sing englannista suomeksi
''"I really want to sing in the school choir," said Vera''.
To soothe with singing.
''to sing somebody to sleep''
To make a small, shrill sound.
''The air sings in passing through a crevice.''
''a singing kettle''
- O'er his head the flying spear / Sang innocent, and spent its force in air.
To relate in verse; to celebrate in poetry.
- Bid her (..) sing / Of human hope by cross event destroyed.
To display fine qualities; to stand out as excellent.
''The sauce really makes this lamb sing.''
To be capable of being sung; to produce a certain effect by being sung.
1875, ''Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine'' (volume 118, page 685)
- No song sings well unless it is open-vowelled, and has the rhythmic stress on the vowels. Tennyson's songs, for instance, are not generally adapted to music.
2002, Martha Mizell Puckett, Hoyle B. Puckett, ''Memories of a Georgia Teacher: Fifty Years in the Classroom'', page 198:
- Some of the young folks asked Mrs. Long could they have a sing at her home that Sunday afternoon; she readily agreed, telling them to come early, bring their songbooks, and have a good sing.