Norwegian English Dictionary

Norsk - English

stadig in English:

1. steady


A staff is used to help steady yourself when walking, much like a cane.
The nation's trade balance improved last year as exports were strong, while imports remained steady.
A steady raise in prices of basic products has been observed in the recent months.
steady job
David has never had a steady job. He has always lived by his wits.
Steady the boat so we can get on safely.
I always use the steps, but...it's scary how they wobble...so I'd like you to hold them steady.
But for your steady support, my mission would have resulted in failure.
Japanese seem to prefer picking a marriage partner as much like themselves as possible, finding a job that provides security and slow but steady advancement, and putting money in the bank.
My brother can do a nice, steady lay-up.
The steady rise in basic food prices is an acute problem which cannot be ignored.
The ​procession ​moved through the ​streets at a steady ​pace. His ​recovery has been ​slow but steady.
After some practice, the boy was finally able to steady himself on his rollerblades.
Jack is my steady. I'm in deep with him.
We turned him face up into the pouring rain, the lightning, the steady crack of thunder.

English word "stadig"(steady) occurs in sets:

300 most important Norwegian adjectives 201 - 225

2. ever


He hardly ever works.
As far as I know, no one has ever done it.
The right word may be effective, but no word was ever as effective as a rightly timed pause.
I think it's a shame that some foreign language teachers were able to graduate from college without ever having studied with a native speaker.
All you ever do is nitpick. I wish you could say something more constructive.
No one ever knew the true story except the three of us.
Unless you started learning English as a child, you're unlikely to ever sound like a native speaker.
The coldest winter I ever spent was a summer in San Francisco.
Didn't it ever occur to them that they would be punished?
If you ever do anything to hurt Tom, I'll kill you.
The best cookies I've ever eaten are the ones that your mother baked for me.
Though grammatically there is nothing wrong with this sentence, I doubt if anyone would actually ever use it.
Be it ever so humble, there's no place like home.
Regardless of how much he drank, he seems as sober as ever.
After winning the Nobel prize, she remained as modest as ever.