Идиомы на букву W
wear and tear
износ, порчаThere was no money for replacement on the wear and tear on their supposedly very much injured property.
изнашиваться, стиратьсяMy heels are all worn down; I need to buy new shoes.
wear more than one hat
иметь несколько обязанностей, совмещать обязанностиI have no desire to wear more than one hat in our office.
wear on (someone)
сердить или раздражать кого-либоHaving to keep the child in bed when he is ill, wears on his mother.
wear one's heart on one's sleeve
выставлять свои чувства на показJeremy was not going to wear his heart on his sleeve when he went to that last meeting.
износиться, изнашиватьсяCheap clothes soon wear out.
wear out one's welcome
надоедать кому-либо визитамиSerge has worn out his welcome, and I don't want to see him any more.
wear the pants in one's family
быть главой семьи, верховодить в домеMr. Parker talks a lot, but it is Mrs. Parker who really wears the pants in their family.
изнашиваться, становиться тоньшеI like my old jeans, but they have worn thin at the knees.
worse for wear
поношенный, истрёпанныйI had to buy a new pair of jeans because my old ones looked the worse for wear.