10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «GIVE SOMEONE THE AIR»
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in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to give someone the air
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A Collection of Confusible Phrases
Jack told them to wait till he gave the word. and then to make all the noise they
could. give oneself airs give someone the air give oneself airs - act conceited or
superior: Sally is always giving herself airs. You'd think she had royal blood. give
A Dictionary of Slang and Unconventional English
(P.B.) With 2 and 3 cf. stick, n., 22 and 23, q.v. give (someone) the air. To dismiss:
adopted, ex US, early 1930s; ob. (COD, 1934 Sup.) give (someone, or —thing)
the arse. To dismiss, reject. See arse. give the bag, belt, bullet, kick-out, pike, ...
English idioms for Spanish speakers
... give someone a smile 255 to give someone a wide berth 24 to give someone
his just deserts 69 to give someone the air 6 to give someone the cold shoulder
248 to give someone the green light 159 to give someone the red-carpet
Eugene Savaiano, Lynn W. Winget, 2007
Idiomatic Expressions with English Grammar' 99 Ed.
... LIFT GIVE SOMEONE ENOUGH ROPE GIVE SOMEONE HIS DUE GIVE
SOMEONE HIS RIGHTS GrVE SOMEONE//HIS WALKING PAPERS/ THE BOOT
GIVE SOMEONE THE AIR — to make somebody stop to ponder about something
— to ...
American Heritage Dictionary of Idioms, Second Edition
See GIVE sOMEONE THE AIR. get the ax Also, get the boot or bounce or can or
heave-ho or hook or sack or walking papers. Be discharged or fired, expelled, or
rejected. For example, He got the ax at the end of the first week, or The manager
American idioms dictionary:
Usually said as a command.) □ Hey Bob, give me some skin! □ Come over here
, you guys. I want you to meet my brother and give him some skin! give someone
the air See get the air. give someone the ax See get the sack. give someone the ...
give something some English 356 give someone's spirits a lift 684 give someone
that line (about something} 693 give someone the air 11 give someone the ax(e)
(for something} 28 give someone the boot 123 give someone the Bronx cheer ...
John G. McCaleb, 安田一郎, Edward Seidensticker, 1983
Nichi-Bei kōgo jiten: modern colloquialisms revised ...
... not ~ 854 give someone a workout 870 give someone due respect 69 give
someone more credit 847 give someone parental guidance •••339 give someone
the air 732 give someone the ax 160 give someone the boot 160 give someone
Edward Seidensticker, Michihiro Matsumoto, 1982
Key to English: Figurative expressions
... but they're just giving him enough rope to hang himself. give someone his
head permit someone to act freely Well, he is young and inexperienced, but let's
give him his head for a while and see how he makes out. give someone the air (
English Language Services, 1966
Srpsko-engleski frazeološki rečnik
... momka/devojku * prekinuti vezu s kim * dati nokat kome zargon X to leave
someone * to walk out on someone * to throw someone over (for someone else) *
to jilt someone * to give someone the air informal * to give someone theax(e) coll.