Идиомы на букву S

  • see (someone or something) as (something)
    считать, рассматривать кого-либо \ что-либо (в качестве чего-либо)
    Nora knows French very well, so everybody sees her as an expert in the language.
  • see (someone) home
    провожать кого-либо домой
    "It's time I were off. Can you see me home?"
  • see (someone) off
    провожать кого-либо в дорогу
    At the station I met Felix who had come to see his wife off.
  • see (someone) out
    проводить кого-либо из комнаты, из дома
    I was afraid to get lost in the building, so I asked my friend to see me out.
  • see (someone) to (somewhere)
    довести кого-либо до какого-либо места
    Every morning Stella saw her daughter to the door of the school building.
  • see (something) out
    дождаться конца, досидеть до конца
    It was getting late, so we decided not to see the play out.
  • see (something) through
    доводить что-либо до конца
    Dick saw the operation through without wincing.
  • see a man about a dog
    пойти в туалет (эвфемизм)
    Jeremy drank too much beer, so he had to stop his car several times to see a man about a dog.
  • see about (something)
    проследить за чем-либо, проконтролировать
    "I want you to see about getting the work finished."
  • see double
    двоится (в глазах)
    Sam fell off a ladder and hit his head badly; he began to see double soon after that.
  • see eye to eye (with someone)
    сходиться во взглядах с кем-либо
    William doesn't see eye to eye with me in this question.
  • see fit to (do something)
    считать нужным, целесообразным делать что-либо
    Valery saw fit to devote more time to her term paper.
  • see no objection to (something)
    не иметь возражений против чего-либо
    Mrs. Jones saw no objection to her daughter's throwing a party.
  • see one's way clear to (do something)
    чувствовать в себе способность делать что-либо
    I didn't see my way clear to begin writing the essay, so I decided to put it off for a while.
  • see pink elephants
    воображать, придумывать что-либо не существующее
    I didn't believe Dina's story; I think she was seeing pink elephants.
  • see red
    придти в бешенство, быть ослеплённым яростью
    "What did you mean when you spoke of the man seeing red?"
  • see stars
    искры из глаз посыпались (в результате удара по голове)
    Tim struck his head badly against the low beam in the barn and began to see stars.
  • see the color of (someone's) money
    убедиться в наличии денег у кого-либо
    "Let me see the color of your money first," the salesperson told the boy.
  • see the handwriting on the wall
    знать, иметь предчувствие, что что-то произойдёт
    I saw the handwriting on the wall and was aware that our small business would soon go bankrupt.
  • see the last of (someone or something)
    видеть кого-либо \ что-либо в последний раз
    "We have seen the last of Greg, thank God!"
  • see the light
    прозреть, понять в чём дело
    No matter how hard I tried I couldn't see the light and didn't know how to proceed with my research.
  • see the light at the end of the tunnel
    предвидеть конец чего-либо (задания, проблемы)
    The task is challenging, but I hope that finally I will see the light at the end of the tunnel.
  • see the light of day
    родиться, увидеть свет
    It took Roy ages to write his memoirs and I hope the book would see the light of day soon.
  • see the sights
    осматривать достопримечательности
    I am very fond of going places and seeing the sights.
  • see things
    бредить, галлюцинировать
    Allan had been drinking too much that day and by the evening started to see things.
  • see through (someone or something)
    видеть кого-либо \ что-либо насквозь
    Nora suddenly quit her job, and I could neither understand nor see through the real reason for doing it.
  • see to (someone or something)
    присмотреть за кем-либо \ чем-либо
    "Porter, will you see to my baggage, please?"
  • see to it (that something is done)
    позаботиться о том, чтобы что-либо было сделано
    Hudson saw to it that the staff meeting was short.
  • see which way the wind is blowing
    определить, что нужно сделать в первую очередь
    I made up my mind to see which way the wind is blowing before I started to write my essay.