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мужчина мечты to invest our money. He's as wise as Solomon. мужчина мечты Mr Right (n) the pregnant pause in the exactly the right place, that makes their act such a success. мыльная опера // «мыло» a soap opera // soap (n) W She's turned down several proposals of marriage. She says she's waiting for Mr Right. мурашки по спине (от возбуж¬ дения, восторга, страха) get goose bumps/pimples W Brazilian soap operas were a wild success on Cuban television. W As soon as she gets home she turns on the TV to watch her favourite soap. м я г к и й как в о с к ( п о д а т л и ¬ вый) be (like) putty in smb's hands W When he sings, I get goose bumps. W H o r r o r movies always give me goose bumps. W That really scared her. Now she's got goose pimples. мусолить flog/beat smth to death (Am) W When he turns on the charm, she's like putty in his hands. W Some ministers are putty in the prime minister's hands. мягко говоря for want of a better word // put it mildly W He basically takes one theme and flogs it to death for three hundred and fifty pages. W No sporting event is beaten to death more than the Sugar Bowl - it is analyzed again and again by the commentators. мутить воду muddy the waters W I think he's behaved very stupidly. He's an idiot, for want of a better word. W You say Sarah has an annoying manner sometimes. She's a damned nuisance, to put it mildly! мягко обращаться handle/treat smb with kid gloves W A l l the arrangements have been made for our holiday, so I don't want you to muddy the waters by saying you can't come. мухи не обидеть not hurt a fly // would not say "boo"/boo to a goose W Linda can be a very difficult woman - you've really got to handle her with k i d gloves. W Hotel managers have to learn to treat awkward guests with kid gloves. мямлить // мекать-бекать // не мычит, не телится hem and haw (around) // um and ah (v) W Our dog looks fierce, but he really wouldn't hurt a fly. W She ought to have complained about it, but she's so quiet she wouldn't say boo to a goose. мхатовская пауза (напряжен¬ ная, многозначительная пауза) a pregnant pause/silence W The jokes are not so funny, after all. It's the perfect timing, 118 W Don't just hem and haw around. Speak up. We want to hear what you think. W She's still umming and ahing about telling her mother. W He ummed and ahed and finally agreed to let me see the document.