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ascertain (v):
be careful or certain to do something; make certain of something
Samples
He verified that the valves were closed.
See that the curtains are closed.
control the quality of the product

Related Word: check
ascertain (v):
learn or discover with certainty
ascertain (v):
establish after a calculation, investigation, experiment, survey, or study
Samples
find the product of two numbers.
The physicist who found the elusive particle won the Nobel Prize

Related Words: determinefind
ascertain (v):
find out, learn, or determine with certainty, usually by making an inquiry or other effort
Samples
I want to see whether she speaks French.
See whether it works.
find out if he speaks Russian.
Check whether the train leaves on time

Related Words: checkdetermine
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Cut your coat according to your cloth

Ayağını yorganına göre uzat.
Live within your income; don't be too ambitious in your plans.


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