Буква Z

  • zero hour

    час начала атаки

    Zero hour for the bombers to take off was the early hours of the morning.
  • zero in on

    прицелиться, нацелить

    Big guns were zeroed in on the enemy fort.
  • zero-sum game

    выигрышно-проигрышная ситуация при которой, если выигрывает один, то неизменно проигрывает другой

    It was a zero-sum game between the salesperson and the customer, and we couldn't tell who would win and who would lose.
  • zip one's lip

    не выдавать секрет, не болтать

    "Please, zip your lip and stop talking about the things you do not understand."
  • zonk out

    быстро заснуть, "вырубиться"

    I couldn't get a coherent word out of Stan as he had zonked out.
  • zoom in on (someone or something)

    электронное увеличение изображения во время фотографирования

    The photographer zoomed in on the butterfly which was sitting on a flower.