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.
(RQ:Dryden Hind and Panthe)
- But whether upward to the moon they go, Or dream the winter out in caves below, Or hawk at flies elsewhere
''The vendors were hawking their wares from little tables lining either side of the market square.''
(RQ:Swift Imitation of Horac)
- His works were hawked in every street.
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.