|varsin englanniksi||exceedingly fi, pretty fi, quite fi|
*: In the end, however, it was a very pretty shot, right across the chasm; killed first fire, and the brute fell headlong into the brook [...].
*: To escape a violent beating from sailors to whom he has sold a non-functioning car, Jerry takes his stepfamily for a holiday in a trailer park miles away, where, miraculously, young Nick meets a very pretty young woman called Sheeni, played by Portia Doubleday.
*: Petit Posy brassicas [...] are a cross between kale and brussels sprouts, and are really very pretty with a mild, sweet taste.
*: Damned by the Socialists as "traitors to the working class," its leaders were decried by Tories as "faceless peddlers of politics with a pretty little trinket for every taste."
*: they flung all the goods in the house out at the windows into the street, or into the sea, as they supposed; thus they continued mad a pretty season […].
*: "What did you do to your hair?" The answer could be worth a pretty penny for LOreal.
*: Some people are surprised, I believe, that that the eldest was not [named after his father], but Isabella would have him named Henry, which I thought very pretty of her.
*: ‘This new fashion of introducing the candidates children into an election contest is a pretty one,’ said Mrs. Panstreppon; ‘it takes away something from the acerbity of party warfare, and it makes an interesting experience for the children to look back on in after years.’
*: "Oh, Jake." Brett said, "we could have had such a damned good time together." Ahead was a mounted policeman in khaki directing traffic. He raised his baton. The car slowed suddenly pressing Brett against me. "Yes", I said. "Isnt it pretty to think so?"
*: His sadistic self-torturings finally landed him in a pretty mess: still completely married, practically sure he was in love with Tillie, he made dishonorable proposals of marriage to two other women.
*: By the Sheets you have sent me to peruse, the Account you have given of her Birth and Parentage is pretty exact [...].
*: It seems pretty clear that organic beings must be exposed during several generations to the new conditions of life to cause any appreciable amount of variation [...].
*: The Revolutionary decade was a pretty challenging time for business.
: "Well stop at the knife store a look at the sharp pretties.
*: Ill get you, my pretty, and your little dog, too!
*: Thus when they had the witch disrobed quight, / And all her filthy feature open showne, / They let her goe at will, and wander wayes vnknowne.
*: Nobuyoshi Araki has been called a monster, a pornographer and a genius - and the photographer quite agrees.
*: Margaret passed quite through the pines, and reached the opening beyond which was what was once the yard, but was now, except for a strip of flower-border and turf which showed care, simply a tangle of bushes and briars.
*: Religion and parochial etiquette are probed to reveal unhealthy, and sometimes shockingly violent, internal desires quite at odds with the surface life of a town in which tolerance is preached.
*: El Adrea was quite dead. No more will he slink silently upon his unsuspecting prey.
*: In Lejeuneaceae vegetative branches normally originate from the basiscopic basal portion of a lateral segment half, as in the Radulaceae, and the associated leaves, therefore, are quite unmodified.
*: When I warned him that his words might be offensive to identical twins, he said that identical twins were a quite different case.
*: Create a new, quite separate, private company – say Murdoch Newspaper Holdings – and give it all, or most of, the papers that News Corp owns.
*: I ventured to hint that he was not quite a fair judge, as Churchill had attacked him violently.
*: And with a prolonged sound, not quite a sniff and not quite a snort, he trod on Euphemias toe, and went out, leaving a sensation and a faint scent of barley?sugar behind him.
*: However, the proceedings were quite carefully orchestrated to produce what seemed to be a predetermined outcome.
*: Higher education institutions in the UK are, quite rightly, largely autonomous.
*: "My little plot has been rather successful, after all, hasnt it?" "Quite a perfect success," said Drake.
*: While the government claims to lead the world with its plans to reduce carbon dioxide emissions, the figures tell quite a different story.
*: “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.”
*: London Underground is quite unique in how many front line staff it has, as anyone who has travelled on the Paris Metro or New York Subway will testify.
*: Laploshka was one of the meanest men I have ever met, and quite one of the most entertaining.
*: Scaramouche has already been greeted as the finest French Revolution yet brought to the screen-and even if you are a little weary of seeing a strongly American band of sans-culottes demolish a pasteboard Paris, you should not miss Scaramouche, for it is quite the best thing Rex Ingram has done since The Four Horsemen.
*: To debauch the Indians with rum and cheat them of their land was quite a Government affair, and not at all criminal; but to use rum to cheat them of their peltry, was an abomination in the sight of the law.
*: “Looks like you and Clay had quite a party,” she said with a glimmer in her dark blue eyes.
*: It is quite the proper thing for a lady to be on intimate, and even on affectionate, terms with her favourite clergyman, and Lizzie certainly had intercourse with no clergyman who was a greater favourite with her than Mr. Emilius.
*: His memoir features a child named Tommy Nothing Fancy who suffers from and dies of a seizure disorder. Quite the coincidence, dont you think?