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Фразеологизмы со словами: war

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all-out war
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Total war including civilian casualties as opposed to a war that is limited only to armies.
Hitler was waging an all-out war when he invaded Poland.
awkward age
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Adolescence; awkwardness during adolescence.
Sue used to be an "ugly duckling" when she was at the awkward age, but today she is a glamorous fashion model.
backward and forward
backwards and forwards
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To the full extent; in all details; thoroughly; completely.
He understood automobile engines backwards and forwards.
He knew basketball rules backwards and forwards.
I explained matters to him so that he understood backwards and forwards how it was.
battle of nerves
war of nerves
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A contest of wills during which the parties do not fight physically but try to wear each other out.
It has been a regular battle of nerves to get the new program accepted at the local state university.
bend over backward
lean over backward
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To try so hard to avoid a mistake that you make the opposite mistake instead; do the opposite of something that you know you should not do; do too much to avoid doing the wrong thing; also, make a great effort; try very hard.
Instead of punishing the boys for breaking a new rule, the principal bent over backward to explain why the rule was important.
Mary was afraid the girls at her new school would be stuck up, but they leaned over backward to make her feel at home.
Compare:
GO OUT OF ONE'S WAY
look like death warmed over
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Выглядеть очень больным.
Tim was very pale and looked like death warmed over, so I couldn’t help asking him what the matter was.
Тим был очень бледным, выглядел больным, так что я не мог удержаться от вопроса, что с ним случилось.
cold war
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A struggle that is carried on by other means and not by actual fighting; a war without shooting or bombing.
After World War II, a cold war began between Russia and the United States.
fall over backwards
fall over oneself
fall over yourself
fall over someone
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To do everything you can to please someone; try very hard to satisfy someone.
Делать все чтобы порадовать кого-нибудь; пытаться изо всех сил удовлетворить чьи-либо желания.
The hotel manager fell over backwards to give the movie star everything she wanted.
The boys fell over themselves trying to get the new girl's attention.
My aunt falls all over me whenever she comes to visit.
Моя тетя с меня пылинки сдувает, когда приходит в гости.