|laskea englanniksi||descend, let down, depress, depreciate, tap, cast, drop, calculate, reduce, work out, dismount, draw, furl, extract, tally, compute, account, lay, dip, lower, set, strike, decline, decrease, lay down|
: The rain descended, and the floods came. [[Matthew]] vii. 25.
: We will here descend to matters of later date. [[Fuller]].
: [He] with holiest meditations fed, Into himself descended. [[w:John Milton|John Milton]].
: And on the suitors let thy wrath descend. [[w:Alexander Pope|Alexander Pope]].
: he descended from his high estate
: the beggar may descend from a prince
: a crown descends to the heir
: they descended the river in boats; to descend a ladder
: But never tears his cheek descended. [[w:Byron|Byron]].
: They let down the rope and I fastened it to the basket.
: I promised him I would meet him there, and I will not let him down.
: to let down tools or cutlery
: Depress the upper lever to start the machine.
: Winter depresses me.
: Lower productivity will eventually depress wages.
*: ... which ... some over-severe philosophers may look upon fastidiously, or undervalue and depreciate.
*: To prove that the Americans ought not to be free, we are obliged to depreciate the value of freedom itself.
: We dont have bottled water; youll have to get it from the tap.
: a liquor of the same tap
: We drilled a hole and then cut the threads with the proper tap to match the valves thread.
: The system was barely keeping pressure due to all of the ill-advised taps along its length.
: If we tap the maple trees, we can get maple syrup!
: He tapped a new barrel of beer.
: They cant tap the phone without a [[warrant]].
: He was known to tap [[cable television]]
: Tap an M3 thread all the way through the hole.
: He was so [[nervous]] he began to tap his fingers on the [[table]].
: She tapped her companion on the back to indicate that she was ready to go.
: Lydia tapped Jim on the shoulder to get his attention.
: The [[tree]], [[sway]]ing in the [[breeze]], began to tap on the [[window]] [[pane]].
: I would tap that hot girl over there.
: Id tap that.
*: Hard to believe [[w:Kimo Leopoldo|Kimo &
*: Just started bjj [=[[w:Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu|Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu]]] couple of months ago and i finally tapped someone!!! WOOOHOO! The guy i tapped has been traiing a few more months than me, outweighs me by at least 30 pounds, and is in great shape from the army.
*: [[w:Genki Sudo|&
: to tap shoes
: When Steve felt a tap on his shoulder, he turned around.
*: Soupes dorye. — Take gode almaunde mylke ... caste þher-to Safroun an Salt ...
*: Why then a Ladder quaintly made of Cords / To cast vp, with a paire of anchoring hookes, / Would serue to scale another Heros towrenb....
*: The more, an please your honour, the pity, said the Corporal; in uttering which, he cast his spade into the wheelbarrownb....
*: As Jesus walked by the see off Galile, he sawe two brethren: Simon which was called Peter, and Andrew his brother, castynge a neet into the see (for they were fisshers)nb....
*: So she to Guyon offred it to tast; / Who taking it out of her tender hond, / The cup to ground did violently cast, / That all in peeces it was broken fondnb....
*: it is profitable for thee that one of thy members should perish, and not that thy whole body should be cast into hell.
*: Near Puerto Limon, Costa Rica, Madman, co-pilot and plane were caught in a storm, cast into the Caribbean, drowned.
*: Her bow is not to her liking. In a temper, she casts it on the grass.
*: when the serjeant saw me, he cast his coat and put it on me, and they carried me on their shoulders to a village where the wounded were and our surgeonsnb....
*: You know the saying, "Neer cast a clout till May is out"? Well, personally, Im bored of my winter clothes by March.
*: These verses...make me ready to cast.
*: Thine enemies shall cast a trench [bank] about thee.
*: This...casts a sulphureous smell.
*: To whom do Lyons cast their gentle Lookes? Not to the Beast, that would vsurpe their Den.
