for the time being

for the time being
пока, до поры до времени

...two men in blue helmets, large and solid men, took their stand in the very middle of the scene and appeared to tell the ship, with a glance or two, that she could stay where she was for the time being because nothing against her was known so far to the police. (J. B. Priestley, ‘Angel Pavement’, ‘Prologue’) — На самом видном месте стояли двое полицейских в голубых касках. Грузные и важные, они посматривали на пароход с таким видом, словно хотели сказать, что он может оставаться здесь, раз полиции о нем ничего предосудительного не известно.


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

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  • for the time being — also {literary}[for the nonce] {adv. phr.} For now; for a while; temporarily. * /I haven t any note paper, but this envelope will do for the time being./ * /She hasn t found an apartment yet; she s staying with her aunt for the time being./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • for the time being — also {literary}[for the nonce] {adv. phr.} For now; for a while; temporarily. * /I haven t any note paper, but this envelope will do for the time being./ * /She hasn t found an apartment yet; she s staying with her aunt for the time being./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • for the time being — phrasal for the present …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • for the nonce — See: FOR THE TIME BEING …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • for the nonce — See: FOR THE TIME BEING …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • The Time Tunnel — Infobox Television show name = The Time Tunnel caption = The Time Tunnel intertitle format = Science fiction runtime = approx. 52 minutes creator = Irwin Allen starring = James Darren Robert Colbert Whit Bissell John Zaremba Lee Meriwether… …   Wikipedia

  • For the present — Present Pres ent, n. [Cf. F. pr[ e]sent. See {Present}, a.] 1. Present time; the time being; time in progress now, or at the moment contemplated; as, at this present. [1913 Webster] Past and present, wound in one. Tennyson. [1913 Webster] 2. pl.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Being for the Benefit of Mr. Kite! — Song by The Beatles from the album Sgt. Pepper s Lonely Hearts Club Band Released 1 June 1967 Recorded 17 and 20 February and 28, 29, 31 March 1967 Genre …   Wikipedia

  • For the life of me — For For, prep. [AS. for, fore; akin to OS. for, fora, furi, D. voor, OHG. fora, G. vor, OHG. furi, G. f[ u]r, Icel. fyrir, Sw. f[ o]r, Dan. for, adv. f[ o]r, Goth. fa[ u]r, fa[ u]ra, L. pro, Gr. ?, Skr. pra . [root] 202. Cf. {Fore}, {First},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • For the reason that — For For, prep. [AS. for, fore; akin to OS. for, fora, furi, D. voor, OHG. fora, G. vor, OHG. furi, G. f[ u]r, Icel. fyrir, Sw. f[ o]r, Dan. for, adv. f[ o]r, Goth. fa[ u]r, fa[ u]ra, L. pro, Gr. ?, Skr. pra . [root] 202. Cf. {Fore}, {First},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • The Time Machine — This article is about the novel by H.G. Wells. For other uses, see The Time Machine (disambiguation). The Time Machine   …   Wikipedia


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