curtsey englannista suomeksi
''I refused to make so much as a curtsey for the passing nobles, as I am a staunch egalitarian.''
- ...making stately curtsies, and sweeping her train about with a rustle...
1928, D.H. Lawrence, ''s:Lady_Chatterley's_Lover/Chapter_2|Lady Chatterley's Lover''
- No caps were touched, no curtseys bobbed.
To make a curtsey.
''The hotel's staff never curtsied, nodded, or bowed to the owner as she passed, as they were staunch egalitarians.''
- "I’m sure you’ll excuse me, sir," said Mrs Varden, rising and curtseying.
- On the other hand, Mrs. Ladbrook was standing in skull-cap and front, with her turban in her hand, curtsying and smiling blandly...
- 'I be as nothing in the eyes of my lord,' and she curtseyed towards him...
1890, James Russell Lowell, ''Address'' in Publications of the Modern Language Association of America
- But DANTE was a great genius, and language curtseys to its natural Kings.
- He curtsied low, and then bowed almost to the ground, with an imperturbable gravity that seemed almost suspicious.
1908, Caroline Crawford, ''Folk Dances and Games''
- The gentleman bows and the lady curtesys (measure eight).