*: She then yawned again, threw aside her book, and cast her eyes round the room in quest of some amusementnb....
*: The Clearke of Chartam: hee can write and / reade, and cast accompt.
*: I cannot yet cast account either with penne or Counters.
*: I cast up the notches on my post, and found I had been on shore three hundred and sixty-five days.
*: he is...a perfect astrologer, that can cast the rise and fall of others, and mark their errant motions to his own use.
*: John Gadbury confessed that Mrs Cellier, ‘the Popish Midwife’, had asked him to cast the Kings nativity, although the astrology claimed to have refused to do so.
*: He did the washing up and stayed behind to watch the dinner cook while she hopped off with a friend to have her horoscope cast by another friend.
*: "Fayre damesell, I thanke you hartely," seyde Sir Launcelot, "but truly," seyde he, "I caste me never to be wedded man."
*: I wrapt my selfe in Palmers weed, / And cast to seeke him forth through daunger and great dreed.
*: The cloister...had, I doubt not, been cast for [an orange-house].
: ux|en|The director cast the part carefully.
: ux|en|The director cast John Smith as King Lear.
: ux|en|to cast about for reasons
*: She...cast in her mind what manner of salutation this should be.
*: The government I cast upon my brother.
*: Cast thy burden upon the Lord.
: ux|en|to be cast in damages
*: She was cast to be hanged.
*: Were the case referred to any competent judge, they would inevitably be cast.
: ux|en|a casting voice
*: How much interest casts the balance in cases dubious!
*: The threat of Russian barbarism sweeping over the free world will cast its ominous shadow over us for many, many years.
*: A sudden thought cast a gloom over his countenance.
*: being with childe, they may without feare of accusation, spoyle and cast transterm|avorter|lang=frm their children, with certaine medicaments, which they have only for that purpose.
*: The abortion of a woman they describe by an horse kicking a wolf; because a mare will cast her foal if she tread in the track of that animal.
*: One copy of the magnificent caveman, The Thinker, of which Rodin cast several examples in bronze, is seated now in front of the Detroit Museum of Art, where it was placed last autumn.
*: Stuff is said to cast or warp when...it alters its flatness or straightness.
: ux|en|Casting is generally an indication of bad design.
*: He clambered on to an apron of rock that held its area out to the sun and began to cast across it. The direction of the wind changed and the scent touched him again.
*: a cast of dreadful dust
: The area near the stream was covered with little bubbly worm casts.
: He’s in the cast of Oliver.
: The cast was praised for a fine performance.
: The men got into position for the cast, two at the ladle, two with long rods, all with heavy clothing.
: The cast would need a great deal of machining to become a recognizable finished part.
: The doctor put a cast on the boy’s broken arm.
: A plaster cast was made of his face.
*: As when a cast of Faulcons make their flight / An an Herneshaw, that lyes aloft on wing […].
*: The image of the affected eye is clearer and in consequence the diplopy more striking the less the cast of the eye; hence the double vision will be noticed by the patient before the misdirection of the eye attracts the attention of those about him.
*: Arriving in Brittany, the Woodville exiles found a sallow young man, with dark hair curled in the shoulder-length fashion of the time and a penchant for expensively dyed black clothes, whose steady gaze was made more disconcerting by a cast in his left eye – such that while one eye looked at you, the other searched for you.
: Her features had a delicate cast to them.
*: I have read all her articles and come to admire both her elegant turn of phrase and the noble cast of mind which inspires it; but never, I confess, did I look to see beauty and wit so perfectly united.
: Put three drops of oil into the mixture.
: On one side of the road was a 50-foot drop.
: That was a long drop, but fortunately I didnt break any bones.
*: It moved in surges, like a roller coaster on a series of drops and high-banked turns.
: I left the plans at the drop, like you asked.
: [[wikipedia:The Drop (film)
: The delivery driver has to make three more drops before lunch.
: He usually enjoys a drop after dinner.
: It doesnt matter where youre from; anyone who enjoys the drop is a friend of mine.
