hawk englannista suomeksi
- Everybody knows who were the hawks and who were the doves.
1990, (w), ''The Great Game'', Folio Society 2010, p. 106:
- A hawk by nature, Ellenborough strongly favoured presenting St Petersburg with an ultimatum warning that any further incursions into Persia would be regarded as a hostile act.
2019, "The World in 2020", ''(w)''
- President Donald Trump has spent years playing the role of a China hawk.
An uncooperative or purely-selfish participant in an exchange or game, especially when untrusting, acquisitive or treacherous. Refers specifically to the Prisoner's Dilemma, alias the Hawk-Dove game.
To hunt with a hawk.
(quote-text); she falconed in the ladylike position of sidesaddle.
To make an attack while on the wing; to soar and strike like a hawk.
''The vendors were hawking their wares from little tables lining either side of the market square.''
- His works were hawked in every street.
To up something from one's throat.
1751, Smollett|Tobias Smollett, ''Adventures of Peregrine Pickle|The Adventures of Peregrine Pickle'', I. xvi. 117
- He hawked up, with incredible straining, the interjection ah!
1953, Bellow|Saul Bellow, ''Adventures of Augie March|The Adventures of Augie March'', Viking Press, chapter 3:
- He had a new tough manner of pulling down breath and hawking into the street.