English Puzzle
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Фразеологизмы со словом egg

bad egg
A ne'er-do-well; good-for nothing; a habitual offender.
The judge sent the bad egg to prison at last.
beggars can't be choosers
People who can not choose what they will have, must accept what they get; if you are not in control, you must take what you can gel.
We wanted to leave on the train in the morning but it doesn't go until afternoon, so we must go then. Beggars can't he choosers.
Mary got a red dress from her sister, although she didn't like red. She kept it because she said beggars should not be choosers.
to crush in the egg
Подавить в зародыше, пресечь в корне.
That idea is absurd. We should crush it in the egg.
Эта идея абсурдная. Мы должны подавить её в зародыше.
can't make an omelette without breaking (some) eggs
To achieve a certain goal one must sometimes incur damage, experience difficulties, or make sacrifices. A proverb.
"Лес рубят - щепки летят", что-бы достичь какой-нибудь цели иногда нужно чем-то жертвовать, преодолевать трудности.
When we drove across the country, we put a lot of mileage on our car and had a flat tire, but it was a pleasant trip. "Well, you can't make an omelette without breaking some eggs," my wife said with a smile.
You can't make an omelette without breaking the eggs. So if you want to change the work schedules, then you should be ready for the consequences of your actions.
Лес рубят щепки летят, так что если хочешь изменить расписание работы, то будь готов к последствиям своих действий.
egg on
To urge on; excite; lead to action.
Joe's wife egged him on to spend money to show off.
The big boys egged on the two little boys to fight.
go begging
To be not needed or wanted.
Many old homes in the city go begging.
Most of the apples on the market went begging.
good scout
good egg
A friendly, kind or good-natured person, a nice fellow.
Tommy is such a good egg that everybody wants to be his friend.
chicken and egg situation
Ситуация, когда трудно понять, что является причиной а что следствием.
I do not know if I should buy a new computer so I can make some money with it or make some money first and then buy a new computer. It is a chicken and egg situation.
Я не знаю, стоит ли мне купить новый компьютер, чтобы была возможность заработать с его помощью денег, или мне нужно сначала заработать денег, а потом уже покупать компьютер. Это как с курицей и яйцом.