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Словосочетания со словом heel

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grease the wheels
oil the wheels
To do something or act to make something go smoothly or happen in the way that is wanted.
Mr. Davis asked a friend to grease the wheels so he could borrow money from the bank.
William's father tried to grease the wheels for him to get a new job.
head over heels in love with
Быть очень сильно влюбленным в кого-то, быть по уши влюбленным.
My friend is head over heels in love with someone in his company.
Мой друг по уши влюбился в кого-то из его компании.
She is head over heels in love with her new boyfrend.
Она по уши влюблена в своего нового парня.
My friend is head over heels in love with the girl in his company.
Мой друг влюбился по уши в девушку из его компании.
See also:
head over heels
head over heels
heels over head
In a somersault; upside down; head first.
Вверх тормашками, кувырком...
It was so dark Bob fell head over heels into a big hole in the ground.
Compare:
upside down
In great confusion or disorder; hastily.
В большой спешке, торопливо.
The children all tried to come in the door at once, head over heels.
He was head over heels in debt.
She was head over heels in love.
She is head over heels in love with her new boyfrend.
Она по уши влюблена в своего нового парня.
My friend is head over heels in love with the girl in his company.
Мой друг влюбился по уши в девушку из его компании.
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topsy-turvy
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глубоко
hell-on-wheels
A short-tempered, nagging, or crabby person especially one who makes another unhappy by constantly criticizing him even when he has done nothing wrong.
Finnegan complains that his wife is hell on wheels; he is considering getting a divorce.
kick up one's heels
To have a merry time; celebrate.
Весело проводить время; праздновать.
When exams were over the students went to town to kick up their heels.
Mary was usually very quiet but at the farewell party she kicked up her heels and had a wonderful time.
After the exams, we kicked up our heels and had a really good party.
После экзаменов мы пошли развлекаться и устроили отличную вечеринку.
on the heels of
Just after; following (something, especially an event). Often used with hard for emphasis.
Hard on the heels of the women's liberation parade, homosexuals declared a "gay pride week."
put one's shoulder to the wheel
To make a great effort yourself or with others; try hard; cooperate.
The effort to get a new high school succeeded because everyone put his shoulder to the wheel.
The company was failing in business until a new manager put his shoulder to the wheel.
set back on one's heels
knock back on one's heels
To give an unpleasant surprise; upset suddenly; stop or turn back (someone's) progress.
Jack brags too much and it set him back on his heels when the coach told him he wasn't as good a player as he thought he was.
Jean was doing very well in school until sickness knocked her back on her heels.
Compare:
knock for a loopthrow for a loss