Идиомы и фразеологизмы английского со словом rain. Страница пять

Словосочетания со словом rain. Страница пять

stretch a point
strain a point
To permit something different or more than usual; not tell the exact truth or make an exception.
Mother stretched a point because it was Christmas time and let the children stay up later than usual.
It's straining a point to call Joe a hero just because he saved the kitten from drowning in the bathtub.
take with a grain of salt
take with a pinch of salt
To accept or believe only in part; not accept too much.
Принимать или верить во что-то только частичино; не доверять; скептически относиться.
A man who says he is not a candidate for President should usually have his statement taken with a grain of salt.
We took Uncle George's stories of the war with a pinch of salt.
I heard that the tuition fees are going to be reduced, but that should be taken with a grain of salt.
Я слышал, что стоимость обучения будет снижена, но я не думаю что это стопроцентная информация.
through train
A direct train that doesn't necessitate any changes.
We'll take the through train from Chicago to New York because it's the most convenient.
train of thought
Последовательность связанных мыслей, размышлений.
I was considering the different options when the noise outside broke my train of thought.
Я размышлял над возможными вариантами, когда шум снаружи прервал ход моих мыслей.