pretty as a picture

pretty as a picture
((as) pretty as a picture (или as paint))
очаровательная, хороша как картинка

...she's a young actress I know. she's as pretty as a picture. (W. S. Maugham, ‘Theatre’, ch. XVIII) — ...Я знаю одну молодую актрису. Она хороша как картинка.

Never think you were on the fields, sittin' in the parlour, and Mrs. Alf lookin' as pretty as a picture. (K. S. Prichard, ‘The Roaring Nineties’, ch. 22) — А миссис Альф ну просто картинка! Когда сидишь у них в гостиной, забываешь, что ты на приисках.

Now, there's that girl - she's as pretty as paint. (EP) — Вот эта девушка. Она прехорошенькая.


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

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  • pretty as a picture — old fashioned phrase very pretty Thesaurus: words used to describe an attractive personsynonym beautiful Main entry: pretty * * * (as) pretty as a picture …   Useful english dictionary

  • pretty as a picture — ► (as) pretty as a picture very pretty. Main Entry: ↑picture …   English terms dictionary

  • pretty as a picture — very pretty, beautiful    How do I look in my new dress? Pretty as a picture, my dear …   English idioms

  • pretty as a picture — very pretty, attractive, handsomely dressed or fetching in appearance …   English contemporary dictionary

  • pretty as a picture — old fashioned very pretty …   English dictionary

  • as pretty as a picture — (as) pretty as a picture see ↑pretty, 1 • • • Main Entry: ↑picture (as) pretty as a picture old fashioned : very attractive or pleasant to look at : very pretty She is as pretty as a picture! …   Useful english dictionary

  • (as) pretty as a picture — very pretty. → picture …   English new terms dictionary

  • as pretty as a picture — ► (as) pretty as a picture very pretty. Main Entry: ↑picture …   English terms dictionary

  • picture — ► NOUN 1) a painting, drawing, or photograph. 2) an image on a television screen. 3) a cinema film. 4) (the pictures) the cinema. 5) an impression formed from an account or description. 6) informal a state of being fully informed: in the picture …   English terms dictionary

  • picture — I n. photograph 1) to snap, take a picture drawing, image, painting 2) to draw; paint; retouch a picture 3) to frame; hang a picture 4) (BE) an Identikit (T) picture 5) in a picture (did you see the animals in the picture?) 6) (misc.) as pretty… …   Combinatory dictionary

  • picture — 1 noun 1 IMAGE (C) a painting, drawing, or photograph: A picture of a waterfall hung on the wall. | Get the children to draw a picture of their dream house. | Gary got his picture in the papers. 2 SITUATION (singular) the general situation in a… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English


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