Идиомы на букву H
hell and high water
испытать неприятности и трудности;The life-guards went through hell and high water trying to save the people in the rough sea.
high and dry
отвергнутый, покинутыйJoe had been working for their firm for many years, but they left him high and dry when they moved the business to Spain.
high and low
везде, повсюдуI was looking high and low for my car keys, but then I remember that my son had taken my car to work.
роскошная жизньMs. Bonfire had been living the high life when her husband left her for a younger woman.
high man on the totem pole
глава организацииMy husband is the high man on the totem pole in his office.
high on (something)
быть одурманенным чем-либоWhen the police finally arrested him, the young man was high on cocaine.
открытое море, океанCaptain Alison likes to sail on the high seas.
высокомерный, надменныйZena always acts high-and-mighty as if she were the boss.
любящий распоряжаться, властныйA teacher shouldn't take a high-handed approach when dealing with her pupils.
hit the high spots
затрагивать, рассматривать лишь самое важное"I want you to hit the high spots in your speech and talk only about important matters."
hold (someone) in high regard
относиться к кому-либо с большим уважениемAll of the patients in the hospital hold the chief doctor in high regard.
hunt high and low for (someone or something)
искать везде кого-либо \ что-либоI have been hunting high and low for a good English textbook. Alas! I was out of luck.