vetää englanniksi   drag, wind up, abstract, draw, lead, run, haul, pull, toss off, flush


: When designing cars, manufacturers have to take drag into consideration.

: Travelling to work in the rush hour is a real drag.

*: My lectures were only a pleasure to me, and no drag.

: rfquotek|Thackeray

: to run a drag

: a stone drag

*: Had a drag in his walk.

: ux|en|Time seems to drag when you’re waiting for a bus.

*: The day drags through, though storms keep out the sun.

*: Long, open panegyric drags at best.

*: have dragged a lingering life

*: A propeller is said to drag when the sails urge the vessel faster than the revolutions of the screw can propel her.

: ux|en|Drag the file into the window to open it.

: ux|en|The car was so low to the ground that its muffler was dragging on a speed bump.

*: Arsenal were struggling for any sort of rhythm and Aaron Lennon dragged an effort inches wide as Tottenham pressed for a second.

*: while I dragged my brains for such a song

: He performed in drag.

: corporate drag

: I followed the signs, and I wound up getting nowhere.

: Even though he had bad news, he tried to wind up his speech on a positive note.

: Your pocket watch will run for a long time if you wind up the spring all the way.

*: Their feet padded softly on the ground, and they crept quite close to him, twitching their noses, while the Rabbit stared hard to see which side the clockwork stuck out, for he knew that people who jump generally have something to wind them up. But he couldnt see it. They were evidently a new kind of rabbit altogether.

: Try not to wind up the kids too much right before bedtime.

: Twenty quid? Are you winding me up?

*: The more abstract we are from the body ... the more fit we shall be to behold divine light.

*: abstract, as in a trance

*: He was incapable of forming any opinion or resolution abstracted from his own prejudices.

: rfquotek|Franklin

: He was wholly abstracted by other objects.

: He abstracted out the square root function.

*: 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.

: This copy has too much lead; I prefer less space between the lines.

:* I would have the tower two stories, and goodly leads upon the top. — [[w:Francis Bacon|Bacon]]

: They pumped him full of lead.

: to lead a page; leaded matter

: ux|en|a father leads a child;  a jockey leads a horse with a halter;  a dog leads a blind man

*: If a blind man lead a blind man, both fall down in the ditch.

*: They thrust him out of the city, and led him unto the brow of the hill.

*: In thy right hand lead with thee / The mountain nymph, sweet Liberty.

*: The Lord went before them by day in a pillar of a cloud, to lead them the way.

*: He leadeth me beside the still waters.

*: This thought might lead me through the world’s vain mask. Content, though blind, had I no better guide.

*: Christ took not upon him flesh and blood that he might conquer and rule nations, lead armies, or possess places.

: ux|en|The evidence leads me to believe he is guilty.

*: That we may lead a quiet and peaceable life.

*: Nor thou with shadowd hint confuse / A life that leads melodious days.

*: You remember...the life he used to lead his wife and daughter.

: ux|en|the big sloop led the fleet of yachts;  the Guards led the attack;  Demosthenes leads the orators of all ages

*: As Hesperus, that leads the sun his way.

*: And lo! Ben Adhems name led all the rest.

: ux|en|He led the ace of spades.

: ux|en|The batter always leads off base.

*: He was driven by the necessities of the times, more than led by his own disposition, to any rigor of actions.

*: Silly women, laden with sins, led away by divers lusts.

: ux|en|the path leads to the mill;  gambling leads to other vices

*: The mountain-foot that leads towards Mantua.

: ux|en|The shock led to a change in his behaviour.

:* At the time I speak of, and having a momentary lead, ... I am sure I did my country important service. — w|Edmund Burke

: The runner took his lead from first.

: The investigation stalled when all leads turned out to be dead ends.

: Joe is a great addition to our sales team, he has numerous leads in the paper industry.

: The contestants are all tied; no one has the lead position.

: ux|en|Run, Sarah, run!

: ux|en|The horse ran the length of the track.  nowrap|I have been running all over the building looking for him.nowrap|Sorry, Ive got to run; my house is on fire.

: ux|en|Every day I run my dog across the field and back.  nowrap|Ill just run the vacuum cleaner over the carpet.nowrap|Run your fingers through my hair.nowrap|Can you run these data through the program for me and tell me whether it gives an error?

: ux|en|The horse will run the Preakness next year.  nowrap|Im not ready to run a marathon.

: ux|en|The horse ran a great race.  nowrap|He is running an expensive campaign.

: ux|en|Whenever things get tough, she cuts and runs.  nowrap|When hes broke, he runs to me for money.

