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HungarianEdit

EtymologyEdit

(needle) +‎ -vé (into) + tesz (to make)

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

tűvé tesz

  1. (transitive, idiomatic) to search meticulously someplace (for someone or something -ért), to fine-tooth comb, leave no stone unturned, turn upside down, search every nook and cranny, search high and low, to scour
    Tűvé tették a házat a kocsikulcsokért.They turned the house upside down looking for the car keys.

ConjugationEdit

  • For the verb, see tesz.
  • The inflected noun tűvé remains unchanged.