dwindle englannista suomeksi
1802, T. Paynell (translator), (w), Complaint of Peace|The Complaint of Peace
- Every thing that was improving gradually degenerates and dwindles away to nothing, (..)
(RQ:Swift Advancement of Religion)
1766, (w), ''Vicar'', III
- ''The flattery of his friends began to dwindle into simple approbation.''
- The larger the empire, the more dwindles the mind of the citizen.
(quote-journal) (Gardening)|date=26 September 2014|passage=(..) Infected tulips are weakened by the viruses that cause the very patterns and swirls that fascinated horticulturists and investors in the first place. Such bulbs tend to dwindle away instead of fattening up and producing offsets.
To lessen; to bring low.
- Our drooping days are dwindled down to nought.