: ux|en|Theres a strange story running around the neighborhood.  nowrap|The flu is running through my daughters kindergarten.

: ux|en|The river runs through the forest.  nowrap|Theres blood running down your leg.

: ux|en|Your nose is running.  nowrap|Why is the hose still running?nowrap|My cup runneth over.

: ux|en|Youll have to run the water a while before it gets hot.  nowrap|Run the tap until the water gets hot.

*: as wax dissolves, as ice begins to run

*: Sussex iron ores run freely in the fire.

: ux|en|He discovered during washing that the red rug ran on his white sheet, staining it pink.

: ux|en|to run bullets

*: The fairest diamonds are rough till they are polished, and the purest gold must be run and washed, and sifted in the ore.

: ux|en|run a red light or stop sign;  run a blockade

: ux|en|My uncle ran a corner store for forty years.  nowrap|She runs the fundraising.nowrap|My parents think they run my life.

: ux|en|I have decided to run for governor of California.  nowrap|Were trying to find somebody to run against him next year.

: ux|en|He ran his best horse in the Derby.  nowrap|The Green Party is running twenty candidates in this election.

: ux|en|to run through life;  to run in a circle

: ux|en|The story will run on the 6-oclock news.  nowrap|The latest Robin Williams movie is running at the Silver City theatre.nowrap|Her picture ran on the front page of the newspaper.

: ux|en|run a story;  run an ad

: ux|en|Could you run me over to the store?  nowrap|Please run this report upstairs to directors office.

: ux|en|to run guns;  to run rum

*: Heavy impositions...are a strong temptation of running goods.

: ux|en|Looks like were gonna have to run the tomatoes again.

: ux|en|The border runs for 3000 miles.  nowrap|The leash runs along a wire.nowrap|The grain of the wood runs to the right on this table.nowrap|It ran in quality from excellent to substandard.

: ux|en|The sale will run for ten days.  nowrap|The contract runs through 2008.nowrap|The meeting ran late.nowrap|The book runs 655 pages.nowrap|The speech runs as follows: …

: ux|en|I need to run this wire along the wall.

: ux|en|My car stopped running.  nowrap|That computer runs twenty-four hours a day.nowrap|Buses dont run here on Sunday.

: ux|en|Its full. You can run the dishwasher now.  nowrap|Dont run the engine so fast.

: ux|en|They ran twenty blood tests on me and they still dont know whats wrong.  nowrap|Our coach had us running plays for the whole practice.nowrap|I will run the sample.nowrap|Dont run that software unless you have permission.nowrap|My computer is too old to run the new OS.

: ux|en|to run from one subject to another

*: Virgil, in his first Georgic, has run into a set of precepts foreign to his subject.

: ux|en|Our supplies are running low.  nowrap|They frequently overspent and soon ran into debt.

*: Have I not cause to rave and beat my breast, to rend my heart with grief and run distracted?

*: I was no more than a boy / In the company of strangers / In the quiet of the railway station / Running scared.

: ux|en|Buying a new laptop will run you a thousand dollars.  nowrap|Laptops run about a thousand dollars apiece.

: ux|en|My stocking is running.

*: to run the world back to its first original

*: I would gladly understand the formation of a soul, and run it up to its punctum saliens.

: ux|en|to run a sword into or through the body;  to run a nail into ones foot

*: You run your head into the lions mouth.

*: having run his fingers through his hair

*: There was also hairdressing: hairdressing, too, really was hairdressing in those times — no running a comb through it and that was that. It was curled, frizzed, waved, put in curlers overnight, waved with hot tongs;nb....

*: They ran the ship aground.

*: A talkative person runs himself upon great inconveniences by blabbing out his own or others secrets.

*: Others, accustomed to retired speculations, run natural philosophy into metaphysical notions.

: ux|en|to run a line

: ux|en|to run the risk of losing ones life

*: He runneth two dangers.

*: He would himself be in the Highlands to receive them, and run his fortune with them.

: ux|en|Every three or four hands he would run the table.

*: The kings ordinary style runneth, "Our sovereign lord the king."

*: Men gave them their own names, by which they run a great while in Rome.

*: Neither was he ignorant what report ran of himself.

: ux|en|Boys and girls run up rapidly.

*: if the richness of the ground cause turnips to run to leaves

*: A mans nature runs either to herbs or weeds.

*: Temperate climates run into moderate governments.

: ux|en|Certain covenants run with the land.

*: Customs run only upon our goods imported or exported, and that but once for all; whereas interest runs as well upon our ships as goods, and must be yearly paid.

