wouldn't etc be caught etc dead

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She wouldn't be caught dead wearing a shopping-bag — Она терпеть не может носить сумки для покупок

He wouldn't be caught dead going into a place like that — Да он туда ни за что не пойдет

I refuse to be caught dead in the clothes she wears — Я ни за что не надену то барахло, которое она носит

I wouldn't be seen dead in a skirt that short — Чтобы я надела такую короткую юбку?!

She wouldn't be seen dead going out with a lousy guy like him — Она ни за что не будет встречаться с таким позорным парнем

Well, I refuse to be seen dead in a ditch with either of them — Мне они оба на фиг не нужны


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

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