Выражения на букву T

Tah-dah! слова, привлекающие внимание к чему-либо, что должно вызвать интерес.
Пример:  "Tah-dah, " said Al­ice, pretending to be a trumpet. "This is my new car!"
Пример:  BILL: Tah-dah! Everyone, meet Mrs. Wilson! MARY: Hello, Mrs. Wilson.

Take care (of yourself). 1. До свидания, и будьте здоро­вы.
Пример:  JOHN: I'll see you next month. Good-bye. BOB: Good-bye, John. Take care of yourself.
Пример:  MARY: Take care. Sue: Okay. See you later.

2. Следите за своим здоровьем и поправляйтесь.
Пример: Mary: Don't worry. I'll get better soon. SUE: Well, take care of yourself Bye.

Пример:  Jane: I'm sorry you're ill. Вов: Oh, it's nothing. JANE: Well, take care of yourself.

Take it easy. 1. До свидания, и будьте осторожны.
Пример: MARY: Bye-bye. BILL: See you, Mary. Take it easy.

Пример:  SUE: Take it easy, Tom. Don't do anything I wouldn't do. TOM: Could you give me a short list of things you wouldn't do?

2. Будьте добрым.; Обращайтесь с кем-либо осторожно.
Пример:  Sue: Then I want you to move the piano and turn all the mattresses. ANDREW: Come on. Take it easy! I'm not made of steel, you know.
Пример:
 HENRY: Oh, I'm pooped. ALICE: You just need a little rest and you'll feel as good as new. Just take it easy.

3. Успокойтесь.; Расслабьтесь.; Не волнуйтесь.
Пример: ANDREW: I am so mad I could blow my top! RACHEL: Now, now. Take it easy. What's wrong?
Пример:
 Mary could see that Sally was very upset at the news. "Now, just take it easy, " said Mary. "It can't be all that bad. "

Take it or leave it. Больше ничего нет. Выбора нет. Бе­рите это или ничего.
Пример:  BILL: That's my final offer. Take it or leave it. BOB: Aw, come on! Take off a few bucks.
Пример:  BILL: Aw, I want eggs for breakfast, Mom. MOTHER: There's only Sweet Wheels left. Take it or leave it.

Take my word for it. Поверьте мне.; Доверьтесь мне, я говорю правду.
Пример: BILL: Take my word for it. These are the best encyclopedias you can buy. BOB: But I don't need any encyclopedias.
Пример:  RACHEL: No one can cook better than Fred. Take my word for it. BILL: Really? Fred: Oh, yes. It's true.

taking care of business   See (just) taking care of business.

talk through one's hat хвастать, бахвалиться; иногда не­много привирать.
Пример: MARY: I've got the fastest feet in the dorm and they're going to carry me all the way to the Olympics. SALLY: Oh, Mary, you're just talking through your hat.
Пример:
 "Bill is always talking through his hat, " said Fred. "Don'tpay any attention to his bragging. " 

Talk to you soon.   See (I will) talk to you soon.

Ta-ta.   See Toodle-oo.

T.C.B.   See under (just) taking care of business.

Tell me another (one)! To, что вы мне только что сказа­ли, — ложь, так что соврите ещё!
Пример:  Bill: Did you know that the football coach was once a dancer in a movie? TOM: Go on! Tell me another one! Пример:  "Tell me another one!" laughed Bill at Tom's latest exaggera­tion.

Thank goodness! AND Thank heavens! О, я так благо­дарен!
Пример:  JOHN: Well, we finally got here. Sorry we're so late. MOTHER: Thank goodness! We were all so worried.
Пример: JANE: There was a fire on Ma­ple Street, but no one was hurt. BILL: Thank heavens!

Thank heavens!   See the previous entry.

Thanks. See Thanks (a lot) and the entries beginning with Thank you.

Thanks (a lot). AND Thank you a lot. 1. Спасибо, я вам очень благодарен.
Пример:  Bill: Here, take mine. BOB: Thanks a lot.
Пример:  MARY: Well, here's your pizza. BILL: Thanks.

