Идиомы на букву T

  • take (someone or something) in hand
    взять в свои руки, пытаться контролировать кого-либо \ что-либо
    When disorders began, the police quickly took the situation in hand.
  • take (someone or something) off (someone's) hands
    избавить от кого-либо \ чего-либо
    "Can you possibly take this problem off my hands?"
  • take a hand in (something)
    принять участие в чём-либо
    I'd like to take a hand in arranging a homecoming ball at school.
  • take the law into one's own hands
    расправиться без суда, пытаться отправлять правосудие самому
    Ned decided to take the law into his own hands and avenge himself on his offender.
  • throw one's hands up in horror
    быть потрясённым, ужаснуться
    When Madge saw her beautiful garden destroyed by the flood, she threw her hands up in horror.
  • tie (someone's) hands
    мешать, связать кому-либо руки
    Mr. Brown hoped his son would not quit school, but his hands were tied; Jim was old enough to decide it himself.
  • to be in hand
    под контролем
    During the demonstration the police had the situation with the crowd in hand.
  • to be on hand
    (быть) в наличии, в распоряжении, имеющийся налицо
    The shop has a large stock of clothes on hand.
  • 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.
  • try one's hand (at something)
    попробовать свои силы в чём-либо
    I am going to try my hand at poker tonight.
  • turn one's hand to (something)
    взяться за что-либо (отличное оттого, что делали ранее)
    After Mark finished writing a thriller, he turned his hand to screen plays.