bottom dollar — последний доллар
if you say you can bet your bottom dollar that something will happen or is true, you mean you are completely certain You can bet your bottom dollar she won't apologize.
1. A word describing the misfortune of something or someone. 2. A situation in which no desireable result can occur 3. A negative form of agreement. 1. Friend 1: My wife left me last night
Friend 2: Bummer for you.
2. Man 1: We're surrounded by venomous snakes!
Man 2: Wow, this is quite the bummer.
3. Girl: Do you find me attractive?
(ам.) О человеке, который портит веселье своими действиями, лишними разговорами и т.д. — Man we should egg that house
— No man, we could get caught, I wanna go home.
— Will you stop being a fucking buzzkill We were having a great time at the party until Jim puked all over the floor. That was a major buzzkill.
someone who keeps something that they do not really want in order to prevent anyone else from having it Stop being such a dog in the manger and let your sister ride your bike if you're not using it.
собака на сене
-(n) An item that looks exactly like an original product but lacks the expensive designer label and is replaced with a fake one. Usually costs half the price with half the style appeal.
— (v) to imitate, copy, or plagiarize: to knock off designer dresses in cheap materials.
— имитация ; подделка
(Используется для утвердительного ответа на просьбу сделать ч.-л., когда говорящему без разницы, либо когда говорящий не в восторге от этого).
"Давай", "валяй", "делай, что хочешь". — Can I have a piece of your pie?
— Okaay.. knock yourself out.
— Можно взять у тебя кусочек пирога?
— Ладно, бери сколько влезет.
непрофессионал; дилетант, любитель, неспециалист
a person without professional or specialized knowledge in a particular subject political layman — политический дилетантthe book seems well suited to the interested laymansyn: amateur
v. сокращять, удалять, упрощать The apples stewed with prunes are excellent, except for the prunes. I never eat prunes myself…Never trust a cook, my lord. They'll prune you when you least expect it.
(G.Martin. Excerpt from “A Dance with Dragons”)
1) Put an end to (a rebellion or other disorder), typically by the use of force extra police were called to quell the disturbance
2) Suppress (a feeling, esp. an unpleasant one) he spoke up again to quell any panic among the assembled youngsters
Deliberately putting someone an unfavorable situation that he/she would not like. I decided to screw him over by stealing his test and changing all the answers.
(transitive, slang) To cheat someone, or treat them unfairly
подставить, подвести You do not screw your friends over.
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Syn: To make a mountain out of a molehill,
To make a big deal out of something. My friend really blew it out of proportion. She said she’ll never get a job. She started talking about going back to school and changing careers.
толстеть, округляться Tristifer Botley had filled out since last she’d seen him, but he had the same unruly hair that she remembered, and eyes as large and trusting as a seal’s. Sweet eyes, truly.
(G.Martin “A Feast for Crows”)
(also "to be in with the wrong crowd")
Связаться с плохой компанией. Don't you remember your mom telling you not to run with the wrong crowd? — Разве мама не говорила тебе не связываться с плохой компанией?