2. Это немногого стоит.; Это не стоит благодарности. (Сарказм выражается инто­нацией, с которой произносятся эти слова.)
Пример: John:   I'm   afraid   that  you're   going   to   have   to work the night shift. BOB: Thanks a lot.
Пример:  FRED: Here's your share of the money. We had to take out nearly half to make up for the damage you did to the car. BILL: Thanks a lot.

Thanks a million. Большое спасибо.
Пример:  BILL: Oh, thanks a million. You were very helpful. BOB: Just glad I could help.
Пример:  JOHN: Here's your book. JANE: Thanks a mil­lion. Sorry I needed it back in such a rush.

Thanks awfully. Большое спасибо.
Пример:  JOHN: Here's one for you. JANE: Thanks awfully.
Пример:
 MARY: Here, let me help you with all that stuff. SUE: Thanks awfully.

Thanks, but no thanks. Спасибо, но меня это не ин­тересует. (Способ отказаться от чего-либо, что не очень желательно.)
Пример:  ALICE: How would you like to buy my old car? JANE: Thanks, but no thanks.
Пример: JOHN: What do you think about a trip over to see the Wilsons? SALLY: Thanks, but no thanks. We don't get along.

Thanks for having me.   See Thank you for inviting me.

Thanks for the lift.   See the following entry.

Thanks for the ride. AND Thanks for the lift. Спасибо, что подвезли меня в своей машине.
Пример: JOHN (stopping the car): Here we are. BOB: Thanks for the ride. Bye. JOHN: Later.
Пример:  As Fred got out of the car, he said, "Thanks for the lift. "

Thanks loads. Большое спасибо. (Разговорное.)
Пример:  MARY: Here, you can have these. And take these too. SALLY: Thanks loads.
Пример:  JOHN: Wow! You look great! SALLY: Thanks loads. I try.

Thank you. Я признателен вам и приношу свою благо­дарность.
Пример:  Bill: Here, have some more cake. Bob: Thank you.
Пример:  JOHN: Your hair looks nice. MARY: Thank you.

Thank you a lot.   See Thanks (a lot).

Thank you for a lovely evening, слова, которые говорит уходящий гость хозяину или хозяйке в конце вечера. (Вместо lovely могут быть использованы другие при­лагательные, например, nice.)
Пример:  MARY: Thank you for a lovely evening. JOHN: Will I see you again?
Пример:  BILL: Thank you for a nice evening. MARY: Thank you so much for coming. Good night.

Thank you for a lovely time, слова, которые говорят, ухо­дя, гости хозяину или хозяйке. (Вместо lovely могут быть использованы другие прилагательные, например, nice.)
Пример:  BILL: Thank you for a nice time. MARY: Thank you so much for coming. Bye now.
Пример:  JOHN: Thank you so much for coming. JANE: Well, thank you for a lovely time. JOHN: Don't stay away so long next time.

Thank you for calling. Спасибо, что вы позвонили (по телефону). (Говорится, когда звонок оказывается ну­жным или когда звонящему не так легко было его сделать.)
Пример:  MARY: Good-bye. SUE: Good-bye, thanks for calling.
Пример: JOHN: Okay. Well, I have to get off the phone. I just wanted you to know what was happening with your order. JANE: Okay. Bye. Thanks for calling.

Thank you for inviting me. AND Thank you for inviting us.; Thank you for having me.; Thank you for having us. вежливые выражения, которые говорят при про­щании хозяину или хозяйке.
Пример: Mary: Good-bye, glad you could come. BILL: I had a great time. Thank you for inviting me.
Пример:
JOHN: I had a good time. Thank you for inviting me. SALLY: Come back again, John. It was good talking to you.

Thank you for inviting us.   See the previous entry.

Thank you so much.   See the following entry.

Thank you very much. AND Thank you so much, более вежливый и выразительный вариант «спасибо».
Пример:  Том: Welcome. Come in. BOB: Thank you very much.
Пример:
 BILL: Here's the book I promised you. SUE: Thank you so much.

