hard words

hard words
(hard (high, hot, sharp или warm) words)
гневные, резкие слова, резкости; разговор в повышенном тоне, крупный разговор, перепалка

The old man and another person were together in the back part, and there seemed to have been high words between them, for their voices, which were raised to a very loud pitch, suddenly stopped on my entering... (Ch. Dickens, ‘The Old Curiosity Shop’, ch. II) — Хозяин и еще какой-то человек стояли в глубине лавки и, вероятно, вели не совсем приятный разговор, так как при моем появлении их громкие голоса сразу смолкли...

...more than once high words passed between them on the subject of the captain's infatuation. (W. S. Maugham, ‘Complete Short Stories’, ‘The Four Dutchmen’) — Между ними неоднократно начиналась перепалка из-за этого увлечения капитана.

Three times in the afternoon the stope boss had sharp words with Dave Nelson. (D. Carter, ‘Fatherless Sons’, part II, ch. 19) — Во время дневной смены главный мастер забоя трижды делал Дейву Нельсону резкое замечание.


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

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  • hard words — is a semi technical term for what it immediately suggests, long and difficult words that are often derived from Latinate rather than English sources, such as rebarbative (= repellent) and nugatory (= futile, trifling). The first English… …   Modern English usage

  • hard words — plural noun 1. Words that give difficulty to a half educated reader 2. Harsh words 3. Angry words • • • Main Entry: ↑hard …   Useful english dictionary

  • hard words break no bones — A terser statement of the sentiment in sticks and stones may break my bones, but words will never hurt me. Cf. c 1450 Towneley Play of Noah (EETS) 1. 380 Thise grete wordis shall not flay me. 1697 G. MERITON Yorkshire Ale (ed. 3) 84 Foul words… …   Proverbs new dictionary

  • hard words — critical remarks, cruel of cutting comments …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Hard — (h[aum]rd), a. [Compar. {Harder} ( [ e]r); superl. {Hardest}.] [OE. hard, heard, AS. heard; akin to OS. & D. hard, G. hart, OHG. herti, harti, Icel. har[eth]r, Dan. haard, Sw. h[*a]rd, Goth. hardus, Gr. kraty s strong, ka rtos, kra tos, strength …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Hard and fast — Hard Hard (h[aum]rd), a. [Compar. {Harder} ( [ e]r); superl. {Hardest}.] [OE. hard, heard, AS. heard; akin to OS. & D. hard, G. hart, OHG. herti, harti, Icel. har[eth]r, Dan. haard, Sw. h[*a]rd, Goth. hardus, Gr. kraty s strong, ka rtos, kra tos …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Hard cancer — Hard Hard (h[aum]rd), a. [Compar. {Harder} ( [ e]r); superl. {Hardest}.] [OE. hard, heard, AS. heard; akin to OS. & D. hard, G. hart, OHG. herti, harti, Icel. har[eth]r, Dan. haard, Sw. h[*a]rd, Goth. hardus, Gr. kraty s strong, ka rtos, kra tos …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Hard case — Hard Hard (h[aum]rd), a. [Compar. {Harder} ( [ e]r); superl. {Hardest}.] [OE. hard, heard, AS. heard; akin to OS. & D. hard, G. hart, OHG. herti, harti, Icel. har[eth]r, Dan. haard, Sw. h[*a]rd, Goth. hardus, Gr. kraty s strong, ka rtos, kra tos …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Hard clam — Hard Hard (h[aum]rd), a. [Compar. {Harder} ( [ e]r); superl. {Hardest}.] [OE. hard, heard, AS. heard; akin to OS. & D. hard, G. hart, OHG. herti, harti, Icel. har[eth]r, Dan. haard, Sw. h[*a]rd, Goth. hardus, Gr. kraty s strong, ka rtos, kra tos …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Hard coal — Hard Hard (h[aum]rd), a. [Compar. {Harder} ( [ e]r); superl. {Hardest}.] [OE. hard, heard, AS. heard; akin to OS. & D. hard, G. hart, OHG. herti, harti, Icel. har[eth]r, Dan. haard, Sw. h[*a]rd, Goth. hardus, Gr. kraty s strong, ka rtos, kra tos …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Hard finish — Hard Hard (h[aum]rd), a. [Compar. {Harder} ( [ e]r); superl. {Hardest}.] [OE. hard, heard, AS. heard; akin to OS. & D. hard, G. hart, OHG. herti, harti, Icel. har[eth]r, Dan. haard, Sw. h[*a]rd, Goth. hardus, Gr. kraty s strong, ka rtos, kra tos …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English


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