from soup to nuts
досл. От супа до орехов
От начала до конца.
От начала до конца.
She told us everything about the trip, from soup to nuts.
Она рассказала нам абсолютно всё о своем путешествии, от начала до конца.
give oneself up to
Not to hold yourself back from; let yourself enjoy.
Uncle Willie gave himself up to a life of wandering.
John came inside from the cold and gave himself up to the pleasure of being in a warm room.
live up to
To act according to; come up to; agree with; follow.
So far as he could, John had always tried to live up to the example he saw in Lincoln.
Bob was a man who lived up to his promises.
The new house didn't live up to expectations.
It was clear that the lazy student would never live up to his family’s expectations.
It surprised us that the car salesperson lived up to all the promises he made.
look up to
To think of (someone) as a good example to copy; honor; respect.
Mr. Smith had taught for many years, and all the students looked up to him.
Young children look up to older ones, so older children should be good examples.
Children will most certainly look up to their parents if the children are brought up well.
Everyone looks up to the director of our department because he is a kind and generous person.
play up to
To try to gain the favor of, especially for selfish reasons; act to win the approval of; try to please.
He played up to the boss.
The other students in the class resent Jim because he plays up to the teacher in order to get better grades.
When my children asked me to go shopping for a new video game, I knew why they had been playing up to me all morning.
To use (something) to gain an end; to attend to (a weakness).
He played up to the old lady's vanity to get her support.
put up to
To talk to and make do; persuade to; get to do.
Older boys put us up to painting the statue red.
rub up to
To do nice things for one; flatter a person; gain attention or rewards.
Mona has the ability to rub up to the right kinds of people, so it's no wonder she is so popular at her work.
shine up to
To try to please; try to make friends with.
Smedley shines up to all the pretty girls.