whip englannista suomeksi
suomia, yllyttää, kritisoida
A lash; a pliant, flexible instrument, such as a rod (commonly of cane or rattan) or a plaited or braided rope or thong (commonly of leather) used to create a sharp "crack" sound for directing or herding animals.
''I had to use the whip to get the sheep's attention.''
''Once he ran out of appeals, he knew he would soon feel the sting of the whip.''
A blow administered with a whip.
1832, ''The Atheneum'' (volume 31, page 493)
- I had hardly said the word, when Kit jumped into the saddle, and gave his horse a whip and a spur — and off it cantered, as if it were in as great a hurry to be married as Kit himself.
1928, (w), ''Memoirs of a Fox-Hunting Man'', Penguin 2013, p. 27:
- From the far side of the wood came the long shrill screech (..) which signifies that one of the whips has viewed the fox quitting the covert.
''I was going to vote against the bill, but the party whip came to see me and made it clear I needed to vote for it.''
A document distributed weekly to MPs by party whips informing them of upcoming votes in parliament.
''Did you want to add some whip to your coffee, ma'am?''
2017, (w), ''Return of the Rucksack''
- Big whip I'm underground parking
A move in which one player transfers momentum to another.
A whipping motion; a thrashing about.
''I was startled by the whip of the rope when it finally snapped.''
The quality of being whiplike or flexible; suppleness, as of the shaft of a golf club.
Any of various pieces that operate with a quick vibratory motion
A spring in certain electrical devices for making a circuit
A wippen, a rocking component in certain piano actions.
To hit with a whip.
''The rider whipped the horse.''
To hit with any flexible object.
''I whipped her with a newspaper.''
To defeat, as in a contest or game.
''to whip eggs or cream''
To urge into action or obedience.
''He whipped the department into shape.''
To enforce a member voting in accordance with party policy.
1677-1683, (w), ''Mechanick exercises''
- Its string (..)is firmly whipt about with small Gut
To hoist or purchase by means of a whip.
''to whip a ruffle''
- In half-whipped muslin needles useless lie.
''He whipped the ball at me.''
1858, (w), ''Adirondac''
- whipping its rough surface for a trout
To snap back and forth like a whip.
''The pennants whipped in the wind.''
To move very fast.
''The wind whipped through the valley.''
(RQ:L'Estrange Fables of Aesop)
1886, (w), (w)
- He looked up when I came in, gave a kind of cry, and whipped upstairs into the cabinet. It was but for one minute that I saw him, but the hair stood upon my head like quills.
To move (something) very fast; often with ''up'', ''out'', etc.
(RQ:L'Estrange Fables of Aesop) in a hurry, whips up her Darling under her Arm.
1742, (w), ''letter to Sir Horace Mann''
- He whips out his pocketbook every moment, and writes descriptions of everything he sees.
To transfer momentum from one skater to another.
To lash with sarcasm, abuse, etc.
(RQ:Shakespeare Merry Wives)
''to whip wheat''