Идиомы на букву H

  • have an itchy/itching palm
    выпрашивать деньги, чаевые
    George seems to have an itching palm. He is always asking for money.
  • have an open mind about (something)
    быть гибким, уметь прислушиваться к мнению других
    Evelyn has always had an open mind about adopting children.
  • have an out
    отговорка, предлог
    Johnny is to see his doctor tomorrow so he has an out to stay away from school.
  • have ants in one's pants
    нервничать, беспокоиться
    Silvia was restless all day as if she had ants in her pants.
  • have arrived
    достичь определённого положения
    But for her lack of experience she would have arrived and would have been promoted.
  • have bats in one's belfry
    быть не в своём уме, "винтика не хватает"
    I think Molly has bats in her belfry; she always talks gibberish.
  • have bearing on (something)
    иметь влияние \ действовать на что-либо
    I am sorry, but I have no bearing on the company's policy of employing workers.
  • have been around
    много испытать, набраться опыта
    Captain Alison has been around and has crossed the Atlantic many times.
  • have been had
    быть обманутым
    "I think you have been had; this car doesn't cost as much as you have paid for it."
  • have been through the mill
    много испытать в жизни, пройти суровую школу
    She had for him the fellow feeling of one who had been through the same mill.
  • have been to hell and back
    пережить много трудностей\ испытаний
    -I have survived a great deal of trouble in recent years; I think I have been to hell and back.
  • have bigger fish to fry
    иметь более важные дела
    Sam had bigger fish to fry than to help his lazy brother to do his homework.
  • have broad shoulders
    умение много работать и брать на себя ответственность
    The father has broad shoulders and does most of the repairs about the house.
  • have butterflies in one's stomach
    чувствовать страх или внутреннее беспокойство
    I had butterflies in my stomach while waiting for the results of the test.
  • have clean hands
    быть не виноватым, иметь "чистые руки"
    George had nothing to do with the stock cheating; he had clean hands and did not need to worry about the scandal.
  • have cold feet
    стесняться или бояться делать что-либо
    Sam must have cold feet because he reluctantly meets new people.
  • have come a long way
    добиться многого
    Juan has accomplished much; he has come a long way since he started his new business.
  • have contact with (someone)
    связаться с кем-либо, контактировать
    Marthew had no contact with his girl friend since they quarreled last week.
  • have designs on (someone or something)
    иметь виды \ планы на кого-либо \ что-либо
    Jackson had designs on the land which he supposed nobody owned.
  • have dibs on (something)
    претендовать на часть чего-либо \ на пользование чем-либо
    My brother has dibs on the car and would like to use it as much as possible.
  • have egg on one's face
    смутиться, почувствовать себя неловко
    Tom has egg on his face; he feels embarrassed after they have discovered his lie.
  • have eyes bigger than one's stomach
    быть жадным (в еде); "одни глаза не сытые"
    Shiela always has a desire for more food than she can eat; she has eyes bigger than her stomach.
  • have eyes in the back of one's head
    не видеть, но чувствовать, что происходит; "иметь глаза на затылке"
    I don't have eyes in the back of my head; I am not able to understand what's going on if I can't see.
  • have eyes only for (someone or something)
    обращать внимание только на кого-либо \ что-либо; интересоваться чем-либо одним
    "I sure knocked him dead; he had eyes only for me," Mandy said.
  • have feet of clay
    быть слабым, неустойчивым
    I think Cornie has feet of clay; she is not able to oppose her enemies.
  • have foot-in-mouth disease
    Sally is very shy; she blushes easily. I think that she has foot-in-mouth disease.
  • have got a thing going
    быть связанным с кем-либо (романтически или по-деловому)
    Captain Alison has got a thing going with Miss Abilail.
  • have growing pains
    иметь трудности роста
    When I was a teenager, I had a lot of growing pains.
  • have had a good innings
    насладиться долгим периодом активности
    The jazz band has had a good innings and gave a lot of concerts for the public at large.
  • have had enough
    иметь достаточно, надоесть, "осточертеть"
    "I have had enough of your lies; I am not going to believe what you are saying now."
  • have had it up to here with (someone or something)
    испытывать чьё-либо терпение
    Miss Warner is a very patient person, but she has had it up to here with Nick who is always discupting the class.
  • have had it with (someone or something)
    не хотеть больше терпеть, не выносить кого-либо \ что-либо
    I have had it with your constant misbehavior.
  • have had its day
    устареть отслужить своё, выйти из употребления
    I am afraid my computer has had its day and I have to buy a new one.
  • have half a mind to do (something)
    склоняться, быть расположенным сделать что-либо
    "I have half a mind to shut you up in jail for the rest of your life," Detective Fisher said.
  • have in mind
    намереваться, планировать
    "I don't know what Rick had in mind when he promised to help you."