Noun: тройка три очка третий номер третий размер
Numeral: три


three kings bearing gifts - три царя, несущих дары

three broken oars - три сломанных весла

taller by three inches - выше на три дюйма

a committee composed of three representatives - комитет, состоящий из трёх представителей

three times a day - три раза в день

three digits breadth - шириной в три пальца

in three dimensions - в трёх измерениях

to divide into two / three parts - делить на две, три части

divided into three - трёхсекционный

all within three minutes driving - всё в пределах трёх минут езды

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I leave each day at three. - Каждый день я ухожу в три.

What time is it?” “It's three.” - — Который час? — Три часа.

My little sister's only three (=three years old). - Моей младшей сестре всего лишь три года.

They've won their last three games. - Они победили в последних трёх играх.

We'd better go. It's almost three (=three o'clock). - Мы лучше пойдём: уже почти три (т.е. три часа).

Связанные термины:

three-D: a three-dimensional effect

Big Three: businessanother name for Big Four

three ply: three-stranded knitting wool

three Rs: When talking about children's education, the three Rs are the basic skills of reading, writing, and arithmetic .

three-way: providing connections to three routes from a central point

page three: a feature formerly found on the third page of the British tabloid newspaper The Sun newspaper, consisting of a photograph of a female model with naked breasts

three-color: designating or of a full-color printing process using three separate plates, each reproducing one primary color

three-door: a car with three doors : one to the driver's seat, one to the passenger's seat, and one to the boot or trunk ; hatchback

three-four: designating or of a musical rhythm with three quarter notes to a measure

three-line: → a shortened form of three-line whip

three-phase: (of an electrical system, circuit, or device) having, generating, or using three alternating voltages of the same frequency, displaced in phase by 120°

three-piece: A three-piece suit is a set of three pieces of matching clothing, usually a man's jacket, waistcoat, and trousers .

three-sided: having three sides

thirty-three: → a former name for LP 1

three cheers: three shouts of hurrah given in unison by a group to honour someone or celebrate something

three-colour: of, relating to, or comprising a colour print or a photomechanical process in which a picture is reproduced by superimposing three prints from half-tone plates in inks corresponding to the three primary colours

three-decker: anything having three levels or layers

three-fourths: In American English, people sometimes use three-fourths to meanthree-quarters .

three-gaited: (of a horse) having the three usual paces, the walk, trot, and canter

three-legged: (of a piece of furniture ) having three legs or supports

three o'clock: → another name for three (sense 5 )

three-pointer: a shot worth three points from beyond a line ( three point line ) that forms a semicircle around each basket

three-quarter: You can use three-quarter to describe something which is three fourths of the usual size or three fourths of a standard measurement .

Three Rivers: a port in E Canada, in Quebec on the St Lawrence River: one of the world's largest centres of newsprint production . Pop: 46 264 (2001)

three-square: having a cross section that is an equilateral triangle

three-wheeler: A three-wheeler is a bicycle or car with three wheels.

the three Rs: the three skills regarded as the fundamentals of education ; reading, writing, and arithmetic

three-cornered: If you describe something such as a disagreement, competition, or game as three-cornered, you mean that it involves three people, groups, or teams.

three quarters: Three-quarters is an amount that is three out of four equal parts of something.

Group of Three: Japan, US, and Germany (formerly West Germany), regarded as the largest industrialized nations

reel of three: (in Scottish country dancing ) a figure-of-eight movement danced by three people

rule of three: a mathematical rule asserting that the value of one unknown quantity in a proportion is found by multiplying the denominator of each ratio by the numerator of the other

the three magi: the wise men from the East who came to do homage to the infant Jesus ( Matthew 2:1–12) and traditionally called Caspar, Melchior, and Balthazar

three-act play: a dramatic production such as play or film which is divided into three acts or sections

three-base hit: a hit on which the batter reaches third base

three-dimensional: A three-dimensional object is solid rather than flat, because it can be measured in three different directions, usually the height, length, and width . The abbreviation 3-D can also be used.

three-pin plug: an electrical plug with three pins or metal projections to fit into a socket

the three Horatii: three Roman brothers who were victorious against the three Curiatii in single combat to secure victory in the war with Alba Longa

three-card monte: a swindling game in which a certain card, after being shown, is palmed and then ostensibly made one of three cards placed face down and shifted about, with the victim challenged to bet on its location

three-card trick: a game in which players bet on which of three inverted playing cards is the queen

three-cornered hat: a triangular shaped hat which was popular in the 17th and 18th centuries; its turned up brim formed a gutter for catching rain

three-course meal: A three-course meal is a meal that consists of three parts served one after the other.

three-day event: the sport of taking part in equestrian competitions (esp three-day events ), usually consisting of three sections: dressage, cross-country riding, and showjumping

three-day eventer: a rider or horse that takes part in three-day eventing

three-day eventing: participation in a three day equestrian competition consisting of dressage, cross-country jumping, and stadium jumping

three-day measles: a mild contagious viral disease, somewhat similar to measles, characterized by cough, sore throat, skin rash, and occasionally vomiting . It can cause congenital defects if caught during the first three months of pregnancy

three-four time: a form of simple triple time in which there are three crotchet beats to the bar, indicated by the time signature 3 4

three jaw chuck: a cut of beef extending from the neck to the shoulder blade

three-legged race: a race in which pairs of competitors run with their adjacent legs tied together

three-line whip: A three-line whip is a situation where the MPs in a political party are ordered to attend parliament and vote in a particular way on a particular issue .

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