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15 Cards in this Set

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у черта на куличках (на рогах) (быть, находиться, селиться)
in the middle of nowhere
на краю света
at the world's end
за тридевать земель
far, far, away/middle of nowhere
шито белыми нитками
it is sewn with white thread: it is a flimsy story or excuse easily seen through
язык хорошо подвешен
one's tongue is hung well: one is a smooth talker
(всеми) правдами и неправдами
by right or wrong (by any means)
пускать пыль в глаза (кому)
to throw dust in someone's eyes: to deceive someone about who you are, to make a false impression & show yourself to be superior
руки не доходят (не дойдут, не пошли) до кого, до что
there is no time (to do something)
с глазу на глаз
один на один
семь пятниц на неделе (у кого)
to have seven fridays in a week: someone who easily & frequently changes their mind
смотреть сквозь пальцы (на кого, на что)
to look through one's fingers: to turn a blind eye to, to look the other way
смотреть сквозь розовые очки (на кого, на что)
to look through rose-colored glasses
давать (отдавать)\дать (отдать) себе отчёт (в чём)
to be fully conscious (& understand) something