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to coerce sb into doing sth / sn to do sth
- to make sb do sth by using force or threats
a wreath /i:/
венок, placed on graves or decoration at Christmas
- ястреб, хищная птица
- милитарист, сторонник военных действий, жесткого курса в политике
- to calm, pacify, or soothe, esp by concessions usually at the sacrifice of principles (to pacify, to conciliate)
- ублажать, потакать
- полномочие действовать от имени другого лица
- доверенное лицо
to deter sb from doing sth
EX: The rain didn't deter people from coming to the game.
to make someone decide not to do something
- an omen
- making you think that something bad will happen
- предвещающий, предсказывающий
- - making you think that something bad will happen, знак, примета
to take a hard line
to have a firm policy for dealing with sb or sth
- to wave or swing sth, such as a weapon, in a threatening or excited manner
- to make something less painful, severe, or serious
- облегчать, смягчать
- renewable energy and natural materials replace themselves by natural processes, so that they are never completely used up
- a renewable contract, agreement etc can be continued for a longer period of time
- to fasten something or keep something in position with pegs, забывать колышек
in a predicament
EX: If everyone had followed the rules, we would not be in this predicament.
- a difficult or unpleasant situation that is not easy to get out of
- затруднительное положение
EX: For years he nursed a grievance against his former employer.
- a complaint or a feeling about being treated in an unfair way
- обида, недовольство, жалоба
to rail against sth
EX: His articles rail against the decline of culture in American society.
to express strong anger about something
to shed blood
EX: Too much blood has already been shed in this conflict.
to cause death or injury (someone's blood was shed - used for saying that someone was killed or injured)
EX: They invoked principles of international law to claim ownership of the sunken ship.
- to mention a law, principle, or idea in order to support an argument or to explain an action
- упоминать, ссылаться на что-то
to inflate (a balloon)
- to fill something with air or gas so that it becomes the right shape and size for using
- Figurative:- to make sth seem more important than it really is
someone’s just deserts
EX: I have been blessed with an astonishing number of wonderful friends, far beyond
something that is deserved or merited; just reward or punishment
- to deliberately avoid doing something that is enjoyable but that may not be healthy, safe, or morally right
- to deliberately not vote in an election or at a meeting
- impel someone to do something EX: Even though I was angry, something impelled me to smile.
- be/feel impelled to do something EX: He felt impelled to point out that they were making a serious mistake.
if a feeling or idea impels you to do something, it forces you to do it