Study the vocabulary notes and translate the examples into Russian.

Translate the following sentences into Russian paying attention to the words and word combinations in italics:

1. Subduing a wilful child is not an easy task. 2. Both Hope and the Professor were rather subdued, not quite their customary selves.


In the large dimness of the hall they sat together, for three hours very conscious of each other. 4. I've never suspected you to be so dress-conscious. 5. Largs gave them one of his infrequent but disarming grins, which suddenly turned him into an over-size small boy out for a lark. 6. Mamma is smiling with all her might. In fact Mr. New-come says... "that woman grins like a Cheshire cat." 7.1 paid atten tion to the orderly placing of furniture in the room. 8. Mrs. Ernest Weldon wandered about the orderly living-room, giving it some of those little feminine touches. 9. He was a man of unusually consci entious, industrious and orderly mind, with little imagination. 10. He thought of it as he contemplated the small orderliness of the cabin against the window background of such frantic natural scenery.


He came mincing forward, almost swooned at the sight of so many staring faces but bravely recovered himself, and then began hissing at them like an outraged serpent. 12. And as Lady Foxfield stepped back a pace and appeared to swell up with outraged dignity, Bessy grabbed half a dozen balls of wool and hurled them straight at her.


The pictures on the walls of the room were an outrageous chal lenge to good taste. 14. The fascist invaders committed numerous outrages on the territories they occupied.


1. The words may have been the usual conventional stuff, but they neatly fitted a fine marching tune. 2. He gave the egg a neat rap on the table and peeled it scrupulously. 3. He was neat in his dress;


he went to work in quiet grey trousers, a black coat and a bowler hat. 4. Her coat was pretty old, but neat as a new pin. 5. But he would have worried more about all this if he had not been so busy worrying about how to keep his senses, his wits and his manhood intact on the back of that infernal motorcycle. 6. "I have here the figures of the annual expenditure of the company in wages." — "Keep 'em. Don't want figures. No use addling our wits with a lot of nonsensical figures." 7. Throughout all this my lord was like a cold, kind spectator with his wits about him. 8. Nick possessed that ability sometimes found in anunemployed slumdweller to live precariously by his wits. 9. During the whole of this time Scrooge had acted like a man out of his wits. 10. He was a man with little wit in conversation. 11. There was a cel-ebratory dinner at which Speed accompanied songs and made a ner-vously witty speech and was vociferously applauded. 12. As Can-dover's conduct was especially noisy and impudent and calculated to lead to -a serious breach of the peace, he was taken into custody by Sergeant Pegswood. 13. He spoke impudently and it steered the conversation around to the dangerous point. 14. "He will be found," said the Professor calmly. "And when you find him, perhaps you had better keep him." — "If you mean what I think you mean," replied Paisy tartly, "then you've got a sauce." — "A sauce? " The Professor looked almost startled. "How can I have a sauce?" — "I mean — a nerve, a cheek —" — "Impudence, eh? A curious idiom. I must re-member it for America." — "You needn't, 'cos the slang's all differ-ent there." 15. "Fact is, an Afghan or an Afridi or somebody ran off with one of our buses,* and there was the very devil to pay afterwards, as you can imagine. Most impudent thing I ever heard of." 16.1 didn't think it would benefit you if you argued with Williston. 17. Who ben-efits by the death of Simpson? 18. Anthony lit a cigarette and bracedhimself for the ordeal. He wondered what benefit this affair would be to everybody. 19. The traditional suspect of a detective story is a person who benefits by the death of the murdered man.


15. Translate the following sentences to revise the different meanings of the words "order" and "disorder".


Translate into Russian:

He is under orders to start for India next week. 2. The general drew up his troops in order. 3. You may get these books by money


here planes (Air Force slang)

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order. 4. He has always been distinguished by intellectual ability of high order. 5. The disorders in the city detained him long. 6. I've come to see you in order that you may be sure everything is all right. 7. He went on throwing open doors, and peeping in. Everything was in apple-pie order, ready for immediate occupation. 8. The hotel-maid called for orders.


Translate into English:

Председатель призвал его к порядку. 2. Он дал указание немедленно приступить к работе. 3. По приказу судьи его выве-ли из зала. 4. Мы разложили книги по степени их важности.


Все эти товары в полном порядке. 6. Он остановился в дверях, чтобы рассмотреть всех получше. 7. Машина испортилась, но они думали, что шофер нарочно тянет время (to play for time).

После налета грабителей комната была в большом беспоряд-ке. 9. Вражеские войска в беспорядке отступали. 10. Ее одежда и волосы были в беспорядке.


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