loose englannista suomeksi
irti, vapaana, irrallaan
löyhämoraalinen, epäsiveellinen, löyhätapainen
päästää vapaaksi, päästää irti
To let loose, to free from restraints.
To make less tight, to loosen.
Of a grip or hold, to go.
To shoot (an arrow).
- Now when Paul and his company loosed from Paphos, they came to Perga in Pamphylia: and John departing from them returned to Jerusalem.
(RQ:Spenser Faerie Queene)
- he had red her riddle, which no wight Could ever loose
Not under control.
(RQ:Milton Paradise Lost)
Not precise or exact; vague; indeterminate.
1858, (w), ''The history of scientific ideas''
- The comparison employed (..) must be considered rather as a loose analogy than as an exact scientific explanation.
1819, Lord Byron, ''Don Juan'', I:
- In all these he was much and deeply read; / But not a page of any thing that's loose, / Or hints continuation of the species, / Was ever suffer'd, lest he should grow vicious.
Not being in the possession of any competing team during a game.
(quote-journal) released the left-back with a fine pass but his low cross was cut out by (w). However the Brazilian was able to collect the loose ball, cut inside and roll a right-footed effort past (w) at his near post.
The release of an arrow.
2011, Tom Fordyce, ''Rugby World Cup 2011: England 12-19 France'' http://news.bbc.co.uk/sport1/hi/rugby_union/15210221.stm
- The defeat will leave manager Martin Johnson under pressure after his gamble of pairing Jonny Wilkinson and Toby Flood at 10 and 12 failed to ignite the England back line, while his forwards were repeatedly second best at the set-piece and in the loose.
Freedom from restraint.
- Vent all its griefs, and give a loose to sorrow.
(RQ:Fielding Tom Jone)
- The doctor now interposed, and prevented the effects of a wrath which was kindling between Jones and Thwackum; after which the former gave a loose to mirth, sang two or three amorous songs, and fell into every frantic disorder which unbridled joy is apt to inspire (..)
A letting go; discharge.
begin shooting; release your arrows
''I'm going to loose this game.''