That ain't the way I heard it. А я слышал эту историю в другом варианте. (Общеупотребительная фраза. Грам­матическая ошибка ain't является её неотъемлемой ча­стью.)
Пример:  John: It seemed like a real riot, then Sally called the police and things calmed down. SUE: That ain't the way I heard it. JOHN: What? SUE: Somebody said the neighbors called the police.
Пример:  FRED: Four of us went fishing and were staying in this cabin. These women stopped and said they were having car trouble. What could we do? SALLY: That ain't the way I heard it.

That (all) depends. Мой ответ зависит от некоторых фа­кторов, которые ещё предстоит обсудить.
Пример:
ТОМ: Will you be able to come to the meeting on Thursday night? MARY: That all depends.
Пример:  BOB: Can I see you again? SALLY: That depends.

That beats everything!   See If that don't beat all!

That brings me to the (main) point, фраза, после кото­рой переходят к главной теме разговора. (Смот­рите  также  which  brings  me  to  the  (main)  point.)
Пример:  FATHER: It's true. All of us had to go through something like this when we were young, and that brings me to the point. Aren't you old enough to be living on your own and making your own deci­sions and supporting yourself? TOM: Well, yes, I guess so.
Пример:  FRED: Yes, things are very expensive these days, and that brings me to the main point. You simply have to cut back on spending. BILL: You're right. I'll do it!

(That causes) no problem. Это не составит проблемы ни для меня, ни для кого-либо другого.
Пример:  MARY: Do you mind waiting for just a little while? BOB: No prob­lem.
Пример:  SUE: Does this block your light? Can you still read? JANE: That causes no problem.

That does it! 1. Кончено!; Вот теперь сделано, как на­до!
Пример: When Jane got the last piece put into the puzzle, she said, "That does it!"

Пример:  JOHN (signing a paper): Well, that's the last one! That does it! BILL: I thought we'd never finish.

2. Моё терпение кончилось!; Всё, хватит!
Пример: BILL: We're still not totally pleased with your work. BOB: That does it! I quit!

Пример:  SALLY: That does it! I never want to see you again! FRED: I only put my arm around you!

That'll be the day! Когда это случится, то-то удивитель­ный будет день!
Пример:  BILL: I think I'll fix that lamp now. ANDREW: When you finally get around to fixing that lamp, that'll be the day! Пример:  SUE: I'm going to get this place organized once and for all! ALICE: That'll be the day!

That'll teach someone! To, что случилось с кем-либо, является заслуженным наказанием. (Вместо слова someone обычно употребляется местоимение.)
Пример:  Bill: Тот, who has cheated on his taxes for years, fi­nally got caught. SUE: That'll teach him.
Пример:  BILL: Gee, I got a ticket for speeding. FRED: That'll teach you!

That (really) burns me (up)! Это выводит меня из себя!
Пример:
 BOB: Did you hear that interest rates are going back up? Mary: That really burns me up!
Пример:  SUE: Fred is telling everyone that you are the one who lost the party money. MARY: That burns me! It was John who had the money in the first place.

That's about the size of it. Дело обстоит именно так.
Пример:  Вов: We only have grocery money left in the bank. SALLY: That means that there isn't enough money for us t0 go to Jamaica? BOB: That's about the size of it.
Пример: BOB: I'm supposed to take this bill to the county clerk's office and pay them four hundred dollars? SALLY: That's about the size of it.

That's all someone needs. AND It's all someone needs.; (It's) just what you need.; That's just what you need. Кому-либо это совсем не нужно.; Это послед­няя капля переполняющая чашу терпения)! (Всегда саркастически. Вместо someone может стоять имя человека или местоимение.)
Пример:  JANE: The dog died and the basement is just starting to flood. FRED: That's all we need.
Пример:  SALLY: Bill, the check you wrote to the Internal Revenue Service was returned. There's no more money in the bank. BILL: That's all we need.
Пример:  BOB: On top of all that, now 1 have car trouble! MARY: That's just what you need!