: Yet another drop for the Tiger tight end.
: The Tiger quarterback took a one-step drop, expecting his tight end to be open.
: rfquotek|Ham. Nav. Encyc
*: The kindly dew drops from the higher tree, / And wets the little plants that lowly dwell.
*: The trees drop balsam.
*: The recording angel, as he wrote it down, dropped a tear upon the word and blotted it out forever.
: ux|en|A single shot was fired and the bird dropped from the sky.
: ux|en|Dont drop that plate! The police ordered the men to drop their weapons.
*: The heavens ... dropped at the presence of God.
: ux|en|Drop and give me thirty push-ups, private! If your clothes are on fire, stop, drop and roll.
*: Nothing, says Seneca, so soon reconciles us to the thoughts of our own death, as the prospect of one friend after another dropping round us.
*: Maisies faith in Mrs. Wix for instance had suffered no lapse from the fact that all communication with her had temporarily dropped.
: ux|en|The moderator would drop hints whenever the students struggled. She would sometimes drop off to sleep straight after dinner.
*: The question was: Who put the most in the collection box? The wealthy guy, who dropped a “C” note, or the tattered old dame who parted with her last tarnished penny.
*: I forked over the $19.25. I was in no position to be dropping twenties like gumdrops but I deserved something good from this crappy morning.
: ux|en|Im tired of this subject. Will you just drop it?
*: They suddenly dropt the pursuit.
*: that astonishing ease with which fine ladies drop you and pick you up again
*: The connection had been dropped many years.
: ux|en|The stock dropped 1.5% yesterday. We can take our vacation when the price of fuel drops. Watch for the temperature to drop sharply, then youll know the reaction is complete.
: ux|en|Drop me a note when you get to the city.
*: [http://books.google.com/books?id=mIYAAAAAYAAJ&pg=PA562&dq=drop page 562]: ...if the first shot does not drop him, and he rushes on, the second will be a very hurried and most likely ineffectual one...
*: [http://books.google.com/books?id=mIYAAAAAYAAJ&pg=PA568&dq=dropped page 568] ...with a single shot he dropped him like a master of the art.
*: As with all other animals, a shot behind the shoulder is the most likely to drop the beast on the spot...
*: He dropped the beast with a bullet in its heart.
*: The piano players out, the music stopped / His boy had beef, and he got dropped...
*: With a quick clench of the fist on Joeys throat, Bodie dropped him. The man crumpled to the ground...
: ux|en|Make any sudden movements and I will drop you!
: ux|en|Cockneys drop their aitches.
: ux|en|Warne dropped Tendulkar on 99. Tendulkar went on to get a century next ball
: ux|en|They had never dropped acid.
: ux|en|I dropped ten pounds and an obnoxious fiancée.
: ux|en|Ive been dropped from the football team.
: ux|en|I drop knowledge wherever I go. Yo, I drop rhymes like nobodys business.
: ux|en|They dropped "Hip-Hop Xmas" in time for the holidays.
: ux|en|That guy can drop the bass like a monster. I love it when he drops his funky beats.
: ux|en|"Hip-Hop Xmas" dropped in time for the holidays.
: ux|en|I had to drop calculus because it was taking up too much of my time and I couldnt go anymore.
: ux|en|Drop a basket of fries.
: ux|en|Billys voice dropped suddenly when he turned 12.
: ux|en|The song, 180 beats per minute, drops to 150 BPM near the end. My synthesizer makes the notes sound funny when they drop below C2.
: ux|en|drop by soon; drop in on her tomorrow
: to drop a lamb
*: their waved coats dropped with gold
: ux|en|Calculate the square root of 3 to 10 decimal places.
*: A cunning man did calculate my birth.
: ux|en|to calculate or cast ones nativity
*: [Religion] is ... calculated for our benefit.
