alter englannista suomeksi
To change the form or structure of.
(RQ:Shakespeare Merchant of Venice)
(RQ:Pope Essay on Criticism)
To become different.
To affect mentally, as by psychotropic drugs or illness.
2016 February 10, Sydney Pruitt and Claire Ricke (quoting Jeff Barrick), "Police: Man lying in street hit, killed by Capital Metro bus", KXAN:
- We don't know if he was altered on alcohol or drugs or anything (..)
2002, Nicholas Smeed, ''Resurrections: Vignettes About Discovery, Relationships, Personal Empowerment, And Preternatural Experiences'', Xlibris Corporation ((ISBN)), page 26:
- As an alter boy he remembered that walking between the alter and the gates was prohibited for everyone except the priest.
2007, Jerry P. Martinez, ''Leche De Coyote'', Xlibris Corporation ((ISBN)), page 39:
- The hardest part of being an alter boy was learning Latin. The mass was conducted in Latin and we had to learn to pray in Latin.
2009, Todd Sprague, ''Survive'', Todd Sprague ((ISBN)), page 142:
- On the alter, several candles sat unlit. An open bible rested among the candles. Behind the alter, hanging high, a huge cross was affixed to the wall, with a replica of Jesus in rags nailed to it. A simple wooden door stood closed behind the alter (..)
2011, Suzanne Dekeyzer James, ''The Stone Harp'', Xlibris Corporation ((ISBN)), page 146:
- Truth motioned to Alexandra, “There; the key is kept on the alter.” She spotted it easily, for it was now well lighted by an amber colored presence light. She and the others moved quickly toward the alter.
2018, William Francis Jack, ''Alter Boy Rules'', Lulu Press, Inc ((ISBN))
- Third-rate alter boy. Skinny, lousy face, brown hair with a cowlick as big as Sputtnik. So as not to go on about it, I can put it in one word: Butt-ugly.
(de-adj form of)
to (l), to tailor clothes to make them fit.