|fig. to see whence/how the wind blows/lies; to find out wich way the wind blows; to fly/to send up a kite; (fam.) to see wich way the cat jumps; to wait for the cat to jump; aprox. (fam.) to sit on the hedge; amer. (fam.) to see how the gander hops; v. şi||a vedea dincotro bate vântul|
|(a căuta chichiţe cuiva) to find fault with smb.; to cavil at smb.||a umbla cu chichiţe|
|(a day) after the fair; too late in the day; aprox. after meat/dinner, mustard.||la spartul târgului|
|(as) quick as lightning/throught; at/with lightning speed; like a streak of lightning; as swift as thought(s)/dreams/an arrow; like the wind.||iute ca fulgerul/gândul/săgeata/vântul|
|(as) quick as lightning; at/ with lightning speed; amer. quicker than hell.||repede ca fulgerul/gândul|
|(as) silent as the tomb/the grave; (as) still as death/the grave; (as) close as a coffin/an oyster; (fam.) as close/tight as wax; amer. (as) dumb as a wooden Indian.||tăcut ca mormântul|
|(as) stupid as a donkey/a goose/an owl; as silly as a goose; too silly for words; (as) dull as ditchwater; amer. (as) dumb as a wooden Indian; sl. amer. dead above the ears/from the neck up.||prost ca noaptea/de dă în gropi|
|(by) the shortest way; by a short cut; over hedge and ditch; in a beeline; amer. across lots.||pe drumul cel mai scurt|
|(cu dat.) /rostul (cu gen.) to make sense of...;to get wind of...||a da de rost|
|(cu gen.) to trace...; to find a trace of...; to track...; to get a scent of...; to scent out...; i-am dat de urmă (fam.) I have it; (fam.) I get it!||a da de urma|
|(d. acul de patefon) to jump the sound-groove.||a sări de pe rilă|
|(fam.) (a batjocori) to make fun of smb.; (fam.) amer. înv. m to guy the life out of smb.||a da în tărbacă pe cineva|
|(fam.) (great) friends with someone; aprox. as thick as thieves/mud/fleas; hand and/in glove with.||prieten la toartă cu cineva|
|(fam.) 1. (a vagabonda) to be on the tramp/the mike/to mooch/ the bum; to trig it; amer. to pound the asphalt. 2. (a rătăci) to rove/to roam/to wander/to tramp aimlessly; (fam.) to lop/to gad about; 3. to idle/(fam.) to loll/loaf about.||a umbla fără căpătâi/hai-hui/haimana|
|(fam.) A1; amer. A number one; A No. 1.||clasa prima|
|(fam.) all over! amer. sl. good-bye, John!||adio şi n-am cuvinte!|
|(fam.) amer. cut it out! v. şi ~ baltă!||las-o moartă!|
|(fam.) amer. has the cat got your tongue?||te-au muşcat albinele de limbă?|
|(fam.) amer. to be on the bum; v. şi a tăia frunză câinilor.||a târnosi mangalul|
|(fam.) amer. to go it alone.||a-şi lua răspunderea|
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