above all

above all
(above all (things))
больше всего, прежде всего, главным образом; более того

You'd be surprised how many people come over to see the house, and of course above all they want to see the room he worked in. (W. S. Maugham, ‘Cakes and Ale’, ch. XXIV) — Вы будете удивлены, сколько людей посещает этот дом, и, конечно, прежде всего они хотят видеть кабинет, в котором мой муж работал.

I was dead, and longed above all things for bed. (D. du Maurier, ‘The Flight of the Falcon’, ch. 1) — Я смертельно устал и жаждал только добраться до постели.

...I believe they not only have no wish to fight with us, but... above all, they want to maintain friendly relations with us. (R. E. Sherwood, ‘Roosevelt and Hopkins’, ch. XXXVI) — ...я уверен, что у русских не только нет никакого желания воевать с нами, но, более того, они... хотят поддерживать с нами дружественные отношения.


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

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