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To chew the cud

  • 1 chew the cud

    (chew the cud (уст. the food) (of fancy, reflection, etc.))
    размышлять, обдумывать, предаваться размышлениям, погружаться в думы [chew the food шекспировское выражение; см. цитату]

    Oliver: "When last the young Orlando parted from you, He left a promise to return again Within an hour; and, pacing through the forest, Chewing the food of sweet and bitter fancy. Lo, what befell!.. " (W. Shakespeare, ‘As You Like It’, act IV, sc. 3) — Оливер: "Расставшись с вами, молодой Орландо Вам обещал вернуться через час. Он шел лесной тропинкой, погруженный То в сладкие, то в горькие мечтанья. Вдруг - что случилось?.. " (перевод Т. Щепкиной-Куперник)

    ...Lord Valleys had come up here after lunch to smoke and chew the cud of a worry. (J. Galsworthy, ‘The Patrician’, part II, ch. I) —...лорд Вэллис пришел в эту комнату после второго завтрака, чтобы выкурить трубку и побыть наедине со своими тревожными мыслями.

    I've been chewing the cud on this for a long time and I want to get it off my chest. (W. S. Maugham, ‘The Hour before the Dawn’, ch. XIX) — Я долго все это обдумывал и решил выложить все начистоту.

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  • 2 chew the cud

    ((of cows etc) to bring food from the stomach back into the mouth and chew it again.) rumiar
    expr.
    ruminar (vacas) v.
    ruminar el asunto (personas) v.
    chew the cud*
    expr.
    rumiar v.

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  • 3 chew the cud

    жевать жвачку глагол:
    жевать жвачку (chew the cud, ruminate, crew the cud)

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  • 4 chew the cud

    herkauwen
    herkauwen; figuurlijkprakkeseren, tobben

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  • 5 chew the cud

    ((of cows etc) to bring food from the stomach back into the mouth and chew it again.) tygge drøv
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    ((of cows etc) to bring food from the stomach back into the mouth and chew it again.) tygge drøv

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  • 6 chew the cud

    ((of cows etc) to bring food from the stomach back into the mouth and chew it again.) jórtra

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  • 7 chew the cud

    ((of cows etc) to bring food from the stomach back into the mouth and chew it again.) kérődzik

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  • 8 chew the cud

    ((of cows etc) to bring food from the stomach back into the mouth and chew it again.) ruminar

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  • 9 chew the cud

    derin derin düşünmek, geviş getirmek
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    ((of cows etc) to bring food from the stomach back into the mouth and chew it again.) geviş getirmek

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  • 10 chew the cud

    ((of cows etc) to bring food from the stomach back into the mouth and chew it again.) prežvekovati

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  • 11 chew the cud

    • märehtiä
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    ((of cows etc) to bring food from the stomach back into the mouth and chew it again.) märehtiä

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  • 12 chew the cud

    ((of cows etc) to bring food from the stomach back into the mouth and chew it again.) tygge drøv, jorte

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  • 13 chew the cud

    ((of cows etc) to bring food from the stomach back into the mouth and chew it again.) ruminare

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  • 14 chew the cud

    ((of cows etc) to bring food from the stomach back into the mouth and chew it again.) wiederkäuen

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  • 15 chew the cud

    ((of cows etc) to bring food from the stomach back into the mouth and chew it again.) przeżuwać

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  • 16 chew the cud

    ((of cows etc) to bring food from the stomach back into the mouth and chew it again.) gremoklis; atgremot gremokli

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  • 17 chew the cud

    ((of cows etc) to bring food from the stomach back into the mouth and chew it again.) atrajoti

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  • 18 chew the cud

    idissla
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    ((of cows etc) to bring food from the stomach back into the mouth and chew it again.) boll av idisslad föda: idissla

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  • 19 chew the cud

    ((of cows etc) to bring food from the stomach back into the mouth and chew it again.) prežúvať
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    • prežúvat
    • preberat sa v spomienkach

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  • 20 chew the cud

    ((of cows etc) to bring food from the stomach back into the mouth and chew it again.) a rumega

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См. также в других словарях:

  • chew the cud — 1. (of cows, etc) to masticate for a second time food that has already been swallowed and partly digested in the first stomach 2. To ruminate in thought (also chew over) • • • Main Entry: ↑chew chew the cud (informal) To meditate, to reflect • •… …   Useful english dictionary

  • chew the cud — If you chew the cud, you think carefully about something …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • chew the cud — ► chew the cud think or talk reflectively. Main Entry: ↑cud …   English terms dictionary

  • chew the cud — 1) if an animal chews the cud, it brings food that it has swallowed back into its mouth to chew again 2) informal if you chew the cud, you spend a long time thinking or talking about something …   English dictionary

  • chew the cud —    If you chew the cud, you think carefully about something.   (Dorking School Dictionary) …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • Chew the cud —   If you chew the cud, you think carefully about something …   Dictionary of English idioms

  • chew the cud — Meaning Spend some time chatting. Origin Cows move their mouths when chewing the cud (grass) and give the appearance of talking …   Meaning and origin of phrases

  • chew the cud — informal to think about something carefully and for a long time. He sat chewing the cud all morning …   New idioms dictionary

  • chew the cud — regurgitate the contents of the stomach and chew them again (done by cows and other ruminants) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • chew the cud — think or talk reflectively. → cud …   English new terms dictionary

  • chew the cud — verb to meditate or ponder before answering; to be deep in thought; to ruminate …   Wiktionary