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olla tappava, olla kohtalokas
(RQ:Shakespeare King Lear)
(RQ:Shakespeare Tempest): (w), I will kill this man : his daughter and I will be King and Queene, ſave our Graces : and ''Trinculo'' and thy ſelfe ſhall be Vice-royes : (..)
To render inoperative.
1978, (w), ''Fury (1978 film)|The Fury''
- ''Peter'': Ask Childers if it was worth his arm.
- ''Policeman'': What did you do to his arm, Peter?
- ''Peter'': I killed it, with a machine gun.
(quote-journal)|volume=23|issue=8|issn=1054-4836|page=(gbooks)|passage=(smallcaps) needed to sit down. His back and legs were killing him. "You'll be okay," I assured him. "You just need to shake off the rust."I gave him a couple ofAdvil and, after a few minutes, urged him back onto the track.
2001, Jonathan Franzen, ''The Corrections''
- Except for the shirt, which he’d worn, and the check, which he’d cashed, and the bottle of port, which he’d killed in bed on Christmas night, the gifts from his family were still on the floor of his bedroom.
To force a company out of business.
To produce intense pain.
To strike (a ball, etc.) with such force and placement as to make a shot that is impossible to defend against, usually winning a point.
To cause (a ball, etc.) to be of play, resulting in a stoppage of gameplay.
To succeed with an audience, especially in comedy.
To cause to assume the value zero.
To exert oneself to an excessive degree.
''Don't kill yourself raking the leaves now; we're due for a windstorm tonight.''
The act of killing.
The result of killing; that which has been killed.
(RQ:Kipling Second Jungle Boo)
- If ye plunder his ''kill from a weaker, devour not all in thy pride.
2011, the ''34th Catawba College Sports Hall of Fame'', in College|Catawba College's ''Campus Magazine'', Spring/Summer 2011, page 21:
- As a senior in 1993, Turner had a kill percentage of 40.8, which was a school record at the time and the best in the SAC. Turner concluded her volleyball career with 1,349 kills, ranking fifth all-time at Catawba.
A creek; a body of water; a channel or arm of the sea.
2015, Kirilka Stavreva, ''Words Like Daggers'' (page 77)
- Admonished that she should “keep the woman's virtue and be more silent,” she countered “that she was 'born in a mill, begot in a kill, she must have her will,' she could speak no softlier.”
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