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swim englannista suomeksi

  1. huimata

  2. uida

  3. uinti

  1. uida

  2. uinti

swim englanniksi

  1. To move through the water, without touching the bottom; to propel oneself in water by natural means.

  2. 1720, (w), ''(w)'', London: J. Brotherton, p. 87,https://archive.org/details/lifeadventurespy1720defo

  3. We were now all upon a Level, as to our travelling; being unshipp’d, for our Bark would swim no farther, and she was too heavy to carry on our Backs (..)
  4. (quote-book)| title=(w)| chapter=Foreword| url=http://openlibrary.org/works/OL2004261W| passage=He turned back to the scene before him and the enormous new block of council dwellings. The design was some way after Corbusier but the block was built up on plinths and resembled an Atlantic liner swimming diagonally across the site.

  5. (quote-journal)

  6. To become immersed in, or as if in, or flooded with, or as if with, a liquid

  7. ''swimming in self-pity''

    ''a bare few bits of meat swimming in watery sauce''

  8. To move around freely because of excess space.

  9. 1777, ''The Poetical Preceptor; Or, a Collection of Select Pieces of Poetry, Etc''

  10. A fam'd Sur-tout he wears, which ''once'' was blue, / And his foot swims in a capacious shoe.
  11. To traverse (a specific body of water, or a specific distance) by swimming; or, to utilize a specific swimming stroke; or, to compete in a specific swimming event.

  12. ''For exercise, we like to swim laps around the pool.''

    ''I want to swim the 200-yard breaststroke in the finals.''

  13. (RQ:Dryden Aeneis)

  14. To cause to swim.

  15. (ux)

  16. To float.

  17. (RQ:Shakespeare Julius Caesar)

  18. (RQ:KJV)

  19. To be overflowed or drenched.

  20. (RQ:Thomson Seasons)

  21. To immerse in water to make the lighter parts float.

  22. To test (a suspected witch) by throwing into a river; those who floated rather than sinking were deemed to be witches.

  23. To glide along with a waving motion.

  24. An act or instance of swimming.

  25. ''I'm going for a swim.''

  26. The sound, or bladder, of a fish.

  27. A part of a stream much frequented by fish.

  28. A dance move of the 1960s in which the arms are moved in a freestyle swimming manner.

  29. A (l); (l).

  30. To be (l) or (l); have a (l) sensation; to have, or appear to have, a (l) motion.

  31. (quote-book)|title=Ethel Churchill|volume=1|page=291|text=She snatched the letter from Sir Jasper, who started as her icy hand touched his: she attempted to read the passage herself, but the letters seemed to swim before her gaze: they turned to fire; the paper dropped from her grasp; a thick mist appeared to gather over the room; she gave a convulsive shudder, and dropped on the floor perfectly insensible.

  32. ''My head was swimming after drinking two bottles of cheap wine.''

  33. (abbreviation of) (n-g)