1 old boys' networkполит жарг"узы старой дружбы"Старые связи, например университетских времен, используемые для достижения каких-либо политических целей; кумовство, блаттж old boys' club
2 old boys network• Filz, Klüngel, Seilschaft
3 old boy network«Сообщество бывших учеников школы», круг бывших однокашников. The old boy network в Британии является одной из старейших и, так сказать, добропорядочных «мафий» в мире. Old boys носят the old school tie («галстук старой школы»), знак принадлежности к привилегированному слою бывших учеников частных средних школ public schools.
Every year we have a gathering of old boys. — Мы ежегодно устраиваем встречу школьных товарищей.
I don't think we need to advertise this job. We can find someone on the old boy network, can't we? — Считаю, что не нужно объявлять о вакансии на этот пост. Мы сможем найти кого-нибудь из своих, не так ли?
4 old-boy networkсущ.; разг.; = old boy network; = old boys' networkсвязи, блат, влияние, поддержка, помощь ( обычно старых друзей по университету или частной школе)
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