Идиомы на тему Clothes
put on one's thinking cap
(глубоко) задуматьсяSelma put on her thinking cap and tried to decide what to do about her son's playing truant.
roll up one's sleeves
засучить рукава, приготовиться к серьёзной работеWe had to roll up our sleeves to help clean the house from top to bottom.
shoe is on the other foot
положение изменилось, (теперь уже не то)The shoe is on the other foot now that my sister is the only money earner in the family after her husband's death.
чопорный, надутый, неприветливый человек"What do you think of Henry? What's your opinion of him?" - "I think he is a stuffed shirt."
take one's hat off to (someone)
преклоняться перед кем-либо, выражать восхищение, снять шляпу перед кем-либоZeta deserves every praise there is in the world; I take my hat off to her.
talk through one's hat
вести глупые разговоры, "нести чушь""You are talking through your hat! What's got into you, I wonder?"
tighten one's belt
пойти на лишения, "затянуть потуже пояс"When the father lost his job, the family had to tighten their belts.
too big for one's boots/breeches
самонадеянный, зазнавшийся (человек)When the teacher made Peter a monitor, he got too big for his boots and she had to warn him.
under one's belt
накопленный опыт или полученное умениеJasmine had to get a lot of knowledge under her belt before the examination.
wear one's heart on one's sleeve
выставлять свои чувства на показJeremy was not going to wear his heart on his sleeve when he went to that last meeting.
wear the pants in one's family
быть главой семьи, верховодить в домеMr. Parker talks a lot, but it is Mrs. Parker who really wears the pants in their family.
You bet your boots!
непременно, вне всякого сомнения"You bet your boots" was not a very elegant expression for a young lady, yet it was very emphatic.