too good to be true

too good to be true
невероятно, не может быть, не верится, что это правда

‘I'm going to Melbourne to study singing.’ ‘...Fairy tale things like this can happen after all!..’ ‘It seems too good to be true, doesn't it?’ (K. S. Prichard, ‘The Roaring Nineties’, ch. 40) — - Да, да, я уезжаю в Мельбурн учиться пению. - ...Значит, такие чудеса случаются не только в сказках!.. - Правда, на сказку похоже?

...she liked the air of efficiency of the plump shapely figure in a well-tailored grey suit, keen ice-blue eyes in a round, unlined face surmounted by a fashionable hair-do, whose blondes was a little too good to be true. (D. Cusack, ‘Heatwave in Berlin’, ch. 14) — ...Джой окинула взглядом ее полную, но стройную фигуру в отлично сшитом сером костюме. Джой понравился ее самоуверенный вид, проницательные, холодные голубые глаза на широком молодом лице в ореоле модной прически подозрительно светлых волос.


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

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  • too good to be true — used to say that something cannot be as good as it seems to be The price of the car is too good to be true. There must be something wrong with it. If it looks/seems too good to be true, it probably is. [=there is probably some cost or bad part… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Too Good to Be True — can refer to: * Too Good to Be True (film), a 1988 made for TV movie * Too Good to Be True (album), a 2005 album by The Everly Brothers * Too Good to Be True (song), a 1936 song by Clay Boland * Too Good to Be True (TV series), a proposed but… …   Wikipedia

  • Too Good to Be True — Título Too Good to Be True Ficha técnica Dirección Christian I. Nyby, II Producción John Newland Judith Parker …   Wikipedia Español

  • too good to be true — not to be believed or likely to be real. They told me I d be going on business trips to Europe, but it sounded too good to be true …   New idioms dictionary

  • too good to be true last — too good to be true/to/last phrase so good that you cannot believe that such a situation is possible or can continue If you think the deal they are offering is too good to be true, it probably is. Thesaurus: not possiblesynonym Main entry …   Useful english dictionary

  • Too Good to Be True (song) — Too Good to Be True is a popular song by Clay Boland, published in 1936 …   Wikipedia

  • Too Good to Be True (album) — Infobox Album Name = Too Good To Be True Type = compilation Artist = The Everly Brothers Released = June 14, 2005 Recorded = Genre = Rock and roll Length = 30:51 Label = Varese Producer = Andrew Sandoval, Cary E. Mansfield Reviews = * Allmusic… …   Wikipedia

  • Too Good to Be True (film) — Infobox Film name = Too Good to Be True caption = director = Christian I. Nyby, II producer = John Newland Judith Parker writer = Ben Ames Williams (story) Timothy Bradshaw (teleplay) starring = Loni Anderson Patrick Duffy Glynnis O Connor Larry… …   Wikipedia

  • if it sounds too good to be true, it probably is — 1997 Washington Times 3 June B7 I’m sure you’ve heard the expression, ‘If something sounds too good to be true, it probably is.’ Well, in the investment world, I say, ‘If something sounds too good to be true, it definitely is.’ 2001 Washington… …   Proverbs new dictionary

  • be too good to be true — if something is too good to be true, you do not believe it can really be as good as it seems. The job turned out to be really boring. I knew it was too good to be true …   New idioms dictionary

  • Tell Me I'm Not Dreamin' (Too Good to Be True) — Infobox Single Name = Tell Me I m Not Dreamin (Too Good to Be True) Cover size = Border = Caption = Artist = Jermaine Jackson (duet with Michael Jackson) Album = Jermaine Jackson A side = B side = Released = 1984 Format = 7 , 12 Recorded = Genre …   Wikipedia


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