attain englannista suomeksi
To gain (an object or desired result).
(RQ:Shakespeare Richard 2)
(RQ:Thackeray Vanity Fair) he will stick at no falsehood, or hesitate at no crime, to attain his ends.
(RQ:Gilbert and Sullivan Mikado) that’s the highest rank a citizen can attain!
1937, (w), ''(w),'' New York: Harcourt, Brace, 1958, Part(nbs)1, Chapter(nbs)5, p.(nbs)82,https://archive.org/details/roadtowiganpier00geor
- (..) solitude is never easy to attain in a working-class home
2007, (w), ''(w),'' Orlando: Harcourt, Chapter(nbs)11, p.(nbs)157,https://archive.org/details/isbn_9780739488263/page/157
- Where else could I (..) hope to attain such an impressive income?
To reach or come to, by progression or motion; to arrive at (a place, time, state, etc.).
(RQ:Shakespeare Julius Caesar) my bones would rest,That have but labour’d to attain this hour.
(RQ:Milton Paradise Lost)
(RQ:Shelley Frankenstein) blow us speedily towards those shores which I so ardently desire to attain
To come or arrive, by motion, growth, bodily exertion, or efforts toward a place, object, state, etc.
(RQ:King James Version)
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,https://archive.org/details/privatecorrespon01cowpuoft/page/222
- 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.
(RQ:Scott Lady of the Lake)
1874, (w), ''(w),'' London: Macmillan, Chapter(nbs)2, Section(nbs)6, p.(nbs)90,https://archive.org/details/ashorthistoryen00greegoog/page/n125
- Few boroughs had as yet attained to power such as this,
To get at the knowledge of.
(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.
(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.