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нагревать руки нагревать/греть руки (нажи¬ ваться) cash in on smb/smth нажать/надавить на к-л lean on smb (inf) W Cashing in on other people's inequality seems unfair and dishonest. W Mr Brown cashed in on people's great interest in camping and sold three hundred tents. надавить/нажать на рычаги (использовать связи) pull strings/wires (Am) W F i l m production is an enormously competitive business, so the producers lean on the writers. W The gangsters were leaning on storekeepers to pay them protection money. W I would gladly do what you ask if you only stopped leaning on me so hard. назвался груздем, полезай в кузов in for a penny, in for a pound W He must have pulled strings to get that j o b in Paris. W Jack pulled wires and got us a room at the crowded hotel. надежные руки/надежный че¬ ловек a safe pair of hands W I've put all my savings into this new venture. In for a penny, in for a pound. называть вещи своими име¬ нами call a spade a spade W He's what this troubled club needs, a good, solid manager, a safe pair of hands. наделать шуму (привлечь внимание) make a splash (Am) W Let's call a spade a spade. The man is a liar. W You know me, I call a spade a spade and when I see someone behaving like an idiot, I tell them. наизнанку/навыворот inside-out (adv) W It wasn't a best seller but it did make quite a splash in American literary circles. надомник an outworker (n) W I always turn shirts insideout before washing them. наименьшее зло the lesser of two evils/the lesser evil W The boss finds it profitable to employ outworkers. надуть/наколоть // прокатить (обмануть) pull a fast one (on smb) (inf) // take for a ride W I suppose I regard the Democratic candidate as the lesser of two evils. наискосок kitty-corner/cornered (Am) W I paid him for six bottles of champagne, but he pulled a fast one on me and gave me six bottles of cheap wine. W He doesn't work for a charity at all, so the people who have sent him money have been taken for a ride. 128 W You know the building - it's kitty-corner to my office. найти золотую середину strike a happy medium W The management and the union had to strike a happy medium as the negotiations had reached the deadlock.