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Engelsk navneord: essay

1. essay (om kommunikation) an analytic or interpretive literary composition


Mindre specifikke termerpiece of writing, writing, written material


Mere specifikke termercomposition, disquisition, memoir, paper, report, thanatopsis, theme

2. essay (om handling) a tentative attempt


Mindre specifikke termerattempt, effort, endeavor, endeavour, try


Engelsk udsagnsord: essay

1. essay (om adfærd) make an effort or attempt


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe tried to shake off his fears.
The infant had essayed a few wobbly steps.
The police attempted to stop the thief.
He sought to improve himself.
She always seeks to do good in the world.


Eksempler på anvendelseThey essay to move


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)assay, attempt, seek, try


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s to INFINITIVE


Mindre specifikke termeract, move


Mere specifikke termeradventure, chance, endeavor, endeavour, fight, gamble, give it a try, give it a try, give it a whirl, grope, have a go, hazard, lay on the line, pick up the gauntlet, put on the line, risk, risk, run a risk, strive, struggle, take a chance, take a dare, take chances

2. essay (om adfærd) put to the test, as for its quality, or give experimental use to


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThis approach has been tried with good results.
Test this recipe.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)examine, prove, test, try, try out


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something


Mindre specifikke termerevaluate, judge, pass judgment


Mere specifikke termercontrol, field-test, float, verify









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