English to Afrikaans Meaning :: supine

Supine :
liggende
- liggendenalatig
 

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Adjective(1) lying face upward(2) passive as a result of indolence or indifference

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(1) Below each of the two buildings lies a supine male figure, with feet at left and head at right.(2) Eventually I found myself lying supine on top of one of those dilapidated benches between the lockers, pretending to sleep.(3) Share prices then start to rise again, until such time that the market becomes so overvalued that our supine friends emerge once again from their hibernation.(4) The sounds of a television, which seems tuned to a crime movie, play across an obstructed vision of a rumpled bed, a supine leg and a discarded handgun.(5) You captured the audience's attention on at least two occasions - while lying supine on the floor, plucking the cello that lay horizontally on top of you, and while playing Bach as you dangled from a balcony.(6) But when it came to ÔÇÿpolicing ÔÇÿthe franchises, the Arts Council proved utterly supine .ÔÇÖ(7) The same spirit of unimaginative incompetence and weak compromise and supine drift will paralyse trade and business and prevent either financial reorganisation or economic resurgence.(8) Characters speak in unison, repeat phrases obsessively, deliver lines supine on the floor, break up sentences illogically, or mumble sotto voce.(9) A supine figure lay motionless under a stack of blankets.(10) In his supine position, his gender was obvious.(11) A supine man is roughly dragged off like a carcass.(12) I lie, sweaty and supine , upon the damp bedclothes.(13) From my point of view, it seems I'm lying supine on some sort of a bench or table.(14) I think it is tragic that we are now at the stage that we expect our politicians to lie to us, or at least not to tell the whole truth, and when this behaviour is confirmed to us, we accept it, supinely . ÔÇÿAh,ÔÇÖ we say, ÔÇÿit was ever thus.ÔÇÖ(15) It was not sufficient or proper for it simply to supinely say, ÔÇÿWell, that is the world we have to live in.ÔÇÖ(16) The acting tends to be either hysterical or laid back into supineness , with often sloppy diction.
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(1) supine position ::
rugliggende posisie
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Adjective
2. weak ::
swak
3. resupine ::
resupine
4. unresisting ::
biedens
Different Forms
supine, supinely
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