also, likewise, and also
"both ... and; besides, and also; anyway, anyhow; in fact, actually"
1. repeated Both ... and ...: Hem Sabahat, hem Nebahat geldiler. Both Sabahat and Nebahat came. Hem televizyon seyrediyor, hem de mektup yazýyor. He´s watching television and writing a letter at the same time. 2. And furthermore ..., Moreover ..., Indeed ..., Besides ..., ... to boot, And what´s more, ...: Odadan çýktý, hem gülümseyerek çýktý. She went out of the room, and with a smile on her face to boot. Hem seninle ilgisi yok. And what´s more, it has nothing to do with you. Bu hamam sýcak, hem ne sýcak! This bath is hot, and I do mean hot! –– aðlarým, hem giderim. She is both happy and sad (said of a girl on her wedding day). –– de nasýl! 1. Very!/Extremely!/And how! (said in reply to a question): “Behiye güzel mi?” “Hem de nasýl!” “Is Behiye beautiful?” “Very!” 2. You said it!/You can say that again!: “Bu bayaðý zor bir iþ!” “Hem de nasýl!” “This is a pretty hard job!” “You said it!” –– Ýsa´yý hem de Musa´yý memnun etmek colloq. to try to meet conflicting demands at the same time. –– kaçar, hem davul çalar. colloq. He seems to shrink from doing it, yet in the end he does it all the same. –– kel, hem fodul. colloq. Although he makes great claims for himself, he is incompetent. –– nalýna, hem mýhýna vurmak to speak in favor of both sides of a matter. –– suçlu, hem güçlü. colloq. He´s guilty himself, yet he acts innocent and doesn´t hesitate to impugn others. –– þamdan paklandý, hem pilav yaðlandý. colloq. We´ve killed two birds with one stone. –– ziyaret, hem ticaret. colloq. It´s a combination of business and pleasure.
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