this side of something

this side of something
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This is the best Chinese food this side of Peking — Такую китайскую еду можно еще попробовать разве только в Пекине

The majority of men's parents expect a bride to bring a dowry large enough to be just this side of financially crippling her own parents — Родители мужа считают, что невеста должна принести с собой приданое, которое только что не разорит ее собственных родителей

She loves him only just this side of worshipping — Она его только что не боготворит


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

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  • this side of something — informal phrase before a particular time comes, or before an event happens We won’t have another holiday this side of Christmas. Thesaurus: before a time or eventsynonym Main entry: side …   Useful english dictionary

  • this side of something — (just) this side of (something) almost but not quite the quality mentioned. He was just this side of being bubbly when I spoke to him …   New idioms dictionary

  • this side of something — this side of (someone/something) other than someone or something. Nobody this side of a Roman emperor wants athletes to die for the sake of entertainment. Her sound is as funky as anything this side of James Brown …   New idioms dictionary

  • this side of something — informal before a particular time comes, or before an event happens We won t have another holiday this side of Christmas …   English dictionary

  • just this side of something — (just) this side of (something) almost but not quite the quality mentioned. He was just this side of being bubbly when I spoke to him …   New idioms dictionary

  • this side of — (just) this side of (something) almost but not quite the quality mentioned. He was just this side of being bubbly when I spoke to him …   New idioms dictionary

  • this side of — 1. Between here and (somewhere specified) 2. Short of • • • Main Entry: ↑side * * * 1) before (a particular time, date, or event) this side of midnight ■ yet to reach (a particular age) I m this side of forty five 2) …   Useful english dictionary

  • this side of someone — this side of (someone/something) other than someone or something. Nobody this side of a Roman emperor wants athletes to die for the sake of entertainment. Her sound is as funky as anything this side of James Brown …   New idioms dictionary

  • this side of — (someone/something) other than someone or something. Nobody this side of a Roman emperor wants athletes to die for the sake of entertainment. Her sound is as funky as anything this side of James Brown …   New idioms dictionary

  • just this side of — (just) this side of (something) almost but not quite the quality mentioned. He was just this side of being bubbly when I spoke to him …   New idioms dictionary

  • side — side1 W1S1 [saıd] n ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(part of an area)¦ 2¦(next to)¦ 3¦(of a building/object/vehicle etc)¦ 4¦(edge)¦ 5¦(of a thin object)¦ 6¦(part of your body)¦ 7¦(shape)¦ 8¦(mountain/valley)¦ 9¦(page)¦ …   Dictionary of contemporary English


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