suomi-englanti sanakirja

attain englannista suomeksi

  1. saavuttaa

  2. saada

  3. kasvaa

  1. Verbi

  2. saavuttaa

attain englanniksi

  1. To gain (an object or desired result).

  2. (syn)


  3. (RQ:Shakespeare Richard 2)

  4. (RQ:Thackeray Vanity Fair) he will stick at no falsehood, or hesitate at no crime, to attain his ends.

  5. (RQ:Gilbert and Sullivan Mikado) that’s the highest rank a citizen can attain!

  6. 1937, (w), ''(w),'' New York: Harcourt, Brace, 1958, Part(nbs)1, Chapter(nbs)5, p.(nbs)82,

  7. (..) solitude is never easy to attain in a working-class home
  8. 2007, (w), ''(w),'' Orlando: Harcourt, Chapter(nbs)11, p.(nbs)157,

  9. Where else could I (..) hope to attain such an impressive income?
  10. To reach or come to, by progression or motion; to arrive at (a place, time, state, etc.).

  11. (RQ:Shakespeare Julius Caesar) my bones would rest,That have but labour’d to attain this hour.

  12. (RQ:Milton Paradise Lost)

  13. (RQ:Wollstonecraft Vindication)

  14. (RQ:Shelley Frankenstein) blow us speedily towards those shores which I so ardently desire to attain

  15. To come or arrive, by motion, growth, bodily exertion, or efforts toward a place, object, state, etc.

  16. (RQ:King James Version)

  17. 1782, (w), letter to Joseph Hill dated 11(nbs)November, 1782, in ''Private Correspondence of William Cowper,'' London: Henry Colburn, 1824, Volume(nbs)1, p.(nbs)222,

  18. You may not, perhaps, live to see your trees attain to the dignity of timber—I, nevertheless, approve of your planting, and the disinterested spirit that prompts you to it.
  19. (RQ:Scott Lady of the Lake)

  20. 1874, (w), ''(w),'' London: Macmillan, Chapter(nbs)2, Section(nbs)6, p.(nbs)90,

  21. Few boroughs had as yet attained to power such as this,
  22. To get at the knowledge of.

  23. (RQ:Fuller Church History) Master ''(w),'' sometimes ''acknowledgeth,'' sometimes ''denieth'' him for an ''English Earle''. Not that I accuse him as inconstant to himself, but suspect my self not well attaining his meaning therein.

  24. To reach in excellence or degree.

  25. (RQ:Bacon Essayes)

  26. To reach a person after being behind them.

  27. (RQ:Bacon Henry 7) the enemie retired, pursued with all celeritie into ''Scotland;'' hoping to haue ouer-taken the ''Scottish'' King, and to haue giuen him Battaile; But not attaining him in time, sate downe before the ''Castle'' of ''Aton'' (..) which in a small time hee tooke.