affair


affair
1. n дело

it is an affair of a few days — это вопрос нескольких дней

private affair — личное дело

it is not your affair — это не твоё дело, это не твоя забота

pestilent affair — неприятное дело

to hush up an affair — замять дело

degrading affair — унизительное дело

external affair minister — министр иностранных дел

external affair ministry — министерство иностранных дел

2. n дела, занятия

man of affairs — деловой человек

foreign affairs — иностранные дела

internal affairs — внутренние дела

affair of honour — дело чести

God-damn affair — проклятое дело

an affair of honour — дело чести

tangled affair — запутанное дело

the affair is wrapped in mystery — дело это окружено тайной

3. n роман, связь, любовная история

love affair — роман, любовная интрига

extramarital affair — связь на стороне

4. n разг. событие; история; штука

the concert was a nice affair — это был хороший концерт

5. n воен. стычка, дело

that was quite an affair — всё было очень торжественно

to look narrowly into an affair — подробно расследовать дело

Синонимический ряд:
1. activity (noun) activity; operation; proceeding; undertaking
2. function (noun) entertainment; event; festivity; fete; function; gala; gathering; happening; occasion; party; rendezvous; soiree
3. liaison (noun) affaire d'amour; amour; intimacy; intrigue; liaison; personal business; relationship; scandal
4. love affair (noun) love; love affair; romance
5. matter (noun) business; case; circumstance; concern; lookout; matter; occasions; palaver; private concern; question; shooting match; subject; thing
6. office (noun) avocation; calling; duty; job; occupation; office; pursuit; responsibility

English-Russian base dictionary . 2014.

Смотреть что такое "affair" в других словарях:

  • Affair — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Affair, relación amorosa casual, sin mayor importancia para sus participantes, la cual se centra en la seducción y entrega de placer. Contenido 1 ¿Por qué se provoca? 2 Etimología 3 Historia …   Wikipedia Español

  • affair — 1 Affair, business, concern, matter, thing come into comparison only when they are little more than vague or general terms meaning something done or dealt with. Some or rarely all are used interchangeably in certain similar collocations such as… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • Affair — Af*fair ([a^]f*f[^a]r ), n. [OE. afere, affere, OF. afaire, F. affaire, fr. a faire to do; L.. ad + facere to do. See {Fact}, and cf. {Ado}.] 1. That which is done or is to be done; matter; concern; as, a difficult affair to manage; business of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • affair — (n.) c.1300, what one has to do, from Anglo French afere, O.Fr. afaire (12c., Mod.Fr. affaire) business, event; rank, estate, from the infinitive phrase à faire to do, from L. ad to (see AD (Cf. ad )) + facere to do, make (see FACTITIOUS …   Etymology dictionary

  • affair — [n1] matter or business to be taken care of; happening activity assignment, avocation, calling, case, circumstance, concern, duty, employment, episode, event, hap, happening, incident, interest, job, mission, obligation, occupation, occurrence,… …   New thesaurus

  • affair — ► NOUN 1) an event of a specified kind or that has previously been referred to. 2) a matter that is a particular person s responsibility. 3) a love affair. 4) (affairs) matters of public interest and importance. ORIGIN from Old French à faire to… …   English terms dictionary

  • affair — [ə fer′] n. [ME afere < OFr afaire < a faire, to do < L ad , to + facere, DO1] 1. a thing to be done; business 2. [pl.] matters of business or concern 3. any matter, occurrence, or thing 4. a social function or gathering …   English World dictionary

  • affair — I noun activity, adventure, avocation, circumstance, duty, employment, enterprise, event, function, happening, incident, interest, matter, occasion, occupation, occurrence, profession, pursuit, subject, transaction, undertaking, work II index… …   Law dictionary

  • Affair — Part of a series on Love …   Wikipedia

  • affair — noun 1 event/situation ADJECTIVE ▪ whole ▪ She saw the whole affair as a great joke. ▪ glittering, grand ▪ I knew that the wedding would be a grand affair. ▪ …   Collocations dictionary

  • affair — [[t]əfe͟ə(r)[/t]] ♦♦ affairs 1) N SING: the N If an event or a series of events has been mentioned and you want to talk about it again, you can refer to it as the affair. The government has mishandled the whole affair... The affair began when… …   English dictionary

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