won't etc wash


won't etc wash
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His story just won't wash with me — Я никогда не поверю тому, что он говорит

That excuse just don't wash — Этот предлог звучит довольно неубедительно

That explanation won't wash — Я не могу принять такого объяснения

That'll never wash — Никто сроду в это не поверит

This is an interesting theory but it just won't wash — Это довольно интересная теория, но она не выдерживает критики


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

Смотреть что такое "won't etc wash" в других словарях:

  • wash — v. & n. v. 1 tr. cleanse (oneself or a part of oneself, clothes, etc.) with liquid, esp. water. 2 tr. (foll. by out, off, away, etc.) remove a stain or dirt in this way. 3 intr. wash oneself or esp. one s hands and face. 4 intr. wash clothes etc …   Useful english dictionary

  • wash — [wôsh, wäsh] vt. [ME wasshen < OE wæscan, akin to Ger waschen: for prob. IE base see WATER] 1. to clean by means of water or other liquid, as by dipping, tumbling, or scrubbing, often with soap, a detergent, etc. 2. to make clean in a… …   English World dictionary

  • Wash — Wash, v. i. 1. To perform the act of ablution. [1913 Webster] Wash in Jordan seven times. 2 Kings v. 10. [1913 Webster] 2. To clean anything by rubbing or dipping it in water; to perform the business of cleansing clothes, ore, etc., in water. She …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • wash your hands of — phrase to say or show that you do not want to be involved with someone or something and that you are not responsible for them I’ve decided to wash my hands of her. wash your hands of the affair/​matter: The government had washed their hands of… …   Useful english dictionary

  • wash — wash1 W3S1 [wɔʃ US wo:ʃ, wa:ʃ] v ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(wash something)¦ 2¦(wash yourself)¦ 3¦(flow)¦ 4 something doesn t/won t wash (with somebody) 5 wash your hands of something 6 wash your mouth out! 7 wash well Phrasal verbs  wash something<=>away… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • wash — wash1 W3S1 [wɔʃ US wo:ʃ, wa:ʃ] v ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(wash something)¦ 2¦(wash yourself)¦ 3¦(flow)¦ 4 something doesn t/won t wash (with somebody) 5 wash your hands of something 6 wash your mouth out! 7 wash well Phrasal verbs  wash something<=>away… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • wash — /wosh, wawsh/, v.t. 1. to apply water or some other liquid to (something or someone) for the purpose of cleansing; cleanse by dipping, rubbing, or scrubbing in water or some other liquid. 2. to remove (dirt, stains, paint, or any matter) by or as …   Universalium

  • wash — /wɒʃ / (say wosh) verb (t) 1. to apply water or some other liquid to for the purpose of cleansing; cleanse by dipping, rubbing, or scrubbing in water, etc. 2. to free from spiritual defilement, or from sin, guilt, etc. 3. Shearing to clean… …   Australian English dictionary

  • wash — 1 verb 1 WASH SOMETHING (T) to clean something using soap and water: I m just going to wash my hands. | This shirt needs washing. | wash the dishes: It s your turn to wash the dishes. 2 WASH YOURSELF (I) to clean yourself with soap and water: Amy …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • wash — [[t]wɒʃ, wɔʃ[/t]] v. t. 1) to cleanse by dipping, rubbing, or scrubbing in water or some other liquid 2) to remove (dirt or other matter) by or as if by the action of water 3) to free from spiritual defilement or from sin, guilt, etc 4) to… …   From formal English to slang

  • wash — wash1 [ waʃ ] verb *** 1. ) transitive to clean something, usually with soap and water: I ve got to wash the dishes. a freshly washed shirt a ) intransitive or transitive to clean a part of your body, usually with soap and water: Wash your hands… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English


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