English to Afrikaans Meaning :: invent

Invent :
bedink
- bedinkuitgevinduitvinduitvinderdink aan
 

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Verb(1) come up with (an idea, plan, explanation, theory, or principle(2) concoct something artificial or untrue

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(1) Although Allen Lane did not invent the idea, he was certainly responsible for its initial success.(2) Pari, in turn, would invent long stories and narrate them to her friend.(3) I did not have to invent any tales about my past(4) journalists invent stories about celebrities(5) I believe somebody once said, ÔÇÿIf religion did not exist man would have to invent itÔÇÖ.(6) We think that we have the right resources to be creative and invent innovative solutions.(7) Anyway, the point Marwick is making is that the historian does not create or invent the structure found in the history text.(8) Anyone who wants to make a better mousetrap has to invent around existing mousetrap patents.(9) We knew that we wanted to invent something that would be a leap ahead in design and effectiveness.(10) He's a very reserved young man, so people talk and they invent funny tales about him.(11) If extreme sports didn't exist big business would have to invent them.(12) On Sunday nights my mother used to read us a Bible story and only after that would she agree to my father inventing a serial story aided by the family.(13) Karnad also invents a frame story to exaggerate the literary themes and meanings in the central episode, and it is this frame that gives the play its name.(14) In the evenings he has dinner with his mom and creatively invents stories about Rudy Sr., the father he's never met.(15) Making the wooden soccer ball involved developing wood-cutting techniques and inventing a new type of glue.(16) Above all, I admire the fact that when an exact word doesn't exist, he calmly invents one.
Related Words
(1) to invent ::
om uit te vind
Synonyms
Verb
1. originate ::
ontstaan
3. forge ::
bewerk
4. fabricate ::
vervaardig
Different Forms
invent, invented, inventing, inventor, invents
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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.

Didn\'t he invent the lightbulb?

Didn't he INVENT the lightbulb?

The Big Bang Theory Season 11, Episode 8


- I didn\'t invent them. They\'re there.
- In what universe?

- I didn't INVENT them. They're there. - In what universe?

The Big Bang Theory Season 1, Episode 1


and less like the guy
who didn\'t invent the lightbulb.

and less like the guy who didn't INVENT the lightbulb.

The Big Bang Theory Season 11, Episode 8


Yeah, now stand back
while I invent the telephone.

Yeah, now stand back while I INVENT the telephone.

The Big Bang Theory Season 8, Episode 18


...devastated, the Danes never invent
their namesake pastry.

...devastated, the Danes never INVENT their namesake pastry.

The Big Bang Theory Season 4, Episode 3


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