collect englannista suomeksi
(quote-journal)| title=Geothermal Energy| volume=101| issue=4| magazine=(w)| passage=Energy has seldom been found where we need it when we want it. Ancient nomads, wishing to ward off the evening chill and enjoy a meal around a campfire, had to collect wood and then spend time and effort coaxing the heat of friction out from between sticks to kindle a flame.
To get; particularly, get from someone.
1690, (w), ''(w)'', Book II, Chapter XVII, section 20
- (..) which consequence, I conceive, is very ill collected.
(quote-book)| title=(w)| passage='I collect,' said Miss Crawford, 'that Sotherton is an old place, and a place of some grandeur. In any particular style of building?'
1992, (w), ''A Place of Greater Safety'', Harper Perennial 2007, page 292-3:
- the riot is so great that it is very difficult to collect what is being said.
To collect payments.
To come together in a group or mass.
- Whence some collect that the former word imports a plurality of persons.
To collide with or crash into (another vehicle or obstacle).
''The truck veered across the central reservation and collected a car that was travelling in the opposite direction.''
To be paid for by the recipient, as a telephone call or a shipment.
''It was to be a collect delivery, but no-one was available to pay.''
With payment due from the recipient.
''I had to call collect.''
''He used the day's collect as the basis of his sermon.''