: ux|en|to calculate a system of laws for the government and protection of a free people
*: Neither [Jones]... nor I (in 1966) could conceive of reducing our "science" to the ultimate absurdity of reading Finnish newspapers almost a century and a half old in order to establish "priority."
: a book reduced into English
: Can you work out 250 × 12 in your head for me?
: Can you work out how to get to the university by car?
: I cant work these instructions out.
: This is a beta version; were still working out the kinks.
: These figures just dont work out.
: Are you still seeing John? - No, it didnt work out.
: Wow, youre looking good! Do you work out?
: Using some tweezers, he worked the bee sting out of his hand.
: He works out of a small office shared with three others.
: A stylish routine, let down by a sloppy dismount.
: She carefully dismounted from the horse.
*: Cadel Evans was the first to suffer, quickly dismounting and waiting to take a bike from one of his BMC Racing team-mates, only to discover that the first of them had also punctured.
: The VMS operator tried to dismount the Unix hard drive with the DISMOUNT DISK$NFSMOUNT command, instead of umount /mnt/nfshome.
*: But now the bright sun ginneth to dismount.
*: A flattering painter who made it his care / To draw men as they ought to be, not as they are.
*: Can I, untouched, the fair ones passions move, / Or thou draw beauty and not feel its power?
: ux|en|He tried to draw a conclusion from the facts.
: ux|en|Tea is much nicer if you let it draw for three minutes before pouring.
: ux|en|to draw money from a bank
*: Serene, smiling, enigmatic, she faced him with no fear whatever showing in her dark eyes....She put back a truant curl from her forehead where it had sought egress to the world, and looked him full in the face now, drawing a deep breath which caused the round of her bosom to lift the lace at her throat.
*: So always look on the bright side of death / Just before you draw your terminal breath
: ux|en|We drew back from the cliff edge.
: ux|en|The runners drew level with each other as they approached the finish line.
: ux|en|Draw near to the fire and I will tell you a tale.
*: We do not draw the moral lessons we might from history.
*: Go, wash thy face, and draw thy action.
: ux|en|to draw a memorial, a deed, or bill of exchange
*: Clerk, draw a deed of gift.
*: Lys shuddered, and I put my arm around her and drew her to me; and thus we sat throughout the hot night. She told me of her abduction and of the fright she had undergone, and together we thanked God that she had come through unharmed, because the great brute had dared not pause along the danger-infested way.
*: At the last moment Mollie, the foolish, pretty white mare who drew Mr. Joness trap, came mincing daintily in, chewing at a lump of sugar.
: ux|en|This horse draws well.
: ux|en|A ships sail is said to draw when it is filled with wind.
: ux|en|One fine day in the middle of the night, / two dead men got up to fight. / Back to back they faced each other, / Drew their swords and shot each other.
: ux|en|The carriage draws easily.
: ux|en|You should draw the curtains at night.
: ux|en|At the start of their turn, each player must draw a card.
: ux|en|draw water from a well; draw water for a bath; the wound drew blood
*: The woman saith unto him, Sir, thou hast nothing to draw with, and the well is deep.
*: Spirits, by distillations, may be drawn out of vegetable juices, which shall flame and fume of themselves.
*: Sucking and drawing the breast dischargeth the milk as fast as it can be generated.
*: until you had drawn oaths from him
: ux|en|A ship draws ten feet of water.
*: Greater hulks draw deep.
: ux|en|A chimney or flue draws.
: ux|en|The circuit draws three hundred watts.
: ux|en|to draw a mass of metal into wire
*: How long her face is drawn!
*: the huge Offas dike which he drew from the mouth of Wye to that of Dee
*: to draw into less room
: ux|en|The citizens were afraid the casino would draw an undesirable element to their town. I was drawn to her.
*: On one of my expeditions, after a stormy night, at the end of March, the hounds drew all day without finding a fox.
*: Keep a watch upon the particular bias of their minds, that it may not draw too much.
: ux|en|She had to draw upon her experience to solve the problem.
*: You may draw on me for the expenses of your journey.
