• Значение идиомы culture vulture

    [culture vulture] {n.}, {slang}, {informal} A person who is an avid cultural sightseer, one who seeks out cultural opportunities ostentatiously, such as going to the opera or seeing every museum...

  • Значение идиомы dig out

    [dig out] {v.} 1. To find by searching; bring out that was put away. Jack dug his sled out of the cellar. The newspaper printed an old story dug out...

  • Значение идиомы put-up

    [put-up] {adj.} Artificially arranged; plotted; phony; illegal. The FBI was sure that the bank robbers worked together with aninsider and that the whole affair was a put-up job.

  • Значение идиомы angel dust

    [angel dust] {n.}, {slang} Phencyclidine, an addictive hallucinatory narcotic drug extremely dangerous to the users’ health, also called PCP. Mike has gone from grass to angel dust; he will end...

  • Значение идиомы freeload

    [freeload] {v.} To have oneself supported in terms of food andhousing at someone else’s expense. When are you guys going to stopfreeloading and do some work?

  • Значение идиомы pick over

    [pick over] {v.} To select the best of; look at and take what isgood from; choose from. She picked the apples over and threw outthe bad ones. We hurried to...

  • Значение идиомы dare say

    [dare say] {v. phr.} To think probable; suppose; believe. – Used in first person. Mary is unhappy now but I dare say she will be laughing about this tomorrow. There...