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  • 1 hold one's own

    het (alleen) aankunnen; zich handhaven, niet achteruitgaan van een zieke
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  • 2 hold one's own

    1) не уступать, держаться твёрдо; стоять на своём, отстаивать свою точку зрения; не сдавать позиций, остаться верным своим убеждениям

    You pester my poor old life out to get you into the world. You won't be able to hold your own there, you silly little fool. You've got no money. (W. Thackeray, ‘Vanity Fair’, ch. XLVIII) — Вы мучаете меня на старости лет, заставляя вводить вас в светское общество. Все равно вы там не удержитесь, глупышка! - у вас нет денег.

    I read for examinations. I read in order to be able to hold my own in conversation. (W. S. Maugham, ‘Complete Short Stories’, ‘The Fall of Edward Barnard’) — Я читал, чтобы сдать экзамены. Читал, чтобы чувствовать себя уверенным во время беседы.

    I'm eighty-one now, but I can still run two miles and hold my own in any rough work going. (J. Lindsay, ‘Rising Tide’, ch. 3) — Мне сейчас 81 год, а я все еще могу быстрым шагом пройти две мили и не уступлю молодым ни в какой трудной работе.

    ...your stewardess, Miss Meighen, is holding her own. If we can get her to a hospital soon, I'm fairly sure she'll come through. (A. Hailey, ‘Airport’, part III, ch. 16) —...ваша стюардесса мисс Мейген держится молодцом. Если нам удастся быстро доставить ее в больницу, я почти убежден, что она выкарабкается.

    2) не ронять своего достоинства; сохранять самообладание; не давать себя в обиду, постоять за себя

    ‘Never you mind what they say, dear,’ said Mrs. Hodges. ‘I've 'ad to go through it same as you 'ave. They don't know any better, poor things. You take my word for it, they'll like you all right if you 'old your own same as I 'ave.’ (W. S. Maughaw, ‘Of Human Bondage’, ch. 104) — - Не обращайте на них внимания, дорогуша, - говорила миссис Ходжес. - Мне тоже сперва от них попадало. Бедняжки, такое уж у них воспитание. Будьте покойны, вы с ними поладите, только не давайте себя в обиду, берите пример с меня.

    Morris had paid, and handsomely, to hold his own in the bar. (K. S. Prichard, ‘The Roaring Nineties’, ch. 31) — И Моррис заплатил без возражений, чтобы поддержать свой престиж в баре.

    ‘Oh, my dear, if Morris is an undertaker,’ Laura exclaimed quite seriously, ‘what does that matter? Everybody knows you and Morris could hold your own in any society.’ (K. S. Prichard, ‘The Roaring Nineties’, ch. 52) — - О, дорогая, - воскликнула Лора с самым серьезным видом, - муж-гробовщик ровно ничего не значит. Всем известно, что ты и Моррис не уроните себя в любом обществе.

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  • 3 hold one's own

       1) нe уcтупaть, дepжaтьcя твёpдo; cтoять нa cвoём, oтcтaивaть cвoю тoчку зpeния; нe cдaвaть пoзиций, ocтaтьcя вepным cвoим убeждeниям
        I read for examinations. I read in order to be able to hold my own in conversation (W. S. Maugham). Take the case of the most successful English dramatist of the first rank, Shakespeare. Although he wrote three centuries ago, he still holds his own (G. B. Shaw). I'm eighty-one now, but I can still run two miles and hold my own in any rough work going (J. Lindsay)
       2) нe poнять cвoeгo дocтoинcтвa; coxpaнять caмooблaдaниe; нe дaвaть ceбя в oбиду, пocтoять зa ceбя
        Everybody knows you and Morris could hold your own in any society (K. S. Prichard)

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  • 4 hold one's own

    (to be as successful in a fight, argument etc as one's opponent: His opponents tried to prove his arguments wrong but he managed to hold his own.) holde stand
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    (to be as successful in a fight, argument etc as one's opponent: His opponents tried to prove his arguments wrong but he managed to hold his own.) holde stand

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  • 5 hold one's own

    (to be as successful in a fight, argument etc as one's opponent: His opponents tried to prove his arguments wrong but he managed to hold his own.) mantenerse firme
    hold one's own (In an argument, etc.)
    expr.
    mantenerse bien expr.
    mantenerse firme expr.

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  • 6 hold one’s own

    maintain oneself in a situation, behave as needed постоять за себя, утвердиться в чем-то

    He can hold his own in any situation. We need men who can hold their own.

