the King's English

the King's English
(the King's (или Queen's) English)
литературный английский язык, правильный английский язык

He broke the Queen's English, he was ignorant to a wonder... (W. Thackeray, ‘The Adventures of Philip on His Way through the World’, ch. III) — Он сильно коверкал английский язык, так как был человеком на удивление невежественным.

I have translated it here, not in verse... but at least in the King's English. (R. L. Stevenson, ‘Kidnapped’, ch. X) — Я сделал перевод хотя и не стихами, но вполне грамотно.


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

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