air

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air (tellelig og utellelig; flertall airs)

  1. luft, atmosfære
  2. luftdrag, trekk; bris
  3. En følelse eller anelse.
    • November 2 2014, Daniel Taylor, "Sergio Agüero strike wins derby for Manchester City against 10-man United," guardian.co.uk
      Smalling’s quick one-two of yellow cards towards the end of the first half had left an air of inevitability about what would follow and, if anything, it was probably a surprise that City restricted themselves to Sergio Agüero’s goal bearing in mind another of United’s defenders, Marcos Rojo, was taken off on a stretcher early in the second half with a dislocated shoulder.
    • 1900, Charles W. Chesnutt, The House Behind the Cedars, Chapter I,
      The girl stooped to pluck a rose, and as she bent over it, her profile was clearly outlined. She held the flower to her face with a long-drawn inhalation, then went up the steps, crossed the piazza, opened the door without knocking, and entered the house with the air of one thoroughly at home.
  4. (vanligvis i flertall) med pretensjoner; snobbethet; opplevelse av at man er bedre enn andre.

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to air (tredje person entall presens airs, presens partisipp airing, preteritum og perfektum partisipp aired)

  1. lufte, tørke
  2. lyse med, briljere



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air m (flertall airs)

  1. luft, atmosfære

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