livahtaa

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Verb[edit]

livahtaa

  1. to slip, slope(to move quickly and often secretively; to depart, withdraw, enter, appear, intrude, or escape as if by sliding)
    Liitteeseen livahti muutamia virheitä.
    Some errors slipped into the appendix.
    Kettu livahti aidan raosta.
    The fox slipped through a slit in the fence.
    Livahdin sisään takaovesta toivoen, että pomo ei näkisi minua.
    I sloped in through the back door, hoping my boss wouldn't see me.
  2. ~ sisään: to sneak in (to enter without being noticed)
    Yritän livahtaa sisään takaovesta.
    I'm going to try to sneak in by the back door.
  3. ~ ulos: to sneak off, slide off, slip away, slip off, sneak away (to leave a place, or a meeting, without being seen or heard)
    Et voi vain livahtaa ulos sanomatta näkemiin.
    You don't just sneak off without saying goodbye.

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