: ux|en|He will be hanged, drawn and quartered.
*: In private draw your poultry, clean your tripe.
: ux|en|We drew last time we played. I drew him last time I played him. I drew my last game against him.
: ux|en|The winning lottery numbers were drawn every Tuesday.
*: Provided magistracies were filled by men freely chosen or drawn.
: ux|en|He drew a prize.
: ux|en|Jill has four diamonds; shell try to draw for a flush.
: The game ended in a draw.
: The draw is on Saturday.
*: After It, Clara became one of the top box-office draws in Hollywood, but her popularity was short lived.
*: The garden, curiously enough, was a quarter of a mile from the house, and the way to it led up a shallow draw past the cattle corral.
: to extract a tooth from its socket, a stump from the earth, or a splinter from the finger
*: The bee / Sits on the bloom extracting liquid sweet.
: to extract an essential oil from a plant
*: I have extracted out of that pamphlet a few notorious falsehoods.
: ux|en|Please extract the cube root of 27.
: Up and over to victory! Tally ho!
: (Air Traffic Control): Speedbird 123, New York, traffic at two o’clock, seven miles, a Boeing 737, west-bound, at 4000 feet.”
: (Pilot): New York, Speedbird 123, tally.
*: They were framed the tallies for each other.
*: They are not so well tallied to the present juncture.
*: I found pieces of tiles that exactly tallied with the channel.
*: Your idea ... tallies exactly with mine.
: rfquotek|W. C. Russell
: rfquotek|Beaumont and Fletcher
: Can anyone here compute the square root of 10201?
: Does that compute, or do I need to explain further?
: to keep ones account at the bank.
: No satisfactory account has been given of these phenomena.
: on no account
: on every account
: on all accounts
*: ...who evidently a glutton for work, it struck him, was having a quiet forty winks for all intents and purposes on his own private account while Dublin slept.
: An account of a battle.
*: In a lapidary style, Qiu Dongping clearly and forcefully describes battlefield actions with simple sentences, giving a blow-by-blow account of successive events with neither understatement nor exaggeration.
: Ive opened an account with Wikipedia so that I can contribute and partake in the project.
*: The Pagan Hercules, why was he accounted a hero?
*: Accounting that God was able to raise him up, even from the dead; from whence also he received him in a figure.
: An officer must account with or to the treasurer for money received.
: We must account for the use of our opportunities.
: Idleness accounts for poverty.
: After the crash, not all passengers were accounted for.
*: neither the motion of the Moon, whereby moneths are computed; nor of the Sun, whereby years are accounted, consisteth of whole numbers, but admits of fractions, and broken parts, as we have already declared concerning the Moon.
*: Long worke it were / Here to account the endlesse progeny / Of all the weeds that bud and blossome there [...].
: to lay a book on the table; to lay a body in the grave
: A shower of rain lays the dust.
*: A stone was brought, and laid upon the mouth of the den.
*: Now I lay me down to sleep, / I pray the Lord my Soul to keep. / If I should die before I ’wake, / I pray the Lord my Soul to take.
*: An indulgent playmate, Grannie would lay aside the long scratchy-looking letter she was writing (heavily crossed ‘to save notepaper’) and enter into the delightful pastime of ‘a chicken from Mr Whiteleys’.
:: A corresponding intransitive version of this word is [[lie
*: The cloudes, as things affrayd, before him flye; / But all so soone as his outrageous powre / Is layd, they fiercely then begin to shoure ...
*: But how upon the winds being laid, doth the ship cease to move?
*: Even when I lay a long plan, it is never in the expectation that I will live to see it fulfilled.
: lay brick; lay flooring
: Ill lay that he doesnt turn up on Monday.
*: I dare lay mine honour / He will remain so.
*: ‘Its because hes a no-good son of a bitch who thinks it is smart to lay his friends wives and brag about it.’
: to lay forward; to lay aloft
: to lay the venue
: to lay a gun
: to lay a cable or rope
*: She layeth her hands to the spindle.
