every nook and corner

every nook and corner
повсюду, все уголки

In that low and marshy spot the fog filled every nook and corner with a thick dense cloud. (Ch. Dickens, ‘The Old Curiosity Shop’, ch. LXVII) — Здесь же, в этой болотистой низине, густой плотный туман заполнял все щели, все уголки.

There was going to be quacking and grunting, mooing and neighing from every nook and corner of the farm. (V. W. Brooks, ‘The Confident Years: 1885-1915’, ch. IV) — На ферме со всех сторон слышалось кряканье и хрюканье, мычание и ржание.

...in the parlour Jessica was playing at the piano, the sounds of a merry waltz filling every nook and corner of the comfortable home. (Th. Dreiser, ‘Sister Carrie’, ch. XXII) — Джессика играла на рояле в гостиной, и звуки веселого вальса наполняли каждый уголок уютной квартиры.


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

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  • corner — [kôr′nər] n. [ME < OFr corniere < ML cornerium < L cornu, projecting point, HORN] 1. the point or place where lines or surfaces join and form an angle 2. the area or space within the angle formed at the joining of lines or surfaces [the… …   English World dictionary

  • nook — [nuk] n [Date: 1200 1300; Origin: Probably from Old Norse] 1.) literary a small quiet place which is sheltered by a rock, a big tree etc ▪ a shady nook 2.) a small space in a corner of a room ▪ the table in the breakfast nook 3.) ev …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • nook — ► NOUN ▪ a corner or recess offering seclusion or security. ● every nook and cranny Cf. ↑every nook and cranny ORIGIN of unknown origin …   English terms dictionary

  • nook — [ nuk ] noun count a small corner or sheltered space every nook and cranny/all the nooks and crannies every part of a place …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • nook — [[t]n ʊk[/t]] nooks N COUNT A nook is a small and sheltered place. We found a seat in a little nook, and had some lunch. Syn: corner ● PHRASE: Ns inflect If you talk about every nook and cranny of a place or situation, you mean every part or… …   English dictionary

  • nook — UK [nʊk] / US noun [countable] Word forms nook : singular nook plural nooks a small corner or sheltered space • every nook and cranny/all the nooks and crannies every part of a place We searched every nook and cranny of the house for him …   English dictionary

  • nook — noun (C) 1 a small quiet place which is sheltered by a rock, a big tree etc: a shady nook 2 a small space in a corner of a room: a cozy little nook next to the fireplace 3 nook and cranny every part of a place: We searched every nook and cranny …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • nook — noun /nʊk/ a) A small corner formed by two walls; an alcove or recess or ancone. There was a small broom for sweeping ash kept in the nook between the fireplace bricks and the wall. b) A hidden or secluded spot. The back of the used book shop was …   Wiktionary

  • nook — noun a corner or recess, especially one offering seclusion or security. Phrases every nook and cranny every part of something. Origin ME: of unknown origin …   English new terms dictionary

  • nook — [nʊk] noun [C] a small corner, or a quiet place that is protected from bad weather • every nook and cranny every part of a place[/ex] …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • nook — noun Etymology: Middle English noke, nok Date: 14th century 1. chiefly Scottish a right angled corner 2. a. an interior angle formed by two meeting walls b. a secluded or sheltered place or part < searched every nook and cranny > c. a small often …   New Collegiate Dictionary


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