swallow

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swallow englannista suomeksi

  1. siemaus

  2. niellä, tukahduttaa

  3. pääsky, pääskynen

  4. nielaista

  5. nielaus, nieleminen, nielaisu

  6. uskoa

  1. niellä, nielaista

  2. niellä

  3. nielaista

  4. nielaus, kulaus of liquid

  5. pääsky

swallow englanniksi

  1. To cause (food, drink etc.) to pass from the mouth into the stomach; to take into the stomach through the throat. (defdate)

  2. (syn)

  3. (RQ:Falkner Moonfleet)

  4. 2011, Jonathan Jones, ''The Guardian'', 21 Apr 2011:

  5. Clothes are to be worn and food is to be swallowed: they remain trapped in the physical world.
  6. To take (something) in so that it disappears; to consume, absorb. (defdate)

  7. (RQ:Locke Conduc)

  8. The necessary provision of the life swallows the greatest part of their time.
  9. 2010, "What are the wild waves saying", ''The Economist'', 28 Oct 2010:

  10. His body, like so many others swallowed by the ocean's hungry maw, was never found.
  11. (quote-av)

  12. To take food down into the stomach; to make the muscular contractions of the oesophagus to achieve this, often taken as a sign of nervousness or strong emotion. (defdate)

  13. (ux)

  14. (quote-book)

  15. To accept easily or without questions; to believe, accept. (defdate)

  16. 1920, Katherine Miller (translating Romain Rolland), ''Clerambault''

  17. this humbug was readily swallowed by men who were supposed to be intelligent,
  18. (quote-journal)

  19. 2011, Madeleine Bunting, ''The Guardian'', 22 Apr 2011:

  20. Americans swallowed his tale because they wanted to.
  21. To engross; to appropriate; usually with ''up''.

  22. (RQ:Pope Iliad) in this, that he swallowed up the honour of those who succeeded him.

  23. To retract; to recant.

  24. (RQ:Shakespeare Measure)

  25. To up with; to bear patiently or without retaliation.

  26. A deep chasm or abyss in the earth.

  27. The mouth and throat; that which is used for swallowing; the gullet.

  28. The amount swallowed in one gulp; the act of swallowing.

  29. The opening in a block between the sheave and shell through which the rope passes.

  30. Any of various carbohydrate-based dishes that are swallowed without much chewing.

  31. (senseid) A small, migratory bird of the Hirundinidae family with long, pointed, moon-shaped wings and a forked tail which feeds on the wing by catching insects.