Translation: from english to croatian

from croatian to english

to bell the cat

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    s [coll][abbr] traktor gusjeničar s [zool] mačka; životinja iz porodice mačaka; [fig] mačka (žena); [mar] orepak, kluba, parana (sidra); dvostruki tronog; devetorepi bič; [US] [sl] džez entuzijast / [fig] to turn a # in the pan = okretati kabanicu prema vjetru; [fig] to wait for the # to jump, see which way the # jumps = paziti otkuda vjetar puše, ne izjasniti se dok se ne vidi razvoj političkih događanja ili ne čuje javno mišljenje; to fight like Kikenny #s = boriti se do istrebljenja; to bell the # = uzeti na se opasnost zajedničkog pothvata; like a # on hot bricks = vrlo nervozno; to live like # and dog = živjeti (u zavadi) kao pas i mačka; it is raining #s and dogs kiša lije kao iz kabla; to let the # out of the bag = izbrbljati tajnu; a # may look at a king =čovjek ni pred kim ne smije gubiti svoje dostojanstvo; care killed the # = ostavi brigu, briga slijedi, udri brigu na veselje; he has not got a #s'chance = on nema nikakvih izgleda (u uspjeh); there's no room to swing a # in = nema mjesta ni da se okreneš; Tom # = mačak; # & dog Life = život (muža i žene) pun razmirica, [sl] # & mouse Act = zakon kojim se dopušta da oni koji štrajkaju glađu budu privremeno oslobođeni; when the cat's away the mice will play = kad mačke nema kod kuće, miševi se vesele
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  • bell the cat — ► bell the cat take the danger of a shared enterprise upon oneself. [ORIGIN: an allusion to a fable in which the mice suggest hanging a bell around the cat s neck to have warning of its approach.] Main Entry: ↑bell …   English terms dictionary

  • bell the cat — To bell the cat is to perform a difficult or impossible task …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • Bell the cat — Belling the cat or to bell the cat is an English colloquialism that means to suggest or attempt to perform a difficult or impossible task. [ [http://www.thefreedictionary.com/To+bell+the+cat To Bell the Cat ] thefreedictionary.com. Accessed… …   Wikipedia

  • bell the cat — verb take a risk; perform a daring act Who is going to bell the cat? • Hypernyms: ↑risk, ↑put on the line, ↑lay on the line • Verb Frames: Somebody s * * * phrasal …   Useful english dictionary

  • bell the cat — take the danger of a shared enterprise upon oneself. [an allusion to a fable in which the mice suggest hanging a bell around the cat s neck to have warning of its approach.] → bell …   English new terms dictionary

  • bell the cat — Synonyms and related words: affront, beard, bite the bullet, brave, brazen, brazen out, confront, court danger, defy danger, face, face the music, face up, face up to, flirt with death, front, go for broke, meet, meet boldly, meet head on, play… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • bell the cat — do the dangerous thing, take the risk, face the danger with bravery …   English contemporary dictionary

  • bell the cat — verb To undertake a dangerous action in the service of a group …   Wiktionary

  • BELL-THE-CAT —    Archibald Douglas, Earl of Arran, so called from his offer to dispose by main force of an obnoxious favourite of the king, James III …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • bell the cat — phrasal to do a daring or risky deed …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • bell the cat, — idi to attempt something dangerous or daring …   From formal English to slang

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