pettää englanniksi   let down, cuckquean, deceive, cheat, betray, traitor, wander, renege, falsify, mock


: They let down the rope and I fastened it to the basket.

: I promised him I would meet him there, and I will not let him down.

: to let down tools or cutlery

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: My brother flunked biology because he cheated on his mid-term.

: My husband cheated on me with his secretary.

: He cheated death when his car collided with a moving train.

: I feel as if Ive cheated fate.

: My ex-wife cheated me out of $40,000.

: He cheated his way into office.

*: I am subject to a tyrant, a sorcerer, that by his cunning hath cheated me of this island.

: rfquotek|Sir Walter Scott

*: to cheat winter of its dreariness

*: When I consider life, tis all a cheat.

*: Again, to take a less extreme example, there is no denying that although the dialects of northern France retained their fundamentally Romance character, they betray many Germanic influences in phonetics and vocabulary, [...]

: rfquotek|Spenser

: rfquotek|Alexander Pope

: ux|en|to wander over the fields

*: They wandered about in sheepskins and goatskins.

*: “A tight little craft,” was Austin’s invariable comment on the matron;nb.... ¶ Near her wandered her husband, orientally bland, invariably affable, and from time to time squinting sideways, as usual, in the ever-renewed expectation that he might catch a glimpse of his stiff, retroussé moustache.

*: There is an hour or two, after the passengers have embarked, which is disquieting and fussy....Stewards, carrying cabin trunks, swarm in the corridors. Passengers wander restlessly about or hurry, with futile energy, from place to place.

: ux|en|A writer wanders from his subject.

*: O, let me not wander from thy commandments.

: To go for a wander

: rfquotek|Shakespeare

*: All Europe high (all sorts of rights reneged) / Against the truth and thee unholy leagued.

: to falsify a record or document

*: The Irish bards use to forge and falsify everything as they list, to please or displease any man.

*: By how much better than my word I am, / By so much shall I falsify mens hope.

*: Jews and Pagans united all their endeavors, under Julian the apostate, to baffle and falsify the prediction.

: to falsify coin

: rfquotek|Story

: rfquotek|Daniell

*: For disputants (as swordsmen use to fence / With blunted foyles) engage with blunted sense; / And as th are wont to falsify a blow, / Use nothing else to pass upon a foe ...

: to falsify ones faith or word

: rfquotek|Sir Philip Sidney

: rfquotek|Crashaw

*: Fools make a mock at sin.

: He got a B in his History mock, but improved to an A in the exam.

*: To see the life as lively mocked as ever / Still sleep mocked death.

*: Mocking marriage with a dame of France.

*: Elijah mocked them, and said, Cry aloud.

*: Let not ambition mock their useful toil.

*: Thou hast mocked me, and told me lies.

*: And with his spirit sadly I survive, / to mock the expectations of the world; / to frustrate prophecies, and to raze out / rotten opinion ...

*: "It is the greene-eyd Monster, which doth mocke / The meate it feeds on."

*: Why do I overlive? / Why am I mocked with death, and lengthened out / to deathless pain?

*: He will not ... / Mock us with his blest sight, then snatch him hence.

*: ‘Mock’ certainly never signifies to loath. Its common signification is, to disappoint.

*: The French revolution indeed is a prodigy which has mocked the expectations both of its friends and its foes. It has cruelly disappointed the fondest hopes of the first, nor has it observed that course which the last thought that it would have pursued.

: ux|en|mock turtle soup

: ux|en|mock leather

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