[Late 16th century] From carousel, claws of the expression “drink carousel” as “drink a rouse”. Change (from division to beverage carousel) by Caroluse Finally, one thing that could inspire him to act: defend the honor of campaign donors. They frighten spectators, shake spectators, sometimes deter them and sometimes turn them on. When someone shouts, “Get up and beam,” they try to shake you, wake you up. From Middle English rousen, from Anglo-Norman re-user, ruser, originally used in English by falcons shaking body feathers, from Latin recusare, by loss of the medial “c”. Nothing could shake him from his tame politeness, which had been considered submissive more than once. Passions were awakened and threatened to escalate into violence. Let us go up to Judah, awaken him and draw him to us, and make the son of Tabeel king in his midst. After a few more minutes in the sun, she woke up and went inside.
Mr. Mayne thought they should wake up the housekeeper in the first serious apartment they found. This will only shake him and make him insult ordinary graduates in general and this one in particular. It is believed that the word alarm clock was originally a 15th century term used by street vendors for the way birds shook their feathers when they were excited. This gives the word a beautiful mental image, and it fits: waking up means becoming awake, excited or simply closed, like those birds ruffling their feathers. Keep in mind that when many people are woken up for the first time in the morning, they need to shake themselves to get ready for the day. They sent agents to the most run-down areas of the city to wake up and direct the crowd. On the other side of the world, Kristen Rouse completed a tour of Afghanistan as an army officer.
Find the answers online with Practical English Usage, your go-to guide to problems in English. Find out which words work together and create more natural English with the Oxford Collocations Dictionary app. As we listen to their conversation, we get to know narrator Asa Baker-Rouse and filmmaker Bianca Giaever. Join our community to access the latest language learning and assessment tips from Oxford University Press! The figurative meaning “to stir, to provoke activity” dates back to the 1580s; That of “Awaken” was first recorded in the 1590s. He said he had lunch with Pete Rouse, a long-time adviser who accompanied him from the Senate.