: to lay a tax on land
*: The Lord hath laid on him the iniquity of us all.
*: God layeth not folly to them.
*: Lay the fault on us.
: to lay an indictment in a particular county; to lay a scheme before one
: the lay of the land
*: I was already aware that in the whaling business they paid no wages; but all hands, including the captain, received certain shares of the profits called lays, and that these lays were proportioned to the degree of importance pertaining to the respective duties of the ship’s company.
: Worm and parcel with the lay; turn and serve the other way.
*: Over the years shed tried to tell himself that his uptown girl was just another lay.
*: To find a place like that and be discreet about it, Jones figured he needed help, so he went to see his favorite lay, Juan Carillos woman, Carmen.
*: “Because I dont want William to be just another lay. I did the slut thing, T, and it got me into a lot of trouble years ago. …
: What was I, just another lay you can toss aside as you go on to your next conquest?
*: Listening to this dismissal of his work, [Tennessee] Williams thought to himself of Wilder, “This character has never had a good lay.”
*: … She didnt become this germ freak until Thomas died. I wonder if she just needs a good lay, you know, an all-nighter?" Toots said thoughtfully.
*: “What she needs is a good lay. If she had someone to rock her world on a regular basis, she wouldnt be such a raging bit—”
: rfquotek|Charles Dickens
: The hens are off the lay at present.
: They seemed more lay than clerical.
: a lay preacher; a lay brother
: The baby lay in its crib and slept silently.
*: Lay, lady, lay. / Lay across my big brass bed.
*: Laying low, seeking out the poorer quarters / Where the ragged people go
*: Let me lay down beside you. / Let me always be with you.
*: I strive, with wakeful melody, to cheer
*: The sullen gloom, sweet Philomel! like thee,
*: And call the stars to listen: every star
*: Is deaf to mine, enamour’d of thy lay.
*: many goodly lays
*: They bound themselves by a sacred lay and oath.
: There is a dip in the road ahead.
*: the dip of oars in unison
: Im going for a dip before breakfast.
*: The Moocher was a "dip" in a dilettante sort of way, and his particular graft was boarding street-cars with his papers and grabbing womens pocket-books.
: This onion dip is just scrumptious.
: Dip your biscuit into your tea.
*: He dipped the end of a towel in cold water and with it began to flick him on the face, his wife all the while holding her face between her hands and sobbing in a way that was heart breaking to hear.
*: The suns rim dips; the stars rush out.
: Dip your lights as you meet an oncoming car.
: “The sailor rushed to the flag hoist to dip the flag in return.”
: The farmer is going to dip the cattle today.
*: ... during the reigns of King James and King Charles I, there were but very few children dipped in the font.
*: A cold shuddering dew / Dips me all oer.
*: He was ... dipt in the rebellion of the Commons.
: to dip water from a boiler; to dip out water
*: Whoever dips too deep will find death in the pot.
*: Live on the use and never dip thy lands.
: Strata of rock dip.
: He dipped out of the room so fast.
: lower a bucket into a well
: to lower a sail of a boat
: to lower a flag
: Lowered softly with a threefold cord of love / Down to a silent grave. [[w:Alfred Tennyson|Alfred Tennyson]].
: lower a fence or wall
: lower a chimney or turret
: lower the aim of a gun
: to lower ones ambition, aspirations, or hopes
: lower the temperature
: lower ones vitality
: lower distilled liquors
: lower ones pride
: I could never lower myself enough to buy second-hand clothes.
: lower the price of goods
: lower the interest rate
: The river lowered as rapidly as it rose.
: ux|en|Set the [[tray]] there.
: I have set my heart on running the marathon.
*: The Lord set a mark upon Cain.
*: The Lord thy God will set thee on high.
*: I am come to set a man at variance against his father, and the daughter against her mother.
*: Every incident sets him thinking.
