fish englannista suomeksi
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''Salmon is a fish.''
''The fishmonger sells all the fishes of the world.''
''The ichthyologists study the fish of the world.''
''We have many fish in our aquarium.''
Any animal (or any vertebrate) that lives exclusively in water.
(quote-text)|title=History of the Earth and Animated Nature|volume=IV|passage=The whale, the limpet, the tortoise and the oyster… as men have been willing to give them all the name of fishes, it is wisest for us to conform.
(quote-book)| year=1851| https://books.google.com/books?isbn=0981764479| author=(w)| passage=Be it known that, waiving all argument, I take the good old fashioned ground that the whale is a fish, and call upon holy Jonah to back me.
The flesh of the fish used as food.
''The seafood pasta had lots of fish but not enough pasta.''
An easy victim for swindling.
1977, (w), ''Clear the Bridge: The War Patrols of the U.S.S. Tang'', Ballantine Books (2003), page 344:
- The second and third fish went to the middle of her long superstructure and under her forward deck.
A paraphyletic grouping of the following extant taxonomic groups:
Superclass Osteichthyes, bony fish.
The thirty-fourth Lenormand card.
A period of time spent fishing.
''The fish at the lake didn't prove successful.''
An instance of seeking something.
''Merely two fishes for information told the whole story.''
To hunt fish or other aquatic animals.
19th c., anonymous, "The Bonny Ship the 'Diamond'"
- ''It's cheer up, my lads, let your hearts never fail,''
- ''For the bonny ship the'' Diamond ''goes a-fishing for the whale.''
''She went to the river to fish for trout.''
To search (a body of water) for something other than fish.
''They fished the surrounding lakes for the dead body.''
To use as bait when fishing.
To (attempt to) find or get hold of an object by searching among other objects.
''Why are you fishing through my things?''
''He was fishing for the keys in his pocket.''
To talk to people in an attempt to get them to say something, or seek to obtain something by artifice.
''The detective visited the local pubs fishing around for more information.''
''The actors loitered at the door, fishing for compliments.''
1820, (w), ''Oedipus Tyrannus; Or, Swellfoot The Tyrant: A Tragedy in Two Acts'':
- Laoctonos is fishing for a compliment,But ’tis his due. Yes, you have drunk more wine,And shed more blood, than any man in Thebes.
1970, James Henderson, ''The Frigates, an account of the lesser warships of the wars from 1793 to 1815'', Wordsworth (1998), page 143:
- (..) the crew were set to replacing and splicing the rigging and fishing the spars.
To hoist the flukes of.
1860, ''Accounts and Papers of the House of Commons'' (page 214)
- Found that the cause of the ship's having drifted on the night of the 19th, was from the bight of the chain span (used to fish the anchor,) having slipped between the shank and upper fluke, thereby preventing the lower fluke from opening (..)
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