Главная \ English Idioms and Phrasal Verbs = Англо-русский словарь идиом и фразовых глаголов \ 51-100
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grind to a halt • I don't want to spend the whole evening working but I guess I'll just have to grin and bear it. grind to a halt застопориться; встать (пере¬ стать действовать) • The car ground to a halt, and we got out to stretch our legs. • If the computer network crashed, the whole office would grind to a halt. grist for the mill вода на ч-л мельницу • When the sportswear company launched a disastrous advertising campaign, their business rivals saw it as grist for the mill. grit one's teeth стиснуть зубы • I can't do anything to change the situation so I'lljust have to grit my teeth and put up with it. grow too big for one's boots/ britches задирать нос; важничать; загор диться • Ever since he won that tournament he's grown too big for his britches. growing pains болезни роста (о новых проек¬ тах) • Since the state was granted its independence four years ago, it has been going through a continual phase of growing pains. hammer smth home вдолбить/вбить в голову (заста¬ вить понять) • I tried to hammer home to Ann the fact that she would have to get a job. hand smth to smb on a plate (inf) на блюдечке (с голубой кае¬ мочкой) (достаться легко/без усилий) • His father was wealthy, and he had everything handed to him on a plate. • You can't expect everything to be handed to you on a plate - you've got to make a bit of effort. hand the reins over/hand over the reins передать бразды правления • I built up the business, but I handed over the reins to my daughter. hand-me-down (n) обноски; с чужого плеча • As a child I was always dressed in my sister's hand-me-downs and I longed for something new to wear. hang by a thread/hair висеть на волоске • For three days Tom was so sick that his life hung by a thread. • As Joe got ready to kick a field goal, the re¬ sult of the game hung by a hair. hang loose (Am inf) расслабиться • Hang loose, Bob. Everything is going to be all right. hang one's head вешать нос/голову • We all hung our heads when our team was last in the competition. 78 H half-seas over подвыпивший; море по колено • Look at Frank - half-seas over al ready, and the party's hardly begun.