: to set a coach in the mud
: ux|en|to set the rent
: ux|en|I set the alarm at 6 a.m.
: ux|en|Please set the table for our guests.
*: An incident which happened about this time will set the characters of these two lads more fairly before the discerning reader than is in the power of the longest dissertation.
: ux|en|I’ll tell you what happened, but first let me set the scene.
: ux|en|He says he will set his next film in France.
: This crossword was set by Araucaria.
: ux|en|It was a complex page, but he set it quickly.
: ux|en|The teacher set her students the task of drawing a foot.
: ux|en|The glue sets in four minutes.
: to set milk for cheese
: ux|en|The moon sets at eight oclock tonight.
*: The king is set from London, and the scene is now transported, gentles, to Southampton
*: In the Annapolis Valley, in spite of an irregular bloom, the fruit has set well and has, as yet, been little affected by scab.
: ux|en|He sets in that chair all day.
: The dog sets the bird.
: Your dog sets well.
*: If he sets industriously and sincerely to perform the commands of Christ, he can have no ground of doubting but it shall prove successful to him.
*: Set thy own songs, and sing them to thy lute.
: to set pear trees in an orchard
*: Sow dry, and set wet.
: rfquotek|Francis Bacon
: The current sets to the north; the tide sets to the windward.
: to set a precious stone in a border of metal
: to set glass in a sash
*: And him too rich a jewel to be set / In vulgar metal for a vulgar use.
: to set (that is, to hone) a razor
: to set a saw
: to set the sails of a ship
: to set a psalm
: to set a broken bone
*: I have set my life upon a cast, / And I will stand the hazard of the die.
*: High on their heads, with jewels richly set, / Each lady wore a radiant coronet.
*: pastoral dales thin set with modern farms
*: Be you contented, wearing now the garland, / To have a son set your decrees at naught.
*: I do not set my life at a pins fee.
: to set a good example; to set lessons to be learned
: It sets him ill.
: nail set
: television set
*: We will in France, by Gods grace, play a set / Shall strike his fathers crown into the hazard.
*: That was but civil war, an equal set.
: the set of a spring
: the set of a coat
: ux|en|[[on your mark, get set, go|on your marks, get set, go!]]; [[on your marks]], set, go!
: ux|en|set on getting to his destination
: ux|en|a set menu
: ux|en|I’m set against the idea of smacking children to punish them.
*: the set of day
*: The weary sun hath made a golden set.
: Here and there, amongst individuals alive to the particular evils of the age, and watching the very set of the current, there may have been even a more systematic counteraction applied to the mischief. — Thomas De Quincey.
: a set of tables
: a set of tools
: a set of steps
: the country set
*: This is the fourth set of benchpresses.
: He plays the set on Saturdays.
*: In setted classes, students are brought together because they are believed to be of similar ability. Yet, setted lessons are often conducted as though students are not only similar, but identical—in terms of ability, preferred learning style and pace of working.
*: At Amber Hill, setting was a high-profile concept, and the students were frequently reminded of the set to which they belonged.
: ux|en|Please strike the last sentence.
: ux|en|Strike the door sharply with your foot and see if it comes loose. nowrap|A bullet struck him. nowrap|The ship struck a reef.
*: He at Philippi kept / His sword een like a dancer; while I struck / The lean and wrinkled Cassius.
*: They shall take of the blood, and strike it on the two sideposts.
*: Who would be free, themselves must strike the blow.
: ux|en|A hammer strikes against the bell of a clock.
*: Strike now, or else the iron cools.
: ux|en|We will strike a medal in your honour.
: ux|en|The ship struck in the night.
: ux|en|The clock struck twelve. The drums strike up a march.
*: A deep sound strikes like a rising knell.
: ux|en|to strike a light
*: Waving wide her myrtle wand, / She strikes a universal peace through sea and land.
: ux|en|to strike a match
: ux|en|A tree strikes its roots deep.
*: To punish the just is not good, nor strike princes for equity.
