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come up against name came up at a buffet lunch. • Egyptian art came up as a topic. • This question never came up. 3. стрястись, случиться, возник¬ нуть • I'm sorry I couldn't go with you last night, but something came up. • You can phone Steve if a problem comes up with your com¬ puter. come up against столкнуться, встретиться • When she started her career, she came up against racism and prejudice. • The first time I did this I came up against an unforeseen problem. conk out (inf) 1. вырубиться, выйти из строя (о механизме) • One of the plane's engines conked out over Lima. • The washing machine has finally conked out. 2. отдать концы (умереть) • The caravan trail was littered with the bones of camels that had conked out. • He's paranoid about conk¬ ing out and he's only twenty! cook up (inf) состряпать, наплести, придумать • I had to cook up an excuse for being late to work this morning. • The boys cooked up an excuse to explain their absence from school. cool off остыть (о чувствах, энтузиазме); успокоиться, прийти в себя • Is Bob still in love with Jane? - No, he's cooled off a lot. • He seems to have cooled off on the negotia¬ tion idea. • Jeff's furious. Just give him a few minutes to cool off. cotton on (to) (Am inf) уловить (смысл), дойти (понять) • She didn't really cotton on to what I was saying. • At long last he has cottoned on to the fact that I'm not interested in him! cotton to льнуть; ладить; понравиться • The children cottoned to each other as soon as they met. • His dog doesn't cotton to strangers. • The chairman didn't cotton to your suggestion; you'd better try your idea elsewhere. cough up (si) отстегнуть, раскошелиться (не¬ охотно выложить деньги) • It's your turn to buy the drinks - come on, cough up! • Her husband coughed up the money for the party with a good deal of grumbling. count against smb отразиться на к-л, отрицательно сказаться, быть минусом/не в пользу • His lack of practice counted against him in the tennis tournament. • I hope it won't count against me. count in включать (в список); присоеди¬ няться • Shall we count you in on the plan? • When the city declares its population numbers, does it count in farmers in outer areas? count on smb/smth полагаться, рассчитывать на к-л/ ч-л • We're counting on complet¬ ing the research by Christmas. • You can always count on Kent to be punctual.