drip englannista suomeksi
vuotaa, pisaroida, tihkua, tippua
To fall one drop at a time.
To let fall in drops.
c. 1726, (w) (probable author), ''The Lamentation of Glumdalclitch''
- Which from the thatch drips fast a shower of rain.
(quote-book)|chapter=8| title=http://openlibrary.org/works/OL5535161W Mr. Pratt's Patients| passage=Philander went into the next room(..)and came back with a salt mackerel that dripped brine like a rainstorm. Then he put the coffee pot on the stove and rummaged out a loaf of dry bread and some hardtack.
To have a superabundance of valuable things.
To rain lightly.
1995, Sue Innes, ''Making it work: women, change and challenge in the 1990s'' (page 21)
- The Women's Royal Naval Service was integrated with the Royal Navy in November 1993. (..) Men interviewed by Public Eye (April, 1994) said they should 'stop dripping about it' and that women should learn to 'take it like a man (..)
2012, I. H. Milburn, ''Falklands War - Get STUFT''
- The government had been slowly running down the Royal Navy Organisation to save money on various peoples' budgets, so now we had to sub-contract ships to go to war! So stop dripping and "make it so", all those admirals can't be wrong!
A drop of a liquid.
''I put a drip of vanilla extract in my hot cocoa.''
A falling or letting fall in drops; act of dripping.
(RQ:Byron Childe Harold)
''He's not doing so well. The doctors have put him on a drip.''
''He couldn't even summon up the courage to ask her name... what a drip!''