Идиомы на букву T

  • to be hot and bothered
    быть обеспокоенным и недовольным
    Liza was hot and bothered about something, but we didn't know what the matter was.
  • to be hung up on (someone or something)
    быть одержимым, увлечённым кем-либо \ чем-либо
    Sonia is hung up on playing computer games.
  • to be hungry for (something)
    желать \ хотеть чего-либо
    I was hungry for the beginning of the school year; I missed my classmates.
  • to be hyped-up
    взбудораженный, возбуждённый
    The little girl was hyped up all day because her sister and she were going to the circus in the evening.
  • to be in hand
    под контролем
    During the demonstration the police had the situation with the crowd in hand.
  • to be in high spirits
    быть в хорошем настроении
    I am in high spirits today.
  • to be in hot water
    быть в беде
    Emily was in hot water because of her debts.
  • to be on easy street
    в полном довольстве, богатстве
    Jenny has been on easy street since she inherited a lot of money.
  • to be on hand
    (быть) в наличии, в распоряжении, имеющийся налицо
    The shop has a large stock of clothes on hand.
  • to be on the safe side
    на всякий случай
    The train ticket might cost a bit more, so to be on the safe side I should have more money about me.
  • to be onto (someone or something)
    обнаружить правду о ком-либо \ чём-либо
    My neighbor was onto my dog that was digging in his garden.
  • to be raised in a barn
    вести себя плохо, быть невоспитанным
    Tim is a very ill-mannered guy; it looks as if he had been raised in a barn.
  • to be reminiscent of (someone or something)
    напоминающий кого-либо \ что-либо
    The music, which I heard on the radio, is reminiscent of the songs popular in the sixties.
  • to be rolling in (something)
    иметь большое количество чего-либо (обычно денег)
    Mr. Hobson was rolling in money and didn't have to work.
  • to be running high
    быть в состоянии волнения или гнева
    Feelings about the riot in front of the City Hall are running high and the local authorities must stop the unrest.
  • to be safe
    быть вне опасности
    The children were safe at home.
  • to be sick in bed
    болеть и лежать в постели
    My little son had caught cold and was sick in bed for a few days.
  • to be sure
    без сомнения, конечно
    Felix works slowly, to be sure, but he does a good job.
  • to be talked out
    устать от разговоров
    I was talked out, so Mike did most of the speaking at the session.
  • to be under a cloud (of suspicion)
    быть под подозрением
    It was hinted that Pat and Pam were drug dealers and were under a cloud of suspicion.
  • to be/go out on a limb
    оказаться в опасной или рискованной ситуации
    Pat went out on a limb when she agreed to help her friend.
  • to beat the band
    (работать) очень много или очень быстро
    They had a huge amount of work, but they were working to beat the band.
  • to boot
    к тому же, в придачу
    Evelyn not only got fifty dollars as a reward, but they bought her dinner to boot.
  • to bring someone for a visit
    привести кого-либо с собой
    "Would you mind if I bring my sister over for a visit?"
  • to bundle up
    закутаться, тепло одеться
    There is no need for you to bundle up; it's quite warm outside.
  • to cease and desist
    не подлежать обжалованию, окончательный приговор
    To cease and desist means that one should stop doing something forever and not start again.
  • to date
    вплоть до настоящего времени, пока что
    The police have not found the criminal to date.
  • to ground (someone)
    мучить (чрезмерной требовательностью)
    Teenagers are often grounded by their parents and teachers.
  • to hand it to (someone)
    отдать должное, похвалить кого-либо
    We have to hand it to our teacher for being patient and understanding.
  • to hand out (something)
    раздавать что-либо
    On the Eve of Christmas they handed out food to the poor.
  • to harp on (something)
    надоедливо толковать об одном и том же, "завести волынку"
    Alice bores me stiff; she is always harping on her problems.
  • to head up
    Dr. Jellyfish is going to head up the Committee for Environmental Protection.
  • to heel
    подчиняться (дисциплине), контролировать
    When John was sixteen, he thought he could do as he pleased, but his father cut off his allowance, and he soon came to heel.
  • to hell and gone
    очень запущенная ситуация, хуже некуда
    My state of affairs was already to hell and gone when my friend offered his help.
  • to hem and haw
    увиливать от ответа; быть уклончивым
    Len hemmed and hawed when I asked him if he would take part in the outing.