posture englannista suomeksi
a. 1689, Aphra Behn, ''Love-Letters Between a Nobleman and His Sister''
- (..) walking in a most dejected posture, without a band, unbraced, his arms a-cross his open breast, and his eyes bent to the floor;
1905, David Graham Phillips, ''The Deluge''
- Even as I was reading these fables of my millions, there lay on the desk before me a statement of the exact posture of my affairs (..)
1910, H.G. Wells, ''The History of Mr Polly''
- Uncle Jim stopped amazed. His brain did not instantly rise to the new posture of things.
1651, Thomas Hobbes, ''Leviathan''
- ...that is, their Forts, Garrisons, and Guns upon the Frontiers of their Kingdomes; and continuall Spyes upon their neighbours; which is a posture of War.
1912, G.K. Chesterton, ''A Miscellany of Men''
- But it is not true, no sane person can call it true, that man as a whole in his general attitude towards the world, in his posture towards death or green fields, towards the weather or the baby, will be wise to cultivate dissatisfaction.
The position of someone or something relative to another; position; situation.
1661, Thomas Salusbury (translator), ''Galileo's Dialogue Concerning the Two Chief Systems of the World''
- The Moon beheld in any posture, in respect of the Sun and us, sheweth us its superficies ... always equally clear.
(RQ:Fielding Tom Jones)
To place in a particular position or attitude; to pose.