doing something with other people without being seriously involved in it or having a serious interest in it • He wasn't really interested in buying anything when we went to the store; he was just along for the ride. • He wasn't really interested, but he came/went along for the ride.
/ˈbaʊt/ noun [count]
1 : a period of time during which someone suffers from something (such as an illness or disease) — often followed by of • a bout of fever • She struggles with frequent bouts of depression. — often followed by with in U.S. English • She survived a five-year bout with cancer. • a bout with the flu
1)обходить( to go around or avoid (a place or area) ) • To bypass the city, take the highway that circles it. • Is there a way to bypass the bridge construction?
2)пренебрегать, не принимать во внимание( to avoid or ignore (someone or something) especially to get something done quicker ) He bypassed the manager and talked directly to the owner. • She managed to bypass the usual paperwork.
1. Сойти с поверхности чего-л. That paint won't come off your hands unless you use turpentine.
2. Что-то удалось, вышло удачно The party came off well. Everyone had a lot of fun.
3. When you say "Come off it" to people, you are saying that you think something they have said is untrue or foolish. It's 2:00 A.M., you come home smelling like beer, and you say you were working late at the office? Oh, come off it!
1 : to cause (someone) to decide not to do something Some potential buyers will be deterred by the price.
— often followed by from They hoped that the new law would deter advertisers from making false claims.
The heavy fines should deter [=discourage] people from dumping garbage here.
2 : to prevent (something) from happening • He played an important role in international efforts to deter [=prevent] nuclear war.
• Painting the metal will deter rust.
1) по дороге
2)вниз по дороге
3)в будущем (in or into the future) We don’t know what the situation will be like a month/year down the road.
• They hope to expand the business somewhere down the road. [=at some time in the future]_
If people cut/bring (etc.) you down to size, they make you realize that you are not as powerful and important as you thought you were. • He thinks he’s so smart! I wish someone would cut him down to size.
стремящийся, сильно желающий, полный страстного желания, нетерпеливый, горячий We are all eager for world peace Too eager to compromise, too eager to talk (Слишком склонный к компромиссам, слишком склонный к переговорам) I am a student eager to learn
зависть •my envy of his success, •They were green with envy. •Her beautiful hair was an object of envy.
someone or something that causes envy — used in the phrase THE ENVY OF • She was the envy of all her friends. [=all her friends envied her] • Our car was the envy of the neighborhood. [=the neighbors envied us for our car]
покончить с чем-л. , закончить I think it's better to get the exam over with first period than to be nervous about it all day long. Let's fix both cavities today, doctor; I just want to get it over with.
1) делать успехи How is it getting on?(как идут дела?)
3)приближаться (о времени) It is getting on for supper(Время близится к ужину)
4)надевать get your coat on quickly, the taxi's waiting
6)продолжать let's get on with the meeting= продолжим собрание
7)спешить с чем-л. Get on, we shall miss the train at this rate
соответствовать • His early works were promising, but his recent films haven’t measured up. [=his recent films haven’t been as good as his early ones]
— often followed by to • His recent films haven’t measured up to his earlier works. • Her work didn’t measure up to our expectations. [=was not as good as we expected it to be]
likely to be fired, removed, etc. There were several government programs on the chopping block. [=several government programs that were going to be cut/eliminated]
chopping board= разделочная доска
1 : a sudden expression of strong feeling • an outburst of anger/kindness • He later apologized for his outburst (of anger). • an angry outburst
2 : a sudden increase in activity • an outburst of violence/creativity/rumors
1 : to treat someone in a dishonest or unfair way in order to get an advantage • Stop playing games (with me) and tell me what really happened! • I'm trying to be honest with you. I'm not interested in playing games.
2 : to behave in a way that is not serious • Let's stop playing games and get down to business.
1)When you meet people unexpectedly or unintentionally
(Bump into is the same as run into)= столкнуться, наткнуться We ran into Karen and her new boyfriend at the supermarket yesterday.
2)When you unexpectedly encounter difficulties or problems Janice ran into one problem after another at work today.
1 : to break suddenly into many small pieces [no object] The window shattered (into a thousand pieces) when it was hit by a rock. [with object] • The rock shattered the window. • She shattered her leg [=she broke her leg very badly] in a fall.
2 [with object] : to damage (something) very badly • His dreams were shattered by their rejection. • The end of his marriage shattered him emotionally.
менять, обмениваться, поменять • I'll swap my sandwich for your popcorn. = I’ll swap you my sandwich for your popcorn • We spent some time swapping stories about our college days. [=telling each other stories about our college days] [no object] • I liked her blue notebook and she liked my red one, so we swapped. • He swapped (out) his hard drive for a bigger one.
"показывать", "демонстрировать" — употребляется в следующих контекстах:
а) относится к чувствам и указывает на внешнее проявление внутреннего состояния: The boy demonstrated his love for the puppy by taking good care of it.
б) объяснять что-либо при помощи примеров или экспериментов: The salesperson demonstrated to me how to use the video camera.
в) принимать участие в публичных выступлениях: The workers marched through the streets with flags and posters demonstrating their solidarity.
"показывать" — имеет также оттенок значения "выставлять напоказ", "пpоявлять чувства": To display one's intelligence — показать \ проявить свой ум
To display one's generosity — проявить \ показать свою щедрость
an agreement between enemies or opponents to stop fighting, arguing, etc., for a certain period of time (перемирие) They called/proposed a truce. They broke the truce. [=they began fighting when there was an agreement not to fight]
разнообразие, сорт, разновидность, множество, ассортимент, варьете, эстрада, многосторонность • He has a variety of health problems. • The company sells a variety of gardening products. • I was surprised by the variety of the choices that were available. • My life needs more variety. • The museum has aircraft of every variety. [=kind, sort] • people of all varieties • different varieties of oranges