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Перевод:

Adverb: только лишь всего единственно
Adjective: единственный исключительный
Conjunction: но

Фразы:

only chance - единственный шанс

only daughter - единственная дочь

two Greek words which differ only in accentuation - два греческих слова, различающиеся только ударением

the only feasible theory - единственно возможное предположение

to turn on green only - включать только зелёный

only last week - всего лишь на прошлой неделе

the only practicable pass - единственный возможный проход

only a show of kindness / regret - только видимость доброго отношения, сожаления

only son - единственный сын

the only spot on the family name - единственное позорное пятно на репутации семьи

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Примеры:

It was only a joke. - Это была всего лишь шутка.

It's only eight o'clock. - Сейчас только восемь часов.

He is our only child. - Он — наш единственный ребёнок.

The club is for women only. - Этот клуб — только для женщин.

I was the only woman there. - Я была там единственной женщиной.

The car park is for staff only. - Парковка — только для сотрудников.

You may leave, only come back early. - Можете идти, только возвращайтесь пораньше.

He has only just talked to her. - Он буквально только что поговорил с ней.

I spoke to him only an hour ago. - Я говорил с ним всего час назад.

I was the only one who disagreed. - Я был единственным, кто не согласился.

Leave her alone. She's only a kid. - Оставь её в покое. Она всего лишь ребёнок.

He was only a baby when his father died. - Он был всего лишь младенцем, когда умер его отец.

She is only partly to blame. - Она виновата только отчасти.

We use only the best ingredients. - Мы используем только лучшие ингредиенты.

She had been there only twice in her life. - Она была там всего дважды в своей жизни.

She's the only person for this job. - Только ей эта работа по плечу. / Только она подходит на эту должность.

There are only a few cars on the island. - На острове всего лишь несколько машин.

The building is only about 10 years old. - Этому зданию всего лишь лет десять.

These news will only make you more upset. - Эти новости только ещё сильнее вас расстроят.

They did have a radio, only it was broken. - Приемник-то у них был, только сломанный.

I'd offer to help, only I'm really busy just now. - Я бы предложил вам помощь, вот только сейчас я очень сильно занят.

Call me only if your cold gets worse. - Звоните мне только в том случае, если ваша простуда станет хуже.

He arrived only to find his wife dead. - Когда он приехал, его жена уже умерла.

Naomi was only 17 when she got married. - Наоми было всего 17 лет, когда она вышла замуж.

We won only to lose again in the next round. - Мы выиграли, но уже в следующем круге /туре, раунде/ проиграли снова.

'When did you e-mail her?' 'Only yesterday.' - — Когда ты ей писал на e-mail? — Только вчера.

It's an interesting job, but it's only temporary. - Это интересная работа, вот только временная.

a privilege granted only to him - привилегия, предоставленная только ему

Cutting costs is the only solution. - Единственное решение — снизить издержки.

I'll have this car and this car only. - Мне нужен этот и только этот автомобиль.

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Связанные термины:

if only: You use if only with past tenses to introduce what you think is a fairly good reason for doing something, although you realize it may not be a very good one.

only if: neverexcept when

eyes-only: confidential

once-only: never to be repeated

only just: You can say that something has only just happened when you want to emphasize that it happened a very short time ago .

only too: You can use only too to emphasize that something is true or exists to a much greater extent than you would expect or like.

only way: If you refer to a way of doing something, you are referring to how you can do it, for example the action you can take or the method you can use to achieve it.

read-only: (of a file, document, etc) capable of being read, but not written or changed

room only: Room only is used to indicate that the price of accommodations in a hotel or guest house does not include the cost of food.

the only: being single or very few in number

only chance: If you have a chance to do something, you have the opportunity to do it.

only child: a person who has no siblings

only reason: The reason for something is a fact or situation which explains why it happens or what causes it to happen.

only thing: You can use thing to refer to any object, feature, or event when you cannot, need not, or do not want to refer to it more precisely .

only-begotten: (of a child ) being the only offspring of its father

in name only: If you say that a situation exists in name only, you mean that it does not have the status or position that it claims to have.

one and only: incomparable ; unique

only have to: If you say you only have to do one thing in order to achieve or prove a second thing, you are emphasizing how easily the second thing can be achieved or proved.

all too/only too: You use all too or only too to emphasize that something happens to a greater extent or degree than is pleasant or desirable .

read only memory: → ROM

the one and only: The one and only can be used in front of the name of an actor, singer, or other famous person when they are being introduced on a show .

the only downside: The downside of a situation is the aspect of it which is less positive, pleasant, or useful than its other aspects.

the only problem: A problem is a situation that is unsatisfactory and causes difficulties for people.

know only by name: to be familiar with the name of but not know personally

not only not just: You use not in expressions such as 'not only', 'not just', and 'not simply ' to emphasize that something is true, but it is not the whole truth .

second only to sth: If you say that something is second only to something else, you mean that only that thing is better or greater than it.

have only to/only have to: If you say you only have to or have only to do one thing in order to achieve or prove a second thing, you are emphasizing how easily the second thing can be achieved or proved.

the only game in town: the only option worth considering

only have eyes for someone: to only be attracted to one particular person

only have eyes for something: to be determined to have one particular thing

erasable programmable read only memory: a data-word-id="9775">read-data-word-id="88">only data-word-id="734">memory data-word-id="8646">chip data-word-id="6">that data-word-id="36">can data-word-id="13">have data-word-id="6084">its data erased by ultraviolet light and then be programmed with different data

not the only pebble on the beach: not the only person who is important or should be considered in a particular situation, although they may think they are

pom: A pom is the same as a → pommy .

God knows/God only knows/God alone knows: You can say God knows, God only knows, or God alone knows to emphasize that you do not know something.

only/just etc a question/matter of time: If you say that it is only a matter of time or only a question of time before something happens, you mean that it cannot be avoided and will definitely happen at some future date .

only part of the story/not the whole story: If you say that something is only part of the story or is not the whole story, you mean that the explanation or information given is not enough for a situation to be fully understood .

have only oneself to blame/have no-one but oneself to blame: If you say that someone has only themselves to blame or has no-one but themselves to blame, you mean that they are responsible for something bad that has happened to them and that you have no sympathy for them.

EPROM: erasable programmable read-only memory

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