command englannista suomeksi
An order to do something.
''I was given a command to cease shooting.''
''to have command of an army''
power of control, direction or disposal; mastery.
''he had command of the situation''
''England has long held command of the sea''
''a good command of language''
A position of chief authority; a position involving the right or power to order or control.
''General Smith was placed in command.''
The act of commanding; exercise or authority of influence.
1851, (w), ''Social Statics'', p. 180
- Command cannot be otherwise than savage, for it implies an appeal to force, should force be needful.
(RQ:Conrad Heart of Darkness)
Dominating situation; range or control or oversight; extent of view or outlook.
''He's got good command tonight.''
*1809, (w), letter, cited in (w), ''Mrs Jordan's Profession'', Penguin 2012, p. 220:
- Atkinson (..) had hinted to me that the Duke of Richmond was so delighted with my acting that he should not be surprised if there was a second command.
''The soldier was commanded to cease firing.''
''The king commanded his servant to bring him dinner.''
(RQ:Bacon Of Reveng)
- We are commanded to forgive our enemies, but you never read that we are commanded to forgive our friends.
(RQ:Shakespeare Taming of the Shrew)
To have or exercise supreme power, control or authority over, especially military; to have under direction or control.
''to command an army or a ship''
(RQ:Macaulay History of England)
(RQ:Shakespeare Henry 6-2)
''he commanded silence''
2013, Louise Taylor, ''English talent gets left behind as Premier League keeps importing'' (in ''The Guardian'', 20 August 2013)http://www.theguardian.com/football/blog/2013/aug/19/english-talent-premier-league-importing
- The reasons for this growing disconnect are myriad and complex but the situation is exacerbated by the reality that those English players who do smash through our game's "glass ceiling" command radically inflated transfer fees.
''Bridges commanded by a fortified house.'' (Motley.)
''A good magistrate commands the respect and affections of the people.''
''Justice commands the respect and affections of the people.''
''The best goods command the best price.''
''This job commands a salary of £30,000.''
To hold, to control the use of.
''The fort commanded the bay.''
- Two wooden bridges led across the river; each was commanded by a fortified house
December 1699, (w), letter to William Congreve
- One side commands a view of the finest garden.
1834, ''The Hobart Town Magazine'' (volume 2, page 323)
- (..) they made considerable progress in the art of embalming the wild fruits of their native land, so that they might command cranberries and hindberries at all times and seasons.
To have a view, as from a superior position.
To direct to come; to bestow.