Die Übersetzung von "tight" - Englisch-Wörterbuch Malaysian


adjective /tait/

fitting very or too closely

I couldn’t open the box because the lid was too tight
My trousers are too tight.

stretched to a great extent; not loose

He made sure that the ropes were tight.

(of control etc) strict and very careful

She keeps (a) tight control over her emotions.

not allowing much time

We hope to finish this next week but the schedule’s a bit tight.
-tight suffix

sealed so as to keep (something) in or out, as in airtight, watertight

tighten verb

to make or become tight or tighter

He tightened his grip on her hand.
tightness noun

the tightness of his trousers.
tights noun plural

(British ) a close-fitting (usually nylon or woollen) garment covering the feet, legs and body to the waist; pantyhose(American)

seluar sama sendat
She bought three pairs of tights.
tight-fisted adjective

mean and ungenerous with money

a tight-fisted employer.
tightrope noun

a tightly-stretched rope or wire on which acrobats balance.

tali tegang
a tight corner/spot noun

a difficult position or situation

His refusal to help put her in a tight corner/spot.
tighten one’s belt

to make sacrifices and reduce one’s standard of living

mengikat perut
If the economy gets worse, we shall just have to tighten our belts.

(Die Übersetzung von "tight" von PASSWORT Englisch-Wörterbuch Malaysian © 2015 K Dictionaries Ltd)