tread englannista suomeksi
(quote-book)|others=part III|passage=Fools rush in where angels fear to tread.
To beat or press with the feet.
To go through or accomplish by walking, dancing, etc.
- I am resolved to forsake Malta, tread a pilgrimage to fair Jerusalem.
(RQ:Shakespeare Love's Labour's Lost)
(RQ:King James Version)
To copulate with.
A step taken with the foot.
A manner of stepping.
- She is coming, my own, my sweet; / Were it ever so airy a tread, / My heart would hear her and beat.
The sound made when someone or something is walking.
1886, (w), (w)
- The steps fell lightly and oddly, with a certain swing, for all they went so slowly; it was different indeed from the heavy creaking tread of Henry Jekyll. Utterson sighed. "Is there never anything else?" he asked.
1896, (w), Barker's Luck and Other Stories
- But when, after a singularly heavy tread and the jingle of spurs on the platform, the door flew open to the newcomer, he seemed a realization of our worst expectations.
The horizontal part of a step in a flight of stairs.