Ідіоми


23
Sep 09

Ідіоми в англійській мові на літеру A

(feel) at home

– почувати себе як вдома, освоюватися

Example:
“Come on in. Sit down and feel at home.”

abide by (something)

– дотримуватися правил

Example:
If you want to be a member of this club, you are to abide by its rules.

able to breathe easily again

– вздохнуть свободно

Example:
When Hillary paid her bank loan, she was able to breathe easily again.

able to do (something) blindfolded

– робити щось на осліп, робити щось легко та швидко делать

Example:
Jim has always been a skilled worker; he does his job blindfolded.

able to take a joke

– вміти глузувати із себе

Example:
Not everybody is able to take a joke; I, for example, can’t stand when people make fun of me.

about time

– вже час, пора

Example:
I am very annoyed with you; it’s about time you minded your own business.

about to (do something)

– збиратися зробити щось

Example:
We were about to leave the house when it started to rain.

above and beyond (трансова група така є :) )

– більше, ніж треба

Example:
I appreciate your kindness; you did above and beyond to help me.

above reproach

– бездоганний

Example:
Bill is a well-mannered young man; his behavior is above reproach.

above suspicion

– поза підозрою

Example:
Henry acted as if he were above suspicion, but I am sure he is guilty.