take the cake

take the cake
expr infml esp AmE

He takes the cake — Он бесподобен

That really takes the cake — Это уже чересчур

You sure take the cake — Ну ты даешь

I've seen bitches in my life but she takes the cake — Видел я в своей жизни сук, но эта всем сукам сука

Of all the birdturd tricks this takes the cake — Такой подлости я не ожидал


Новый англо-русский словарь современной разговорной лексики. - М.:«Русский язык-Медиа» . . 2003.

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  • take the cake — Ⅰ. ► take the biscuit (or chiefly N. Amer. cake) informal be the most remarkable or foolish of its kind. Main Entry: ↑biscuit Ⅱ. ► take the cake see take the biscuit at BISCUIT(Cf. ↑biscuity) …   English terms dictionary

  • take the cake — If something takes the cake, it is the best and takes the honours …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • take the cake — verb rank first; used often in a negative context He takes the cake for chutzpah! • Hypernyms: ↑win • Verb Frames: Something s Somebody s * * * phrasal : to carry off the prize originally in a cakewalk …   Useful english dictionary

  • Take the Cake — infobox television show name = Take the Cake caption = format = Game show runtime = 60 minutes (w/ commercials) creator = starring = Joe Clair Toccara [cite web|url=http://www.thefutoncritic.com/news.aspx?id=20070620bet01|title=Endemol USA and… …   Wikipedia

  • take the cake — {v. phr.}, {slang} 1. To take the first prize; be the best; rank first. * /Mr. Jones takes the cake as a storyteller./ 2. To be the limit; to be the worst; have a lot of nerve; be a very rude, bold, or surprising action. * /I let Jack borrow my… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • take the cake — {v. phr.}, {slang} 1. To take the first prize; be the best; rank first. * /Mr. Jones takes the cake as a storyteller./ 2. To be the limit; to be the worst; have a lot of nerve; be a very rude, bold, or surprising action. * /I let Jack borrow my… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • take\ the\ cake — v. phr. slang 1. To take the first prize; be the best; rank first. Mr. Jones takes the cake as a storyteller. 2. To be the limit; to be the worst; have a lot of nerve; be a very rude, bold, or surprising action. I let Jack borrow my baseball and… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • take the cake — verb a) To be especially good or outstanding. Thanks! You guys take the cake. b) To be particularly bad, objectionable, or egregious. Once the party was over, everyone agreed that Elizabeth and her Har …   Wiktionary

  • take the cake — is the worst or the weirdest or the funniest etc.    Of all the people I ve met, you take the cake! You re the wildest! …   English idioms

  • take the cake — mainly American to be the worst, most shocking, or most annoying example of something. The usual British expression is take the biscuit I ve heard some ridiculous excuses before, but that takes the cake …   English dictionary

  • take the cake — see take the biscuit at biscuit. → cake …   English new terms dictionary


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