• Значение идиомы eager beaver

    [eager beaver] {n. phr.}, {slang} A person who is always eager towork or do anything extra, perhaps to win the favor of his leader orboss. Jack likes his teacher and...

  • Значение идиомы knock about

    [knock about] or [knock around] {v.} To travel without a plan; gowhere you please. After he graduated from college, Joe knockedabout for a year seeing the country before he went...

  • Значение идиомы two

    [two] See: BETWEEN THE DEVIL AND THE DEEP BLUE SEA or BETWEEN TWOFIRES, TWO CENTS, BIRD IN THE HAND IS WORTH TWO IN THE BUSH, CUT BOTHWAYS or CUT TWO...

  • Значение идиомы outback

    [outback] {n.} 1. The remote and uncultivated wilderness areas ofAustralia or New Zealand, with very few inhabitants. Mike andBarbara roughed it in the Australian outback for nearly two years. 2.Any...

  • Значение идиомы on trial

    [on trial] {adv.} or {adj. phr.} 1. For testing or trying out for atime before making a decision. I was lucky that I had bought themachine on trial because I...

  • Значение идиомы fight off

    [fight off] {v. phr.} 1. To struggle against someone so as to freeoneself; push an attacker back. Suzy fought off her two attackersin Central Park with a couple of karate...

  • Значение идиомы for good

    [for good] also [for good and all] Permanently, forever, foralways. The lost money was gone for good. He hoped that therepairs would stop the leak for good. When John graduated...

  • Значение идиомы at face value

    [at face value] {prep. phr.} What one can actually hear, read, or see; literally. John is so honest that you can take his words at face value. This store’s advertisements...

  • Значение идиомы fuck around

    [fuck around] {v. phr.}, {vulgar}, {avoidable} 1. To bepromiscuous. John fucks around with the secretaries. 2. To play atsomething without purpose, to mess around. He doesn’t accomplishanything, because he fucks...

  • Значение идиомы think over

    [think over] {v.} To think carefully about; consider; study. When Charles asked Betty to marry him, she asked him for time tothink it over. Think over what we studied in...

  • Значение идиомы chicken switch

    [chicken switch] {n.}, {slang}, {Space English} 1. The emergency eject button used by test pilots in fast and high flying aircraft by means of which they can parachute to safety...

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