Angleška beseda dneva – To betray

12. April, 2010 dodal Niko

Angleška beseda dneva – Word of the day

TO  BETRAY: izdati, izneveriti se; zapeljati

verb (used with object)

1. to deliver or expose to an enemy by treachery or disloyalty: Benedict Arnold betrayed his country.
2. to be unfaithful in guarding, maintaining, or fulfilling: to betray a trust.
3. to disappoint the hopes or expectations of; be disloyal to: to betray one’s friends.
4. to reveal or disclose in violation of confidence: to betray a secret.
5. to reveal unconsciously (something one would preferably conceal): Her nervousness betrays her insecurity.
6. to show or exhibit; reveal; disclose: an unfeeling remark that betrays his lack of concern.
7. to deceive, misguide, or corrupt: a young lawyer betrayed by political ambitions into irreparable folly.
8. to seduce and desert.

Primer rabe: He betrayed her trust by telling her secret to his friend.

Prevod: On je izdal njeno zaupanje s tem, da je povedal njeno skrivnost svojemu prijatelju.


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