Англійські ідіоми на літеру “Q”




Нижче представлені англійські ідіоми, що розпочинаються з літери “Q”.


a quantum leap

Треба розуміти як: перехід на якісно новий рівень, квантовий скачок (ідіоматичне)

Приклад:

The discovery of penicillin was a quantum leap in the treatment of bacterial infections.

a queer fish

Треба розуміти як: дивина, дивний

Приклад:

Your great grandfather was a queer fish, Johnny. He used to write funny poems and then he’d read them aloud to everyone on the train on his way to work.

a question mark over someone | something

Треба розуміти як: сумніви щодо чогось або когось

Приклад:

Even though there’s a question mark over the painting’s authenticity, it sold for over $10,000,000.

a question of time

Треба розуміти як: питання часу

Приклад:

It’s only a question of time until we run out of oil, so we’re going to need other forms of energy to power our cars.

a quick fix

Треба розуміти як: швидко та легко

Приклад:

Tania wants to lose weight, but she wants a quick fix like taking a pill instead of eating better and exercising more.

a quick study

Треба розуміти як: здібний учень, що легко засвоює матеріал

Приклад:

Albert was always a quick study, except when it came to learning languages.

quaking in your boots

Треба розуміти як: тримтіти від страху

Приклад:

This big, ugly dog was growling at me and baring its teeth. I was quaking in my boots, I can tell you!

quality time

Треба розуміти як: якісно проводити час

Приклад:

This book says parents should spend quality time with their kids every day, and not just sit in the same room watching TV with them before sending them to bed.

quick as a flash | quick as a wink | quick as lightning

Треба розуміти як: дуже швидкий

Приклад:

Jimmy knew the answer and, quick as a flash, he put up his hand.

quick off the mark

Треба розуміти як: легкий на підйом, швидко реагувати

Приклад:

Steven was quick off the mark when the internet started. He had his first website up and running before most people had even tried email.

quick on the trigger | quick on the draw

Треба розуміти як: діяти швидко, без зволікання

Приклад:

Our smartest students are very quick on the trigger when they’re doing class quizzes.

quick on the uptake

Треба розуміти як: розумний

Приклад:

Jamal’s really quick on the uptake when you explain something to him, so his problem with school grades has nothing to do with any lack of intelligence. He’s a very smart boy.

quid pro quo

Треба розуміти як: робити щось в обмін на якусь послугу

Приклад:

I have this quid pro quo with my flatmate where I do his washing for him and he lets me use his computer for an hour a day.

quiet as a mouse

Треба розуміти як: бути дуже тихим, як мишка

Приклад:

I didn’t hear you come in last night. You must have been as quiet as a mouse.

quit while you’re ahead

Треба розуміти як: вчасно перестати щось робити

Приклад:

Michael Schumacher got a lot out of car racing, and he was smart enough to quit while he was ahead.

quite a bit of | quite a lot of

Треба розуміти як: немало, велика кількість

Приклад:

George made quite a bit of money in his first business, but instead of retiring young, he went on to make quite a lot more.

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