posture

suomi-englanti sanakirja

posture englannista suomeksi

  1. asenne

  2. poseerata

  3. ryhti

  4. asento, asema

  1. Substantiivi

  2. asento, ryhti

  3. Verbi

posture englanniksi

  1. The way a person holds and positions their body.

  2. (RQ:Shakespeare Coriolanus)

  3. a. 1689, Aphra Behn, ''Love-Letters Between a Nobleman and His Sister''

  4. (..) walking in a most dejected posture, without a band, unbraced, his arms a-cross his open breast, and his eyes bent to the floor;
  5. (RQ:Wilde Importance)

  6. A situation or condition.

  7. 1905, David Graham Phillips, ''The Deluge''

  8. 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 (..)
  9. 1910, H.G. Wells, ''The History of Mr Polly''

  10. Uncle Jim stopped amazed. His brain did not instantly rise to the new posture of things.
  11. One's attitude or the social or political position one takes towards an issue or another person.

  12. 1651, Thomas Hobbes, ''Leviathan''

  13. ...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.
  14. 1912, G.K. Chesterton, ''A Miscellany of Men''

  15. 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.
  16. The position of someone or something relative to another; position; situation.

  17. 1661, Thomas Salusbury (translator), ''Galileo's Dialogue Concerning the Two Chief Systems of the World''

  18. The Moon beheld in any posture, in respect of the Sun and us, sheweth us its superficies ... always equally clear.
  19. (RQ:Fielding Tom Jones)

  20. to put one's body into a posture or series of postures, especially hoping that one will be noticed and admired

  21. (ux)

  22. to pretend to have an opinion or a conviction

  23. To place in a particular position or attitude; to pose.

  24. *(RQ:Howell Epistolae)

  25. posture, attitude

  26. conduct, comportment

  27. (monikko) it|postura