as lean as a rake


as lean as a rake
tievs kā žagars

English-Latvian dictionary. 2013.

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  • lean — lean1 [ lin ] (past tense and past participle leaned [ lind ] ) verb *** 1. ) intransitive lean forward/back/toward/across etc. to move your body so it is closer to or farther from someone or something, for example by bending at the waist: The… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • lean — I UK [liːn] / US [lɪn] verb Word forms lean : present tense I/you/we/they lean he/she/it leans present participle leaning past tense leaned UK [liːnd] / US [lɪnd] or leant UK [lent] / US past participle leaned or leant *** 1) [intransitive] to… …   English dictionary

  • lean — Synonyms and related words: Lenten, Spartan, abstemious, acquiesce, agree, angular, angularity, arid, ascend, ascetic, austere, bad, bald, bank, bare, barren, be agreeable to, be dying to, be eager, be game, be open to, be ready, be spoiling for …   Moby Thesaurus

  • lean*/*/ — [liːn] (past tense and past participle leant [lent] leaned; [liːnd] ) verb I 1) [I] to move your body by bending at the waist, bringing yourself closer to or further from someone or something The other girl leaned forward to hear what was going… …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • rake — Synonyms and related words: Casanova, Don Juan, Lothario, aim at, angularity, ascend, backset, bank, barrage, be promiscuous, beat, blast, blitz, bombard, bounder, bring up, cad, cannon, cannonade, cant, card, careen, chase women, clear, climb,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • Narrowness — (Roget s Thesaurus) Thinness < N PARAG:Narrowness >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 narrowness narrowness &c. >Adj. Sgm: N 1 closeness closeness exility Sgm: N 1 exiguity exiguity &c.(little) 193 GRP: N 2 Sgm: N 2 line …   English dictionary for students

  • slant — [n1] angle, slope camber, cant, declination, diagonal, grade, gradient, inclination, incline, lean, leaning, pitch, rake, ramp, tilt; concept 738 Ant. evenness, level slant [n2] particular opinion angle, attitude, bias, direction, emphasis,… …   New thesaurus

  • slope — [n] slant, tilt abruptness, bank, bend, bevel, bias, cant, declination, declivity, deflection, descent, deviation, diagonal, downgrade, gradient, hill, inclination, incline, lean, leaning, obliqueness, obliquity, pitch, ramp, rise, rising ground …   New thesaurus

  • Bicycle and motorcycle geometry — Rake (angle) redirects here. For cutting geometry, see Rake angle. Bike wheelbase, head angle, fork offset (AKA rake), and trail Bicycle and motorcycle geometry is the collection of key measurements (lengths and angles) that define a particular… …   Wikipedia

  • Bicycle and motorcycle dynamics — A computer generated, simplified model of bike and rider demonstrating an uncontrolled right turn. An …   Wikipedia

  • Dynamique des cycles — Modélisation simplifiée en image de synthèse d un vélo et d un cycliste virant à droite de façon incontrôlée. Fichier:Bike weaving.gif Animation d un modèle simplifié en image de synthèse d un vélo et d un cycliste passif montrant un balancement… …   Wikipédia en Français