|joustavuus englanniksi||spring fi, resilience fi, flex fi, elasticity fi, flexibility fi|
*: The mountain stag that springs / From height to height, and bounds along the plains.
*: She was awakened by a shock, so sudden and severe that if Dorothy had not been lying on the soft bed she might have been hurt. As it was, the jar made her catch her breath and wonder what had happened; and Toto put his cold little nose into her face and whined dismally. Dorothy sat up and noticed that the house was not moving; nor was it dark, for the bright sunshine came in at the window, flooding the little room. She sprang from her bed and with Toto at her heels ran and opened the door.
*: Not thirty paces behind the two she crouched—Sabor, the huge lioness—lashing her tail. Cautiously she moved a great padded paw forward, noiselessly placing it before she lifted the next. Thus she advanced; her belly low, almost touching the surface of the ground — a great cat preparing to spring upon its prey.
*: Archer and Jacob jumped up from behind the mound where they had been crouching with the intention of springing upon their mother unexpectedly, and they all began to walk slowly home.
: ux|en|He sprang up from his seat.
: to spring over a fence (in this sense, the verb spring must be accompanied by the preposition over.)
*: She starts, and leaves her bed, amd springs a light.
*: The friends to the cause sprang a new project.
*: North Korea loves to spring surprises. More unusual is for its US foe to play along.
: ux|en|Trees are already springing up in the plantation.
*: watchful as fowlers when their game will spring
: to spring a pheasant
: to spring a mast or a yard
: to spring in a slat or a bar
*: And sudden light / Sprung through the vaulted roof.
: A bow, when bent, springs back by its elastic power.
: A piece of timber, or a plank, sometimes springs in seasoning.
*: to satisfy the desolate and waste ground, and to cause the bud of the tender herb to spring forth
*: Do not blast my springing hopes.
*: O, spring to light; auspicious Babe, be born.
*: [They found] new hope to spring / Out of despair, joy, but with fear yet linked.
*: What makes all this, but Jupiter the king, / At whose command we perish, and we spring?
: They sprung an arch over the lintel.
*: I do not know how John and his mistress would have settled the fate of the thief, but just at this moment a policeman entered — for the cook had sprung the rattle, and had been screaming "Murder" and "Thieves."
*: The prisoner, with a spring, from prison broke.
: Spring is the time of the year most species reproduce.
: I spent my spring holidays in Morocco.
: You can visit me in the spring, when the weather is bearable.
: This water is bottled from the spring of the river.
: the spring of a bow
*: Heavens! what a spring was in his arm!
: We jumped so hard the bed springs broke.
*: ... discover, at least in some degree, the secret springs and principles, by which the human mind is actuated in its operations?
*: All my springs are in thee.
*: A secret spring of spiritual joy.
*: Our author shuns by vulgar springs to move / The heros glory, or the virgins love.
: rfquotek|Beaumont and Fletcher
*: The spring of the day.
*: O how this spring of love resembleth / The uncertain glory of an April day.
: You should put a couple of springs onto the jetty to stop the boat moving so much.
*: He rubbed his hands together. "Believe it or not, there was a time when I considered giving acting a go. What do you think, Miss Fox?" He flexed impressive biceps. "Would I have had a chance against the Schwarzeneggers and the Chuck Norris types?"
: If the sales of an item drop by 5 % when the price increases by 10 %, its price elasticity is -0.5.
: I had some flexibility in terms of whether to stay in a hotel or in a bed-and-breakfast.