struggle


struggle
1. I
the child struggled and kicked ребенок вырывался и бил ногами /отбивался руками и ногами/
2. II
struggle in some manner struggle frantically (wildly, desperately, violently, fiercely, vainly, vigorously, savagely, weakly, feebly, etc.) отчаянно и т.д. биться /отбиваться, вырываться/; struggle manfully (heroically, obstinately, vehemently, etc.) бороться мужественно и т.д.; the two fighters struggled together борцы боролись друг с другом
3. XIII
struggle to do smth. struggle to get free (to control one's feelings, to express oneself, to make oneself heard, to get a position in society, etc.) стараться [изо всех сил] освободиться и т.д.; they are struggling to learn English они прилагают все усилия, чтобы выучить английский язык; the rabbit struggled to escape from the snare кролик изо всех сил старался высвободиться из ловушки
4. XVI
1) struggle for smth. struggle for existence (for a living, for one's daily bread, for a prize, for independence, for liberty, for power, for influence, for supremacy, etc.) бороться за существование и т.д., struggle against /with/ smth. struggle against oppression (against fate, against circumstances, with temptation, with difficulties, with death, against misfortune, against the forces of nature, against an opponent, with one's infirmity, etc.) бороться против угнетения и т.д.; бороться с угнетением и т.д.; he was struggling against the desire for sleep он старался перебороть /пересилить/ сон; he struggled with mathematical problems он бился над решением математических задач; struggle in smth. emotions that struggle in his bosom чувства, которые борются в его душе
2) struggle with /against/ smth. struggle against the wind (with the waves, against the tide, etc.) бороться /стараться справиться/ с ветром и т.д.; struggle with the stream плыть против течения; he was struggling with his umbrella он старался справиться со своим зонтиком; she struggled with her suitcase она с трудом тащила чемодан; struggle with smb. he struggled with a policeman он оказал сопротивление полицейскому; struggle through smth. struggle through a crowd (through the snow, through the muddy pool on to the store, etc.) с трудом продвигаться /пробиваться/ через толпу и т.д.; struggle in (to, for) smth. struggle in smb.'s arms вырываться из чьих-л. рук; the thief struggled in the policeman's arms воришка старался вырваться из рук полицейского; struggle to one's feet с трудом встать на ноги; struggle for breath хватать ртом /жадно глотать/ воздух

English-Russian dictionary of verb phrases. 2013.

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  • struggle on — [phrasal verb] : to continue doing something that is difficult or tiring I suppose all we can do now is struggle on. • • • Main Entry: ↑struggle * * * ˌstruggle aˈlong/ˈon derived to continue despite problems • The business struggled along for… …   Useful english dictionary

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  • struggle — [strug′əl] vi. struggled, struggling [ME strogelen < ?] 1. to contend or fight violently with an opponent 2. to make great efforts or attempts; strive; labor 3. to make one s way with difficulty [to struggle through a thicket] vt. Rare …   English World dictionary

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