swim


swim
1. I
1) learn (start, etc.) to swim учиться и т.д. плавать; let's go swimming пойдемте купаться; is it safe to bathe here if one can't swim? тут можно купаться тем, кто не умеет плавать?; I don't care for swimming я не очень люблю купаться; do you know, how to swim? вы умеете плавать?
2) our boat was the only one that could swim наша лодка была единственной, которая держалась на воде
3) my head began to swim (was swimming) у меня (закружилась голова; the heat (the noise, the blow, etc.) made his head swim от жары и т.д. у него закружилась голова
2. II
swim in some manner swim well (rapidly, desperately, etc.) хорошо и т.д. плавать /плыть/; in some direction swim back (ashore, etc.) плыть обратно и т.д.; swim for some time swim all afternoon (проплавать /(про)купаться/ весь день
3. III
1) swim smth. swim a lake (river, the Channel, etc.) переплывать озеро и т.д.; swim a long way проплыть большое расстояние; swim a race участвовать в заплыве /в соревновании по плаванию/; swim a crawl-stroke (a side-stroke, a breast-stroke, etc.) плавать стилем кроль и т.д., he can't swim a stroke он совсем не умеет плавать
2) swim smth., smb. swim a boat (a horse, a dog, etc.) пускать лодку и т.д. на воду /в воду/, заставлять лодку и т.д. плыть; the water is deep enough to swim a ship здесь настолько глубоко, что может проплыть корабль
4. V
swim smb. some distance swim smb. a hundred yards (a mile, etc.) (про)плыть с кем-л. наперегонки сто ярдов и т.д.
5. XI
be swum at some time the English Channel has often been swum Ла-Манш нередко переплывали
6. XVI
1) swim in (under, across, down, etc.) smth. swim in the water (under water, in the lake, etc.) плавать в воде и т.д.; fish were swimming in the pond в пруду плавали рыбы; swim across a stream (across a river, across a bay, etc.) переплывать поток и т.д.; swim down the river (over the lake, for the shore, etc.) плыть вниз по реке и т.д.; swim against smth. swim against the current (against the wind, etc.) плыть против течения и т.д.; swim on smth. swim on one's back (on one's chest, on one's side, etc.) плыть /плавать/ на спине и т.д.
2) swim on (in, over, into, etc.) smth. swim on the surface (in the air, in the sky, over us, etc.) плыть по поверхности и т.д.; specks of dust swim in sunbeams пылинки кружатся в лучах солнца; swim across the sky плыть по небу; she swam into the room она вплыла в комнату
3) swim in (with) smth. the meat (the ham, etc.) was swimming in gravy мясо плавало в соусе; vegetables were swimming in butter овощи были обильно политы маслом; strawberries were swimming in cream клубника была залита сливками; swim in luxury утопать в роскоши; the floor (the deck, the pavement, etc.) was swimming in water (with blood, etc.) пол и т.д. был залит водой и т.д.; her eyes were swimming with tears ее глаза были полны слез
4) swim before /in front of/ smb.'s eyes, smb. everything swam before my eyes (in front of me) все расплывалось /плыло/ у меня перед глазами
7. XIX1
swim like smb., smth. swim like a fish (like a cork, etc.) плавать как рыба и т.д.
8. XXI1
swim smb., smth. across smth. swim smb.'s horse (smb.'s dog, a boat, etc.) across the river (across the stream, etc.) переправить лошадь и т.д. на другой берег и т.д. вплавь, заставить лошадь и т.д. переплыть реку и т.д.

English-Russian dictionary of verb phrases. 2013.

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