turn\ down


turn\ down
1. I
all his shirts have collars that turn down на всех его рубашках отложные воротнички
2. III
1) turn down smth. /smth. down/ turn down a dark and narrow street (this road, the alley, the passage way, etc.) сворачивать в темную, узкую улочку и т.д.
2) turn down smth. /smth. down/ turn down one's coat collar опустить воротник пальто; he turned down the brim of his hat он опустил поля своей шляпы; turn down the corner of the page загнуть уголок страницы; turn down a chair for a regular diner занять место в ресторане для постоянного клиента, прислонив стул к столу
3) turn down smth. /smth. down/ turn down the light's) (the flame, a lamp, the sound /the volume/, etc.) убавлять свет и т.д.; he turned the wireless /the radio/ (the television) down он убавил звук радио (телевизора); he turned down the gas он уменьшил газ
4) turn down smb., smth. /smb., smth. down/ coll. turn an applicant (a suitor, etc.) down отказывать просителю и т.д.; he asked Sally to marry him but she turned him down он сделал Сэлли предложение, но она ему отказала; turn down a proposal (a claim, an offer, a plea, a scheme, etc.) не принимать /отклонять/ предложение и т.д.; turn down a candidate отвергать /отводить/ чью-л. кандидатуру
3. IV
turn down smth. /smth. down/ in some manner turn the lights down low убавить свет, создать полумрак; turn the volume down low приглушить звук
4. XI
1) be turned down in some place a page was turned down about the middle of the book примерно в середине книги была загнута страница
2) be turned down my application for a permit was turned down мне было отказано в пропуске; be turned down in some manner he was flatly turned down ему категорически отказали; be turned down on account of /because of/ smth. the boy was turned down on account of his heart (because of poor physique, etc.) мальчика не приняли /не взяли, не пропустили/ из-за плохого сердца и т.д.; be turned down by smth., smb. he was turned down by a large majority vote at the board meeting на собрании правления его кандидатура была отвергнута большинством голосов; he had a couple of stories turned down by this magazine несколько его рассказов было отвергнуто этим журналом; she was turned down by the board комиссия ее отвергла; he was turned down by her она его отвергла
5. XVI
turn down smth. /smth. down/ to smth. turn down the gas to a glimmer привернуть /убавить/ газ так, чтобы он еле-еле горел

English-Russian dictionary of verb phrases. 2013.

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