English Puzzle
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Словосочетания со словом owl

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a little knowledge is a dangerous thing
A person who knows a little about something may think he knows it all and make bad mistakes. A proverb.
John has read a book on driving a car and now he thinks he can drive. A little knowledge is a dangerous thing.
as wise as an owl
дословно: мудрый, как сова
Об умном, имеющим большой жизненный опыт человеке, как правило пожилом.
My grandfather is as wise as an owl and he seems to know everything.
Мой дедушка мудр, как сова и он, кажется, знает абсолютно все.
bed of roses
bowl of cherries
A pleasant easy place, job, or position; an easy life.
Легкая, приятная жизнь.
A coal miner's job is not a bed of roses.
After nine months of school, summer camp seemed a bowl of cherries.
Now that he's retired, my grandfather often says "life is just a bowl of cherries".
Теперь, когда он на пенсии, мой дедушка любит повторять, что жизнь приятная штука.
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blind as a bat
blind as a beetle
blind as a mole
blind as a owl
Anyone who is blind or has difficulty in seeing; a person with very thick glasses.
Слепой человек или человек имеющий проблемы со зрениеа; человек носящий очень толстые очки.
Without my glasses I am blind as a bat.
Without my glasses I am blind as an owl.
Без моих очков я слепая курица.
bowl over
To knock down as if with a bowled ball.
The taxi hit him a glancing blow and bowled him over.
To astonish with success or shock with misfortune; upset; stun.
He was bowled over by his wife's sudden death.
The young actress bowled over everybody in her first movie.
goldfish bowl
A situation in which it is not possible to keep things secret for any length of time.
Washington Society is a goldfish bowl.
An apartment or place that provides no privacy for its occupant, e.g., an office that has too many windows.
Joe's office is a goldfish bowl, that's why I didn't let him kiss me there.
howling success
A great success; something that is much praised; something that causes wide enthusiasm.
The party was a howling success.
The book was a howling success.
life is just a bowl of cherries
"Жизнь приятна и проста", относиться просто к сложным вещам.
Now that he's retired, my grandfather often says "life is just a bowl of cherries".
Теперь, когда он на пенсии, мой дедушка любит повторять, что жизнь приятная штука.