That's a new one on me! Я этого раньше не слышал.
Пример:  BOB: Did you hear? They're building a new highway that will bypass the town. FRED: That's a new one on me! That's terrible!
Пример:  SUE: All of us will have to pay our taxes monthly from now on. MARY: That's a new one on me!

That's easy for you to say. Вы можете говорить это с лёгкостью, так как вас это не заденет так, как дру­гих. Пример: WAITER: Here's your check. MARY: Thanks. (turning to others) I'm willing to just split the check evenly. BOB: That's easy for you to say. You had lob­ster!  
Пример:  SALLY: Let's each chip in ten bucks and buy him a sweater. SUE: That's easy for you to say. You've got ten bucks to spare.

That's enough! Больше не надо!; Хватит!
Пример:  SUE: Here, I'll stack another one on top. MARY: That's enough! It will fall.
Пример: JOHN: I could go on with complaint after complaint. I could talk all week, in fact. BOB: That's enough!

That's enough for now. Пока этого больше не надо.; Пожалуйста, перестаньте на некоторе время.
Пример:  MARY: Here, have some more cake. Do you want a larger piece? BILL: Oh, no. That's enough for now. |
Пример:  BILL: Shall I cut a little more off this tree, lady, or save the rest till spring? JANE: No, that's enough for now.

(That's) enough (of this) foolishness! 1. Прекратите эту глупость!
Пример:  BILL: Enough of this foolishness. Stop it! SALLY: Sorry.
Пример:
 FATHER: That's enough of this fool­ishness. You two stop fighting over nothing. BOB: Okay. BILL: Sorry.

2. С меня хватит! (Не относится к тому, что действительно является глупостью.)
Пример:  ANDREW: Enough of this foolishness. I hate ballet. I'm leaving. SUE: Well, sneak out quietly. ANDREW: No, I'll lead an exodus.
Пример: SALLY: That's enough foolishness. I'm leav­ing and I never want to see you again! BOB: Come on! I was only teasing.

(That's) fine by me.   See the following entry.

(That's) fine with me. AND (That's) fine by me.; (That's) okay by me.; (That's) okay with me. Что касается ме­ня, то мне это подходит. (Выражения с предлогом by — разговорные.)
Пример:  SUE: I'm giving away your old coat. BOB: That's fine with me.
Пример:  SALLY: Can I take twenty dollars out of your wallet? FRED: That's okay by me — if you can find it, of course.

That's funny. Это странно или эксцентрично.
Пример:  BILL: Тот just called from Detroit and says he's coming back tomorrow. MARY: That's funny. He's not supposed to.
Пример:  SUE: The sky is turning very gray. MARY: That's funny. There's no bad weather forecast.

That's (just) too much! 1. Это неприятно и неприемле­мо!; Этого я уже не могу вынести!
Пример:  "That's just too much!" exclaimed Sue, and she walked out.
Пример:
 BILL: I'm afraid this movie isn't what we thought it was going to be. SUE: Did you see that? That's too much! Let's go!

2. Это уж слишком смешно. (Сравните с You're too much.)
Пример: After Fred finished the joke, and Bill had stopped howling with laughter, Bill said, "That's too much! Tell a sad one for a change. "
Пример:
 When Tom stopped laughing, his sides ached and he had tears in his eyes. "Oh, that's too much!" he moaned.

That's just what you need.   See That's all someone needs.

That's more like it. Это (уже) лучше.; На этот раз реак­ция лучше.
Пример:  WAITER: Here is your order, sir. Roast chicken as you requested. Sorry about the mix-up. JOHN: That's more like it.
Пример: CLERK: Now, here's one that you might like. SALLY: Now, that's more like it!

That's news to me. Я не знал этого.; Я не был об этом информирован. 
Пример:   BILL:   They've blocked off Maple Street for some repairs. TOM: That's news to me.
Пример:  SALLY: The telephones are out. None of them work. BILL: That's news to me.

