bored stiff

bored stiff
adj infml

She seemed bored stiff sitting in this joint — Она, кажется, помирала со скуки в этом заведении


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

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  • bored stiff — bored/scared/worried/stiff phrase extremely bored frightened worried Thesaurus: feeling or expressing strong emotionssynonym Main entry: stiff * * * bored …   Useful english dictionary

  • bored stiff — bored until the verge of craziness, extremely tedious …   English contemporary dictionary

  • stiff´ness — stiff «stihf», adjective, adverb, noun, verb. –adj. 1. not easily bent; fixed; rigid: »a stiff brush. He wore a stiff collar. 2. hard to move: »a stiff gear. The old hinges on the barn door are stiff. 3. not able to move easily: »a stiff neck.… …   Useful english dictionary

  • stiff´ly — stiff «stihf», adjective, adverb, noun, verb. –adj. 1. not easily bent; fixed; rigid: »a stiff brush. He wore a stiff collar. 2. hard to move: »a stiff gear. The old hinges on the barn door are stiff. 3. not able to move easily: »a stiff neck.… …   Useful english dictionary

  • bored — S3 [bo:d US bo:rd] adj tired and impatient because you do not think something is interesting, or because you have nothing to do ▪ He was easily bored. ▪ After a while I got bored and left. bored with ▪ Are you bored with your present job? bored… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • bored — [ bɔrd ] adjective ** 1. ) feeling impatient or dissatisfied, because you are not interested in something or because you have nothing to do. If you want to say you are extremely bored, you can say you are bored stiff/rigid/silly or bored to… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • bored to tears — Bored beyond endurance • • • Main Entry: ↑tear * * * bored ˈstiff | bored to ˈdeath/ˈtears | bored out of your ˈmind idiom extremely bored Main entry: ↑boredidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • bored to death — bored ˈstiff | bored to ˈdeath/ˈtears | bored out of your ˈmind idiom extremely bored Main entry: ↑boredidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • was bored stiff — had nothing to do, was extremely bored …   English contemporary dictionary

  • stiff — [[t]stɪ̱f[/t]] stiffer, stiffest 1) ADJ GRADED Something that is stiff is firm or does not bend easily. The furniture was stiff, uncomfortable, too delicate, and too neat... His gaberdine trousers were brand new and stiff... Her fingers were… …   English dictionary

  • bored — adj. VERBS ▪ be, feel, look, seem, sound ▪ become, get, grow ▪ Some children get bored very quickly …   Collocations dictionary


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