|prov. you can take a horse to the water but you cannot make him drink.||nu se pot obţine toate prin forţă|
|(as) clear as the sun at noon-day; (as) clear as that two and two make(s) four; crystal-clear; as clear/clean as a whistle/as crystal. (fam.) it is as plain as a pikestaff/as plain as can be/ as plain as daylight/as plain as the nose on your face.||limpede ca lumina zilei|
|(as) dead as a door-nail; as dead as a herring/as (Julius) Caesar; dead as mutton/ditch water.||mort de-a binelea|
|(as) dull as ditch water; extremely boring.||plicticos de moarte/la culme|
|(as) hard as iron/flint/horn; (despre persoane) (as) strong as a horse/a lion/an ox.||tare ca fierul|
|(cu capul înainte) to take a header into the water (into a swimming pool).||a sări în apă|
|(cu dat.) /rostul (cu gen.) to make sense of...;to get wind of...||a da de rost|
|(cu dat.) not to attach importance to; (unui lucru) to make little account of.||a nu acorda importanţă|
|(cu gen.) /cu privire la... to speculate on/upon/about...; to make conjectures about...||a face ipoteze asupra|
|(cu gen.) to go/to set out in search of...; to make search after..., to go in quest of...||a porni în căutarea|
|(cu gen.) to wage/to levy/to make war against...||a duce război împotriva|
|(d. înotător etc.) to pop up out of the water.||a ieşi brusc la suprafaţa apei|
|(d. păsări, animale) to make a pounce on smth.; to pounce on smth.||a se repezi asupra prăzii|
|(de consum etc.) to make a reduction on an article.||a face o reducere la un articol|
|(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.) (a o păţi) to be in for it; to be in a scrape; to get into a scrape/trouble/hot water; to get it in the neck; to come to grief; v. şi a da de belea/de bucluc.||a se umple de Doamne-ajută|
|(fam.) 1. to make/to manage/to contrive it; to shift/to fend for oneself. 2. to extricate oneself from a ...; to make a hairbreadth escape.||a ieşi la vopsea|
|(fam.) aprox. to make smb. bleed (freely).||a atinge pe cineva la pungă|
|(fam.) aprox. to take in; (fam.) to diddle; to do Taffy; to fool; to make a fool of; (fam.) to put off with fine words; (pe cineva) (fam.) to hand smb. a lemon; (fam.) o bad smb. up the garden(-path); to get the better end of smb.; înv. to sell smb. a bar||a duce cu preşul/vorba/zăhărelul|
|(fam.) argou to make oneself scarce.||a o întinde repede|
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