settle\ down


settle\ down
1. I
1) the panic (the excitement, etc.) has settled down паника и т.д. улеглась
2) the newly made ground must have a year to settle down вновь перекопанная земля оседает в течение года
3) at your age you ought to settle down в вашем возрасте пора взяться за ум; since the war things have settled down после войны все уже пришло в норму; things seem to be settling down похоже, [что] дела налаживаются
2. XI
be settled down he is now married and settled down он теперь женился и остепенился /ведет степенную жизнь/
3. XIII
settle down to do smth. settle down to read (to rest, to think, etc.) удобно устроиться и приготовиться читать и т.д.
4. XVI
1) settle down in smth. settle down in one's native country (in the country, in America, in a little cottage, in a house, etc.) поселиться /обосноваться/ на родине и т.д.
2) settle down for smth. we settled down for the night at an old country inn мы остановились на ночь в старой деревенской гостинице
3) settle down in smth. settle down in an armchair (in a corner, etc.) удобно усесться /устроиться/ в кресле и т.д.
4) settle down to smth. settle down to the bottom оседать /выпадать/ на дно: the solids settled down to the bottom of the liquid твердые вещества выпали на дно [в виде осадка]
5) settle down to smth. settle down to a task (to work, to our studies, to literature, etc.) серьезно заняться заданием и т.д., приниматься за задание и т.д.; the boy couldn't settle down to his homework мальчик никак не мог взяться за уроки; settle down to a quiet life (to married life, to a bachelor life, to life in Japan, etc.) привыкать к спокойной жизни и т.д., вести спокойную жизнь и т.д.; settle down to their normal routine (to his new job, etc.) втянуться в обычный распорядок и т.д.; he can't settle down to anything он никак не может решать, какую выбрать профессию: they settled down to defensive play они перешли к обороне; settle dawn at some place he is beginning to settle down at school он уже начинает привыкать к школе
5. XVII
settle dawn to doing smth. settle down to farming (to studying, etc.) всерьез приниматься за сельское хозяйство и т.д.
6. XVIII
settle oneself down to smth. settle oneself down to the job приняться за работу
7. XXI1
settle down smb. /smb. down/ in smth. settle down settled her down in the carriage он устроил ее в купе; settle oneself dawn in an easy chair (in a corner, etc.) усаживаться /удобно устраиваться/ в кресле к т.д.

English-Russian dictionary of verb phrases. 2013.

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  • settle down — {v.} 1. To live more quietly and sensibly; have a regular place to live and a regular job; stop acting wildly or carelessly, especially by growing up. * /John will settle down after he gets a job and gets married./ 2. To become quiet, calm, or… …   Dictionary of American idioms

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  • settle down to — (something) to give something all of your attention. I settled down to read about the festival and what I could do there. Usage notes: often said about a meal: After work, we all settle down to a home cooked dinner …   New idioms dictionary

  • settle down — v. 1) (D; intr.) to settle down into, to (to settle down into a routine; to settle down to family life) 2) (E) to settle down to study 3) (misc.) to settle down for the night * * * [ setl daʊn] to (to settle down into a routine; to settle down to …   Combinatory dictionary

  • settle down — phrasal verb Word forms settle down : present tense I/you/we/they settle down he/she/it settles down present participle settling down past tense settled down past participle settled down 1) [intransitive/transitive] same as settle I, 8) The kids… …   English dictionary

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