Monday, 14 July 2008

Idioms home, house


* safe as houses = Баттай, баталгаатай: "This plan is as safe as houses. It can't fail!"

* get on like a house on fire = их дотносох: "Those two get on like a house on fire."

* give house room to = гэртээ байрлуулах: "I wouldn't give house room to that lamp. It's horrible!"

* eat someone out of house and home = гэдэсээ хагартал идэх, хоосруулах: "When they stayed with me, they ate me out of house and home!"

* get a foot on the housing ladder = manage to buy your first house so that you can buy a bigger second one later: "It's becoming more difficult for young people to get a foot on the housing ladder."

* get your own house in order = бусдын толгой дээрх өвснөөс өмнө өөрийн толгой дээрх бухлыг хар: "You should get your own house in order before telling me what to do!"

be on the house = be free (in a restaurant): "Can I get you a drink on the house?"

* have a roof over your head = орон гэртэй болох: "Unless we find another flat to rent, we won't have a roof over our heads in two months' time!"

* build castles in the air = Бүтэхгүй зүйл мөрөөдөх, төлөвлөх: "She has this unrealistic idea of sailing around the world. She's building castles in the air again."

* lead someone up the garden path = мэхлэх, хуурах: "He really led her up the garden path with his promises of promotion and career advancement."

* everything but the kitchen sink = take a lot of things when you go somewhere: "They took everything but the kitchen sink when they went on holiday."

* throw money down the drain = мөнгө дэмий зарлагадах: "If you ask me, by giving your son all that money, you're really throwing money down the drain."

* have a skeleton in the cupboard / in the closet = тааламжгүй нууц: "There are a lot of skeletons in their cupboard."

Other expressions with house - house-тай холбоотой бусад илэрхийлэлүүд

* housework = гэрийн ажил: "She does all the housework."

* house wine = өөрсдийн үйлдвэрлэсэн дарс (яриликгүй): "Would you like the house red or the house white?"

*house music = нэгэн төрлийн хөржимийн урсгал: "They played house all night at the club."

* house speciality = рестораны тусгай хоол: "Garlic oysters are one of their house specialities."

* full house = театр дүүрэн байх: "It's full house tonight."

* home in on = зорилгодоо дөхөх, ойртох, бараг болох, бүтэх: "Police are homing in on the suspects."

* there's no place like home = дассан газрьн даавуу зөөлөн, гэрээс сайхан газар алга: "What a great holiday! Still, there's no place like home."

* home from home = гэртээ байгаа юм шиг тухлах, таалагдах: "The hotel was home from home."

* be home and dry = амжилтанд хүрэхsucceed at something and not expect any further problems: "I'm glad we've got that new client. We're home and dry now."

* make yourself at home = гэртээ байгаа юм шиг тухлах: "Make yourself at home! Can I get you a drink?"

Other expressions with home - home-тай холбоотой бусад илэрхийлэлүүд

* home truth = тааламжгүй үнэн, баримт: "She's going to have to sit down and hear some home truths."

* home comforts = the things that make you feel comfortable: "Our hotel room has all the home comforts, such as a coffee maker, reading lamp, nice soaps in the bathroom…"

* homework = гэрийн даалгавар: "Our teachers give us a ton of homework!"

* homesick = гэрээ санах: "He went away for two weeks, but was terribly homesick."

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