|ei englanniksi||fail, not, egg, EI, nope, make head or tail of, miss, ball, bollock, nut|
: Throughout my life, I have always failed.
: The truck failed to start.
: The report fails to take into account all the mitigating factors.
: After running five minutes, the engine failed.
*: There shall not fail thee a man on the throne.
*: A poor Irish Widow […] went forth with her three children, bare of all resource, to solicit help from the Charitable Establishments of that City. At this Charitable Establishment and then at that she was refused; referred from one to the other, helped by none; — till she had exhausted them all; till her strength and heart failed her: she sank down in typhus-fever […]
: I failed in English last year.
: The professor failed me because I did not complete any of the course assignments.
*: though that seat of earthly bliss be failed
: The crops failed last year.
*: as the waters fail from the sea
*: Till Lionels issue fails, his should not reign.
*: If ever they fail of beauty, this failure is not be attributed to their size.
*: When earnestly they seek / Such proof, conclude they then begin to fail.
: A sick man fails.
*: had the king in his last sickness failed
*: Which ofttimes may succeed, so as perhaps / Shall grieve him, if I fail not.
: The project was full of fail.
*: Well, Im not a crook. Ive earned everything Ive got.
: Did you take out the trash? No, I did not.
: Not knowing any better, I went ahead.
: That is not red; its orange.
: I wanted a plate of shrimp, not a bucket of chicken.
: He painted the car blue and black, not solid purple.
: I really like hanging out with my little brother watching Barney... not!
: Sure, youre perfect the way you are... not!
: You need a not there to conform with the negative logic of the memory chip.
: ux|en|I also determine the minimal amount of egg required to make good mayonnaise.
: ux|en|We made a big omelette with three eggs.
: ux|en|The farmer offered me some fresh eggs, but I told him I was allergic to egg.
: ux|en|Shut up, you egg!
: ux|en|good egg
: ux|en|bad egg
: ux|en|tough egg
: After I cut the tubing, I found that I had slightly egged it in the vise.
*: "Is my son here, Clarence?" asked Roger Oakley. "Nope. The whistle aint blowed yet."
*: "No," from Tom, ending the word with so decided a pressure of the lips that it sounded like "nope."
*: “Aunt Kat? And was Aunt Kat your only relation? Have you no father nor mother?” “Nope. Never had none ‘cept Aunt Kat. Her hull name was Katrina. She wuz Dutch she wuz."
*: 1: I will not dishonour my countrys speech by leaving off the last syllables of words, 2: I will say a good American "yes" and "no" in place of an Indian grunt "um-hum" and "nup-um" or a foreign "ya" or "yeh" and "nope"...
*: Nope. Dont know as I do.
: I noped out of there as quickly as possible.
: Ill take that as a nope, then.
*: By one reporters count, questions about the change elicited seven shakes of the head indicating no comment, five "yeps" and three "nopes" from Earnhardt.
*: Now Yeah, Yep and Nope are always given as examples of what we do with Yes and No in English and it has become (particularly for foreigners) a sort of linguistic myth.
*: While Yeah occurs very frequently in casual talk, No and its conversational derivatives of nope, naw, nup, etc. are relatively infrequent.
*: To Philomell the next, the Linnet we prefer;/And by that warbling bird, the Wood-Lark place we then, /The Reed-sparrow, the Nope, the Red-breast, and the Wren, /The Yellow-pate: which though she hurt the blooming tree, /Yet scarce hath any bird a finer pipe than she.
*: I may note that olp, if pronounced ope, as it sometimes is, may be the origin of nope; an ope, and a nope, differ as little as possible.
*: In Natural History, An Eye of Pheasants was also A Nye of Pheasants, and even the human Eye was written a Nye. The Bulfinch was either a Nope, or an Ope ; the common Lizard, or Eft (Old English Evet) is also the Newt; the Water-Eft is the Water-Newt ; and the Saxon nedder, a serpent (probably allied to Nether, as crawling on the ground) has been transformed into an Adder.
