Идиомы на букву B

  • blacklist (someone)
    вносить кого-либо в чёрный список
    The football team was blacklisted because it didn't obey the rules.
  • blackmail (someone)
    шантажировать кого-либо
    The police found the man who had been blackmailing a prosperous businessman.
  • blackout
    временная задержка информации, засекреченность
    The police decided to have a blackout regarding the information related to the investigation of the murder.
  • blast off
    выпустить в небо (о ракете)
    The rocket has just blasted off.
  • blaze a trail (in something)
    проторить путь (создать новое направление)
    The astronauts blazed a trail in exploring the cosmos.
  • bleeding heart
    сострадательный (человек), болеющий сердцем за кого-либо
    My aunt had a bleeding heart and she was always ready to sympathize with others.
  • bleep (something) out
    заменить слово звуковым сигналом во время передачи по радио или телевидению
    The harsh words of the man giving an interview on TV were bleeped out.
  • blessing in disguise
    нет худа без добра; неприятность, оказавшаяся благом
    Sam's interference in my private life turned out to be a blessing in disguise.
  • blind date
    чьё-либо первое свидание, устроенное друзьями
    A blind date can be a huge success, or a big disappointment.
  • blind leading the blind
    слепой слепого водит (о человеке, который сам ничего не знает, но пытается объяснить что-либо другому)
    "Your attempts to explain to me how to use this camera are like the blind leading the blind."
  • blood is thicker than water
    свой своему поневоле брат; кровь не вода
    Jeremy knows that blood is thicker than water, but he has never helped his parents in times of trouble.
  • blood runs cold
    внушать или вселять ужас, кровь стынет в жилах
    I am afraid of snakes, and whenever I see a snake my blood runs cold.
  • blood, sweat, and tears
    огромное усилие (кровь, пот и слёзы)
    I put much blood, sweat and tears into writing the essay.
  • blow (someone or something) off
    избегать кого-либо, пропустить что-либо
    Jennet couldn't blow off the chance to go to the Mediterranean with a group of scientists.
  • blow (someone's) cover
    раскрыть чью-либо подлинную суть или цель
    I didn't know what Mark's intention was, but I hoped to blow his cover.
  • blow (someone's) mind
    взволновать, полностью захватить (о чувствах)
    "The book is so thrilling that I hope it will blow your mind."
  • blow (someone) away
    произвести большое впечатление, захватить
    The circus show was so brilliant that it blew everybody away.
  • blow (something)
    провалиться (на экзамене), провалить (дело, мероприятие)
    I was afraid I might blow my first job interview.
  • blow (something) out of all proportion
    делать из мухи слона, преувеличивать
    "Stop exaggerating! You are blowing the problem out of all proportion."
  • blow a fuse
    вспыхнуть как спичка, внезапно разозлиться
    My friend blew a fuse when I told him that I had lost his book.
  • blow one's nose
    Jack took out a big handkerchief from his pocket and loudly blew his nose.
  • blow one's own horn
    сам себя хвалить
    "What annoys me is that you are constantly blowing your own horn."
  • blow one's stack/top
    сильно разозлиться, "крышу снесло"
    My neighbor blew his top when I asked him not to play loud music.
  • blow one's top/stack
    сильно разозлиться (крышу снесло)
    My neighbor blew his top when I asked him not to play loud music.
  • blow over
    пройти, миновать, утихнуть
    The storm blew over, leaving fallen trees, broken windows and ripped off roofs.
  • blow the lid off (something)
    разоблачить что-либо
    I suspect that their activities are not at all legal, and I intend to blow the lid off them.
  • blow the whistle on someone
    донести на кого-либо (досл. судья свистит в свисток, если кто-либо провинится)
    Jack blew the whistle on the criminal activities of Marshall.
  • blow to smithereens
    разнести на кусочки, разрушить полностью
    The explosion was so strong that it blew the bus to smithereens.
  • blow up (at someone)
    бранить, делать выговор, устраивать разнос
    "I am sorry to have blown up at you the other day, but I was very annoyed with you."
  • blow up in (someone's) face
    мгновенно взорваться, потерять значимость
    The information, which was supposed to be secret, suddenly blew up in his face.
  • BLT
    Bacon, Lettuce, Tomato - вид бутерброда (состоящий из ветчины, салата и помидор)
    When I go to a cafe, I usually order a BLT sandwich.
  • blue blood
    голубая кровь (аристократическое происхождение)
    There are not many of the blue bloods left who permanently live in this country.
  • blue in the face
    (спорить) до посинения, до изнеможения
    Adam argued with his wife till he was blue in the face, but she didn't give in.
  • blue-ribbon
    знак отличия
    The blue-ribbon of the Atlantic is held by the liner that has the record for the fastest crossing.
  • BO
    Body Odor - запах пота
    BO is the smell of sweat from the human body.