(That's) no skin off my nose. AND (That's) no skin off my teeth. Это меня не смущает.; Для меня это не пред­ставляет проблемы и никак не вредит мне. (Разговор­ное. Второй вариант фразы взят из метафоры by the skin of someone's teeth, означающей «еле-еле». Первый вариант имеет дополнительные варианты — почти все они вульгарные.)
Пример:  BILL: Everybody around here seems to think you're the one to blame. BOB: So what? I'm not to blame. That's no skin off my teeth, whatever they think.
Пример:  BILL: Sally is going to quit her job and go to Tampa. BOB: No skin off my nose! I don't care what she does.

(That's) okay by me.   See (That's) fine with me.

(That's) okay with me.   See (That's) fine with me.

That's that! Всё кончено! Больше ничего нельзя сде­лать.
Пример:  ТОМ: Well, that's that! I can do no more. SALLY: That's the way it goes.
Пример:  DOCTOR (finishing an operation): That's that! Would you close for me, Sue? SUE: Nice job, doctor. Yes, I'll close.

That's the last straw! Это уже слишком! Что-то нужно сделать.
Пример:  BOB: Now they say I have to have a tutor to pass calculus. MARY: That's the last straw! I'm going straight up to that school and find out what they aren't doing right.
Пример:  "That's the last straw!" cried Fred when he got another special tax bill from the city.

That's the stuff! Это правильное отношение или посту­пок.
Пример:  Вов: I'm sure I can do it! FRED: That's the stuff!
Пример: "That's the stuff!" cried the coach as Mary crossed the finish line.

That's the ticket! Вот что необходимо (делать)!
Пример: MARY: I'll just get ready and drive the letter directly to the airport! SUE: That's the ticket. Take it right to the airport post office.
Пример:  BOB: I've got it! I'll buy a new computer! Bill: That's the ticket!

That's the way it goes. Это судьба. Это неизбежно.
Пример:
MARY: All my roses died in the cold weather. SUE: That's the way it goes.
Пример:
 SALLY: Someone stole all the candy we left out in the front office. JANE: That's the way it goes.

That's the way the ball bounces.   See the following entry.

That's the way the cookie crumbles. AND That's the way the ball bounces.; That's the way the mop flops. Такова жизнь.; Вот так всегда.
Пример:  SUE: I lost out on the chance for a promotion. ALICE: That's the way the cookie crumbles.
Пример:  JOHN: This entire week was spent on this project. Then they canceled it. SALLY: That's the way the ball bounces.

That's the way the mop flops.   See the previous entry.

(That's the way) to go! фраза, поощряющая кого-либо продолжать делать что-либо (так же) хорошо.
Пример: As John ran over the finish line, everyone cried, "That's the way to go!"

Пример:  "Way to go!" said Mary when Bob finally got the car started.

(That's) too bad. Это прискорбно.; Я с сожалением ус­лышал об этом.
Пример:  ТОМ: I hurt my foot on our little hike. FRED: That's too bad. Can I get you something for it? TOM: No, I'll live. Пример:  BOB: My uncle just passed away. TOM: That's too bad. I'm sorry to hear that. BOB: Thanks.

That's what I say. Я согласен с тем, что было только что сказано.
Пример:
ТОМ: We've got to get in there and stand up for our rights! MARY: That's what I say.
Пример:  BOB: They shouldn't do that! MARY: That's what I say! BOB: They should be put in jail! MARY: That's what I say!

that's why! добавление в конце предложения, которое является ответом на вопрос, начинающийся со слова why. (Выражает легкое нетерпение.)
Пример:  SUE: Why do you always put your right shoe on first? BOB: Because, when I get ready to put on my shoes, I always pick up the right one first, that's why!
Пример: MARY: Why do you eat that awful peppermint candy? TOM: Because I like it, that's why!

That takes the cake! 1. Здорово/очень хорошо, и это заслуживает награды! (Предполагается, что награ­да — пирожное/торт.)
Пример: "What a performance!" cheered John. "That takes the cake!"
Пример:  SUE: Wow! That takes the cake! What a dive! RACHEL: She sure can dive!

