pretty

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pretty englannista suomeksi

  1. kaunis, sievä, viehättävä, nätti, soma

  2. ihan, melko

  3. kiva, melkoinen

  1. nätti

  2. sievä, viehättävä

  3. sievä

  4. melkoinen

  5. kiva

  6. melkoinen, aikamoinen

  7. aika, melko, ihan, varsin, sangen

  8. Substantiivi

  9. Verbi

pretty englanniksi

  1. Pleasant to the sight or other senses; attractive, especially of women or children, but less strikingly than something beautiful. (defdate)

  2. (quote-book)|title=(w)

  3. 2010, Peter Bradshaw, ''The Guardian'', 4 Feb 2010:

  4. To escape a violent beating from sailors to whom he has sold a non-functioning car, Jerry takes his stepfamily for a holiday in a trailer park miles away, where, miraculously, young Nick meets a very pretty young woman called Sheeni, played by Portia Doubleday.
  5. Of objects or things: nice-looking, appealing. (defdate)

  6. 2010, Lia Leendertz, ''The Guardian'', 13 Feb 2010:

  7. 'Petit Posy' brassicas (..) are a cross between kale and brussels sprouts, and are really very pretty with a mild, sweet taste.
  8. Fine-looking; only superficially attractive; initially appealing but having little substance; see (m). (defdate)

  9. 1962, "New Life for the Liberals", ''Time'', 28 Sep 1962:

  10. Damned by the Socialists as "traitors to the working class," its leaders were decried by Tories as "faceless peddlers of politics with a pretty little trinket for every taste."
  11. Cunning; clever, skilful. (defdate)

  12. (quote-book).

  13. Moderately large; considerable. (defdate)

  14. (RQ:Burton Melancholy)

  15. 2004, "Because They're Worth it", ''Time'', 26 Jan 04:

  16. "What did you do to your hair?" The answer could be worth a pretty penny for L'Oreal.
  17. Excellent, commendable, pleasing; fitting or proper (of actions, thoughts etc.). (defdate)

  18. 1815, (w), ''Emma'', Boston 1867, page 75:

  19. Some people are surprised, I believe, that that the eldest was not after his father, but Isabella would have him named Henry, which I thought very pretty of her.
  20. 1919, (w), ‘The Oversight’, ''The Toys of Peace'':

  21. ‘This new fashion of introducing the candidate's children into an election contest is a pretty one,’ said Mrs. Panstreppon; ‘it takes away something from the acerbity of party warfare, and it makes an interesting experience for the children to look back on in after years.’
  22. 1926, (w), ''(w)'', page 251:

  23. "Oh, Jake." Brett said, "we could have had such a damned good time together." Ahead was a mounted policeman in khaki directing traffic. He raised his baton. The car slowed suddenly pressing Brett against me. "Yes", I said. "Isn't it pretty to think so?"
  24. Awkward, unpleasant. (defdate)

  25. 1931, "Done to a Turn", ''Time'', 26 Jan 1931:

  26. His sadistic self-torturings finally landed him in a pretty mess: still completely married, practically sure he was in love with Tillie, he made dishonorable proposals of marriage to two other women.
  27. 1877 "Black Beauty", Anna Sewell

  28. A ''pretty'' thing it would be if a man of business had to examine every cab-horse before he hired it
  29. (quote-book) you can still see where the kid's face is swollen up from this talk: couple of black eyes, lip all busted up, nose over sideways," Driscoll shook his head again, "just a real pretty picture."

  30. Somewhat, fairly, quite; sometimes also (by meiosis) very.

  31. 1723, Charles Walker, ''Memoirs of Sally Salisbury'', V:

  32. By the Sheets you have sent me to peruse, the Account you have given of her Birth and Parentage is pretty exact ....
  33. 1859, (w), ''The Origin of Species'', I:

  34. It seems pretty clear that organic beings must be exposed during several generations to the new conditions of life to cause any appreciable amount of variation ....
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  36. 2002, (w), ''The Great Nation'', Penguin 2003, page 539:

  37. The Revolutionary decade was a pretty challenging time for business.
  38. Prettily, in a pretty manner.

  39. (quote-book)

  40. A pretty person; a term of address to a pretty person.

  41. 1939, Noel Langley, Florence Ryerson, and Edgar Allan Woolf, ''Wizard of Oz (1939 film)|The Wizard of Oz''

  42. I'll get you, my pretty, and your little dog, too!
  43. Something that is pretty.

  44. ''We'll stop at the knife store and look at the sharp pretties.''

  45. To make pretty; to beautify

  46. {{quote-book|en|2007|Eric Knight|Lassie Come-Home|url=http://books.google.com/books?id=HLdcT0QJVWkC|isbn=0312371314|page=29