turn on one's heel

turn on one's heel
круто повернуться (и уйти)

Shame, compunction, sense of futility flooded his whole being, he turned on his heel and went straight out. (J. Galsworthy, ‘In Chancery’, part II, ch. II) — Стыд, раскаяние, сознание, что все оказалось напрасным, нахлынули, поглотили Сомса - он круто повернулся и вышел.


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

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  • turn (on one's) heel — turn sharply. → heel …   English new terms dictionary

  • turn on one's heel — ► turn (on one s) heel turn sharply. Main Entry: ↑heel …   English terms dictionary

  • turn on one's heel — turn around suddenly The mailman turned on his heel when when he saw the large dog …   Idioms and examples

  • turn on one's heel — Turn away from, leave, part company …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • turn on one's heel — {v. phr.} To turn around suddenly. * /When John saw Fred approaching him, he turned on his heel./ * /When little Tommy s big brother showed up, the bully turned on his heel./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • turn on one's heel — {v. phr.} To turn around suddenly. * /When John saw Fred approaching him, he turned on his heel./ * /When little Tommy s big brother showed up, the bully turned on his heel./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • turn\ on\ one's\ heel — v. phr. To turn around suddenly. When John saw Fred approaching him, he turned on his heel. When little Tommy s big brother showed up, the bully turned on his heel …   Словарь американских идиом

  • turn on one's heel — I turn sharply around II see heel I …   Useful english dictionary

  • one's heel — To turn sharply round, to turn back or away ● heel …   Useful english dictionary

  • on one's heel — See: TURN ON ONE S HEEL …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • on one's heel — See: TURN ON ONE S HEEL …   Dictionary of American idioms


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