threaten

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threaten englannista suomeksi

  1. uhkailla

  2. uhata

  1. Verbi

  2. uhkailla

  3. uhata, vaarantaa

  4. enteillä, uhata

threaten englanniksi

  1. To make a threat against someone; to use threats.

  2. {{quote-book|en|year=1905|author=Orczy|Baroness Emmuska Orczy

  3. {{quote-web

  4. ''He threatened me with a knife.''

  5. To menace, or be dangerous.

  6. ''The rocks threatened the ship's survival.''

  7. To portend, or give a warning of.

  8. (antonyms)

    ''The black clouds threatened heavy rain.''

  9. To call into question the validity of (a belief, idea, or viewpoint); to challenge.

  10. ''The new information threatened our original hypothesis.''

  11. {{quote-journal|en|date=January 26, 2019

  12. To be close to equaling or surpassing (a record, etc.)

  13. 2000, Lew Freedman, Diamonds in the Rough: Baseball Stories from Alaska, (ISBN), page 69

  14. The player quickly surmised that things weren't kosher and the suddenly wiser ballplayer threatened the world record for the fifty-yard dash as he sought safety. As Reynolds dived into the van, Dietz and the other players rolled with laughter.