little

ˈlɪtl

Перевод:

Adverb: немного мало
Adjective: малый маленький небольшой незначительный
Noun: немногое небольшое количество кое-что короткое время

Фразы:

these little, beardless, bread-and-butter politicians - эти мелкие незрелые политики

kid / little / younger brother - младший брат

little change - незначительное изменение

chic little hat - модная шляпка

little clockwork steamer - маленький заводной пароходик

a matter of little consequence - несущественное, неважное дело

dapper little fellow - проворный коротышка

dainty little earless china cups - маленькие изящные фарфоровые чашечки без ручек

without the fillip of a little scandal - без какого-либо намёка на скандал

to have smb. wrapped around one's little finger - полностью подчинять себе кого-л.

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Примеры:

a little group of people - маленькая группа людей

It's a little way to go. - Это недалеко.

It'll take a little while. - Это займёт немного времени.

Can I have a little word with you? - Можно перекинуться с тобой словечком?

What a big little boy you are. - Какой ты уже большой мальчик.

We had little more than we needed. - У нас было немного больше, чем нам было нужно.

He arrived a little while ago. - Он прибыл некоторое время назад.

I got very little sleep last night. - Я очень мало спал этой ночью.

I understood little in his speech. - Я мало что понял в его речи.

Little he thinks that we need his help. - Он совсем не думает, что нам нужна его помощь.

You have little choice but to pay attention. - Вам остаётся только внимательно слушать.

He talked little about his family. - Он мало что говорил о своей семье.

There's little hope of a rescue now. - Теперь надежды на спасение почти нет.

She gets very angry over little things. - Она очень сердится из-за всяких пустяков.

It matters little to her what people think of her. - Её мало волнует, что о ней думают люди.

Please speak as little as possible. - Пожалуйста, говорите как можно меньше.

I have less money than I did before. - У меня меньше денег, чем раньше.

She works very little and sleeps even less. - Она работает совсем мало, а спит и того меньше.

It could be a nice little business. - Может получиться выгодное дельце.

Nicolo gave a little nod of his head. - Николо слегка кивнул головой.

He accepted the little they gave him. - Он принял то немногое, что они ему дали.

There's just a little of the pie left. - Пирога почти не осталось.

These trinkets have little or no value. - Эти безделушки мало чего стоят, если стоят вообще хоть что-то.

We walked a little way along this path. - Мы немного прошли по этому пути.

His art is little known in this country. - Его творчество плохо известно в нашей стране.

The poor little thing had hurt its wing. - Бедняжка повредила крыло.

We're having a little party this weekend. - В эти выходные у нас будет небольшая вечеринка.

It was another of her silly little jokes. - Это была её очередная дурацкая шуточка.

You could have a little sleep in the car. - Вы могли бы немного поспать в машине.

She was cutting the meat up into little bits. - Она резала мясо на маленькие кусочки.

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Связанные термины:

in little: on a small scale ; in miniature

no little: considerable

little auk: a small short-billed auk, Plautus alle, abundant in Arctic regions

Little Bear: the constellation Ursa Minor

Little Belt: a strait in Denmark, between Jutland and Funen Island, linking the Kattegat with the Baltic . Length: about 48 km (30 miles). Width : up to 29 km (18 miles)

little bird: If you say that a little bird told you about something, you mean that someone has told you about it, but you do not want to say who it was.

Little Dog: → the Little Dog

little end: the smaller end of a connecting rod in an internal-combustion engine or reciprocating pump

little game: a person's secret intention or business

little gull: the smallest type of gull, normally found in Europe and Asia, and the only member of the genus Hydrocoloeus

little hand: the ticking hand on a watch or clock which indicates or points to the hour

Little John: one of Robin Hood's companions, noted for his great size and strength

little leaf: a disease of stone fruits, apples, grapes, etc. caused by a deficiency of zinc and characterized by crinkled, small leaves and yellowing of the tips of new growth

little man: a man of no importance or significance

little old: indicating affection, esp humorous affection

little owl: a small Old World owl, Athene noctua, having a speckled brown plumage and flattish head

Little Rock: a city in central Arkansas, on the Arkansas River : state capital . Pop: 184 053 (2003 est)

Little Sark: a peninsula forming the southern section of the island of Sark in the English Channel in the Channel Islands, connected to Great Sark by a narrow isthmus

little sign: If there is a sign of something, there is something which shows that it exists or is happening .

little slam: the winning of all tricks except one by one side, or the contract to do so

little tern: a small seabird of the tern family Sternidae which breeds in tropical Europe and Asia and which migrates to Africa or Australia in winter

little toe: the smallest toe on the foot, which is nearest the outer edge of the foot

some little: rather extensive ; fairly full

little child: A child is a human being who is not yet an adult .

little cuttle: a small cuttlefish, Sepiola atlantica, often found on beaches

Little Dipper: a dipper-shaped group of stars in the constellation Ursa Minor

little egret: See under egret (sense 1 )

little finger: Your little finger is the smallest finger on your hand.

little grebe: a small brownish European diving bird, Podiceps ruficollis, frequenting lakes, family Podicipitidae ( grebes )

little hours: the canonical hours of prime, terce, sext, and nones in the divine office

Little Karoo: → the Little Karoo

little-known: not widely known; not famed

Little League: The Little League is an organization of children's baseball teams that compete against each other in the United States .

little money: Money is the coins or bank notes that you use to buy things, or the sum that you have in a bank account.

little office: a series of psalms and prayers similar to the divine office but shorter

little people: small supernatural beings, such as elves, pixies, or leprechauns

Little Russia: a region of the former Soviet Union, consisting chiefly of Ukraine

little secret: A secret is a fact that is known by only a small number of people, and is not told to anyone else.

little stint: a small, dark-legged wader which breeds in Europe and Asia and migrates to Africa in winter

little woman: → the little woman

Chicken Little: a person who spreads baseless or exaggerated reports of danger; alarmist

Little America: originally the chief US base in the Antarctic, on the Ross Ice Shelf : first established by Admiral Richard E. Byrd (1928); used for polar exploration . It closed in the 1960s

Little Bighorn: a river in the W central US, rising in N Wyoming and flowing north to the Bighorn River. Its banks were the scene of the defeat (1876) and killing of General Custer and his command by Native American warriors

Little Corporal: → Bonaparte 2 (sense 5 )

Little Diomede: the smaller of the two Diomede Islands in the Bering Strait : administered by the US Area: about 10 sq km (4 sq miles)

little evidence: Evidence is anything that you see, experience, read, or are told that causes you to believe that something is true or has really happened .

little magazine: a literary magazine that features experimental or other writing of interest to a limited number of readers

Little Missouri: river in the NW U.S., flowing from NE Wyo. into the Missouri in N. Dak .: 560 mi (901 km)

little penguin: a small penguin, Eudyptula minor, with a bluish head and back, found on the Australian coast

Little Russian: of or relating to Ukraine, its people, or their language

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Однокоренные слова:

littleness - ничтожность, мелочность, незначительность, небольшой размер, малая величина

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