1. verb
1) ((often with from) to get the use of by paying money: He's hiring a car (from us) for the week.) leie
2) ((often with out) to give (someone) the use of in exchange for money: Will you hire me your boat for the week-end?; Does this firm hire out cars?) leie ut
3) ((especially American) to employ (a workman etc): They have hired a team of labourers to dig the road.) ansette, feste
2. noun
((money paid for) hiring: Is this hall for hire?; How much is the hire of the hall?; We don't own this crane - it's on hire.) (til) leie
- hire-purchase
subst. \/ˈhaɪə\/
1) leie, leieforhold
2) leie(avgift)
3) lønn, hyre, betaling
4) (amer.) nyansatt person
car hire company bilutleie(firma)
car hire service bilutleie
for hire til leie (på drosje) ledig, fri
let out on hire leie ut
on hire til leie
boats on hire
båter til leie
I've only got the car on hire
jeg har bare leid bilen
verb \/ˈhaɪə\/
1) leie
hire a car
leie en bil
2) ansette, tilsette, feste
3) leie, engasjere
hire an assassin
leie en morder
hire oneself out ta arbeid, arbeide
we hired ourselves out as baby-sitters
vi tok arbeid som barnevakter
hire out leie ut
hire out cars
leie ut biler

English-Norwegian dictionary. 2013.


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