Идиомы английского языка на букву 'S'

Всегоидиом - 975
Save one's bacon
Перевод:спасать свою шкуру
Пример использования:Jason did all to save his bacon
Say amen to sth
Перевод:соглашаться с чем-либо
Пример использования:My mother said amen to my plans
Second to none
Пример использования:He is second to none as a teacher.
Set one's bag for
Пример использования:Sally set her bag for Tom, but all in vain.
Sharp as a razor
Перевод:острый как бритва
Пример использования:The old man’s senile, but his wife is as sharp as a razor.
Sharp as a tack
Перевод:умный, смышлённый
Пример использования:Sue can figure things out from even the slightest hint. She’s as sharp as a tack.
Sick as a dog
Пример использования:Sally was as sick as a dog and couldn’t go to the party.
Silent as the dead and (as) silent as the grave
Перевод:тихий, молчаливый, берегущий тайну
Пример использования:Jessica is as silent as the grave on the subject of her first marriage
Silly as a goose
Перевод:глупый как гусь
Пример использования:Edith is as silly as a goose. She thinks that reading aloud to her houseplants will help them grow
Slick as a whistle
Перевод:быстро и четко
Пример использования:Tom took a broom and a mop and cleaned the place up as slick as a whistle.
Slippery as an eel
Перевод:скользкий как уж
Пример использования:Tom can’t be trusted. He’s as slippery as an eel.
Slow as molasses in January
Пример использования:Can’t you get dressed any faster? I declare, you’re as slow as molasses in January.
Sly as a fox
Перевод:хитрый как лис
Пример использования:My nephew is as sly as a fox.
Smooth as silk
Перевод:гладкий как шелк
Пример использования:Your skin is as smooth as silk.
Snug as a bug in a rug
Пример использования:What a lovely little house! I know I’ll be snug as a bug in a rug.
Sober as a judge
Перевод:трезвый, формальный
Пример использования:You certainly look gloomy, Bill. You’re sober as a judge
Soft as velvet
Перевод:нежный как бархат
Пример использования:The horse’s nose felt as soft as velvet.
Solid as a rock
Перевод:твёрдый как камень, надёжный
Пример использования:This company builds typewriters that are as solid as a rock.
Sound as a dollar
Пример использования:The garage is still sound as a dollar. Why tear it down?
Sour as vinegar
Перевод:кислый как лимон
Пример использования:The old man greeted us illnaturedly, his face as sour as vinegar.