wear englannista suomeksi
olla yllään, olla päällä, pitää
(ux) (nowrap) wearing his lunch after tripping and falling (nowrap)
- It was April 22, 1831, and a young man was walking down Whitehall in the direction of Parliament Street. He wore shepherd's plaid trousers and the swallow-tail coat of the day, with a figured muslin cravat wound about his wide-spread collar.
To overcome one's reluctance and endure a (previously specified) situation.
(RQ:Scott Guy Mannering) began to wear very low.
- The family that had raised it wore out in the earlier part of this century
His neverending criticism has finally worn my patience. Toil and care soon wear the spirit. Our physical advantage allowed us to wear the other team out and win.
To last or remain durable under hard use or over time; to retain usefulness, value, or desirable qualities under any continued strain or long period of time; sometimes said of a person, regarding the quality of being easy or difficult to tolerate.
(RQ:Shakespeare Merry Wives)
To bring (a sailing vessel) onto the other tack by bringing the wind around the stern (as opposed to tacking when the wind is brought around the bow); to come round on another tack by turning away from the wind. Also written "ware". Past: weared, or wore/worn.
(''in combination'') clothing
''footwear; outdoor wear; maternity wear''
1895, H. G. Wells, ''The Time Machine'' Chapter X
- Now, I still think that for this box of matches to have escaped the wear of time for immemorial years was a strange, and for me, a most fortunate thing.
(RQ:Shakespeare As You Like It)
''to wear the wolf from the sheep''
(dated form of)