give a cold shoulder
turn a cold shoulder
get the cold shoulder
Unfriendly treatment of a person, a showing of dislike for a person or of looking down on a person. Used in the cliches give the cold shoulder or turn a cold shoulder to or get the cold shoulder.
Игнорирование человека. Демонстрирование пренебрежительного отношения. Используется в таких клише как give the cold shoulder, turn a cold shoulder to или get the cold shoulder.
When Bob asked Mary for a date she gave him the cold shoulder.
The membership committee turned a cold shoulder to Jim's request to join the club.
After giving my opinion, he gave me the cold shoulder.
После того как я высказал свое мнение, он меня просто проигнорировал.
A short time of quick change from warm weather to cold.
The cold snap killed everything in the garden.
Abruptly and without medical aid to withdraw from the use of an addictive drug or from a serious drinking problem.
Joe is a very brave guy; he kicked the habit cold turkey.
An instance of withdrawal from drugs, alcohol, or cigarette smoking.
Joe did a cold turkey.
A struggle that is carried on by other means and not by actual fighting; a war without shooting or bombing.
After World War II, a cold war began between Russia and the United States.
To act towards a person; with dislike or scorn; be unfriendly to.
Fred cold-shouldered his old friend when they passed on the street.
It is impolite and unkind to cold-shoulder people.
get down cold
To memorize perfectly.
Terry got the text of his speech down cold.
in cold blood
Without feeling or pity; in a purposely cruel way; coolly and deliberately.
Безжалостно, хладнокровно, жестоко.
The bank robbers planned to shoot in cold blood anyone who got in their way.
The bandits planned to murder in cold blood all farmers in the village by the river.
The family was murdered in cold blood by the criminal gang.
Семья была безжалостно убита этой преступной группировкой.
in the cold light of day
After sleeping on it; after giving it more thought; using common sense and looking at the matter unemotionally and realistically.
Lost night my ideas seemed terrific, but in the cold light of day I realize that they won't work.