all one knows

all one knows
разг.
всё что возможно; максимально, до предела возможностей

They tried all they knew to be prepared. — Они сделали все, чтобы хорошо подготовиться.

It cost him all he knew to restrain his anger. — Он сдержал гнев огромным усилием воли.


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

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  • all one knows — used to emphasize the limited nature of one s knowledge concerning something all I knew was that she was a schoolteacher ■ used to emphasize the importance or significance of the following fact or facts all she knew was that she was cold and… …   Useful english dictionary

  • for all one knows — {adv. phr.} According to the information one has; probably. * /For all we know, Ron and Beth might have eloped and been married in a French chateau./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • for all one knows — {adv. phr.} According to the information one has; probably. * /For all we know, Ron and Beth might have eloped and been married in a French chateau./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • for\ all\ one\ knows — adv. phr. According to the information one has; probably. For all we know, Ron and Beth might have eloped and been married in a French chateau …   Словарь американских идиом

  • No One Knows — For other uses, see No One Knows (disambiguation). No One Knows Single by Queens of the Stone Age …   Wikipedia

  • put all one's eggs in one basket — {v. phr.} To place all your efforts, interests, or hopes in a single person or thing. * /Going steady in high school is putting all your eggs in one basket too soon./ * /To buy stock in a single company is to put all your eggs in one basket./ *… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • put all one's eggs in one basket — {v. phr.} To place all your efforts, interests, or hopes in a single person or thing. * /Going steady in high school is putting all your eggs in one basket too soon./ * /To buy stock in a single company is to put all your eggs in one basket./ *… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • for all someone knows — for all someone knows/cares/mainly spoken phrase used for saying that even if something was true, a particular person would not know care about it He might be a murderer, for all we know. I might as well be dead, for all you care. Thesaurus: ways …   Useful english dictionary

  • all — See: AFTER ALL, AND ALL, AT ALL, BEAT ALL or BEAT THE DUTCH, FOR ALL, FOR ALL ONE IS WORTH, FOR ALL ONE KNOWS, FOR ALL THE WORLD, FOR GOOD also FOR GOOD AND ALL, FROM THE BOTTOM OF ONE S HEART or WITH ALL ONE S HEART, HAVE ALL ONE S BUTTONS or… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • all — See: AFTER ALL, AND ALL, AT ALL, BEAT ALL or BEAT THE DUTCH, FOR ALL, FOR ALL ONE IS WORTH, FOR ALL ONE KNOWS, FOR ALL THE WORLD, FOR GOOD also FOR GOOD AND ALL, FROM THE BOTTOM OF ONE S HEART or WITH ALL ONE S HEART, HAVE ALL ONE S BUTTONS or… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • all — See: after all, and all, at all, beat all or beat the Dutch, for all, for all one is worth, for all one knows, for all the world, for good also for good and all, from the bottom of one s heart or with all one s heart, have all one s buttons or… …   Словарь американских идиом


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