heittää veivinsä

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Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

heittää (to throw away) + veivinsä (one's crank), possibly from the times before starter motors when the cars had to be started with cranks.

Phrase[edit]

heittää veivinsä

  1. (idiomatic, colloquial) to bite the dust (to die)

Conjugation[edit]

See conjugation table for heittää. Veivi requires the appropriate possessive suffix.

Synonyms[edit]