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  • 7 hold one's own

    (to be as successful in a fight, argument etc as one's opponent: His opponents tried to prove his arguments wrong but he managed to hold his own.) standa sig; gefa ekki eftir

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  • 8 hold one's own

    (to be as successful in a fight, argument etc as one's opponent: His opponents tried to prove his arguments wrong but he managed to hold his own.) helytáll

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  • 9 hold one's own

    (to be as successful in a fight, argument etc as one's opponent: His opponents tried to prove his arguments wrong but he managed to hold his own.) ficar firme

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  • 10 hold one's own

    yerini korumak, aynı kalmak, dayanmak, başabaş kalmak, başabaş olmak
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    (to be as successful in a fight, argument etc as one's opponent: His opponents tried to prove his arguments wrong but he managed to hold his own.) dayanmak, ayak diremek

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  • 11 hold one's own

    (to be as successful in a fight, argument etc as one's opponent: His opponents tried to prove his arguments wrong but he managed to hold his own.) ostati pri svojem

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  • 12 hold one's own

    • pitää puolensa
    • pitää puoliaan
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    (to be as successful in a fight, argument etc as one's opponent: His opponents tried to prove his arguments wrong but he managed to hold his own.) pitää pintansa

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  • 13 hold one's own

    (to be as successful in a fight, argument etc as one's opponent: His opponents tried to prove his arguments wrong but he managed to hold his own.) hevde/stå/klare seg bra

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  • 14 hold one's own

    (to be as successful in a fight, argument etc as one's opponent: His opponents tried to prove his arguments wrong but he managed to hold his own.) (tenere duro)

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  • 15 hold one's own

    (to be as successful in a fight, argument etc as one's opponent: His opponents tried to prove his arguments wrong but he managed to hold his own.) sich behaupten
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    expr.
    wacker standhalten ausdr.

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  • 16 hold one's own

    (to be as successful in a fight, argument etc as one's opponent: His opponents tried to prove his arguments wrong but he managed to hold his own.) nie poddać się

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  • 17 hold one's own

    (to be as successful in a fight, argument etc as one's opponent: His opponents tried to prove his arguments wrong but he managed to hold his own.) palikt pie sava; nepadoties

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  • 18 hold one's own

    (to be as successful in a fight, argument etc as one's opponent: His opponents tried to prove his arguments wrong but he managed to hold his own.) nepasiduoti

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  • 19 hold one's own

    (to be as successful in a fight, argument etc as one's opponent: His opponents tried to prove his arguments wrong but he managed to hold his own.)

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  • 20 hold one's own

    (to be as successful in a fight, argument etc as one's opponent: His opponents tried to prove his arguments wrong but he managed to hold his own.) úspěšně obstát
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    • trvat na svém

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См. также в других словарях:

  • hold one's own — {v. phr.} To keep your position; avoid losing ground; keep your advantage, wealth, or condition without loss. * /Mr. Smith could not build up his business, but he held his own./ * /The team held its own after the first quarter./ * /Mary had a… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • hold one's own — {v. phr.} To keep your position; avoid losing ground; keep your advantage, wealth, or condition without loss. * /Mr. Smith could not build up his business, but he held his own./ * /The team held its own after the first quarter./ * /Mary had a… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • hold one's own — ► hold one s own retain a position of strength in a challenging situation. Main Entry: ↑own …   English terms dictionary

  • hold one's own — verb 1. be sufficiently competent in a certain situation He can hold his own in graduate school • Verb Frames: Somebody s 2. maintain one s position and be in control of a situation • Hypernyms: ↑control, ↑command …   Useful english dictionary

  • hold one's own — idi hold one s own a) to maintain one s position or condition b) to be equal to the opposition …   From formal English to slang

  • hold one's own — See own Britain has begun to hold its own in world markets Syn: stand firm, stand one s ground, keep one s end up, keep one s head above water, compete, survive, cope, get on/along …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • hold one's own — verb To demonstrate oneself to be capable; to provide a respectable performance or worthy competition; to stick up for oneself. At any rate, he was like John Bull in one respect: he was sturdy and square, and fit to hold his own with any man. Syn …   Wiktionary

  • hold one's own — (in an argument/dispute) to defend one s position Although her boss is very aggressive she is always able to hold her own in any dispute with him …   Idioms and examples

  • hold one's own. — See own. → hold …   Useful english dictionary

  • hold\ one's\ own — v. phr. To keep your position; avoid losing ground; keep your advantage, wealth, or condition without loss. Mr. Smith could not build up his business, but he held his own. The team held its own after the first quarter. Mary had a hard time after… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • hold one's own — (Roget s IV) v. Syn. keep one s advantage, stand one s ground, do well, keep up; see also succeed 1 …   English dictionary for students

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