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from russian to english

he is very polite

  • 1 you are not very polite

    Общая лексика: вы не очень-то вежливы

    Универсальный англо-русский словарь > you are not very polite

  • 2 polite

    [pə'laɪt]
    adj
    вежливый, любезный, учтивый, обходительный

    It isn't polite for men to remain sitting in the presence of women. — Мужчинам невежливо оставаться сидеть в присутствии женщин.

    - polite person
    - be polite to smb
    - be polite in one's answer
    - it isn't polite to walk in without knocking
    - it is polite of smb
    - it isn't polite to interrupt
    CHOICE OF WORDS:
    Русскому вежливый соответствуют английские прилагательные polite, civil, courteous, respectful, descreet, tactful и словосочетание to have good manners, требующие разных ситуаций употребления. Polite наиболее нейтральное слово в этой группе. Polite - тактичный, дипломатичный, особенно осторожный, чтобы не обидеть собеседника: Do you mean what you said about my dress or are you just beeng polite? Тебе действительно нравится мое платье, или ты говоришь это ради вежливости? He was very polite about my performance but I could tell from his expression that he was disappointed. Он очень вежливо отозвался о моей игре, но по его выражению я понял, что он был разочарован. Civil - вежливый, но не обязательно дружелюбный. Civil в отличие от polite, употребляется в более официальных ситуациях: I expect a civil answer when I ask you a question. Я ожидаю вежливого ответа на свой вопрос. I wish you were a little more civil toward our guests. Мне бы хотелось, чтобы ты был вежливее с нашими гостями. Courteuos - слово официальной речи, употребляется при обращение к мало знакомым людям: Airline staff must be courteous at all times, even when passengers are not. Обслуживающий персонал авиалиний должен соблюдать правила/быть вежливым с пассажирами дааже, если последние невежливы. I received a courteous letter from Tom's mother thanking me for my help. Я получил очень вежливое письмо от матери Тома, в котором она благодарила меня за помощь. He was always kind and courteous to me, but we never really became friends. Он был всегда добр и вежлив со мной, но мы никогда не стали друзьями. To have good manners - уметь вести себя, иметь хорошие манеры: We need someone who is polite and has good manners. Нам нужен вежливый человек, умеющий себя вести. Descreet - скромный, вежливый, тактичный: Doctors and lawyers must be descreet with their clients. Врачи и юристы должны быть особенно тактичными в своей работе. The lawyeer murmured discreetly that he would like to speak to me alone. Юрист вежливо пробормотал, что он хотел бы поговорить со мной с глазу на глаз. Tactful - тактичный: I wish you were more tactful - had you realized she was divorced? Ты должен быть более тактичным, разве ты не понял, что она разведена? My father tried to be tactful about my new boyfriend, but I know be did not like him. Отец старался быть тактичным относительно моего нового друга, но я поняла, что он ему не нравится

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