(1) arid land with little or no vegetation(2) (usually plural
Verb(1) leave someone who needs or counts on you; leave in the lurch(2) desert (a cause, a country or an army(3) leave behind

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(1) Don't count on this to be the case because Lady Luck will desert you in a flash.(2) The city had almost become overrun by the desert , the sand sweeping in to cover the streets and all items left out.(3) Though if you wanted to elope to a desert island, I'd understand.(4) Most of this area is desert or desertified sand suitable only for grazing.(5) He believes that the model, which was designed in the 1960s, will perform better than a Landrover in desert conditions.(6) The helicopter slowly landed in the soft sand of a desert in the middle of nowhere, Nevada.(7) The boy ran across the desert , the sand flying up from his heels.(8) We remain determined to guide the two of them through the cultural desert that is modern childhood but since they grew out of Postman Pat all the entertainment aimed at them seems so empty of real value.(9) The tree grows very slowly and thrives in desert conditions.(10) The Istanbul of the 1970s was considered to be something of a cultural desert - certainly in terms of classical music.(11) After that, the troops began to desert en masse.(12) While having it fixed, she saw a small, empty, desolate theater, which was attached to an abandoned desert inn.(13) Some wandered in desert wastes, finding no way to an inhabited town hungry and thirsty, their soul fainted within them.(14) This drastically minimized the harsh desert conditions and the reliability of the equipment increased.(15) However, skill wins out in the long run because luck will desert you one day.(16) Was such a party bound to desert its essential core of supporters, they working class, in its attempt to secure the votes and support of others?
Related Words
(1) desert island ::
verlate eiland
(2) to desert ::
om woestyn
(3) desert ship ::
woestyn skip
(4) ship of the desert ::
skip van die woestyn
(5) desert spoon ::
lepel woestyn
(6) desert life ::
woestyn lewe
Synonyms
Adjective
1. arid ::
dorre
2. uninhabited ::
onbewoonde
Noun
3. wasteland ::
kankers
Verb
4. abandon ::
verlaat
5. renounce ::
verwerp
6. abscond ::
dros
7. defect ::
defek
Different Forms
desert, deserted, deserter, deserters, deserting
Word Example from TV Shows

The best way to learn proper English is to read news report, and watch news on TV. Watching TV shows is a great way to learn casual English, slang words, understand culture reference and humor. If you have already watched these shows then you may recall the words used in the following dialogs.

...has been picked clean
like a carcass in the desert sun.

...has been picked clean like a carcass in the DESERT sun.

The Big Bang Theory Season 4, Episode 19


Do you remember when we were
out in the desert with Tuco?

Do you remember when we were out in the DESERT with Tuco?

Breaking Bad Season 3, Episode 8


The government forced them
to move to the desert.

The government forced them to move to the DESERT.

The Big Bang Theory Season 10, Episode 1


GALECKI:
It\'s been a desert.

GALECKI: It's been a DESERT.

The Big Bang Theory Season 12, Episode 24


Your brothers desert you?

Your brothers DESERT you?

Game of Thrones Season 2, Episode 6


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