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From reading over the notes for each session it was apparent that there had been improvement by more or less regular steps from almost complete terror at sight of the rabbit to a completely positive response with no signs of disturbance.
Mary C. Jones

Meaning of "at sight" in the English dictionary

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WHAT DOES AT SIGHT MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of at sight in the English dictionary

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WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE AT SIGHT

at one´s wits´ end
at peace
at present
at random
at rest
at right angles
at risk
at sea
at second hand
at short notice
at sixes and sevens
at someone´s beck and call
at someone´s feet
at someone´s hand
at source
at speed
at stake
at that
at the back of one´s mind
at the best of times

WORDS THAT END LIKE AT SIGHT

a sight
blindsight
bombsight
bright
eyesight
foresight
hindsight
insight
know by sight
line of sight
not by a long sight
out of sight
out-of-sight
outasight
outsight
oversight
peep sight
rear sight
second sight
sight
telescopic sight

Synonyms and antonyms of at sight in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «at sight» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF AT SIGHT

Find out the translation of at sight to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of at sight from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «at sight» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

即期
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

a la vista
570 millions of speakers

English

at sight
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

नजर में
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

للوهلة
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

в виде
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

à vista
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

দর্শনমাত্র
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

à vue
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

pada pandangan
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

auf Sicht
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

一目で
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

한눈에
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Ing ngarsane
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

ngay từ cái nhìn
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

கண்டதும்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

नजरेतील
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

görünce
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

a vista
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

w zasięgu wzroku
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

у вигляді
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

la vedere
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

όψεως
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

op sig
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

vid åsynen
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

ved synet
5 millions of speakers

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «AT SIGHT»

The term «at sight» is regularly used and occupies the 74.665 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «AT SIGHT» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about at sight

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3 QUOTES WITH «AT SIGHT»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word at sight.
1
Paul Engle
For my Oxford degree, I had to translate French and German philosophy (as it turned out, Descartes and Kant) at sight without a dictionary. That meant Germany for my first summer vacation, to learn the thorny language on my own.
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Mary C. Jones
From reading over the notes for each session it was apparent that there had been improvement by more or less regular steps from almost complete terror at sight of the rabbit to a completely positive response with no signs of disturbance.
3
Ian McShane
My dad was a football player - a soccer player - for Manchester United, and I loved playing football, but I also happened to be the guy in class who was pretty good at sight reading. My teacher gave me scripts, and I was very comfortable.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «AT SIGHT»

