dust englannista suomeksi
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A single particle of earth or other material.
(RQ:Shakespeare Richard 2)
The act of cleaning by dusting.
2010, Joan Busfield, Michael Paddon, ''Thinking About Children: Sociology and Fertility in Post-War England'' (page 150)
- (..)once they start school, I mean you can do a room out one day, the next day it only needs a dust, doesn't it?
The earth, as the resting place of the dead.
- For now shall I sleep in the dust.
The earthy remains of bodies once alive; the remains of the human body.
- And you may carve a shrine about my dust.
(RQ:Shakespeare King John)
A low or mean condition.
- God raiseth up the poor out of the dust.
''to raise, or kick up, a dust''
To remove dust from.
To remove dust; to clean by removing dust.
Of a bird, to cover itself in sand or dry, dusty earth.
To leave; to rush off.
1939, (w), ''(w)'', Penguin 2011, page 75:
- He added in a casual tone: ‘The girl can dust. I'd like to talk to you a little, soldier.’
To reduce to a fine powder; to levigate.
(quote-book)|title=History of the Royal Society of London|passage=good Powder differs from bad (..)in having more Peter and less Coal; and lastly, in the well dusting of it
To kill or severely disable.
(quote-av)|year=1984|people=(w)|role=Kyle Reese|location=Los Angeles, Calif.|publisher=(w); distributed by Home Entertainment|MGM Home Entertainment|year_published=1984|passage=Kyle Reese: You have to be careful because the robots use infrared. They're not too bright. John taught us ways to dust them.
dust (fine, dry particles)
side; one half (left or right, top or bottom, front or back, etc.) of something or someone.