Who's Who

Who's Who
1) "Кто есть кто", "Кто кем является" (название ежегодных биографических справочников)

Once upon a time I got a circular from a Mr. John Parker asking for some details of myself to be put in the pages of a Who's Who in the Theatre. (S. O'Casey, ‘The Flying Wasp’, ‘Overture’) — Однажды я получил от некоего мистера Джона Паркера официальное письмо с просьбой сообщить некоторые данные о себе, чтобы он мог поместить их в театральном справочнике.

2) (всегда who is who или Who's who) кто есть кто, кто кем является; ≈ кто что из себя представляет (обыкн. употр. с гл. to distinguish, to know, to learn, to show, etc.); см. тж. which is which

Tell me their names. I do not know Who's who. (DEI) — Скажите мне их фамилии. Я ведь никого здесь не знаю.

3) важные лица, цвет общества

The wedding... was attended by a Who's Who of Boston society. (A. Hailey, ‘The Moneychangers’, part I, ch. 11) — На свадьбе... присутствовал весь цвет бостонского общества.

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

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