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a coming man
as drunk as a lord
пьян в стельку
mark my words!
помяни мое слово
mind your own business
не вмешивайтесь не в своё дело
the carrot and stick approach
метод кнута и пряника
e.g. He had to resort to the carrot and stick approach with his kids, as they started misbehaving.
to be out of breath
gasping for air, typically after exercise
Vicky is out of breath. She has been running
причинять зло, обижать, вредить
It takes strength to smile at the face of someone who wrongs you.
too many irons in the fire
слишком много дел сразу
There were too many irons in the fire and all the undertakings needed my attention at the same time.
touch and go
критическое или опасное положение
At one time while we were climbing the cliff, it was touch and go whether we could do it.
I decided to use a tried-and-true method to remove stains from my dress.