2. Всё кончено!; Это конец!
Пример:
 BOB: What a dumb thing to do, Fred! BILL: Yeah, Fred. That takes the cake! D BOB: Wow! That  takes  the   cake!  BILL:   What  is   it?   Why  are you slowing down? BOB: That stupid driver in front of me just hit the car on the left and then swung over and hit the car on the right.

That tears it! Теперь точно всё кончено!; Хватит! (Сло­во tears рифмуется со stairs.)
Пример:  RACHEL: Okay, that tears it! I'm going to complain to the landlord. Those people make noise day and night! SUE: Yes, this is too much.
Пример:  TOM: The boss thinks maybe you should work on the night shift. MARY: That tears it! I quit!

(The) best of luck (to someone). Желаю кому-либо боль­шой удачи.
Пример:  ALICE: Good-bye, Bill. BILL: Goodbye, Alice. Best of luck. ALICE: Thanks. Bye.
Пример:  "Good-bye, and the best of luck to you", shouted Mary, waving and crying at the same time.

then в результате; поэтому; из-за этого. (Часто это сло­во просто используют без чёткого или необходимого значения.) Пример: Bill: I've taken a job in New York. ALICE: You'll be leaving Toledo then? BILL: Yes, I have to move.
Пример:  "All right then, what sort of car were you thinking about? " asked the sales manager.

(There is) no chance. Нет никаких шансов, что что-либо случится.
Пример:  Том: Do you think that some little country like that will actually attack Eng­land? John: There's no chance. Пример:  BILL: No chance you can lend me a few bucks, is there? BOB: Nope. No chance.

(There is) no doubt about it. Это не подлежит сомне­нию.; Это очевидно.
Пример:  JANE: It's really cold today. FRED: No doubt about it!
Пример: SUE: Things seem to be getting more and more expensive. TOM: There's no doubt about that. Look at the price of oranges!

(There is) no need (to). Вам и не нужно.; Это не обяза­тельно.
Пример:  MARY: Shall I try to save all this wrapping paper? SUE: No need. It's all torn.
Пример:  BOB: Would you like me to have it repaired? I'm so sorry I broke it. BILL: There is no need to. I can just glue it, thanks.

(There's) nothing to it! Это легко!
Пример:  JOHN: Is it hard to learn to fly a small plane? SUE: There's nothing to it!
Пример:  Bill: Me? I can't dive off a board that high! I can hardly dive off the side of the pool! BOB: Aw, come on! Nothing to it!

(There's) no way to tell. Никто не может найти отве­та.
Пример:  Том: How long are we likely to have to wait before the plane takes off? CLERK: Sorry, sir. There's no way to tell. Пример: BILL: Will the banks be open when we arrive? BOB: No way to tell. They don't keep regular hours.

The rest is history. Конец истории, которую я расска­зываю, все знают.
Пример:  BILL: Then they arrested all the officers of the corporation, and the rest is history. SUE: Can't trust anybody these days.
Пример:
BOB: Hey, what happened between you and Sue? BILL: Finally we realized that we could never get along, and the rest is history.

There will be hell to pay. Будет много неприятностей, если что-то произойдёт или не произойдет.
Пример:  FRED: If you break another -window, there will be hell to pay. ANDREW: I didn't do it! I didn't.
Пример:
 BILL: I'm afraid there's no time to do this one. I'm going to skip it. BOB: There will be hell to pay if you do.

There you are. Такова жизнь.; Так уж получилось. (Фа­талистическое утешение.)
Пример:  "There's nothing more that can be done. We've done what we could. So there you are, " said Fred, dejected. Пример:  ANDREW: Then what happened? BOB: Then they put me in a cell until they found I was innocent. Somebody stole my watch in there, and 1 cut myself on a broken wine bottle left on a bench. And now I've got lice. All because of mistaken identity. So there you are.

