• Значение идиомы hot water

    [hot water] {n.} {informal} Trouble. – Used with “in”, “into”,”out”, “of”. John’s thoughtless remark about religion got John intoa lot of hot water. It was the kind of trouble where...

  • Значение идиомы drag on

    [drag on] or [drag out] {v.} 1. To pass very slowly. The cold winter months dragged on until we thought spring would never come. 2. To prolong; make longer. The...

  • Значение идиомы off the beam

    [off the beam] {adv.} or {adj. phr.} 1. Not in theradio beam that marks the path to follow between airports; flying inthe wrong direction. A radio signal tells the pilot...

  • Значение идиомы round robin

    [round robin] {n. phr.} 1. Something written, especially a requestor protest that is signed by a group of people. – Often used like anadjective. The people in our neighborhood are...

  • Значение идиомы close in

    [close in] {v.} To come in nearer from all sides. We wanted the boat to reach shore before the fog closed in. – Often used with “on”. The troops were...

  • Значение идиомы string out

    [string out] {v.} To make extend over a great distanceor a long stretch of time. The telephone poles were strung outalong the road as far as we could see. Mary...

  • Значение идиомы hang over

    [hang over] {v.} 1. To be going to happen to; threaten. Greattrouble hangs over the little town because its only factory has closeddown. 2. To remain to be finished or...

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