wyrażenie lub zwrot językowy, którego nie można rozumieć dosłownie
ani dosłownie przetłumaczyć na inny język, np. biały kruk, rzucić okiem.
Idiomów w bazie: 946
all hot and bothered
zmieszany, zakłopotany lub zły
Jim gets all hot and bothered when I mention his ex-girlfriend.
a babe in the woods
bezradny jak dziecko
When it comes to dealing with computers, he's a babe in the woods. He definitely needs someone to help.
a backseat driver
pasażer bez przerwy pouczający kierowcę samochodu
I hated travelling with my parents - my dad took it patiently but, to tell the truth, my mum was a terrible backseat driver.
a bad patch
Last season we hit a bad patch of form and suddenly we were out of the Champions League.
a big noise
This guy is said to be a big noise in drug trafficking. The police have been after him for a long time.
Tom told me that all his friends are less intelligent than he is. He's such a big head!
a black look
gniewne, pełne nienawiści spojrzenie
Mary gave me a black look when I entered the office.
a blue movie/film
Blue movies are rated X, which means that only people of 18 and over can watch them.
a blue-eyed boy
Tom was always jealous of his younger brother because he knew Jack was their mother's blue-eyed boy.
a bone of contention
przedmiot sporu, kość niezgody
The choice of place for holiday turned out to be a real bone of contention in their family this year.
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