not born yesterday

not born yesterday
разг.
не вчера родился, не ребёнок, достаточно опытный; ≈ видал виды

Bradley: "I know what you want, Sheppey, and I'm prepared to give it to you." Sheppey: "What do you mean by that, sir?" Bradley: "Oh, go on. I wasn't born yesterday." (W. S. Maugham, ‘Sheppey’, act III) — Брэдли: "Я знаю, что вам нужно, Шеппи, и я готов вам это дать." Шеппи: "Что вы этим хотите сказать, сэр?" Брэдли: "Ну, давайте выкладывайте, Шеппи. Я ведь все понимаю, не вчера родился."


Большой англо-русский фразеологический словарь. - М.: «Русский язык-Медиа».. 2006.

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  • not born yesterday — When someone says that they weren t born yesterday, they mean that they are not naive or easily fooled …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • not born yesterday — Not young in experience, not a fool • • • Main Entry: ↑born …   Useful english dictionary

  • not born yesterday — [adj] experienced battlescarred, been around, canny, cunning, on the ball*, savvy, seasoned, trained, unbelieving, wise, worldly; concepts 402,527 …   New thesaurus

  • not born yesterday —    When someone says that they weren t born yesterday, they mean that they are not naive or easily fooled.   (Dorking School Dictionary) …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • not born yesterday —  Not as innocent or foolish as might be assumed …   A concise dictionary of English slang

  • not born yesterday — (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) a. Sl. wise, experienced, *been around the block, savvy, seasoned, battle scarred, *been through the mill, worldly, been around, sophisticated …   English dictionary for students

  • not be born yesterday — not be born ˈyesterday idiom (informal) used to say that you are not stupid enough to believe what sb is telling you • Oh yeah? I wasn t born yesterday, you know. Main entry: ↑bornidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • be born yesterday — verb To be new, naive, innocent, inexperienced or easily deceived. I was not born yesterday, you know. I have done this before! …   Wiktionary

  • born yesterday — {adj. phr.} Inexperienced and easily fooled; not alert to trickery; easily deceived or cheated. Usually used in negative sentences. * /When Bill started the new job, the other workers teased him a little, but he soon proved to everyone that he… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • born yesterday — {adj. phr.} Inexperienced and easily fooled; not alert to trickery; easily deceived or cheated. Usually used in negative sentences. * /When Bill started the new job, the other workers teased him a little, but he soon proved to everyone that he… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • born\ yesterday — adj. phr. Inexperienced and easily fooled; not alert to trickery; easily deceived or cheated. Usually used in negative sentences. When Bill started the new job, the other workers teased him a little, but he soon proved to everyone that he wasn t… …   Словарь американских идиом


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