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.) rep
2) (anything which has a similar function or position: the tail of an aeroplane/comet.) rep
2. verb
(to follow closely: The detectives tailed the thief to the station.) skrivaj slediti
- 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.) cifra
- tail-light
- tail wind
- tail off
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I [téil]
1.
noun
rep; trtica; spodnji del; konec (sprevoda itd.); zadnji del pluga; stran kovanca z napisom; spremstvo; najslabši igralci kakega moštva, odpadki; stranka, privrženci; žaket, frak, škric, vlečka (obleke); plural colloquially družabna obleka
tail of a — letter konec pisma
tail of the trenches military najbolj sprednji jarki
tail of gale — konec nevihte
tail of a stream — tih, miren tok reke
tail margin — spodnji beli rob strani (knjige)
tails up figuratively dobre volje, vesel
tail of a musical note — del note pod črto
close on s.o. 's tail — komu tik za petami
cow's tailfiguratively razcefran konec vrvi
the dirty end of the cow's tailfiguratively spolzko govorjenje (pogovor)
heads or tail? — glava ali napis? (vprašamo, če mečemo kovanec v zrak za odločitev v kaki stvari)
with his tail between his legs figuratively ves preplašen, kot polit cucek
to be unable to make head or tail of s.th. — ne se spoznati, ne se moči znajti v čem
to drop a pinch of salt on the tail of a bird (a hare); humorously natresti ptiču (zajcu) soli na rep (da bi ga ujeli)
to go into tails figuratively hitro rasti
my son has gone into tails — moj sin je oblekel svoj prvi žaket
to follow the tail of a plough — držati plug za ročaj, biti kmetovalec
he had the enemy on his tail — sovražnik mu je bil tik za petami
she looked at me out of the tail of her eye — skrivaj, s koncem očesa me je pogledala
to put one's tail between one's legs — stisniti rep med noge, zbežati
to turn tail — obrniti hrbet, planiti v beg, pete pokazati, popihati jo
to twist s.o.'s tailfiguratively nadlegovati ali dolgočasiti koga
to twist the lion's tail — mučiti, izzivati leva (aluzija na tuje časnikarje ali govornike, ki izzivalno žalijo Anglijo)
to walk at the tail of a cart — hoditi za vozom
the tail wags the dog — rep miga s psom, figuratively najneumnejši (najmanj pomembni) komandira, vlada;
2.
adjective
najbolj zadajšnji, zadnji, končni, repni
II [téil]
transitive verb
dodati (čemu) rep; tvoriti konec (sprevoda, pogreba itd.); skrivaj slediti (komu); prirezati rep, prijeti ali vleči za rep; odtrgati pecelj (sadežu); čuvati (koga); privezati (z enim koncem) (to na); intransitive verb tvoriti rep; biti z enim koncem pritrjen v zid (npr. greda); sport pustiti se vleči (po strmini navzgor)
to tail to the tide, to tail up and down the stream — dvigati in spuščati se na plimi (o zasidrani ladji);
III [téil]
noun
juridically omejitev dedne pravice, omejena lastninska pravica; premoženje, ki more pripasti samo otrokom lastnika
estate in tail male — imetje, ki lahko preide samo na moške dediče
a tenant in tail — uživalec premoženja, ki mora pripasti njegovim naravnim dedičem

English-Slovenian dictionary. 2013.

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