where it's at


where it's at
adj sl
1)

And suddenly it dawns on me. This is really where it's at — И вдруг меня будто пронзило. Именно в этом заключается правда жизни

A lot of cats are finding out where it's at in the joint — В этой забегаловке чуваки рассуждают о смысле жизни

2)

The Commonwealth of Independent States is where it's at — События в Содружестве Независимых Государств приковывают внимание всей мировой общественности

The South-East Asia is where it's at now — Экономика стран Юго-Восточной Азии развивается бурными темпами

She buys her clothes in the King's Road - that's where it's at — Она покупает себе одежду в районе Кинга Роуд - там всегда можно найти самые модные вещи

Education is where it's at — Сейчас самое главное - это образование

Science fiction is really where it's at these days — В настоящее время многие увлекаются научной фантастикой

Since you rap with them people you will always be more or less where it's at — Поскольку вы общаетесь с этими людьми, то должны быть в гуще событий

3) esp AmE

Keep on trying! That's where it's at — Давай смелее! Вот так!

Clean nice girls! That's where it's at — Милые порядочные девочки! Чистый мед!

This is where it's at — Это то, что надо!

This party is really where it's at, man! — Отличная тусовка, а?


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

Смотреть что такое "where it's at" в других словарях:

  • where — [ wer, hwer ] function word *** Where can be used in the following ways: as a question adverb (introducing a direct or indirect question): Where are you going? I wonder where she lives. as a relative adverb (referring back to a noun and… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • where — W1S1 [weə US wer] adv, conj, pron [: Old English; Origin: hwAr] 1.) in or to which place ▪ Where are you going? ▪ Where do they live? ▪ Do you know where my glasses are? ▪ Where would you like to sit? where (...) to/from ▪ Where have you come… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Where — Where, adv. [OE. wher, whar, AS. hw?r; akin to D. waar, OS. hw?r, OHG. hw[=a]r, w[=a]r, w[=a], G. wo, Icel. and Sw. hvar, Dan. hvor, Goth. hwar, and E. who; cf. Skr. karhi when. [root]182. See {Who}, and cf. {There}.] [1913 Webster] 1. At or in… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • where — [hwer, wer] adv. [ME wher < OE hwær, akin to Ger wo & to war in warum: for IE base see WHAT] 1. in or at what place? [where is the car?] 2. to or toward what place or point? [where did he go?] 3. in what situation or position [where will we be …   English World dictionary

  • where is at — where (someone) is at see ↑where, 1 • • • Main Entry: ↑at where (someone) is at informal : someone s true position, state, or nature I haven t quite figured out where she s at [=where she stands; what her opinions are] on that issue …   Useful english dictionary

  • where it's at — {adv. phr.}, {informal} That which is important; that which is at the forefront of on going social, personal, or scientific undertakings. * /Young, talented and black, that s where it s at./ * /We send sophisticated machines to Mars instead of… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • where it's at — {adv. phr.}, {informal} That which is important; that which is at the forefront of on going social, personal, or scientific undertakings. * /Young, talented and black, that s where it s at./ * /We send sophisticated machines to Mars instead of… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • where's — [hwerz, werz] contraction 1. where is 2. where has 3. Informal where does …   English World dictionary

  • Where — Where, conj. Whereas. [1913 Webster] And flight and die is death destroying death; Where fearing dying pays death servile breath. Shak. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Where — Where, n. Place; situation. [Obs. or Colloq.] [1913 Webster] Finding the nymph asleep in secret where. Spenser. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • where it's at — where important things are happening, where the action is    China that s where it s at today. Their society is changing; their economy is growing …   English idioms

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