fool englannista suomeksi
höhlä, idiootti, typerys
pöhkö, pöllö, pöljä, houkka
''You were a fool to cross that busy road without looking.''
''The village fool threw his own shoes down the well.''
2008, (w), ''Crazy for You''
- And every time I'm meant to be acting sensibleYou drift into my headAnd turn me into a crumbling fool.
2001, (w), ''(w)''
- You're just a poor misguided foolWho thinks they know what I should doA line for me and a line for youI lose my right to a point of view.
1895, (w), ''and Fairies/If—|If—''
- If you can bear to hear the truth you've spokenTwisted by knaves to make a trap for fools
1841, Charles Dickens, ''Barnaby Rudge'' Chapter 13
- ‘If I coloured at all, Mr Edward,’ said Joe, ‘which I didn’t know I did, it was to think I should have been such a fool as ever to have any hope of her. She’s as far out of my reach as—as Heaven is.’
- Experience keeps a dear school, but fools will learn in no other.
1896, Frederick Peterson IN ''Popular Science Monthly'' Volume 50 December 1896 , ''Idiots Savants''
- This court fool could say bright things on occasion, but his main use to the ladies and lords of the palace was to serve as victim to practical jokes, cruel, coarse, and vulgar enough to be appreciated perhaps in the Bowery.
Someone who derives pleasure from something specified.
1671, (w), ''Samson Agonistes''
- Can they think me (..) their fool or jester?
1975, Foghat, "Fool for the City" (song), ''Fool for the City'' (album):
- I'm a fool for the city.
''an apricot fool; a gooseberry fool''
1918, Florence White Williams, ''The Little Red Hen''
- She bit it gently and found that it resembled a worm in no way whatsoever as to taste although because it was long and slender, a Little Red Hen might easily be fooled by its appearance.
(quote-book)|chapter=Personal observations on the reliability of the Shuttle|passage=There appears to be no process of gradually fooling oneself while degrading standards so characteristic of the Solid Rocket Booster or Space Shuttle Main Engine safety systems.
1681/1682, (w), ''The Spanish Fryar''
- Is this a time for fooling?
1972, Judy Blume, ''Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing'' (page 56)
- She's always complaining that she got stuck with the worst possible committee. And that me and Jimmy fool more than we work.
2011, Gayle Kaye, ''Sheriff Takes a Bride''
- That was a fool thing to do. You could have gotten yourself shot
1909, Gene Stratton-Porter, ''A Girl of the Limberlost''
- Of all the fool, fruitless jobs, making anything of a creature that begins by deceiving her, is the foolest a sane woman ever undertook.