: I just got back from my morning run.

*: ... and on the 18th of January this squadron put to sea. The first place of rendezvous was the boy of port St. Julian, upon the coast of Patagonia, and all accidents were provided against with admirable foresight. Their run to port St. Julian was dangerous ...

: I need to make a run to the store.

: Lets go for a run in the car.

*: And I think of giving her a run in London for a change.

*: During his run from the police, he claimed to have a metaphysical experience which can only be described as “having passed through an abyss.”

: The bus on the Cherry Street run is always crowded.

: Which run did you do today?

: a good run; a run of fifty miles

*: Youve never heard of the Millennium Falcon? Its the ship that made the Kessel Run in less than twelve parsecs.

: a run to China

: He set up a rabbit run.

*: It is impossible for detached papers to have a general run, or long continuance, if not diversified with humour.

: I’m having a run of bad luck.

: He went to Las Vegas and spent all his money over a three-day run.

*: They who made their arrangements in the first run of misadventure ... put a seal on their calamities.

: The data got lost, so Ill have to perform another run of the experiment.

: The constant run of water from the faucet annoys me.

: a run of must in wine-making

: the first run of sap in a maple orchard

: The military campaign near that creek was known as "The battle of Bull Run".

: Yesterday we did a run of 12,000 units.

: The book’s initial press run will be 5,000 copies.

: The run of the show lasted two weeks, and we sold out every night.

: It is the last week of our French cinema run.

*: A canting, mawkish play ... had an immense run.

: He broke into a run.

: Financial insecurity led to a run on the banks, as customers feared for the security of their savings.

: There was a run on Christmas presents.

: He stood out from the usual run of applicants.

: ... one of the greatest runs of all time.

*: Aaron Roberts added an insurance touchdown on a one-yard run.

: He can have the run of the house.

: I have a run in my stocking.

: This was my first successful run without losing any health.

*: And Ill tell ya, things arent quite the same / When Im rushing on my run.

*: Frank Fixwell, a 25 year-old male, has been on a heroin "run" (daily use) for the past two years.

*: I was hooked on dope, and hooked bad, during this whole period, but I was also hooked behind robbery. When you&

*: This can develop quite quickly (over a matter of hours) during a cocaine run or when cocaine use becomes a daily habit.

*: DA depletion leads to the crash that characteristically ends a cocaine run.

: Put some run butter on the vegetables.

*: Samples of the regular run butter were sealed in 1 pound tins and sent to Washington, where the butter was scored and examined.

*: ... the Sides are generally made of Hollands Tiles, or Plates of run Iron, ornamented variously as Fancy dictates, ...

*: Vast quantities are cast in sand moulds, with that kind of run steel which is so largely used in the production of common table-knives and forks.

*: For making tea I have a kettle,

*: Besides a pan made of run metal;

*: An old arm-chair, in which I sit well —

*: The back is round.

*: The temperature of the water is consequently much higher than in either England or Scotland, and many newly run salmon will be found in early spring in the upper waters of Irish rivers where obstructions exist.

*: It may be very much a metallic appearance as opposed to the silver freshness of a recently run salmon.

*: Thus, on almost any day of the year, a fresh-run salmon may be caught legally somewhere in the British Isles.

*: Some dance, some haul the rope.

*: Thither they bent, and hauled their ships to land.

: to haul logs to a sawmill

*: When I was seven or eight years of age, I began hauling all the wood used in the house and shops.

*: I ... hauled up for it, and found it to be an island.

: The robbers haul was over thirty items.

: The trawler landed a ten-ton haul.

: ux|en|The wind blew through her hair as she stood on the deck of the ship.

: ux|en|As they accelerated onto the motorway, the wind tore the plywood off the cars roof-rack.

: ux|en|The winds in Chicago are fierce.

: ux|en|the wind of a cannon ball;  the wind of a bellows

: ux|en|After the second lap he was already out of wind.

: ux|en|The fall knocked the wind out of him.

*: If my wind were but long enough to say my prayers, I would repent.

: ux|en|Steve caught wind of Marthas dalliance with his best friend.

: ux|en|Eww. Someone just passed wind.

*: Their instruments were various in their kind, / Some for the bow, and some for breathing wind.

*: Come from the four winds, O breath, and breathe upon these slain.

*: Nor think thou with wind / Of airy threats to awe.

: The boxer was winded during round two.

: I can’t run another step — I’m winded.

: The hounds winded the game.

: ux|en|to wind thread on a spool or into a ball

*: Whether to wind / The woodbine round this arbour.

