English to Frisian Meaning :: lean

Lean :
meager
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Noun(1) the property possessed by a line or surface that departs from the vertical
Verb(1) to incline or bend from a vertical position(2) cause to lean or incline(3) have a tendency or disposition to do or be something; be inclined(4) rely on for support(5) cause to lean to the side
Adjective(1) lacking excess flesh(2) lacking in mineral content or combustible material(3) containing little excess(4) not profitable or prosperous

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(1) But he clearly feels in no hurry to rush back in the pop scene during such lean times for dance music.(2) As a result, the engine would run rough due to the lean mixture at all cylinders.(3) He follows this six-day cycle year-round, which allows him to keep growing yet stay lean in the offseason.(4) It expects its lean business model to serve it well in a shrinking market.(5) If you've got the time, foods such as eggs, poultry, fish, and lean cuts of red meat are excellent sources of complete protein.(6) He was lean from undernourishment, and had to be at least sixty-years-old.(7) He said he wants a lean organization with a ÔÇÿsingular focus on infrastructure management.ÔÇÖ(8) Look for lean cuts of these meats with minimal visible fat.(9) Vitamin B12 can be found in most meats - which should be eaten as lean cuts, and not in excess.(10) I do have an agent, but the industry is notoriously lean .(11) They're also packed with protein and low in carbs and fat, so you can build muscle, stay lean , and satisfy your sweet tooth at the same time.(12) When I go to see him he plays brilliantly and then has a wee lean spell but I think when you're a flair player you tend to be more inconsistent.(13) Certainly, his operations are lean by Wall Street standards.(14) Although lean thinking in industry often results in staff reductions, it first creates extra capacity by identifying and eliminating wasted resource.(15) He is keen to create a lean and efficient operation that will be able to expand rapidly when conditions improve.(16) One boat had over a hundred stone and the fishermen are now poised for a break in the weather to make some decent landings and earn some much needed cash after a very lean period.
Related Words
(1) lean back ::
efteroer hingje
(2) lean on ::
lean op
(3) to lean ::
om lean
(4) lean forward ::
foaroer leune
(5) lean meat ::
meager fleis
(6) lean over ::
lean over
(7) lean out ::
nei bûten lynje
(8) lean against ::
leune tsjin
(9) lean towards ::
lean rjochting
(10) lean-to ::
lean-to
Synonyms
Adjective
1. slim ::
slank
2. meager ::
meager
3. hard ::
hurd
4. thin ::
tin
5. skimpy ::
skimpy
Noun
6. tilt ::
tilt
Verb
8. slant ::
slant
9. tend toward ::
tend toward
10. depend on ::
rekkenjen op
11. intimidate ::
intimidate
12. list ::
list
13. tilt ::
tilt
14. tend ::
tend
Different Forms
lean, leaned, leaner, leanest, leaning, leanings, leanness, leans
Word Example from TV Shows

The best way to learn proper English is to read news report, and watch news on TV. Watching TV shows is a great way to learn casual English, slang words, understand culture reference and humor. If you have already watched these shows then you may recall the words used in the following dialogs.

If you have time to lean,
you have time to clean.

If you have time to LEAN, you have time to cLEAN.

The Big Bang Theory Season 1, Episode 2


I have seen you lean on their experience
when your own was lacking,

I have seen you LEAN on their experience when your own was lacking,

Game of Thrones Season 5, Episode 5


Do me a favor.
Lean over, put your head right here.

Do me a favor. Lean over, put your head right here.

The Big Bang Theory Season 3, Episode 12


I ordered lean.

I ordered LEAN.

The Big Bang Theory Season 12, Episode 5


lean and fierce and black-bearded,

LEAN and fierce and black-bearded,

Game of Thrones Season 1, Episode 7


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