Идиомы на букву W

  • wear and tear
    износ, порча
    There was no money for replacement on the wear and tear on their supposedly very much injured property.
  • wear down
    изнашиваться, стираться
    My heels are all worn down; I need to buy new shoes.
  • wear more than one hat
    иметь несколько обязанностей, совмещать обязанности
    I have no desire to wear more than one hat in our office.
  • wear on (someone)
    сердить или раздражать кого-либо
    Having 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 показ
    Jeremy was not going to wear his heart on his sleeve when he went to that last meeting.
  • wear out
    износиться, изнашиваться
    Cheap clothes soon wear out.
  • wear out one's welcome
    надоедать кому-либо визитами
    Serge 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 доме
    Mr. Parker talks a lot, but it is Mrs. Parker who really wears the pants in their family.
  • wear thin
    изнашиваться, становиться тоньше
    I like my old jeans, but they have worn thin at the knees.
  • worse for wear
    поношенный, истрёпанный
    I had to buy a new pair of jeans because my old ones looked the worse for wear.