korkeus englanniksi   prominence fi, lordship fi, clearance fi, height fi, elevation fi, hoist fi, altitude fi


*: “My Continental prominence is improving,” I commented dryly. ¶ Von Lindowe cut at a furze bush with his silver-mounted rattan. ¶ “Quite so,” he said as dryly, his hand at his mustache. “I may say if your intentions were known your life would not be worth a curse.”

*: For example, we know that Alfred did connect land tenure with lordship and that he was particularly interested in questions of military service...

*: Lordship entails both privilege and responsibility. Lords have power over their subjects, but that power is granted them so that they can protect and provide for others.

: ux|en|May I ask that the order be granted, if your lordship so pleases?

*: Hes had his bath, she said. Hes just had his bath, bless his little lordships heart.

*: What lands and lordships for their owner know / My quondam barber, but his worship now.

*: ...for whose ransom he compelled Lord Percy to build the castle of Punnoon, in the lordship of Eaglesham.

*: But Jesus called them to him, and saith unto them, Ye know that they which are accounted to rule over the Gentiles exercise lordship over them; and their great ones exercise authority upon them.

: The plane got clearance from air traffic control, and we were off.

: He got clearance to travel to America, even though he had previous links to terrorists

: rfquotek|Trollope

*: Happiness makes up in height for what it lacks in length.

*: During the height of Italian immigration in the United States and in New York City, gangs flourished not only because of poverty but also because of political and social corruption. Policemen and politicians were often as crooked as the gang leaders themselves.

: ux|en|Shes at the height of her career.

: the elevation of grain; elevation to a throne; elevation to sainthood; elevation of mind, thoughts, or character

: A hill is an elevation of the ground.

: the elevation of the pole, or of a star

*: They land my goods, and hoist my flying sails.

*: hoisting him into his fathers throne

*: ...but this last was so heavy, I could not hoist it up to get it over the ships side.

*: Between us, with much trouble, we managed to hoist him upstairs, and laid him on his bed, where his head fell back on the pillow, as if he were almost fainting.

: Give me a hoist over that wall.

: ux|en|As the altitude increases, the temperature gets lower, so remember to bring warm clothes to the mountains.

: ux|en|The perpendicular height of a triangle is known as its altitude.

: rfquotek|Jonathan Swift

*: The man of law began to get into his altitudes.

: rfquotek|Richardson

*: He is [proud] even to the altitude of his virtue.

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