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X is poles apart from Y

  • 1 Н-51

    КАК НЁБО ОТ ЗЕМЛИ отличаться coll (как + NP Invar adv fixed WO
    (to differ) very much, sharply
    X отличается от Y-a как небо от земли = X and Y are as different as heaven and earth (as night and day)
    X is the exact (the very) opposite of Y X is poles apart from Y X and Y are poles (worlds) apart.
    "Я не понимаю, отец, как с добрейшей душой, какая у тебя, и таким редким сердцем ты будешь принимать человека, который как небо от земли от тебя, о котором сам знаешь, что он дурён» (Гоголь 3). "I can't understand, father, how a man with a heart of gold like yours, a man as kind as you, can go on receiving a man who's the very opposite of you and who you know yourself is a bad character" (За). "I don't understand, father, that a man with a heart of gold like yours can go on receiving a person who is poles apart from you and whom you yourself know to be a bad character" (3d).

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  • 2 как небо от земли

    [ как + NP; Invar; adv; fixed WO]
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    (to differ) very much, sharply:
    - X отличается от Y-а как небо от земли X and Y are as different as heaven and earth (as night and day);
    - X and Y are poles (worlds) apart.
         ♦ "Я не понимаю, отец, как с добрейшей душой, какая у тебя, и таким редким сердцем ты будешь принимать человека, который как небо от земли от тебя, о котором сам знаешь, что он дурён" (Гоголь 3). "I can't understand, father, how a man with a heart of gold like yours, a man as kind as you, can go on receiving a man who's the very opposite of you and who you know yourself is a bad character" (За). "I don't understand, father, that a man with a heart of gold like yours can go on receiving a person who is poles apart from you and whom you yourself know to be a bad character" (3d).

    Большой русско-английский фразеологический словарь > как небо от земли

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