Идиомы на букву H

  • had best (do something)
    я бы предпочла (сделать что-либо)
    I had best leave this work till tomorrow; I don't feel like doing it now.
  • had better (do something)
    (тебе) бы лучше (выражает совет)
    Alan had better leave immediately otherwise he might miss his flight.
  • hail from (somewhere)
    быть родом откуда-либо
    Gregory hails from a small mining town in the north of England.
  • hair of the dog that bit one
    напиток, принимаемый с похмелья
    Jeff woke up and had the hair of the dog that bit him first thing in the morning.
  • hair of the dog that bit you
    Jeff got up late and had the hair of the dog that bit him before breakfast.
  • hair-raising
    страшный, жуткий, устрашающий
    Horror novels are really hair-raising.
  • half a loaf is better than none
    лучше, чем ничего
    Half a loaf is better than none and I would rather earn a little money than none at all.
  • half-baked
    глупая \ ый
    "I don't really want to listen to your half-baked ideas about quitting the job."
  • ham it up
    вести себя преувеличенно весело, дурачиться
    The kids were hamming it up in the school playground.
  • hammer (something) home
    заставить понять, "вдолбить в голову"
    The mother tried to hammer home to her son the importance of doing his best at school.
  • hammer away at (someone or something)
    упорно работать над чем-либо
    I have been hammering away at my homework exercises nearly all day.
  • hammer out (an agreement or a deal)
    выработать что-либо в результате дебатов
    Unfortunately the union and the chief executives were not able to hammer out an agreement.
  • hand (something) down to (someone)
    передавать что-либо кому-либо по наследству
    The estate had been handed down from father to son.
  • hand (something) to (someone) on a silver platter
    дать кому-либо что-либо не заслуженно
    Ken is used to being handed everything to him on a silver platter.
  • hand a verdict/decision down (to someone)
    огласить или вручить кому-либо решение суда
    The verdict was handed down to him yesterday morning as soon as the trail was over.
  • hand down (something)
    передать что-либо по наследству
    The enormous estate was handed down to Miss Triber's nephew.
  • hand down a decision
    огласить решение
    The judge was to have handed down a decision on Monday, but the hearing of the case had been put off.
  • hand in (something)
    вручить что-либо
    The postman handed in a telegram to me.
  • hand in glove (with someone)
    работать вместе, "рука об руку"; быть в тесной дружбе с кем-либо
    Sometimes the police were hand in glove with certain crooks and evil-doers.
  • hand in hand
    держась за руки
    I saw Miranda and her husband walking hand in hand.
  • hand over (someone or something) to (someone)
    передавать что-либо кому-либо
    The woman wanted Jim to hand over the documents to her.
  • hand over fist
    быстро и легко, проворно
    During the World War the company had made money hand over fist.
  • hand over hand
    переставлять одну руку за другой, перехватывать руками
    Bill was trying to climb up the steep bank of the river hand over hand.
  • hand the torch/baton to someone
    передать служебные обязанности, наделить полномочиями (досл. передать эстафетную палочку бегуну)
    Ted Lloyd was about to retire and he decided to hand the torch to his son.
  • hand-me-down
    Cinderella had to wear hand-me-down clothes when she lived in her stepmother's house.
  • hand-out
    подарок (обычно от правительства); подачка
    I wish they would stop giving hand-outs to various organizations.
  • handle (someone) with kid gloves
    обращаться с кем-либо бережно и осторожно
    Sue is difficult to deal with, so you'd better handle her with kid gloves when you speak to her.
  • handle with kid gloves
    бережное обращение \ обхождение
    Sue is difficult to deal with, so you'd better handle her with kid gloves when you speak to her.
  • hands down
    легко, не встречая сопротивления
    Ron won the swimming competition hands down.
  • hands off
    не вмешиваться, "руки прочь"
    "I understand your hands off approach to the problem, but I am sure it won't get you anywhere."
  • handwriting is on the wall
    плохой или знаменательный знак
    The handwriting was on the wall. Business was slack; he had to consider moving to another town.
  • handy
    умелый, ловкий, искусный
    Joe is very handy; he does a lot of repairs in the house.
  • hang (someone) in effigy
    повесить чучело ненавистного человека
    Jill hated her ex-husband that's why she hung him in effigy.
  • hang a left
    повернуть налево, сделать левый поворот
    I asked the policemen the way to the gas station and he told me to hang a left from the supermarket.
  • hang a right
    повернуть направо, сделать правый поворот
    I drove along the main street and hung a right at the crossing.