|saavuttaa englanniksi||attain, accomplish, achieve, bring about, notch, overtake, gain|
: To attain such a high level of proficiency requires hours of practice each day.
*: not well attaining his meaning
*: Canaan he now attains.
*: Such knowledge is too wonderful for me; it is high, I can not attain unto it.
*: if by any means they might attain to Phenice
*: Nor nearer might the dogs attain.
*: to see your trees attain to the dignity of timber
*: Few boroughs had as yet attained to power such as this.
: rfquotek|Francis Bacon
*: Supposing faculties and powers to be the same, far more may be achieved in any line by the aid of a capital, invigorating motive than without it.
*: Full many Countreyes they did overronne, / From the uprising to the setting Sunne, / And many hard adventures did atchieve [...].
*: Some are born great, some achieve greatness.
*: Thou hast achieved our liberty.
: Show all the spoils by valiant kings achieved.
: He hath achieved a maid / That paragons description.
: The collapse of the gold standard brought about much of the economic turmoil of that era.
: I hope to bring about a successful conclusion.
: The notches in that tribes warrior axe handles stand for killed enemies.
: This car is a notch better than the other.
*: A better team might also have done more to expose Uruguay’s occasionally brittle defence, but England’s speed of thought and movement in their attacking positions was a good notch or two down from the Italy game.
: The tribes hunters notch their kills by notches on eachs axes handle.
: The team notched a pair of shutout wins on Sunday.
: "I overtook and passed the doctor between Woking and Send." 1898, [[w:H. G. Wells|H. G. Wells]], [[s:The War of the Worlds|The War of the Worlds]]
: "Our plans were overtaken by events."
: the gainest way
: gain quiet (= fairly/pretty quiet)
*: the lust of gain
: No pain, no gain.
*: Everyone shall share in the gains.
: Looks like youve gained a new friend.
*: What is a man profited, if he shall gain the whole world, and lose his own soul?
*: For fame with toil we gain, but lose with ease.
: The sick man gains daily.
*: Thou hast greedily gained of thy neighbours by extortion.
: to gain a battle; to gain a case at law
*: Then they had bouts of wrestling and of cudgel play, so that every day they gained in skill and strength.
: Im gaining (on you).
: [[gain ground]]
: to gain the top of a mountain
*: Ernest laughed harshly and savagely when he had gained the street.
*: If he shall hear thee, thou hast gained thy brother.
*: to gratify the queen, and gain the court
: Ive been gaining.