There you go! Теперь вы делаете всё правильно!; Те­перь вы правильно к этому относитесь.
Пример:  ALICE: I know I can do it. I just need to try harder. JANE: There you go!
Пример: BOB: I'll devote my full time to studying and stop messing around. FATHER: There you go! That's great!

The same for me.   See I'll have the same.

(The) same to you. 1. AND You too. вежливая форма от­ветного пожелания всего доброго кому-либо.
Пример: Clerk. Have a nice day. SALLY: The same to you.
Пример:
 BOB: I hope things work out for you. Happy New Year! BILL: You too. Bye.

2. (часто Same to ya.) невежливая форма парирования бранного слова или эпитета, сказанного кем-либо другим. (Сленг. В выражении Same to ya. ударение падает на to).
Пример:
ТОМ: You're such a pest! BILL: Same to ya!
Пример:  TOM: I hope you go out and fall in a hole. BILL: You too.

The shame of it (all)! Это так стыдно!; Мне очень не­ловко. (В значительной степени употребляется как пародия. Сравните с For shame!)
Пример:  JOHN: Good grief. I have a pimple! Always, just before a date. ANDREW: The shame of it all!
Пример: TOM: John claims that he cheated on his taxes. BILL: Golly! The shame of it!

The sooner the better. Чем скорее что-либо будет сдела­но, тем лучше. (Клишированная фраза.)
Пример:  Вов: When do you need this? MARY: The sooner the better.
Пример:  BOB: Please get the oil changed in the station wagon. The sooner the better. ALICE: I'll do it today.

the way I see it.   See from my perspective.

The word is mum. AND Mum's the word, просьба не раскрывать секрет или не рассказывать о чём-либо или о ком-либо. Пример:  Вов: I hope you won't tell all this to anyone. BILL: Don't worry, the word is mum.
Пример: "The word is mum, " said Jane to ease Mary's mind about the secret.

They must have seen you coming. Вас действительно об­манули.; Они увидели, что вы идёте, и решили, что могут легко вас обмануть.
Пример:  ANDREW: It cost two hundred dollars. RACHEL: You paid two hundred dol­lars for that thing? Boy, they must have seen you coming.
Пример:  BOB: Do you think I paid too much for this car? It's not as good as I thought it was. TOM: It's almost a wreck. They must have seen you coming.

(Things) could be better. AND (I) could be better.; (Things) might be better, ответ на приветственный вопрос, означающий: «Дела мои не так хороши, как могли бы быть». (Не обязательно прямой ответ.)
Пример:  JOHN: How are things going, Fred? FRED: Things could be better. And you? JOHN: About the same. Пример: Вов: Hi, Bill! How are you? BILL: I could be better. What's new with you? BOB: Nothing much.

(Things) could be worse. AND (I) could be worse, ответ на приветственный вопрос, означающий: «Дела мои не так плохи, как могли бы быть». (Не обязательно прямой ответ.)
Пример:  JOHN: How are you, Fred? Fred: Things could be worse. And you? JOHN: Okay, I guess.
Пример:  BOB: Hi, Bob! What's happening? BOB: I could be worse. What's new with you?

Things getting you down? See (Are) things getting you down?

Things haven't been easy.   See (It) hasn 't been easy.

(Things) might be better.   See (Things) could be better.

Things will work out (all right). AND Everything will work out (all right.); Everything will work out for the best; Things will work out for the best. Ситуация получит благоприятное разрешение.; Проблемы будут решены.
Пример: "Cheer up!" Mary said to a gloomy Fred, "Things will work out all right. "
Пример:  MARY: Oh, I'm so miserable! BILL: Don't worry. Everything will work out for the best.
Пример:  "Now, now, don't cry. Things will work out, " consoled Sally, hoping that what she was saying was really true.

Things will work out for the best.   See the previous entry.

thinking out loud   See (I'm) (just) thinking out loud.

Think nothing of it. AND Don't give it another thought.; Don't give it a (second) thought. 1. Пожалуйста.; Это ничего не стоило.; Я был рад это сделать.
Пример:  MARY: Thank you so much for driving me home. JOHN: Think nothing of it.
Пример: SUE: It was very kind of you to bring these all the way out here. ALICE: Think nothing of it. I was delighted to do it.

