innings englannista suomeksi
The time during which any party is in possession of power, or enjoying good luck, etc.; a turn of any kind.
A person's lifespan.
1994, John Lehmann, Alan Ross, Sebastian Barker, ''The London Magazine''
- Forty-odd. That&39;s a better innings than Mozart&39;s thirty-five. Only a moderate knock perhaps in an era brimming with space age technology, and transplants, and artificial hips etcet, but still higher than Mozart&39;s.
2007, Roger F. Peters, ''Police Under Pressure: A Donkey on the Edge'', Roger Peters (ISBN), page 22
- My mother-in-law died at 89 years of age, while sad and as you might expect, we used the phrase “she had a good innings”.
2009, Mark Radcliffe, ''Thank You for the Days: A Boy's Own Adventures in Radio and Beyond'', Simon and Schuster (ISBN)
- He was the first of my grandparents to die but none of them made it much past seventy, although that was very much looked on as &39;a decent innings&39; in early-seventies England.
2010, Jacqueline James M P, ''An Ignoble End'', AuthorHouse (ISBN), page 79
- You can only say, she had a good innings, so many times. I suppose seventy nine isn&39;t so bad. It&39;s a damn sight more than I can expect.
2012, Peter Fitzpatrick, ''The Two Frank Thrings'', Monash University Publishing (ISBN), page 523
- Like father, like son. Sixty-eight. Not such a bad innings, really, when the old man was gone at fifty-three.