English to Afrikaans Meaning :: alight

afklim, neerstryk
Alight :
aan die brand gesteek
- aan die brand gesteekafgeklimafklimstrijkt
 

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Verb(1) to come to rest, settle(2) come down
Adjective(1) lighted up by or as by fire or flame, or afire

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(1) Her eyes widened with fright and awe; they were alight with a bright white flame, as was every other place on her body she could see.(2) The Captain shrieked, his face alight with fury.(3) The carpet and dÔö£┬«cor caught alight from the flames and the temperature rose in an instant.(4) visitors should alight at the Fort Road stop(5) For a moment, Anna's face would be alight with sunshine, and then the next a shadow of leaves would be cast over it, before it opened into sunlight again.(6) When he joined the company as finance director six years ago, the City was alight with speculation that it was about to be taken over.(7) Everything was in shambles, set alight with fire and misted by smoke.(8) The market stalls were alight with radiant colour; silk ribbons, fur scarves in all the shades of the rainbow.(9) The Scout Group's base, in was completely gutted by fire after it was deliberately set alight last night.(10) Years later he would confess among his past sins the desire to set alight the house with his mother and stepfather in it.(11) Midori chirped, her face alight with excitement.(12) Kathryn nodded; her bright blue eyes alight with excitement.(13) No sky alight with revelation crowns this picture, only a small triangle congested greeny-yellow by the monsoon, crammed against the top of the frame by the massif.(14) Mr Swales said they were also concerned about surrounding businesses as the blaze started to spread and set alight a fourth floor fire escape door on an adjoining building.(15) His blonde hair was bright and neatly combed, his soft brown eyes alight with the essence of life itself.(16) The fire in the bucket set alight the sundeck and quickly spread to the rear of the house.
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(1) set alight ::
aan die brand gesteek
Synonyms
Adjective
1. burning ::
brandende
3. on fire ::
aan die brand gesteek
Verb
4. get off ::
klim af
5. land ::
land
7. perch ::
sitplek
Different Forms
alight, alighted, alighting, alights
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