2. Вы не причинили никакого вреда. (Очень вежливый способ разуверить кого-ли­бо в том, что его действия принесли большой вред или причинили боль говорящему.)
Пример:  SUE: Oh, sorry. I didn't mean to bump you! BOB: Think nothing of it.
Пример:  JANE: I hope I didn't hurt your feelings when I said you were too loud. BILL: Don't give it a second thought. I was too loud.

This doesn't quite suit me.  AND  It doesn't quite suit me. Это не совсем то, что я хотел.; Это мне не нра­вится. (Сравните с (It) suits me (fine).)
Пример:
 CLERK: How do you like this one? MARY: It doesn't quite suit me.
Пример
:  Вов: This doesn't quite suit me. Let me see something a little darker. CLERK: How's this? BOB: Better  Time to call it a night. MARY: Yes, it's really dark! Good night.
Пример:  FRED: Gee, I'm tired. Look at the time! JANE: Yes, it's time to call it a night.

Time to go.   See (It's) time to go.

Time to hit the road.   See (It's) time to hit the road.

Time to move along.   See (It's) time to run.

Time to push along.   See (It's) time to run.

Time to push off.   See (It's) time to run.

Time to run.   See (It's) time to run.

Time to shove off.   See (I) have to shove off.

Time to split.   See (It's) time to run.

(To) hell with that! Я отказываюсь! Пример:  MARY: I think we ought to go to the dance Friday night. TOM: To hell with that!
Пример: FRED: Don't you want to drive me down to school? JOHN: To hell with that!

Too bad.   See (That's) too bad.

Toodle-oo. AND Ta-ta.; Toodles. До свидания.
Пример: FRED: Bye, you guys. See you. SALLY: It's been. Really it has. Toodle-oo.
Пример:  MARY: See ya, bye-bye. Sue: Ta-ta.

Toodles.   See Toodle-oo.

Took the words right out of my mouth. See (You) took the words right out of my mouth.

to put it another way AND put another way словосочета­ние, за которым следует повторение того, что кто-либо, обычно сам говорящий, только что сказал.
Пример:  FATHER: You're still very young, Tom. To put it another way, you don't have any idea about what you're getting into. TOM: But I still want to get married, so can I bor­row fifty dollars?
Пример:  JOHN: Could you go back to your own room now, Tom? I have to study. TOM: (no answer) JOHN: Put another way, get out of here! TOM: Okay, okay. Don't get your bowels in an uproar!

to the best of my knowledge.   See (as) far as I know.

Tout suite! прямо сейчас!; быстро! (От французского Toute de Suite. Произносится как "toot sweet".)
Пример:  JOHN: Come on, get this finished! BOB: I'm trying. JOHN: Tout suite! Get moving!
Пример:  "I want this mess cleaned up, tout suite!" shouted Sally, hands on her hips and steaming with rage.

Trust me! Я говорю вам правду. Пожалуйста, поверьте мне.
Пример:  Тот said with great conviction, "Trust me! I know exactly what to do!"
Пример:
 MARY: Do you really think we can keep this party a secret until Thursday? Sally: Trust me! I know how to plan a surprise party.

try as I may слова, за которыми следует выражение со­жаления или неудачи.
Пример:  BILL: Try as I may, I cannot get this thing put together right.  ANDREW: Did you Try to catch you later read the instructions?
Пример:  RACHEL: Wow! This place is a mess! MOTHER: Try as I may, I can't get Andrew to clean up after himself.

Try to catch you later. See (I'll) try to catch you some other time.

Try to catch you some other time. See (I'll) try to catch you some other time.

Tsup? В чём дело? (Сленг.)
Пример:  BILL: Tsup? TOM: Noth­ing. What's new with you? BILL: Nothing.
Пример:  BOB: Tsup? FRED: I'm getting a new car. BOB: Excellent!