advance englannista suomeksi
antaa ylennys, ylentää
siirtää eteenpäin, aikaistaa
mennä eteenpäin, edetä
antaa ennakkoa, maksaa ennakkoon
kehittää, viedä eteenpäin
''To promote or advantage.''
*2018, Kareem Shaheen, ''The Guardian'', 26 January:
- Some see it as in effect the end of the Syrian uprising that began with peaceful protests against Assad’s police state in 2011, with opposition fighters working to advance Turkey’s interests at the expense of the revolution’s goals.
*1611, ''The Bible'', Authorized (King James) Version, Esther III.1:
- After these things did king Ahasuerus promote Haman the son of Hammedatha the Agagite, and advanced him, and set his seat above all the princes that were with him.
- This, however, was in time evaded by the monarchs, who advanced certain of their own retainers to a level with the ancient peers of the land(..)
''To move forward in space or time.''
*1667, (w), ''Paradise Lost'':
- Whence and what art thou, execrable shape, / That dar'st, though grim and terrible, advance / Thy miscreated front athwart my way / To yonder gates?
*1829, Marchioness of Lemington, ''Rosina, or the Virtuous Country Maid'', Ninth ed.:
- I advanced towards him step by step, stopping sometimes for fear of waking him.
*1869, (w), ''Phineas Finn'':
- “I had intended to ask you to advance me a hundred pounds,” said Phineas.
*1871, (w), ''The Principles and Practice of Banking'':
- On the urgent representations of several parties of the first importance in the City of London, the bank advanced 120,000''l''. to the Governor and Company of the Copper Miners ….
*1711, (w), ''An Essay on Crticism'':
- Some ne'er advance a Judgement of their own, / But catch the spreading notion of the Town ….
To make progress; to do well, to succeed. (defdate)
*2014, Andrew Sparrow, ''The Guardian'', 24 April:
- Earlier the caller said men were more likely to be in senior positions. Clegg says that's partly because the current maternity leave arrangements make it difficult for women to advance in the workplace.
*1927, (w), ''The Case-book of Sherlock Holmes'':
- I can promise you that you will feel even less humorous as the evening advances.
''To raise, be raised.''
*c. 1611, (w), ''The Tempest'', I.2:
- The fringed Curtaines of thine eyes aduance.
*1924, ''The Times'', 16 July:
- In February last … bakers advanced the price of bread sold over the counter in London from 8d. to 8½d. per quartern loaf.
To increase (a number or amount). (defdate)
1917, (w), ''(w) (Counterparts)''
- Could he ask the cashier privately for an advance? No, the cashier was no good, no damn good: he wouldn't give an advance.
1780, (w), ''letter dated November 21''
- I shall, with pleasure, make the necessary advances.
1708, (w), ''The Sentiments of a Church of England Man with Respect to Religion and Government''
- For, if it were of any use to recall matters of fact, what is more notorious, than that prince's applying himself first to the church of England? and upon their refusal to fall in with his measures, making the like advances to the dissenters of all kinds, who readily and almost universally complied with him
1918, (w), Land That Time Forgot (novel)|The Land That Time Forgot, chapter 4:
- As the sun fell, so did our spirits. I had tried to make advances to the girl again; but she would have none of me, and so I was not only thirsty but otherwise sad and downhearted.
1923, Walter de la Mare, ''Seaton's Aunt''
- I felt vaguely he was a sneak, and remained quite unmollified by advances on his side, which, in a boy's barbarous fashion, unless it suited me to be magnanimous, I haughtily ignored.