Идиомы на букву R

  • rest on one's oars
    бездействовать, ослабить усилия
    They decided to rest on their oars for a while before starting a new project.
  • result in (something)
    происходить в результате чего-либо
    The icy roads that day resulted in a lot of car accidents.
  • return the compliment
    ответить комплиментом на комплимент
    Jenny returned the compliment to her classmate who began to praise her diligence.
  • return the favor
    ответить добром на добро
    I decided to return the favor to Miss Abramson who had been taking care of my cat when I had been away on holiday.
  • rev (something) up
    увеличивать число оборотов, "газовать"
    The young man was making a great deal of noise when he was revving the motor of his car up.
  • rhyme or reason
    хороший план или разумное объяснение
    I told my friend that his decision to quit his present job is beyond rhyme or reason.
  • rich in (something)
    быть богатым чем-либо (полезными ископаемыми, традициями и т.д.)
    Russia is rich in many mineral resources.
  • ride (something) out
    вытерпеть что-либо (неприятное), переждать
    It was very cold in the mountains, and we were not able to ride out the bad weather.
  • ride herd on (someone)
    строго следить за кем-либо (как пастух следит за стадом)
    The head nurse was riding herd on the other nurses in the hospital.
  • ride off in all directions
    пытаться делать всё сразу
    I didn't understand what my boss wanted me to do; I was totally confused, so I started to ride off in all directions.
  • ride on (someone's) coattails
    зависеть от другого человека (о счастье, успехе и т.д.)
    It seems as if this actress is riding on the coattails of her producer and thus hopes to achieve great popularity.
  • ride roughshod over (someone or something)
    не считаться с кем-либо \ чем-либо, помыкать, обращаться сурово
    "If you go on riding roughshod over my needs, then life is not worth living."
  • ride the gravy train
    наживаться, получать незаконные доходы, "загребать барыши"
    He had been able to ride the gravy train and make a lot of money selling drugs before he was arrested.
  • riding for a fall
    действовать неосмотрительно, во вред себе, "самому себе яму рыть"
    "Why don't you tell Nancy that she is riding for a fall by paying no attention to the condition of the brakes?"
  • riding high
    привлекать внимание, пользоваться большой популярностью
    The pop singer has been riding high among his fans.
  • right and left
    со всех сторон, справа и слева, повсюду
    While delivering lectures Professor Kenworth likes to quote right and left.
  • right as rain
    (быть) в полном порядке; правильный, подлинный
    The information given by the newscaster was as right as rain.
  • right at (a specific time/place)
    (быть в) точно назначенное время или в назначенном месте
    The conference began at the previously appointed time, right at 11:00 AM.
  • right away
    тот час же, сразу, прямо сейчас
    "You needn't go to the bank right away; you can do it later."
  • right down/up (someone's) alley
    идеально подходить кому-либо
    Arranging a fashion show is right down my alley, and I am eager to do it.
  • right hand does not know what the left hand is doing
    правая рука не знает, что делает левая, отсутствие согласованности
    I am sorry to say but there isn't any appropriate communication in the company that's why the right hand does not know what the left hand is doing.
  • right off the bat
    сразу, немедленно, "с места в карьер"
    As soon as the students came to school, they were told right off the bat that they would take a test that day.
  • right on
    верно, правильно
    Tim could hardly refrain from saying 'right on' every time the director mentioned some facts in his report.
  • right on time
    точно вовремя
    The plane arrived at the airport right on time.
  • right out
    (сказать) прямо, без обиняков
    I told my friend right out that I did not like the way he behaves in public places.
  • right side up
    правильной стороной вверх
    My car slipped onto the side of the road and rolled over, but it landed right side up when it stopped.
  • right under one's nose
    прямо перед носом
    I have been searching for my pad for twenty minutes or so before I saw it right under my nose.
  • ring a bell
    вызвать воспоминания, найти отклик в душе
    The name rings a bell; I may have heard it before, but I can't place it properly.
  • ring down the curtain on (something)
    закончить что-либо, положить конец
    A few more matters were accomplished and the curtain was rung down on the session.
  • ring hollow
    звучать неубедительно, казаться неправдоподобным
    I'm a captain, but without my ship this title rings a bit hollow.
    Я капитан, но без моего корабля этот титул звучит слегка неубедительно.
  • ring in the New Year
    встречать Новый Год
    "Where are you going to ring in the New Year?"
  • ring true
    звучать правдиво
    Winters in Europe are becoming milder and milder, so the predictions of the meteorologists seem to ring true.
  • ring up (someone)
    звонить кому-либо по телефону
    If there is a fire in the house, you should ring up 911.
  • ring up (something)
    пробить что-либо (в кассе)
    The shop assistant told me to go the cash register so that the cashier could ring up the items I had bought.
  • RIP
    Rest In Peace - покойся с миром (надпись на могиле)
    I looked at the gravestone and saw the inscription RIP on it.