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What does it mean, word by word, "hayal kırıklığına uğramış".

It has the meaning of an adjective, but can't understand why it is so long

For learning: Turkish
Base language: English
Category: Language



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    It means being disappointed. Hayal kırıklığı means broken dreams. Hayal is dream and kırık means broken. Uğramak has lots of different meanings, it is a pretty versatile verb. In the sentence above it means experiencing. Hayal kırıklığına uğramak = experiencing a situation which breaks your dreams.

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