Bar, the

Bar, the
разг. см. Marble Bar

Australia and New Zealand. English-Russian dictionary of regional studies. 2014.

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  • bar\ the\ door — • close the door • bar the door • shut the door v. phr. To prevent any more action or talk about a subject. The President s veto closed the door to any new attempt to pass the bill. Joan was much hurt by what Mary said, and she closed the door on …   Словарь американских идиом

  • bar the shouting —  Virtually. Usu. all over bar the shouting Virtually finished …   A concise dictionary of English slang

  • bar the door — See: CLOSE THE DOOR …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • bar the door — See: CLOSE THE DOOR …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • Get Up and Bar the Door — is a medieval Scots song about a battle of wills between a husband and wife. It is Child ballad 275. According to Child, it was first published by David Herd. [Herd, David (1732 1810): Ancient and modern Scottish songs, heroic ballads etc. ]… …   Wikipedia

  • all over bar the shouting — (of a happening, contest, etc) as good as over, virtually finished or decided • • • Main Entry: ↑shout * * * all over bar the shouting british informal phrase used for saying that something has nearly finished and it is obvious what the final… …   Useful english dictionary

  • all over bar the shouting — When something is all over bar the shouting, the outcome is absolutely certain.( All over but the shouting is also used.) …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • (be) all over bar the shouting — be all over bar the ˈshouting idiom (BrE) (of an activity or a competition) to be almost finished or decided, so that there is no doubt about the final result • The game is all over bar the shouting. Main entry: ↑shoutingidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • Katie bar the door — get ready for trouble, a desperate situation is at hand The gang arrived at the bar and were ready to come in and fight. Well, Katie bar the door …   Idioms and examples

  • Katy bar the door — Meaning Take precautions; there s trouble ahead. Origin One suggestion as to the origin of this is that it originates with an English folk song in which a husband and wife argue and refuse to speak to each other. When the husband fails to ask his …   Meaning and origin of phrases

  • It's all over bar the shouting. — British & Australian something that you say when the result of an event or situation is certain. The Italian team played superbly, and by half time it was all over bar the shouting (= it was certain they would win) …   New idioms dictionary

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