Engelsk ordbog



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Engelsk udsagnsord: give way

1. give way (om bevægelse) move in order to make room for someone for something


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe park gave way to a supermarket.
`Move over,' he told the crowd.


Eksempler på anvendelseThese cars won't give way


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)ease up, give, move over, yield


AnvendelsesmønsterSomething ----s.
Somebody ----s


Mindre specifikke termermove


Udsagnsord med lignende betydningabandon, give up

2. give way (om bevægelse) break down, literally or metaphorically


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe wall collapsed.
The business collapsed.
The dam broke.
The roof collapsed.
The wall gave in.
The roof finally gave under the weight of the ice.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)break, cave in, collapse, fall in, founder, give


AnvendelsesmønsterSomething ----s.
Somebody ----s


Mindre specifikke termerchange


Mere specifikke termerbreak, buckle, crumple, flop, go off, implode, sink, slide down, slump


Udsagnsord med lignende betydningabandon, burst, collapse, give up

3. give way (om ændring) end resistance, as under pressure or force


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe door yielded to repeated blows with a battering ram.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)yield


AnvendelsesmønsterSomething ----s.
Somebody ----s.
Somebody ----s PP


Mindre specifikke termerchange

4. give way (om ændring) stop operating or functioning


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe engine finally went.
The car died on the road.
The bus we travelled in broke down on the way to town.
The coffee maker broke.
The engine failed on the way to town.
Her eyesight went after the accident.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)break, break down, conk out, die, fail, give out, go, go bad


AnvendelsesmønsterSomething ----s


Mindre specifikke termerchange


Mere specifikke termerblow, blow out, burn out, crash, go down, malfunction, misfire, misfunction


Udsagnsord med lignende betydningbreak, buy the farm, cash in one's chips, choke, conk, croak, decease, die, drop dead, exit, expire, give-up the ghost, go, kick the bucket, pass, pass away, perish, pop off, snuff it









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