lord and master

lord and master
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1) супруг и повелитель (всегда smb.'s lord and master)

She turned brightly to Albert. ‘What does my lord and master say about it? What is your opinion, Albert? To shingle or not to shingle, that is the question.’ (W. S. Maugham, ‘Complete Short Stories’, ‘The Creative Impulse’) — Миссис Альберт Форрестер с улыбкой повернулась к мужу. - Что скажет по этому поводу мой супруг и повелитель? Как ты думаешь, Альберт? Остричься или нет - вот в чем вопрос.

2) хозяин, глава

You think because we've been lenient out of consideration for your parents, you think you're lord and master around here. Well, you're not, Chaplin. (J. O'Hara, ‘Ten North Frederick’, part I) — Мы были снисходительны к тебе, Чаплин, из уважения к твоим родителям. Если ты думаешь, что можешь по этой причине хозяйничать здесь, то ты ошибаешься.


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

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