*: It was April 22, 1831, and a young man was walking down Whitehall in the direction of Parliament Street. He wore shepherds plaid trousers and the swallow-tail coat of the day, with a figured muslin cravat wound about his wide-spread collar.

: ux|en|Please wind that old-fashioned alarm clock.

*: Sleep, and I will wind thee in arms.

: ux|en|Vines wind round a pole.  The river winds through the plain.

*: He therefore turned him to the steep and rocky path which...winded through the thickets of wild boxwood and other low aromatic shrubs.

*: The lowing herd wind slowly oer the lea.

*: The long and winding road / That leads to your door / Will never disappear.

*: to turn and wind a fiery Pegasus

*: Gifts blind the wise, and bribes do please / And wind all other witnesses.

*: Were our legislature vested in the prince, he might wind and turn our constitution at his pleasure.

*: You have wind / Yourself into a power tyrannical.

*: little arts and dexterities they have to wind in such things into discourse

: ux|en|to wind a rope with twine

: He gave the hair a sharp pull and it came out.

*: I awakened with a violent pull upon the ring which was fastened at the top of my box.

: The spaceship came under the pull of the gas giant.

: iron fillings drawn by the pull of a magnet

: She took a pull on her cigarette.

: a zipper pull

: In weights the favourite had the pull.

*: As Blunt had said, the burning ship lay a good twelve miles from the Malabar, and the pull was a long and a weary one. Once fairly away from the protecting sides of the vessel that had borne them thus far on their dismal journey, the adventurers seemed to have come into a new atmosphere.

: a wrestling pull

: rfquotek|Carew

*: Two pulls at once; / His lady banished, and a limb lopped off.

: to take a pull at a mug of beer

: rfquotek|Charles Dickens

*: The pull is not a legitimate stroke, but bad cricket.

: When I give the signal, pull the rope.

: Youre going to have to pull harder to get that cork out of the bottle.

*: He put forth his hand ... and pulled her in.

*: Neer pull your hat upon your brows.

: to pull fruit from a tree; to pull flax; to pull a finch

*: Television, a favored source of news and information, pulls the largest share of advertising monies.

*: He hath turned aside my ways, and pulled me in pieces; he hath made me desolate.

: I pulled at the club last night.

: Hes pulled that bird over there.

: Each day, they pulled the old bread and set out fresh loaves.

: He regularly pulls 12-hour days, sometimes 14.

: Youll be sent home if you pull another stunt like that.

: Ill have to pull a part number for that.

*: Theyll go through their computer system and pull a report of all your order fulfillment records for the time period you specify.

*: It had been a sort of race hitherto, and the rowers, with set teeth and compressed lips, had pulled stroke for stroke.

*: …we had to clear a long hallway, run up half way, pull the boss mob to us, and engage.

*: Basically buff pet, have it pull lots of mobs, shield pet, chain heal pet, have your aoe casters finish off hurt mobs once pet gets good aggro.

*: This is the only thing that should get you to break off from your position, is to pull something off the healer.

*: You could also set a fire trap, pull the mob toward it, then send in your pet….

*: Shield yourself, pull with Mind Blast if you want, or merely pull with SW:P to save mana, then wand, fear if you need to, but use the lowest rank fear.

: The favourite was pulled.

*: Never pull a straight fast ball to leg.

: Lets stop at Finnigans. The barman pulls a good pint.

: Let me toss off this beer first.

: I tossed off a letter to the local council.

*: As when a Faulcon hath with nimble flight / Flowne at a flush of Ducks foreby the brooke […].

: The hunters flushed the tiger from the canebrake.

: A covey of quail flushed from the undergrowth.

*: flushing from one spray unto another

: Sand down the excess until it is flush with the surface.

: He just got a bonus so hes flush today.

*: With all his crimes broad blown, as flush as May.

*: Lord Strut was not very flush in ready.

*: in manner of a wave or flush

*: the flush of angered shame

: the flush on the side of a peach; the flush on the clouds at sunset

: a flush of joy

: Flush the injury with plenty of water.

: The damsel flushed at the scoundrels suggestion.

*: Nor flush with shame the passing virgins cheek.

*: Sudden a thought came like a full-blown rose, / Flushing his brow.

*: "Who plants a seed begets a bud, -- Extract of that same root; -- Why marvel at the hectic blood -- That flushes this wild fruit?"

: to flush the meadows

*: such things as can only feed his pride and flush his ambition

: There must be somebody home: I just heard the toilet flushing.

: Blood flushes into the face.

*: the flushing noise of many waters

*: In her cheek, distemper flushing glowed.

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