Буква V

  • vanish into thin air

    исчезнуть, раствориться в воздухе

    Joe's new camera just vanished into thin air and was never seen again.
  • variety is the spice of life

    разнообразие придаёт остроту жизни

    It is true that variety is the spice of life and people enjoy doing different things in their spare time.
  • VCR

    Video Cassette Recorder - видеомагнитофон

    There is a VCR in our family room and we often use it.
  • VDU

    Video Display Unit - устройство визуального отображения, дисплей

    My VDU began to cause problems, so I had to buy a new one.
  • vent one's spleen

    избавиться от раздражения или злобы

    I am very angry at the manager's suggestion to transfer me to another department and I haven't been able to vent my spleen so far.
  • verge on (something)

    граничить с чем-либо

    The flood may verge on becoming a real disaster if the water rises a few more meters.
  • very last

    самый последний

    I was lucky to have bought the very last tickets to the show.
  • very thing

    то, что надо

    A couple of rugs is the very thing that I need to make my den comfortable.
  • very well

    очень хорошо

    "Very well, I will do as you say."
  • VHF

    Very High Frequency - очень высокая частота

    The DVD wasn't working properly because of a problem with the VHF connection.
  • vicarious liability

    ответственность одного лица за поступки другого

    It was a case of vicarious liability when the boy's parents were charged because of his wrong doing.
  • vicious circle

    заколдованный круг, порочный круг

    Jane takes a lot of medicine to cure her asthma; I am afraid she might develop another illness from the medicine and will thus be caught in a vicious circle.
  • vim and vigor

    настойчивость, сила и энергия

    My Grandfather is over seventy, but he is still full of vim and vigor.
  • VIP

    Very Important Person - очень важная персона

    There is special room at the airport for VIP passengers.
  • vote down

    отклонить что-либо при голосовании

    The question of opening a casino was raised and was immediately voted down.
  • vote of confidence

    вотум доверия

    This political party received a vote of confidence and everyone saw that it still had the majority's support.
  • vote of thanks

    благодарственная речь, адресованная оратору или организатору

    Mr. Sash proposed a vote of thanks to the principal speaker.
  • vote with one's feet

    уйти, таким образом показать свою антипатию; "проголосовать ногами"

    The lecture was boring and some of the students voted with their feet.
  • VP

    Vice-President - вице-президент

    Dick Chaney served faithfully as VP for many years.
  • VTR

    Video Tape Recorder-видеомагнитофон

    Since a VTR was installed in the classroom we have been using it at the lessons.