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(quote-book)|title=(w)| chapter=20|url=http://openlibrary.org/works/OL2004261W| passage=‘No. I only opened the door a foot and put my head in. The street lamps shine into that room. I could see him. He was all right. Sleeping like a great grampus. Poor, poor chap.’
1867, Frederick William Robinson, ''No Man's Friend'', Harper & Brothers, page 91:
- “(..) I was grateful to you for giving him a year’s schooling—where he shined at it—and for putting him as a clerk in your counting-house, where he shined still more.”
- It prompted an exchange of substitutions as Jermain Defoe replaced Palacios and Javier Hernandez came on for Berbatov, who had failed to shine against his former club.
To be effulgent in splendour or beauty.
(RQ:Spenser Faerie Queene)
To be eminent, conspicuous, or distinguished; to exhibit brilliant intellectual powers.
(RQ:Swift Thoughts on Various Subject)
- Few are qualified to shine in company; but it in most men's power to be agreeable.
To create light with (a flashlight, lamp, torch, or similar).
2007, David Lynn Goleman, ''Legend: An Event Group Thriller'', St. Martin’s Press (2008), (ISBN), page 318:
- As Jenks shined the large spotlight on the water, he saw a few bubbles and four long wakes leading away from an expanding circle of blood.
To cause to shine, as a light or by reflected light.
(RQ:Bacon Of Goodness and Goodness of Natur)
- He God doth not rain wealth, nor shine honour and virtues, upon men equally.
- the distant shine of the celestial city
1685, (w), ''Sylvae''
- be fair or foul, or rain or shine
Moonshine; illicitly brewed alcoholic drink.
A liking for a person; a fancy.
''She's certainly taken a shine to you.''
To cause (something) to shine; put a shine on (something); polish (something).
''He shined my shoes until they were polished smooth and gleaming.''
(alternative form of)