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not trust an inch

  • 1 not trust smb. an inch

       paзг.
       coвepшeннo нe дoвepять кoму-л., нe иcпытывaть ни мaлeйшeгo дoвepия к кoму-л. Of course I meant no harm, but now she won't trust me an inch (J. Murdoch). He seemed to Mr. Smeeth quite obviously a silly boaster, a liar, and a man not to be trusted a yard (J. B. Priestley). 'No offence, Steve?' And Steve laughed. 'Not between old comrades in arms,' he said, and backed out... away from a tyke you couldn't trust as far as you could throw him (G. W. Target)

    Concise English-Russian phrasebook > not trust smb. an inch

  • 2 not trust somebody an inch

    палец в рот не клади

    He's charming enough but I wouldn't trust him an inch.

    Англо-русский словарь идиом и фразовых глаголов > not trust somebody an inch

  • 3 not to trust smb. an inch

    разг.
    (not to trust smb. an inch (или a yard))
    совершенно не доверять кому-л., не испытывать ни малейшего доверия к кому-л.

    Of course I meant no harm, but now she won't trust me an inch. (I. Murdoch, ‘The Italian Girl’, ch. XIII) — Конечно, у меня и в мыслях не было обидеть Флору, но с тех пор она мне ни на йоту не доверяет.

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