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cook one's goose

  • 1 cook one's goose

    expr.
    servirle de lección expr.

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  • 2 cook one's goose

    разг.
    (cook one's (own) (или smb.'s) goose)
    погубить себя, пострадать от собственных козней; ≈ вырыть себе самому яму (убить, извести, погубить кого-л., расправиться с кем-л.)

    If you worry or excite your brain... you will cook your own goose by a quick fire. (Ch. Reade, ‘Hard Cash’, ch. XIV) — Если вы будете нервничать или волноваться... вы сгорите как свеча.

    Dawker: "...Besides it's got out that there's a scandal: common talk in the village but quite enough to cook their goose here. They'll have to go." (J. Galsworthy, ‘The Skin Game’, act III, sc. 2) — Доукер: "...Кроме того, скандал выплыл наружу. О нем говорят в деревне, и этого вполне достаточно, чтобы им житья не стало здесь. Им придется уехать."

    Thought I'd cooked his goose, but he let me have a blast from his tommy gun as I was gettin' away. (K. S. Prichard, ‘Winged Seeds’, ch. XXXVIII) — я думал, что прикончил его, и пошел прочь, а он пустил мне вдогонку очередь из автомата.

    Among the reporters and lawyers at Fort Penn it was not difficult to find several men who were willing to be that Baum's goose was cooked, and that the best he could hope for was life imprisonment. (J. O'Hara, ‘A Rage to Live’, book I, ch. III) — Среди репортеров и юристов Форт-Пенна нашлось, конечно, несколько человек, которые готовы были биться об заклад, что песенка Баума спета и что пожизненное заключение - это самое лучшее, на что он может надеяться.

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  • 3 cook one's goose

    לחסל מישהו
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    והשימ לסחל

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  • 4 cook one's goose

    iemand uit de weg ruimen

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  • 5 cook one's goose

    mörda någon

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  • 6 cook one's (own) (or smb.'s) goose

       paзг.
       пoгубить ceбя (или кoгo-л.), пocтpaдaть oт coбcтвeнныx кoзнeй; выpыть caмoму ceбe (или дpугoму) яму We've had success, and now we're wondering whether it hasn't cooked our goose (J. Galsworthy). Thought I'd cooked his goose, but he let me have a blast from his tommy gun as I was gettin' away (K. S. Prichard) (as)

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  • 7 cook one's own goose

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  • cook one's goose — {v. phr.}, {slang} To ruin someone hopelessly; destroy one s future expectations or good name. * /The bank treasurer cooked his own goose when he stole the bank s funds./ * /She cooked John s goose by reporting what she knew to the police./ *… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • cook one's goose — {v. phr.}, {slang} To ruin someone hopelessly; destroy one s future expectations or good name. * /The bank treasurer cooked his own goose when he stole the bank s funds./ * /She cooked John s goose by reporting what she knew to the police./ *… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • cook\ one's\ goose — v. phr. slang To ruin someone hopelessly; destroy one s future expectations or good name. The bank treasurer cooked his own goose when he stole the bank s funds. She cooked John s goose by reporting what she knew to the police. The dishonest… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • cook one's goose — ruin one s chances She really cooked her own goose and has no chance of getting the new job …   Idioms and examples

  • cook one's goose —  Bring one to ruin. Place one in a difficulty …   A concise dictionary of English slang

  • cook one's goose — phrasal to make one s failure or ruin certain …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • cook one's goose — kill someone, give someone what they have coming, put an end to someone …   English contemporary dictionary

  • cook one's goose — phrasal : to settle, undo, or ruin (a person) irretrievably …   Useful english dictionary

  • goose — a large waterfowl proverbially noted, I know not why, for foolishness [Johnson], O.E. gos, from P.Gmc. *gans goose (Cf. O.Fris. gos, O.N. gas, O.H.G. gans, Ger. Gans goose ), from PIE *ghans (Cf. Skt. hamsah, masc., hansi, fem., goose, swan; Gk …   Etymology dictionary

  • cook — cook1 cookable, adj. cookless, adj. /kook/, v.t. 1. to prepare (food) by the use of heat, as by boiling, baking, or roasting. 2. to subject (anything) to the application of heat. 3. Slang. to ruin; spoil. 4. Informal. to falsify, as accounts: to… …   Universalium

  • goose — See: COOK ONE S GOOSE, FOX AND GEESE, KILL THE GOOSE THAT LAID THE GOLDEN EGG, GONE GOOSE …   Dictionary of American idioms