run down


run down
1. phr v останавливаться; кончаться

the clock has run down — часы стали

2. phr v разряжаться

the battery has run down — батарейка разрядилась

run a battery down — разряжать батарею

3. phr v раскручиваться
4. phr v настигать, догонять

to run down an escaped convict — настигнуть беглого каторжника

5. phr v разыскать

to run down a quotation — разыскать цитату

6. phr v сбить

the motorist ran down a man on a bicycle — автомобилист сбил велосипедиста

7. phr v снижать, сокращать

to run down military presence — сокращать военное присутствие

run down to — падать до; снижаться до; спускаться до

8. phr v снижаться, сокращаться

the farm labour force is running down steadily — численность сельскохозяйственных рабочих неуклонно падает

9. phr v спускаться

the grounds of the park run down to the water edge — территория парка доходит до самого берега реки

10. phr v плохо, пренебрежительно отзываться; третировать

that man is always running me down — этот человек всегда говорит обо мне с пренебрежением

11. phr v заставить игрока выйти из игры

run experiment — ставить опыт

Синонимический ряд:
1. decried (verb) abused; belittled; cried down; decried; depreciated; derogated; detracted from; diminished; discounted; disparaged; minimized; taken away; taken from; written off
2. decry (verb) abuse; belittle; cry down; decry; depreciate; derogate; detract from; diminish; discount; disparage; dispraise; downcry; minimize; opprobriate; take away; take from; write off
3. give out (verb) burn out; give out; play out
4. reviewed (verb) abstracted; epitomised; go over; recapped; reviewed; run through; sum up; summarised
5. traced (verb) hunt down; traced; track down

English-Russian base dictionary . 2014.

Смотреть что такое "run down" в других словарях:

  • run down — {v.} (stress on down ) 1. To crash against and knock down or sink. * /Jack rode his bicycle too fast and almost ran down his little brother./ * /It was so foggy that the steamship almost ran down a small boat leaving port./ Compare: RUN INTO(3a) …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • run down — {v.} (stress on down ) 1. To crash against and knock down or sink. * /Jack rode his bicycle too fast and almost ran down his little brother./ * /It was so foggy that the steamship almost ran down a small boat leaving port./ Compare: RUN INTO(3a) …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • run|down — «RUHN DOWN», noun. Informal. an account; summary: »a rundown of the week s news. The speaker gave a brief rundown on his career. run down «adjective. RUHN DOWN; noun. RUHN DOWN», adjective, noun. –adj. 1. tired; sick: »If you are generally “run… …   Useful english dictionary

  • run-down — ˈrun down adjective PROPERTY a building or area that is run down is in very bad condition: • We have a contract to renovate five run down apartment buildings. * * * Ⅰ. run down UK US (also rundown) /ˌrʌnˈdaʊn/ adjective ► PROPERTY …   Financial and business terms

  • run-down — adj 1.) a building or area that is run down is in very bad condition ▪ a run down inner city area 2.) [not before noun] someone who is run down is tired and not healthy ▪ You look a bit run down …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • run down — (someone/something) 1. to search for and find someone or something. We spend a lot of money each year running down students who are out of school illegally. The software giant spent months running down bugs in the program and fixing them. The… …   New idioms dictionary

  • run-down — /run down /, adj. 1. fatigued; weary; exhausted. 2. in a state of poor health: He was in a run down condition from months of overwork. 3. in neglected condition; fallen into disrepair: a run down house. 4. (of a spring operated device) not… …   Universalium

  • run-down — adjective 1. ) so tired that you do not feel well: Evie had been working too hard and was feeling run down. 2. ) in bad condition because no one has spent money on repairs: This area of San Francisco is poor and run down …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • run down — (someone) to injure or kill someone with a vehicle. He s accused of running down two pedestrians while driving drunk. She tried to run us down! …   New idioms dictionary

  • run down — ► run down 1) knoc k down with a vehicle. 2) criticize unfairly or unkindly. 3) reduce or become reduced in size or resources. 4) lose or cause to lose power; stop functioning. 5) gradually deteriorate. Main Entry: ↑run …   English terms dictionary

  • run-down — [adj] shabby, in bad shape abandoned, beat up, below par, broken down, crumbling, debilitated, decrepit, derelict, deserted, desolate, dilapidated, dingy, dogeared*, down at the heel*, drained, enervated, exhausted, fatigued, forsaken, frowzy*,… …   New thesaurus

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