never

ˈnevə

Перевод:

Adverb: никогда ни разу не может быть вовек
Interjection: конечно, нет

Фразы:

to have no / never more than a fingerhold - не иметь ровно никакой опоры

he will never see fifty again - ему давно за пятьдесят

don't / never tell me - не рассказывайте сказок

never batted an eyelid - не сомкнул глаз

never better - разг. как нельзя лучше

he never did come - он так и не пришел

there's never a dull moment шутл. - скучать не приходится, некогда

never a fig - совсем не

never fry a fish till it's caught - не радуйся раньше времени

never offer to teach fish to swim - смешно учить рыбу плавать

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Примеры:

I never meant to hurt you. - Я не хотела причинить вам боль. / Я не хотел тебя обидеть.

I will never marry you! - Я никогда не женюсь на тебе!

It is never too late to give up smoking. - Никогда не поздно бросить курить.

She never really said that. - На самом деле, она никогда этого не говорила.

He's never been to Australia. - Он никогда не был в Австралии.

I will never shop at that store again. - Никогда больше не пойду за покупками в этот магазин.

Never had she been so confused. - Никогда она не была так смущена.

I shall never forget this day. - Я никогда не забуду этот день.

We will never forget what we saw. - Мы никогда не забудем то, что увидели.

Never in all my life have I felt so humiliated. - Никогда в жизни я не чувствовал себя таким униженным.

I have never been to China. - Я никогда не был в Китае.

I have never seen that happen before. - Я никогда раньше не видел ничего подобного.

Max had never been known to leave home without telling anyone. - За Максом никогда раньше не замечалось, чтобы он уходил из дома, никому ничего не сказав.

There is never enough time to finish our work. - Времени, чтобы закончить нашу работу, всегда не хватает.

Never in my whole life have I been so offended! - Никогда в жизни меня так не оскорбляли!

She had never for one moment imagined that it could happen to her. - Ей и в голову раньше не могло прийти, что такое может с ней случиться.

That man has never heard of you. - Этот человек никогда не слышал о вас.

The fact was never before observed. - Это явление никогда ранее не наблюдалось.

Bringing up children is never easy. - Воспитывать детей — всегда нелегко.

I'll never ever forgive him for leaving me. - Я никогда не прощу его за то, что он меня бросил.

You never know what you'll find at a flea market. - Никогда не знаешь, что найдёшь на блошином рынке.

What is morally wrong can never be politically right. - То, что является аморальным, не может быть политически правильным.

I'm never going back there again, not as long as I live. - Покуда я жив — я никогда туда не вернусь.

Could such things be tolerated in a Christian land? Never! - Разве могли такие вещи прощаться в христианской стране? Да никогда! (Ch. Dickens)

Never again (=never after a particular time) would he return to Naples. - Больше никогда (после определенного времени) он не вернётся в Неаполь.

I gave him my business for years and never for one moment did I suspect that he was a criminal. - Я много лет доверял ему свой бизнес, и никогда, ни на одно мгновение не заподозрил, что он преступник.

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Связанные термины:

never-never: the hire-purchase system of buying

never ever: Never ever is an emphatic way of saying 'never'.

never mind: You say never mind when you are emphasizing that something is not serious or important, especially when someone is upset about it or is saying sorry to you.

never-outs: articles that a supplier, esp a retail store, is ' never out of', i.e. always has in stock

never-ending: If you describe something bad or unpleasant as never-ending, you are emphasizing that it seems to last a very long time.

never-failing: that does not fail ever ; unfailing

never a one: none

well I never: at no time; not ever

never-never land: Never-never land is an imaginary place where everything is perfect and no-one has any problems .

never mind sth: You use never mind after a statement, often a negative one, to indicate that the statement is even more true of the person, thing, or situation that you are going to mention next .

never say die: never give up

never you mind: You use never you mind to tell someone not to ask about something because it is not their concern or they should not know about it.

you never know: You say ' You never know ' or ' One never knows ' to indicate that it is not definite or certain what will happen in the future, and to suggest that there is some hope that things will turn out well .

never look back: to become increasingly successful

never looked back: If you say that someone did something and then never looked back, you mean that they were very successful from that time on.

fear not never fear: You say ' fear not ' or ' never fear ' to someone when you are telling them not to worry or be frightened .

it's now or never: If you say ' It's now or never ', you mean that something must be done immediately, because if it is not done immediately there will not be another chance to do it.

you never can tell: If you say ' You never can tell ', you mean that the future is always uncertain and it is never possible to know exactly what will happen .

never-to-be-forgotten: unforgettable

better late than never: If you say better late than never when someone has done something, you think they should have done it earlier .

have never looked back: to have never regretted a decision

will never do/would never do: If you say that something will never do or would never do, you are saying, often humorously, that you think it is not appropriate or not suitable in some way.

a watched pot never boils: said to mean that if you wait and watch anxiously to see something happen, it will seem to take a very long time, or it will not happen at all

never do things by halves: If you say that someone never does things by halves, you mean that they always do things very thoroughly.

never in your wildest dreams: said to emphasize that you think that something is extremely strange or unlikely

never the twain shall meet: said to mean that there are so many differences between two groups of people or two groups of things that people believe that they can never exist together in the same place or situation

it never rains but it pours: You can use the expression it never rains but it pours to mean that several unfortunate events often happen at the same time.

it won't hurt/it never hurts: If you say ' It won't hurt to do something' or ' It never hurts to do something', you are recommending an action which you think is helpful or useful .

never be given an even break: to not get the same chances or opportunities to do something as other people

never have a good word to say/never have a bad word to say: You can use expressions such as never have a good word to say or never have a bad word to say to emphasize that a person always criticizes someone or something, or that they never criticize them.

don't look a gift horse in the mouth: used to tell someone that they should not find fault with a free gift or chance benefit

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Однокоренные слова:

never-never - утопия, несбыточная мечта, покупка в рассрочку