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  • 1 not turn a hair

    глазом не моргнуть; и бровью не ведет (не выказать эмоций)

    He didn't turn a hair when the madman ran towards him waving a knife.

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  • 2 not turn a hair

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  • 3 not turn a hair

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  • 4 not turn a hair

    • nehnút ani brvou

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  • 5 not to turn a hair

    (not to turn a hair (тж. without turning a hair))
    1) без устали, без передышки

    He had not turned a hair till we came to Walcot church. (J. Austen, ‘Northanger Abbey’, ch. VII) — Подъезжая к уолкотской церкви, мы заметили, что лошадь наша взмокла.

    He can play the piano for three hours without turning a hair. — Ему нипочем и три часа играть на рояле.

    2) не боясь, не смущаясь; ≈ глазом не моргнуть, и ухом не повести (тж. never turned a hair)

    Doyle: "...And he got about half a pint of whisky out of you." Broadbent: "It did him no harm. He never turned a hair." (B. Shaw, ‘John Bull's Other Island’, act I) — Дойл: "...Ничего себе - выдуть полпинты виски!" Бродбент: "И ничего ему при этом не сделалось. Он и глазом не моргнул."

    Rev. S: "I did not observe that Sir George drank excessively." Frank: "You were not in a condition to, Gov'nor..." Rev. S: "Is Crofts up yet?" Frank: "Oh, long ago. He hasn't turned a hair: he is in much better practice than you - has kept it up ever since probably." (B. Shaw, ‘Mrs. Warren's Profession’, act III) — Пастор: "я не заметил, чтобы сэр Джордж пил слишком много." Фрэнк: "Вы были не в состоянии это заметить, родитель..." Пастор: "А Крофтс встал?" Фрэнк: "О, давным-давно. Он ни в одном глазу! Видно, что чаще вашего прикладывается, а всего вернее, прикладывается непрерывно."

    ‘What do you think of her?’ ‘Fascinating.’ ‘I'll tell her that, she won't turn a hair. The earth's most matter-of-fact young woman.’ (J. Galsworthy, ‘Maid it Waiting’, ch. X) — - что вы о ней думаете? - Очаровательна. - я ей это скажу, но это не произведет на нее впечатления. Самая прозаическая на свете молодая особа.

    I'd spend money like water on all sorts of silly rubbish and never turn a hair, but I hate spending money on paper. (J. Priestley, ‘Angel Pavement’, ch. V) — я не поморщившись трачу деньги без счета на всякую чепуху, а вот на бумагу мне денег жалко.

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  • 6 not to turn a hair

    no inmutarse

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  • 7 (not to) turn a hair

    (to remain calm: He put his finger in the flame without turning a hair.)

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  • 8 (not to) turn a hair

    (to remain calm: He put his finger in the flame without turning a hair.)

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  • 9 (not to) turn a hair

    (to remain calm: He put his finger in the flame without turning a hair.) uden at fortrække en mine
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    (to remain calm: He put his finger in the flame without turning a hair.) uden at fortrække en mine

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  • 10 (not to) turn a hair

    (to remain calm: He put his finger in the flame without turning a hair.) uden at fortrække en mine
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    (to remain calm: He put his finger in the flame without turning a hair.) uden at fortrække en mine

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  • 11 (not to) turn a hair

    (to remain calm: He put his finger in the flame without turning a hair.) no inmutarse, sin pestañear

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  • 12 (not to) turn a hair

    (to remain calm: He put his finger in the flame without turning a hair.) no inmutarse, sin pestañear

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  • 13 (not to) turn a hair

    (to remain calm: He put his finger in the flame without turning a hair.) láta ekkert á sig fá

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  • 14 (not to) turn a hair

    (to remain calm: He put his finger in the flame without turning a hair.) láta ekkert á sig fá

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  • 15 (not to) turn a hair

    (to remain calm: He put his finger in the flame without turning a hair.) szeme se rebben

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  • 16 (not to) turn a hair

    (to remain calm: He put his finger in the flame without turning a hair.) szeme se rebben

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  • 17 (not to) turn a hair

    (to remain calm: He put his finger in the flame without turning a hair.) sem pestanejar

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  • 18 (not to) turn a hair

    (to remain calm: He put his finger in the flame without turning a hair.) sem pestanejar

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  • 19 (not to) turn a hair

    (to remain calm: He put his finger in the flame without turning a hair.) kılını kıpırdatmamak

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  • 20 (not to) turn a hair

    (to remain calm: He put his finger in the flame without turning a hair.) kılını kıpırdatmamak

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  • not turn a hair — (not) turn a hair to not show any emotion when you are told something bad or when something bad happens. I was expecting her to be furious but she didn t turn a hair …   New idioms dictionary

  • not turn a hair — ► not turn a hair remain apparently unmoved. Main Entry: ↑hair …   English terms dictionary

  • (not) turn a hair —    If someone does not turn a hair, they show no emotion in circumstances where a reaction is expected.     When the police came to arrest him, he didn t turn a hair …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • not turn a hair — remain apparently unmoved. → hair …   English new terms dictionary

  • not turn a hair — to not seem at all surprised or shocked …   English dictionary

  • turn a hair — (not) turn a hair to not show any emotion when you are told something bad or when something bad happens. I was expecting her to be furious but she didn t turn a hair …   New idioms dictionary

  • turn a hair — phrasal to give a sign of distress or disturbance < did not turn a hair when told of the savage murder Times Literary Supplement > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • not to turn a hair — • not to turn a hair • not to bat an eyelash (from Idioms in Speech) to show no sings of any feeling, worry or anxiety Ah! he said. What do you think of her? Fascinating! I ll tell her that, she won t turn a hair. The earth s most matter of fact… …   Idioms and examples

  • hair — W1S1 [heə US her] n [: Old English; Origin: hAr] 1.) [U] the mass of things like fine threads that grows on your head ▪ She put on her lipstick and brushed her hair . ▪ I must get my hair cut it s getting very long. ▪ You ve had your hair done… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • hair — ► NOUN 1) any of the fine thread like strands growing from the skin of mammals and other animals, or from the epidermis of a plant. 2) strands of hair collectively, especially on a person s head. 3) a very small quantity or extent. ● hair of the… …   English terms dictionary