|pe drumul cel mai scurt||(by) the shortest way; by a short cut; over hedge and ditch; in a beeline; amer. across lots.|
|(pe) termen scurt||short term|
|a aduce pe drumul (cel) bun pe cineva||1. to put smb. on the right path. 2. fig. to lead smb. in(to) the right way.|
|a arăta drumul cuiva||to show smb. the way; (a-i spune) to tell smb. the way.|
|a aţine calea/drumul cuiva||to be on the watch for smb.; to be in wait for smb.; to waylay smb.|
|a călca alăturea/alături cu drumul||fig. to slip; to take a false step; elev. to make a faux pas.|
|a da drumul pe cauţiune||jur. to let out on bail.|
|a da drumul, a goli, a lăsa să iasă afară||let out|
|a evacua aburul, a da drumul la abur||blow-off|
|a fi luat din scurt||to be taken short.|
|a i-o reteza scurt cuiva||(fam.) to cut smb. short.|
|a împrumuta bani pe termen scurt||fin. to lend at short interest.|
|a înghiţi drumul||to devour the way.|
|a lăsa ceva să-şi urmeze drumul||to let smth. take/follow its course/go its normal way.|
|a lua din scurt pe cineva||to give smb. short notice.|
|a lua drumul cel mai lung||to take the longest way round.|
|a lua drumul cel mai scurt spre...||to take the shortest way to...; to make a beeline for...; to take the shortest cut (possible) for...|
|a lua drumul haiduciei||înv. to take to the heather.|
|a lua drumul pe jos||(fam.) to leg/to foot it.|
|a lumina calea/drumul cuiva||to light the way for smb.; to show smb. a light.|
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