duck

dʌk

Перевод:

Noun: утка парень утиное мясо голубушка
Verb: окунать окунаться нырять быстро наклонять голову

Фразы:

to drop a duck or two for the table - подстрелить пару уток на обед

sitting duck - удобная мишень

to duck under water - нырнуть под воду

to duck into a side street - нырнуть в соседний переулок

to duck an issue - обходить проблему стороной

to duck away from a question - увиливать от вопроса

duck head - быстро нагнуть голову; нагнуть голову

duck in - погружать

duck meat - утиное мясо; утятина

irascible duck - вспыльчивый утёнок

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Примеры:

He's got a gun, duck down! - У него пистолет, пригнись.

He had to duck to get through the door. - Ему пришлось нагнуться, чтобы пройти в дверь.

He ducked his head so they wouldn't see him. - Он опустил голову, чтобы они не смогли его увидеть.

You can't duck out now, you made a solemn promise. - Ты не можешь теперь уклониться, ты клятвенно пообещал.

A male duck is a drake. - Самец утки называется "селезень".

It's unlawful to try to duck out of paying taxes. - Уклонение от налогов незаконно.

We can't afford to duck the issue any longer. - Мы больше не можем позволить себе уклоняться от решения данного вопроса.

Oranges go surprisingly well with duck. - Апельсины отлично подходят к утке.

Duck down behind this wall and then the policeman won't see you. - Спрячься за стену и полицейский тебя не увидит.

The dog pointed the dead duck. - Собака сделала стойку на мёртвую утку.

No parent can duck out of his duty to his children. - Нет таких родителей, которые могут отказаться от ответственности за своих детей.

She ducked out of the door before he could stop her. - Она выскользнула из двери прежде, чем он смог остановить её.

The scoldings run off him like water off a duck's back. - Его ругают, а с него всё как с гуся вода.

The oil in a duck's feathers repels the water from its body. - Жир на перьях утки отталкивает воду.

The ceiling was so low I had to duck my head. - Потолок был настолько низким, что мне пришлось пригнуться.

'Wait a minute', he called, ducking back inside. - — Подожди минутку, — крикнул он, ныряя обратно внутрь.

The two men ducked into a block of flats and disappeared. - Двое мужчин и нырнули / шмыгнули в многоквартирный дом и исчезли.

He ducked around a corner. - Он нырнул за угол.

He has a large collection of duck calls. - У него большая коллекция охотничьих манков.

The other day I saw a goose in white ducks. - На днях я видел одного придурка в белых парусиновых брюках.

Tim ducked down to comb his hair in the mirror. - Тим пригнулся, чтобы расчесать волосы перед зеркалом.

When asked about the bill, the senator tried to duck the issue. - Когда сенатору задали вопрос относительно данного законопроекта, он попытался уклониться от ответа.

Glazer ducked a question about his involvement in the bank scandal. - Глазер уклонился от ответа вопрос о его участии в банковском скандале.

I say, duck her in the loch, and then we will see whether she is witch or not. - Послушай, окуни её в озеро, и мы посмотрим, ведьма она или нет.

Oh, isn't he a duck of a fellow? - Не правда ли, он просто прелесть?

I can't quite make out this other duck. - Я не совсем могу разобрать, что это за малый. (на фотографии)

She took to dancing like a duck to water. - Она быстро и легко научилась танцевать.

Serve the duck garnished with pieces of orange. - Подайте утку, украшенную /гарнированную/ кусочками апельсина.

The President was a lame duck during the end of his second term. - В конце своего второго срока президент стал "хромой уткой".

cartoon characters such as Donald Duck - такие мультипликационные персонажи, как Дональд Дак

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Фразовые глаголы:

If you duck out of something that you are supposed to do, you avoid doing it.

Связанные термины:

blue duck: a mountain duck, Hymenolaimus malacorhynchos, of New Zealand having a mostly lead-blue plumage

cold duck: an alcoholic beverage made from equal parts of burgundy and champagne

dead duck: If you describe someone or something as a dead duck, you are emphasizing that you think they have absolutely no chance of succeeding .

duck hawk: a variety of peregrine falcon, Falco peregrinus anatum, occurring in North America

duck out: If you duck out of something that you are supposed to do, you avoid doing it.

duck pond: a pond for ducks

duck soup: something that is easy to do

grey duck: a New Zealand duck, Anas superciliosa, with grey-edged brown feathers

lame duck: If you describe someone or something as a lame duck, you are critical of them because they are not successful and need to be helped a lot .