*: Nope, an old name for the bullfinch used by Drayton (Wright), is a corrupt form for an ope, otherwise spelt aupe, olp, or alpe (Prompt.Parv.).
*: (in an example of use of crackmans) The cull thought to have loped by breaking through the crackmans, but we fetched him back by a nope on the costard, which stopped his jaw.
*: Ill fetch thee a nope.
*: "Nope him on the costard," said Ben Bolter.
*: The sexton seemed reluctant to resume his old duties, remarking -- "Be I to nope Mr. M on the head if I catches him asleep?"
: See if you can make head or tail of this chapter. Im baffled.
: I missed the target.
: I tried to kick the ball, but missed.
*: Men observe when things hit, and not when they miss.
*: Flying bullets now, / To execute his rage, appear too slow; / They miss, or sweep but common souls away.
: to miss an opportunity
*: When a man misses his great end, happiness, he will acknowledge he judged not right.
: I miss you! Come home soon!
*: What by me thou hast lost, thou least shalt miss.
*: The boy became volubly friendly and bubbling over with unexpected humour and high spirits. He tried to persuade Cicely to stay away from the ball-room for a fourth dance. Nobody would miss them, he explained.
: miss the joke
: Joe missed the meeting this morning.
: I missed the plane!
*: Amongst the angels, a whole legion / Of wicked sprites did fall from happy bliss; / What wonder then if one, of women all, did miss?
*: What here shall miss, our toil shall strive to mend.
: I think I’ll give the meeting a miss.
: You may sit here, miss.
: You may sit here, Miss Jones.
*: Gay vanity, with smiles and kisses, / Was busy mongst the maids and misses.
: ux|en|a ball of spittle; a fecal ball
: ux|en|a ball of wool; a ball of twine
: ux|en|the ball of the thumb; the ball of the foot
*: Move round the dark terrestrial ball.
*: Thus, if eternal Justice rules the ball, / Thus shall your wives, and thus your children fall;
: ux|en|The children were playing ball on the beach.
: ux|en|The children were playing ball in the garden.
: ux|en|If you get to a million points, you get another ball.
: ux|en|That’s a load of balls, and you know it! — Synonyms — See [[Wikisaurus:nonsense]]
: ux|en|I doubt he’s got the balls to tell him off.
: to ball cotton
: The horse balls; the snow balls.
: 2007: A good tackle (and some bad ones) will bring a cry of "Ball!" from the crowd – a plea for a holding the ball free kick. — AFL Sydney Swans Rules Zone [http://www.afl.com.au/FanZone/Rules/tabid/7892/Default.aspx]
: ux|en|I had a ball at that concert.
: Youve got a bollock hanging out of your shorts.
: The boss bollocked me for coming in late.
: There are many sort of nuts - peanuts, cashews, pistachios, Brazil nuts and more.
*: As the bolt tightens into the nut, it pulls the tenon on the side rail into the mortise in the bedpost and locks them together. There are also some European beds that reverse the bolt and nut by setting the nut into the bedpost with the bolt inserted into a slotted area in the side of the rail.
: He was driving his car like a nut.
*: My attorney was waiting in a bar around the corner. “This wont make the nut,” he said, “unless we have unlimited credit.”
*: ‘You are not going to be what they call a Nut, are you?’ she inquired with some anxiety, partly with the idea that a Nut would be an extravagance which her sisters small household would scarcely be justified in incurring [...].
: I kicked him in the nuts.
: a fashion nut
: a gun nut
: a sailing nut
*: When placing nuts, always look for constrictions within the crack, behind which the nut can be wedged.
: a nut hand; a nut flush
*: One night, we were fumbling each other out by the toilets when a Rocker in full leathers came out of the Gents and, without breaking stride or saying a word, nutted me square between the eyes. I went down as though shot...