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  • 3 get the whip hand of smb.

    (get (have или hold) the whip(-)hand of (или over) smb.)
    иметь или держать кого-л. в полном подчинении; взять верх над кем-л

    ‘Yes,’ he muttered, addressing himself to the bottle, ‘You mark my words; they can't down me. I'm more than a match for them... I'll get the whip hand o' them.’ (A. J. Cronin, ‘Hatter's Castle’, book II, ch. 1) — - Да, - бормотал он, обращаясь к бутылке, - запомни мои слова: им меня не одолеть. я им не ровня, я сумею их подчинить себе... я возьму верх над всеми.

    ‘Don't come that high and mighty look over me,’ sneered Brodie, with a short hateful laugh. ‘You can't pull the wool over my eyes. It's me that's got the whip hand o' you this time.’ (A. J. Cronin, ‘Hatter's Castle’, book III, ch. 10) — - Нечего глядеть на меня с таким высокомерием! - проворчал Броуди с коротким злобным смешком. - Вы мне глаза не замажете. Теперь вы у меня в руках.

    In fact, he held the whip hand of the situation... (M. Mitchell, ‘Gone with the Wind’, ch. XLVII) — Фактически Ретт был хозяином положения...

    Large English-Russian phrasebook > get the whip hand of smb.

  • 4 have a fine time

    (have a fine (good, high, амер. big) time (тж. make a time of it, have a fine, good или high old time))
    хорошо провести время, повеселиться [выражение have a good time, широко распространённое в Англии в XVI-XVII вв., в XVIII в. вышло там из употребления, но сохранилось в США, а в XIX в. было заимствовано уже из США в Англию]

    ‘What do you all smart young people feel about life, nowadays, Fleur?..’ ‘Life?.. We just want to have a good time because we don't believe anything can last. But I don't think we know how to have it.’ (J. Galsworthy, ‘The White Monkey’, part II, ch. V) — - Как вы воспринимаете жизнь, Флер, вы - современная золотая молодежь?.. - Жизнь?.. Мы просто хотим пользоваться минутой, потому что знаем: все преходяще. Но мне кажется, мы не очень-то умеем пользоваться ею.

    Matt and me are off to be married and have a high old time. (A. J. Cronin, ‘Hatter's Castle’, book III, ch. 4) — Мэтт и я покидаем эти места; мы поженимся и заживем счастливо, как в старое доброе время.

    They had a big time... when he came home drunk. (DAE) — Он им устроил веселую жизнь, когда явился домой пьяным.

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  • 5 put smb. through his paces

    (put smb. through his paces (тж. try smb.'s paces))
    проверять чью-л. готовность, пригодность, выявлять чьи-л. качества, способности, "прощупывать" кого-л. [букв. пускать лошадь разными аллюрами]; см. тж. put smb. through his facings

    He had been put through an immense variety of paces, and had answered volumes of head-breaking questions. (Ch. Dickens, ‘Hard Times’, book I, ch. II) — Он прошел через бесконечное количество испытаний и ответил на множество головоломных вопросов.

    That's more like the spirit! That's more like my daughter! We havena [= haven't] put ye through your paces for nothing. Now that I'm showin' you, ye maun [= must] step high when you're in the ring. (A. J. Cronin, ‘Hatter's Castle’, book III, ch. 9) — Вот это лучше! Теперь я узнаю свою дочь! Недаром же я тебя столько времени тренировал! Теперь, когда я тебя выпущу на круг, ты помчишься как стрела.

    We must see what he can do, so we will give the lad some work that will put him through his paces. (DEI) — Надо выяснить, что этот парнишка умеет. Мы дадим ему работу и посмотрим, на что он способен.

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