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Engelsk navneord: swallow

1. swallow (om mad) a small amount of liquid food

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningA sup of ale.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)sup

Mindre specifikke termermouthful, taste

2. swallow (om handling) the act of swallowing

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningOne swallow of the liquid was enough.
He took a drink of his beer and smacked his lips.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)deglutition, drink

Mindre specifikke termerconsumption, ingestion, intake, uptake

Mere specifikke termeraerophagia, draft, draught, gulp, sip, swig

3. swallow (om dyr) small long-winged songbird noted for swift graceful flight and the regularity of its migrations

Mindre specifikke termeroscine, oscine bird

Mere specifikke termerbarn swallow, chimney swallow, cliff swallow, Hirundo nigricans, Hirundo pyrrhonota, Hirundo rustica, Iridoprocne bicolor, martin, tree martin, tree swallow, tree swallow, white-bellied swallow

Engelsk udsagnsord: swallow

1. swallow (om forbrug, indtagelse el. anvendelse) pass through the esophagus as part of eating or drinking

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningSwallow the raw fish--it won't kill you!.

Eksempler på anvendelseThey swallow more bread

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)get down

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something

Mindre specifikke termerconsume, have, ingest, take, take in

Mere specifikke termerbolt

2. swallow (om konkurrence) engulf and destroy

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe Nazis swallowed the Baltic countries.

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody.
Something ----s somebody.
Something ----s something

Mindre specifikke termerdemolish, destroy

3. swallow (om relation) enclose or envelop completely, as if by swallowing

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe huge waves swallowed the small boat and it sank shortly thereafter.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)bury, eat up, immerse, swallow up

AnvendelsesmønsterSomething ----s somebody.
Something ----s something

Mindre specifikke termerclose in, enclose, inclose, shut in

4. swallow (om kommunikation) utter indistinctly

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningShe swallowed the last words of her speech.

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something

Mindre specifikke termermouth, speak, talk, utter, verbalise, verbalize

5. swallow (om kommunikation) take back what one has said

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe swallowed his words.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)take back, unsay, withdraw

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something

Mindre specifikke termerdisown, renounce, repudiate

6. swallow (om erkendelse) keep from expressing

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningI swallowed my anger and kept quiet.

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something

Mindre specifikke termerrepress, suppress

7. swallow (om erkendelse) tolerate or accommodate oneself to

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningI shall have to accept these unpleasant working conditions.
I swallowed the insult.
She has learned to live with her husband's little idiosyncrasies.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)accept, live with

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something

Mindre specifikke termerabide, bear, brook, digest, endure, put up, stand, stick out, stomach, suffer, support, tolerate

8. swallow (om erkendelse) believe or accept without questioning or challenge

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningAm I supposed to swallow that story?.

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s that CLAUSE

Mindre specifikke termerbelieve

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