the Black and Tans

the Black and Tans
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"чёрно-пегие" (английские карательные отряды, принимавшие в 1920 г. участие в подавлении ирландского движения шинфейнеров) [прозваны "чёрно-пегими" из-за их формы: чёрные фуражки и желтовато-коричневые мундиры] см. тж. black and tan

A police sergeant said that when he arrived Behan greeted him with: ‘You - rats, where are you going?’ and called the police ‘black and tans’. (‘Daily Worker’) — Сержант полиции заявил, что когда он явился, то Бихан встретил его словами: "Крысы, куда вы идете?" И назвал полицейских "черно-пегими"


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

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  • Black and Tans — Black and Tans, the a British military force that was active in Ireland from 1918 to 1920, opposing the people who were fighting for independence …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Black and Tans — Die Black and Tans (irisch na Dúchrónaigh), oder deren offizielle Bezeichnung Royal Irish Constabulary Reserve Force, war eine von zwei paramilitärischen Gruppen in Irland von 1920 bis 1921. Offiziell gehörten die Black and Tans (wie auch… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Black and Tans — (disapprov) a popular name for the extra police force sent from England to Ireland in 1920, during the Troubles, to help the police there against Sinn Fein. As there were not enough police uniforms, they were given a mixture of police and army… …   Universalium

  • Come Out, Ye Black and Tans — (sometimes Black and Tan ) is an Irish rebel song referring to the Black and Tans, the British paramilitary police auxiliary force in Ireland during the 1920s. The song was written by Dominic Behan as a tribute to his father Stephen; often… …   Wikipedia

  • Come out Ye Black and Tans — (sometimes Black and Tan ) is an Irish rebel song referring to the Black and Tans, the British paramilitary police auxiliary force in Ireland during the 1920s. The song was written by Dominic Behan as a tribute to his father Stephen, often… …   Wikipedia

  • Black and Tans — an armed force recruited by the British government to fight Sinn Fein in Ireland in 1921. → black and tan …   English new terms dictionary

  • Black and Tan — is a drink made from a blend of pale ale and a dark beer such as a stout or porter. Sometimes a pale lager is used instead of ale; this is more usually called a half and half. In Ireland both Stout and Ale drinkers may order a black and tan for… …   Wikipedia

  • Come Out, Ye Black and Tans — «Come Out, Ye Black and Tans», иногда «Black and Tan» (англ. «Выходите, вы чёрно коричневые») песня ирландских повстанцев, адресованная «black and tans» (чёрно коричневым), членам британской вспомогательной военизированной организации,… …   Википедия

  • Black and Tan — 1. Usually, Black and Tans. an armed force of about 6000 soldiers sent by the British government to Ireland in June, 1920, to suppress revolutionary activity: so called from the colors of their uniform. 2. a member of this force. 3. (l.c.) a… …   Universalium


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