breach englannista suomeksi
halkeama, aukko, reikä
1599, Shakespeare|William Shakespeare, ''Henry V'', act 3, scene 1:
- "Once more unto the breach, dear friends, once more; Or close the wall up with our English dead."
''A clear breach is when the waves roll over the vessel without breaking. A clean breach is when everything on deck is swept away.''
(RQ:KJV) hath broken foorth vpon mine enemies before me, as the breach of waters.
(quote-text)|title=(w)|passage=I cast my eye to the stranded vessel, when, the breach and froth of the sea being so big, I could hardly see it, it lay so far of; and considered, Lord! how was it possible I could get on shore.
A breaking out upon; an assault.
(RQ:KJV) had made a breach vpon Uzza; wherefore that place is called Perez-Uzza, to this day.
A difference in opinions, social class etc.
- For London to have its own exclusive immigration policy would exacerbate the sense that immigration benefits only certain groups and disadvantages the rest. It would entrench the gap between London and the rest of the nation. And it would widen the breach between the public and the elite that has helped fuel anti-immigrant hostility.
The act of breaking, in a figurative sense.
1748, David Hume, ''Enquiry concerning Human Understanding'', Section 3, § 12:
- But were the poet to make a total difression from his subject, and introduce a new actor, nowise connected with the personages, the imagination, feeling a breach in transition, would enter coldly into the new scene;
To make a breach in.
''They breached the outer wall, but not the main one.''
2000, ''Mobile Oil Exploration & Producing Southeast, Inc. v. United States,'' Justice Stevens.
- "I therefore agree with the Court that the Government did breach its contract with petitioners in failing to approve, within 30 days of its receipt, the plan of exploration petitioners submitted."
To break into a ship or into a coastal defence.
To leap out of the water.
1835, Hart, Joseph C., ''Miriam Coffin, or The whale-fishermen'', Harper & brothers, vol. 2, page 147:
- The fearless whale-fishermen now found themselves in the midst of the monsters; ... some ... came jumping into the light of day, head uppermost, exhibiting their entire bodies in the sun, and falling on their sides into the water with the weight of a hundred tons, and thus "''breaching''" with a crash that the thunder of a park of artillery could scarcely equal.
1837, Hamilton, Robert, ''The natural history of the ordinary cetacea or whales'', W.H. Lizars, page 166:
- But one of its most surprising feats, as has been mentioned of the genera already described, is leaping completely out of the water, or 'breaching,' as it is called. ... it seldom breaches more than twice or thrice at a time, and in quick succession.