Discover the use of at sight in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to at sight and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Play at first sight: the ultimate musician's guide to better ...
The enclosed play-along CD incorporates a variety of musical styles and can be used with many of the exercises throughout the book. Play at First Sight will be an invaluable tool in helping you to become a better sight-reader!
Lalo Davila, 2006
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The Turning of English Idioms Into French at Sight: Or, ...
Or, Sequel to Any Grammar Exercises, a Work Intended for Those who Have Already Some Knowledge of the Phraseology of that Language, with a Lexicon, English and French at the End of the Book Louis Philippe R. Fenwick de Porquet  ...
Louis Philippe R. Fenwick de Porquet, Francis Sales, 1833
3
Passages for Practice in Translation at Sight
This is a reproduction of a book published before 1923.
James Smith Reid, 2011
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Le trésor de l'écolier; or, Translating English into French ...
The following pages were composed to enable the pupil to read or translate English into French at sight ; it is therefore recommended, that one or two of the Lessons BE READ DAILY in French, in an audible and distinct manner, in the ...
Louis Philippe R. Fenwick de Porquet, 1838
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The Decimal System Facilitated ... With Tables for ...
... by means of which every sum from a single farthing up to a pound, may be converted at sight into milles or thousandths of a pound; and if needful, every number of milles from 1 to 1000 may in like manner be converted at sight into shillings, ...
Jacob Abraham FRANKLIN, 1853
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Sound at sight system. Studies in congregational singing. By ...
I. W, A. A, Sound. CONGREGATIONAL SINGING; DESIGNED TO FACILITATE AND ENSURE A HOSE GENERAL AND CORRECT CELEERATION OF THE SONGS OF THE SANCTUARY, IN WHICH RT AN IMPROVED METHOD, TBI ...
I. W, A. A, Sound, 1850
7
A French grammar at sight, by A. D'Oursy and A. Feillet
Armand D'Oursy, Alphonse Feillet. A FBENCH GEAMMAE AT SIGHT. PRINTED BY BALLANTYNE AND COMPANY EDINBURGH AND LONDON FRENCH GRAMMAR.
Armand D'Oursy, Alphonse Feillet, 1870
8
A sexagesimal table, exhibiting, at sight, the result of any ...
Ш1^^^^^ШШШШ^ШШШШЁ ^^^^^^^ш^^шяшяш EXHIBITING, AT SIGHT, THE RESULT of ANY PROPORTION, WHERE THE.
‎1780
9
House of Commons Papers
From 20 to 21 days' sight From at sight to 21 days' sight On demand - - - ditto - From 7 to 14 days' sight - At 21 days' sight - From on demand to 10 days' sight - From on demand to 21 days' sight - At 21 days' sight - From on demand to 3 ...
Great Britain. Parliament. House of Commons, 1841
10
Sight Reading for the Contemporary Guitarist
It is now important for a working guitarist to be as proficient at sight reading as any brass or woodwind player. Rhythms in this book are extremely complex, compelling the player to focus on learning the guitar fretboard.
Tom Bruner, 2011

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «AT SIGHT»

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Boko Haram: Terrorists attack Borno village again, 31 murdered
The militants had invaded mosques and homes on Wednesday, shooting people dead at sight and butchering others. Up to 50 armed men on ... «Pulse Nigeria, Jul 15»
2
Bank Payment Obligations And The URBPO – An Update
Payment can be at sight of requisite documents, or deferred (say) 90 days after sight, for example. Alternatively, instead of outright payment, ... «Mondaq News Alerts, Jul 15»
3
Raitha sangha to launch campaign to boost morale of distressed …
With no hopes at sight, the farmers in distress are committing suicides. While continuing our uncompromising street-struggles against the ... «The Hindu, Jul 15»
4
Blind councillor and community worker retires after years of service
Joyce Phipps is retiring after 50 years at Sight Service. mayor and mayoress Richard and Patricia Porthouse ... «Shields Gazette, Jul 15»
5
ISIS Consolidates in Yemen, Putting USA in Tough Spot
... (outside the Saudi-led coalition) could propel a joint US-Saudi economic takeover, especially with no end at sight to the political crisis. «Bayoubuzz, Jun 15»
6
Wikki Move Top of Glo NPFL Standings as Pillars Waste Goals at …
Anefiok Godspower marveled his way past two home defenders to get at sight of Afelokhai's goal, and made no mistake from almost 25 yards. «Information Nigeria, Jun 15»
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Exclusive: Sarah-Jane Crawford reveals top presenting tips for E!'s …
For step two, Sarah says: "Be doing good at sight reading, and that is being able to read something as if you've seen it a thousand times, that ... «Reveal, Jun 15»
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DISCRIMINATION FOR HELP
A couple of minutes passed while we were trying to find a one but there was none at sight. At last a CNG stopped in front of us. When my friends ... «The Daily Star, Jun 15»
9
Why does everyone hate it when rich old men date young attractive …
@itvthismorning Don't normally watch, but cringing at sight of old man #DuncanBannatyne & young woman pawing each other # ... «Telegraph.co.uk, Jun 15»
10
Servant Stage Co. presents 1950s Musical Review At Garden Spot …
They have performed at Sight and Sound Theatres, Dutch Apple Dinner Theatre, Cavod Academy, Fulton Opera House and other venues. «Boyertown Berk Montgomery Newspapers, Jun 15»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. At sight [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/at-sight>. Jun 2019 ».
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