tail

tail
teil 1. noun
1) (the part of an animal, bird or fish that sticks out behind the rest of its body: The dog wagged its tail; A fish swims by moving its tail.) hale, stjert, svans
2) (anything which has a similar function or position: the tail of an aeroplane/comet.) hale; slep; flak
2. verb
(to follow closely: The detectives tailed the thief to the station.) følge, skygge
- tails 3. interjection
(a call showing that a person has chosen that side of the coin when tossing a coin to make a decision etc.) mynt!
- tail-light
- tail wind
- tail off
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hale
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subst. \/teɪl\/
1) (også overført) hale, svans, stjert
they saw the tail of the comet
de så halen på kometen
2) slutt, siste del
she walked at the tail of the procession
hun gikk bakerst i prosesjonen
3) (hverdagslig) detektiv, sporhund, skygge
the private investigator decided to put a tail on the man
privatetterforskeren bestemte seg for at mannen skulle skygges
4) ende, bakre del, bakende (amer., hverdagslig), fitte (vulgært)
5) (frakke)skjøt, (kjole)slep, (skjorte)flak
6) hestehale, (hår)pisk
7) nedstrek under linjen (på bokstav)
8) (musikk) (note)hals
9) (vulgært) skreppe(r), berte(r), kvinnfolk (som sexobjekt)
10) (også i flertall) avfall, bunnsats, rest
at the tail of i slutten av, sist i, bakerst i
be on someones tail være i hælene på noen
have someone by the tail (hverdagslig) ha overtaket på noen
in tails (hverdagslig) (kledt) i kjole og hvitt
keep one's tail up holde motet oppe, holde humøret oppe
piece of tail knull, nummer (kvinne som seksualobjekt) berte, rype
tails (snipp)kjole mynt (motsatt av krone)
turn tail vende seg bort, vende ryggen til snu og flykte, slå retrett, stikke av stikke halen mellom bena
twist somebody's tail forarge noen, irritere noen
twist the lion's tail vekke den slumrende løve (angripe Storbritannia)
with one's tail between one's legs med halen mellom bena
II
subst. \/teɪl\/
(jus) begrensning i arveretten
estate in tail fideikomiss
heir in tail arving til fideikomiss
tenant in tail innehaver av fideikomiss
III
verb \/teɪl\/
1) skygge
the police officers tailed the suspect for a week
politiet skygget den mistenkte i en uke
2) følge etter (i en lang rad), henge etter, fly i hælene på
3) avslutte, danne baktropp (i), komme sist\/bakerst (i)
his brother tailed the procession
broren hans dannet baktropp i prosesjonen
4) stille seg i rekke etter hverandre, sette på rad
5) holde i halen, dra i halen, trekke i halen
6) skjære halen av, kupere
dogs are hardly ever tailed nowadays
hunder blir sjelden halekupert nå for tiden
7) skjære av den nederste delen på, skjære av den nederste roten på
he has been tailing turnips for five hours now
8) sette hale på, forsyne med hale
his mother helped him tail the kite
moren hjalp ham med å sette hale på draken
9) (sjøfart) ligge forankret med akterenden mot strømmen, ligge forankret med akterenden mot vinden
tail after somebody følge noen i hælene, følge rett etter noen
tail aground (sjøfart) gå på grunn med akterenden
tail away\/off avta, bli svakere, dø bort, svinne hen
her voice tailed away
stemmen hennes ble gradvis svakere
tail off (hverdagslig også) stikke, løpe sin vei
tail off into fortape seg i
tail out stille seg i en lang rekke, spre seg ut
tail something on to something feste noe i enden på noe, henge noe på noe
top and tail nippe (bær)

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