English to Afrikaans Meaning :: pawn

Pawn :
pion
- pionverpandPawneeverpandingpionne
 

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Noun(1) an article deposited as security(2) a person used by another to gain an end(3) (chess(4) borrowing and leaving an article as security for repayment of the loan
Verb(1) leave as a guarantee in return for money

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(1) It should be developed on the original diagonal without wasting time to push the second pawn .(2) It is a simple role about how she becomes a pawn in the game of life.(3) Few wealthy Americans would turn down an old-world honour that money can't buy, but none would wish to be a pawn in a game of transatlantic politics.(4) ÔÇÿYes, he said that,ÔÇÖ Gregory said, moving his pawn diagonally to take his companion's bishop.(5) Do not let the management use her as a pawn in their little game of oppression.(6) He started at his white pawn and moved it forward two spaces.(7) Finally when a player promotes a pawn , they swap it for one of the pieces that their partner's opponent is waiting to place on their board.(8) he was a pawn in the game of power politics(9) But as the editor pointed out some weeks ago, we are only a pawn in a game.(10) Or was he merely a practical pawn in a deadly game?(11) He looked down at the chess board, at a pawn , and wondered what he would be like.(12) Just smile and nod and try to understand that your professor is merely a pawn in the game of capitalism.(13) I was just a pawn in the game between father and son.(14) To her father, she was merely a bargaining tool, a pawn in the game of politics, not a daughter.(15) Floyd replied by moving his murderous pawn one space forward.(16) A thief pawned a gold ring then snatched it back along with the cash he was being paid for it.
Related Words
(1) pawn shop ::
pandtjies winkel
(2) to pawn ::
om pion
Synonyms
Noun
1. puppet ::
marionet
2. dupe ::
bedrieg
3. hostage ::
gyselaar
4. tool ::
hulpmiddel
6. instrument ::
instrument
Verb
7. pledge ::
belofte
8. put in pawn ::
sit in pion
9. give as security ::
gee as sekuriteit
10. use as collateral ::
gebruik as kollateraal
11. hock ::
hak
12. put in hock ::
sit in hak
Different Forms
pawn, pawned, pawnee, pawnees, pawning, pawns
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.

and used him as a pawn
in their game.

and used him as a PAWN in their game.

Westworld Season 2, Episode 3


When is my pawn allowed
to use the golf cart?

When is my PAWN allowed to use the golf cart?

The Big Bang Theory Season 4, Episode 22


Does he give up the pawn
or give up the position?

Does he give up the PAWN or give up the position?

The Big Bang Theory Season 2, Episode 18


I think I bruised a testicle
capturing that last pawn.

I think I bruised a testicle capturing that last PAWN.

The Big Bang Theory Season 2, Episode 18


English to Afrikaans Dictionary: pawn

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