Значение идиомы take one’s name in vain

[take one’s name in vain] {v. phr.} 1. To call upon as awitness to your truth or honesty when you are lying; swear by untruthfully.

You shall not take the name of the Lord your God invain.

2. {informal} To talk about a person or mention his name.

“Did I hear someone taking my name in vain?” asked Bill as he joinedhis friends.


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