Идиомы на букву W

  • wash one's hands of (someone or something)
    отказаться от ответственности за кого-либо \ что-либо, "умыть руки"
    Sam Davidson washed his hands of politics long ago.
  • win (something) hands down
    выиграть с лёгкостью, шутя одержать победу
    The tennis player won the game hands down.
  • with hat in hand
    униженно, смиренно
    I was about to come to my friend with hat in hand to ask him to forgive me.
  • work hand in hand (with someone)
    тесно взаимодействовать с кем-либо, работать рука об руку
    The local authorities are working hand in hand with the population to clean the town after the flood.
  • wring (someone's) hand
    долго не выпускать чью-либо руку
    I hadn't seen Tim for ages, and when we met he stood wringing my hand for a long time.
  • wring one's hands
    беспокоиться, расстраиваться
    Linda didn't go to bed that night; she was wringing her hands, waiting for her husband's return from a yacht trip.