drain englannista suomeksi
Something consuming resources and providing nothing in return.
An act of urination.
(RQ:Dickens Three Detective Anecdote)
- When the play was over, we came out together, and I said, "We've been very companionable and agreeable, and perhaps you wouldn't object to a drain?"
To lose liquid.
''The clogged sink drained slowly.''
''Knock knock.''''Who's there?''''Dwayne.''''Dwayne who?''''Drain the bathtub, I'm drowning.''
To flow gradually.
''The water of low ground drains off.''
To cause liquid to flow out of.
''Please drain the sink. It's full of dirty water.''
To convert a perennially wet place into a dry one.
''They had to drain the swampy land before the parking lot could be built.''
To deplete of energy or resources.
''The stress of this job is really draining me.''
To draw off by degrees; to cause to flow gradually out or off; hence, to exhaust.
(RQ:Bacon Sylva Sylvarum)
- But it was not alone that he drained their treasure and hampered their industry.
To fall off the bottom of the playfield.