musk duck: a duck, Biziura lobata, inhabiting swamps, lakes, and streams in Australia. The male has a leathery pouch beneath the bill and emits a musky odour

sea duck: any of various large diving ducks, such as the eider and the scoter, that occur along coasts

surf duck: any of various scoters, esp. the surf scoter

wood duck: a duck, Aix sponsa, of wooded swamps, lakes, etc, in North America, having a very brightly coloured plumage in the male

black duck: a sooty brown, wild duck ( Anas rubripes ) of E North America

Bombay duck: a teleost fish, Harpodon nehereus, that resembles and is related to the lizard fishes : family Harpodontidae . It is eaten dried with curry dishes as a savoury

decoy duck: a duck, or an image of one, used to lure other ducks into a trap or within shooting range

diving duck: any of various ducks, such as the pochard, scaup, redhead, and canvasback, that inhabit bays, estuaries, lakes, etc, and can dive and swim beneath the surface of the water

duck plague: an acute, highly fatal disease of ducks caused by a herpesvirus

duck press: See under pressed duck

duck-shove: to evade responsibility (for)

Peking duck: a Chinese dish consisting of roast duck with a crispy skin; the meat is served with strips of vegetables, steamed pancakes, and hoisin sauce

ruddy duck: a small duck, Oxyura jamaicensis, that inhabits marshes, ponds, etc, in North America and N South America and has a stiff upright tail . The male has a reddish-brown body and blue bill in the breeding season

Trojan duck: a duck that is a carrier of avian flu and is therefore a threat to other birds and also to humans, but which shows no outward signs of infection

tufted duck: a European lake-dwelling duck, Aythya fuligula, the male of which has a black plumage with white underparts and a long black drooping crest

Barbary duck: the flesh of a Muscovy duck used as food

dabbling duck: any of numerous shallow-water ducks, esp. of the genus Anas, that typically feed by upending and dabbling ( contrasted with diving duck )

duck shooting: duck hunting with a gun

duck-shoving: the evasion of responsibility by someone

mandarin duck: an Asian duck, Aix galericulata, the male of which has a brightly coloured and patterned plumage and crest

Muscovy duck: a large crested widely domesticated South American duck, Cairina moschata, having a greenish-black plumage with white markings and a large red caruncle on the bill

paradise duck: a large duck, Casarca variegata, of New Zealand, having a brightly coloured plumage

pressed duck: the breast and legs of a roast duck served with a sauce made from juices obtained by squeezing the remaining parts in a special press

sitting duck: If you say that someone is a sitting duck, you mean that they are easy to attack, cheat, or take advantage of.

a dead duck: someone or something that is a failure

a lame duck: someone or something with little real power, for example a politician or a government when their period of office is coming to an end

duck's arse: a hairstyle in which the hair is swept back to a point at the nape of the neck, resembling a duck's tail

harlequin duck: a northern sea duck, Histrionicus histrionicus, the male of which has a blue and red plumage with black and white markings

a sitting duck: someone who is an obvious target, and whom it is very easy to attack or criticize

duck-egg blue: a pale greenish-blue colour

ferruginous duck: a common European duck, Aythyra nyroca, having reddish-brown plumage with white wing bars

duck on a rock: a children's game in which one player stands guard over a stone on a rock while the other players attempt to knock it off by throwing another stone in turn : if the thrower is tagged by the guard while trying to recover the stone, the two players then change positions

duck the question: A question is something that you say or write in order to ask a person about something.

ring-necked duck: a North American duck ( Aythya collaris ), the male of which has a black breast, neck, and back with a faint coppery ring around the neck

eider: any of several sea ducks of the genus Somateria, esp S. mollissima, and related genera, which occur in the N hemisphere . The male has black and white plumage, and the female is the source of eiderdown

scaup: either of two diving ducks, Aythya marila ( greater scaup ) or A. affinis ( lesser scaup ), of Europe and America, having a black-and-white plumage in the male

duck-billed dinosaur: any of various ornithopod dinosaurs having a flat head, a ducklike bill, and numerous, small, flat teeth for grinding plants

duck-billed platypus: an amphibious egg-laying mammal, Ornithorhynchus anatinus, of E Australia, having dense fur, a broad bill and tail, and webbed feet: family Ornithorhynchidae

Cayuga: a member of a Native American people (one of the Iroquois peoples) formerly living around Cayuga Lake

ducktail: a style of young man's haircut in which the hair is cut long on the sides and swept back so as to resemble a duck's tail

hareld: a type of sea duck, Clangula hyemalis

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Однокоренные слова:

duck out - скрыться, улизнуть, скрываться

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