Идиомы на тему Head and Mind

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  • make (someone's) hair curl
    сильно испугать или шокировать кого-либо
    The sight of the bleeding man with a knife in his side made my hair curl.
  • make (someone's) hair stand on end
    заставить кого-либо сильно испугаться, "волосы встали дыбом"
    The sight of the dead body made my hair stand on end.
  • make (someone's) head spin/swim
    сбивать с толку, приводить в смятение
    I had to absorb a lot of information in my Chemistry class and it made my head spin.
  • make a face (at someone)
    корчить гримасы
    "Stop making a face at the monkey," said the mother. - "He began it first," answered the son.
  • make chin music
    болтать, разговаривать
    When the two old friends met, they spent the whole day making chin music.
  • make heads or tails (out) of (something)
    находить значение в чём-либо, понимать
    Sam could not make heads or tails of the lines and dots on the map.
  • make up one's mind
    решать, принять решение
    I haven't made up my mind where to go for my holiday, which is supposed to be in March.
  • meeting of minds
    полное согласие
    "Were you able to achieve a meeting of minds at last?"
  • mind goes blank
    провал в памяти
    I tried to remember the girl's name, but alas my mind went blank.
  • mind is buzzing
    думать о многих вещах сразу
    Ann's mind was buzzing after she left the conference room.
  • mind is in the gutter
    разговор на шокирующую тему
    Sam enjoys shocking people; his mind is often in the gutter and nobody likes to talk to him.
  • mind is on (something)
    постоянно думать о чём-либо
    My mind has been on my final exams all month.
  • mind over matter
    нет ничего невозможного
    It is mind over matter. If Helen really wants to succeed as an actress, she will be able to do it.
  • mind-boggling
    ошеломляющий, поразительный
    The amount of books in that book store is mind-boggling.
  • mind-numbing
    ужасно скучный
    The lecture was not interesting at all; it was mind-numbing.
  • narrow-minded
    ограниченный, недалёкий
    George is generally very open about a lot of things, but when it comes to politics, he is terribly narrow-minded.
  • need (something) like a hole in the head
    что-либо совсем не нужно, "нужно как собаке пятая нога"
    "You need that old second-hand car as you need a hole in the head."
  • need one's head examined
    у кого-либо с головой не в порядке
    Lola needs her head examined. She always makes silly remarks.
  • neither hide nor hair (of someone or something)
    ни слуху, ни духу (о ком-либо \чём-либо)
    Jill borrowed some money from me, and I have seen neither hide nor hair of her lately.
  • no-brainer
    легко понять, не требуется особых доказательств
    It is no-brainer that if you do not work hard, you won't make any progress in English.
  • nobody in his/her right mind would do (something)
    никто в здравом уме не сделал бы это
    Nobody in his right mind would have refused to go to Spain for free.
  • not beyond the wit of (someone)
    не трудно что-либо делать, не требуется большого ума
    It would not be beyond the wit of my friend to write an essay.
  • not just a pretty face
    быть умным, а не только красивым
    Sarah is not just a pretty face. She is very intelligent.
  • not show one's face
    не появиться, не показаться
    My friend and I had a quarrel the other day, and she said she would not show her face at my place ever never.
  • of one mind
    быть одного мнения, соглашаться с кем-либо
    The teaching staff and the principal were of one mind when they decided to change the curriculum.
  • of the same mind
    быть таково же мнения, соглашаться с кем-либо
    It is a good thing when husband and wife are of the same mind about the upbringing of their children.
  • of two minds
    быть в нерешительности, сомневаться
    I am of two minds whether to go to Elmer's party tonight. On the one hand I like Elmer on the other I hate parties.
  • off the top of one's head
    (знать) на память, (быть) спонтанным, не подготовленным заранее
    George knew all the facts and figures in the report off the top of his head.
  • on one's mind
    занимать все мысли
    "I'm glad you want to talk about this problem. It's been on my mind for days."
  • on the face of it
    на первый взгляд, судя по внешнему виду
    The idea is absurd on the face of it.
  • on/upon (someone's) head
    навлечь на свою голову
    Paul brought his parents' anger down on his head by pushing his little sister into a mud puddle.
  • out of one's hair
    надоедать кому-либо
    My little brother is bothering me and I'd like to get him out of my hair.
  • out of one's mind/head/senses
    быть сумасшедшим, глупым, неразумным
    Silvia's friends thought she was out of her mind to have married Sullivan.
  • Out of sight, out of mind.
    С глаз долой из сердца вон. (пословица)
    After Robert moved out of town, Regina found other men to date. As the saying goes, "out of sight, out of mind."
  • out of the mouths of babes
    устами младенца (глаголет истина)
    Samantha's statement was right out of the mouths of babes. The little girl understood everything.