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"Охота" Люси Фоли, словарик-1


pervasive - распространяющийся, вездесущий, повсеместный (this pervasive curtain of white - о снеге)
bloke - парень, чувак, мужик (when the blokes finally arrive in the Land Rover)
bit of rough - любовник из низших слоев общества (He likes to claim it’s because he’s a ‘bit of rough’)
grim - беспощадный, безжалостный; мрачный (his background too grim for anything like the development of aesthetic tastes)
goad - побуждать, подстрекать (saying the most outrageous things, almost goading her to challenge me)
lousy - вшивый, дрянной, паршивый
identikit - шаблонный, стереотипный
emphasise - особо подчеркивает, акцентирует (The glass emphasises the contrast between the bright space in here and the dark outside)
unbear­ably - невыносимо (To be here permanently must be unbear­ably lonely)
go mental - свихнуться (I would go completely mental with only my thoughts for company)
sens of occasion - торжественность, значительность (drawn by the sense of occasion that has just been created by the champagne)
fair share - справедливая доля, добрая доля (A hunger to have more than his fair share)
let on - выдавать секрет (But it’s probably truer than I let on)
spit - слюна
tainted - загаженный, испорченный (a wasted glass, tainted by this stranger’s spit)
walking routes - пеший маршрут (Giles is asking Heather something about walking routes)
tax - подвергать испытанию (There are a few waterfalls – but they have sturdy bridges over them, so there’s nothing to tax you too much)
sedate - степенный, уравновешенный, спокойный, размеренный (if you want something very sedate, there’s the path around the loch)
stable hand - конюх (No one survived apart from a couple of the stable hands)
structurally sound - конструктивно прочный (but it’s probably not structurally sound: you shouldn’t go too near it)
log fire - дровяной камин
hold a grudge - затаить обиду (can hold a grudge like no one else)
blundering - ошибочный, неумелый, бестактный
squashy - мягкий (two huge, squashy sofas)
peat - торф (we use peat with the wood)
spine - корешок книги
emboss - тиснить (emerald and red spines embossed with gold)
balefully - злобно (they seem to follow you wherever you go, staring balefully down)
melt away - улетучиваться, растворяться (the exterior glass seems to melt away so that it’s as though there is no barrier between us and the landscape outside)
There’s no point - бесполезно (There’s no point in my expressing any preference over which cabin I get)
rile - вызвать раздражение, рассердить (I suspect for a moment that Nick is saying so just to rile Miranda)
offhandedly - небрежно, бесцеремонно (‘Fine,’ Miranda says, offhandedly, with barely a glance in Samira’s direction.’)
touchy-feely - склонный к физическому контакту (Miranda has always been touchy-feely)
bid for - борьба за (You know, with the bid for partnership)
wistfulness - ностальгия, тоска (There’s so much wistfulness in her tone)
withhold - утаивать, умалчивать (the glassy surface withholding these secrets)
rustling - шелест
thud - глухой стук (and every so often a soft thud)
gust - порыв, шквал (gust strong enough to disturb a cargo of old snow)
command - внушать (I command respect)
also-ran - аутсайдер, пустое место (With this group I have always been an also-ran)
knocked it out of the park - отличиться, блеснуть, превзойти самого себя (Emma’s really knocked it out of the park. It’s awesome)
fuel up - подзаправиться (let’s go fuel you up at this dinner)
venison - оленина
gawky - деревенщина, простак; неуклюжий, неотесанный, застенчивый
crush - влюбленность (My crush on him had had all the inten­sity that one at that age often does)
resentful - обиженный, возмущенный (It was hard not to feel resentful)
overdoing things - слишком усердствовать
ingratiating - снискать расположение, заискивать (
foreboding - плохое предзнаменование, предвестник беды; предчувствие (дурного)
to lose it completely - психануть по полной программе


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