Идиомы на букву T

  • touched (in the head)
    спятил, свихнулся
    "What's the matter with you? You are acting as if you were touched in the head tonight."
  • touched by (someone or something)
    обеспокоенный из-за кого-либо, взволнованный чем-либо
    Laura was touched by pity when she heard about Ken's illness.
  • tough act to follow
    превосходное исполнение
    Her performance of Desdemona was a tough act to follow in every sense.
  • tough break
    неудачное событие, злоключение
    "It was a tough break; my date didn't show up."
  • tough it out
    пережить трудную ситуацию
    Joe was in low water for some time, but finally he toughed it out.
  • tough row to hoe
    браться за трудную задачу
    Learning to skate seems to be a tough row to hoe for Linda.
  • tourist trap
    слишком дорогое удовольствие (для туристов)
    I don't want to go to Jamaica for my holiday; I think it to be a tourist trap.
  • tower of strength
    надёжная опора
    Sam is an affectionate husband who has been a tower of strength to Marcia all those years.
  • town-and-gown
    взаимоотношения между населением города и, расположенном в нём, университетом
    There are town-and-gown fights almost every year when parties are held for the new graduates.
  • toy with (someone or something)
    несерьёзно относиться к кому-либо \ чему-либо, забавляться
    Sam Croft was toying with the idea of accepting the company's offer of the vice presidency in Madrid, but he didn't think seriously about it.
  • TP
    Toilet Paper - туалетная бумага
    Sally bought several rolls of TP.
  • track (someone or something) down
    искать кого-либо \ что-либо
    Louse spent weeks in the library tracking down the information about her family tree.
  • trade in (something)
    отдавать старую вещь в счёт покупки новой
    I decided to trade in my out-dated computer for a modern one.
  • trade on (something)
    воспользоваться ситуацией (с выгодой для себя)
    The mayor traded on his reputation to settle the conflict.
  • train one's sights on (something)
    стремиться к какой-либо цели
    Mitch has been training his sights on joining the top hokey team in the country.
  • travel light
    путешествовать налегке
    I don't like taking a lot of luggage with me; I prefer to travel light.
  • travesty of justice
    искажение, пародия на систему правосудия
    I regard court martial to be a travesty of justice.
  • tread on (someone's) toes
    задеть чьи-либо чувства
    "Do you know that you have treaded on your aunt's toes when you spoke ill of her gardening skills?"
  • treat (someone)
    угощать кого-либо, платить за угощение
    I treated Evelyn to a nice pizza in a pizza hut downtown.
  • trial and error
    (метод) проб и ошибок
    The only way I could solve the geometry problem was by the method of trial and error.
  • trial balloon
    пробный шар
    The editorial was a trial balloon to test the public's opinion on several important issues.
  • trials and tribulations
    тяжёлые испытания
    Mrs. Small's life has always been full of trials and tribulations.
  • trick (someone) into (doing something)
    заставить обманным путём делать что-либо
    The gypsy tricked me into giving her all of the money I had about me.
  • trick of the trade
    специфические приёмы в каком-либо деле
    Anyone can learn how to tile the walls in the bathroom, but only an expert can show you the tricks of the trade.
  • tried-and-true
    проверено временем
    I decided to use a tried-and-true method to remove stains from my dress.
  • trip the light fantastic
    идти на танцы
    It was Saturday night, so my friends and I went downtown to trip the light fantastic.
  • trip up
    ошибиться, запнуться
    While reading a difficult text, Billy tripped up several times.
  • trip up (someone)
    заставить кого-либо сделать ошибку или быть причиной неудачи
    The test contained tricky questions to trip up those students who were not attentive enough.
  • trot (something) out
    упомянуть что-либо вскользь
    I know Tim has trotted out some information, but I don't remember what it was about.
  • trouble (someone) for (something)
    просить кого-либо о чём-либо
    "May I trouble you for a match?"
  • trouble (someone) to (do something)
    просить кого-либо сделать что-либо
    "May I trouble you to pass a few pieces of bread?"
  • trouble (someone) with/to do (something)
    надоедать кому-либо чем-либо, беспокоить, причинять неудобство
    "Will you please stop troubling me with your silly questions?"
  • trouble one's head about (someone or something)
    волноваться из-за кого-либо \ чего-либо, беспокоиться
    Lionel never troubles his head about such matters.
  • trouble oneself about (someone or something)
    беспокоиться о ком-либо \ чём-либо
    "I wish you would not trouble yourself about such trifles."
  • true love
    настоящая любовь
    "You are too young to marry Noel. You may have taken infatuation for true love," Rita said to her daughter.