*: The Bat—they called him the Bat. Like a bat he chose the night hours for his work of rapine; like a bat he struck and vanished, pouncingly, noiselessly; like a bat he never showed himself to the face of the day.
: ux|en|The bank robber struck on the 2nd and 5th of May.
: ux|en|The first thing to strike my eye was a beautiful pagoda. nowrap|Tragedy struck when his brother was killed in a bush fire.
: ux|en|The workers struck for a week before the new contract went through.
: ux|en|Golf has always struck me as a waste of time.
*: I fancied at first the stuff was paraffin wax, and smashed the jar accordingly. But the odor of camphor was unmistakable. It struck me as singularly odd, that among the universal decay, this volatile substance had chanced to survive, perhaps through many thousand years.
: ux|en|The news struck a sombre chord.
: ux|en|to strike money
: ux|en|to strike the mind with surprise; nowrap|to strike somebody with wonder, alarm, dread, or horror
*: Nice works of art strike and surprise us most on the first view.
*: They please as beauties, here as wonders strike.
: ux|en|The proposed plan strikes me favourably. nowrap|May the Lord strike down those sinners! nowrap|I was struck dumb with astonishment.
: ux|en|He struck a friend for five dollars.
*: Hinder light but from striking on it [porphyry], and its colours vanish.
: ux|en|The frigate has struck, sir! Weve beaten them, the lily-livers!
*: The English ships of war should not strike in the Danish seas.
*: “Strike the tent there!”—was the next order. As I hinted before, this whalebone marquee was never pitched except in port; and on board the Pequod, for thirty years, the order to strike the tent was well known to be the next thing to heaving up the anchor.
: ux|en|They struck off along the river.
*: till a dart strike through his liver
*: Now and then a glittering beam of wit or passion strikes through the obscurity of the poem.
: ux|en|to strike into reputation; to strike into a run
: ux|en|to strike a bargain
: ux|en|My eye struck a strange word in the text. nowrap|They soon struck the trail.
: rfquotek|B. Edwards
*: Behold, I thought, He will...strike his hand over the place, and recover the leper.
*: well struck in years
:* The batsmen have crossed, and Dhoni now has the strike.
*: Three hogsheads of ale of the first strike.
*: It is also pertinent to note that the current obvious decline in work on holarctic hepatics most surely reflects a current obsession with cataloging and with nomenclature of the organisms—as divorced from their study as living entities.
: ux|en|The dollar has declined rapidly since 2001.
: ux|en|My health declined in winter.
*: in melancholy deep, with head declined
*: And now fair Phoebus gan decline in haste / His weary wagon to the western vale.
*: You have declined his means.
*: He knoweth his error, but will not seek to decline it.
: a line that declines from straightness
: conduct that declines from sound morals
*: Yet do I not decline from thy testimonies.
*: Could I decline this dreadful hour?
: ux|en|On reflection I think I will decline your generous offer.
*: after the first declining of a noun and a verb
*: The team chose to decline the fifteen-yard penalty because their receiver had caught the ball for a thirty-yard gain.
: ux|en|Can you count to a hundred? ux|en|The psychiatrist asked her to count down from a hundred by sevens.
: ux|en|There are three apples; count them.
: ux|en|Your views dont count here. It doesnt count if you cheat with someone when youre drunk.
*: This excellent man ... counted among the best and wisest of English statesmen.
: ux|en|Apples count as a type of fruit.
: ux|en|He counts himself a hero after saving the cat from the river. I count you as more than a friend.
*: No man counts of her beauty.
: Give the chairs a quick count to check if we have enough.
: He has a 3-2 count with the bases loaded.
*: all his care and count
: The police urged the gunman to lay down his weapon.
: Lay down your arms.
: He laid down his brand-new Harley-Davidson to avoid the oncoming bus.
: Lets lay down the rules right at the beginning, so we are consistent.
: Youve got to lay down the law with that boy.
: I feel a bit ill, so Im going to go lay down for a while.