|Verbs, with definitions
|insist on something - to demand
||He insists on selling the house.
||настаивать на чем-то|
|introduce someone to someone - to present someone to other people
||She introduced him to her friends.
||представить кого-то кому-то|
|invest something in something - to put in (money, hopes, work, time)
||He invested a lot of money, time and effort in this business.
||вложить (деньги, работу, время и т.д.) во что-то|
|invite someone to something - to ask to come as a guest
||They invited me to dinner. They invited us to the wedding.
||пригласить кого-то на что-то|
|judge by something - to form an opinion on the basis of something
||Judging by the look of the house, nobody lives in it. Don't judge a book by its cover!
||судить, оценивать по / на основании чего-то|
|knock at / on (the door, wood) - to beat lightly on something
||Somebody is knocking on the door. Knock on wood to ward off bad luck.
||постучать по чему-то (в дверь, по дереву)|
|lag behind someone - to be behind others in something
||The little boy lagged behind the older boys. He is lagging behind the other students.
||быть позади, отставать от кого-то|
|laugh at - 1. to laugh (at a funny joke); 2. to make fun of someone /something
||1. We all laughed at his jokes. 2. The boys laughed at the new boy. They laughed at his accent.
||1. смеяться над (шуткой); 2. высмеивать кого-то / что-то|
|lead to something - 1. to guide to someone / something; 2. to result in something
||1. He led us to the director's office. This road leads to a nice lake. 2. His carelessness led to a tragic accident.
||привести к чему-то (буквально / фигурально)|
|leave for (some place) - 1. to go to (a place); 2. to abandon one thing and start another
||The train leaves for Paris at 6 o'clock. He left his wife for a younger woman. He left his job for a sailing expedition.
||отбыть в (какое-то место); уйти от кого-то / чего-то к кому-то / чему-то, покинуть ради|
|leave from (some place) - to depart from (some place)
||The train leaves from Rome at 6:30.
||отбыть из (какого-то места)|
|leave something to someone - to give something to someone (as inheritance or for work)
||She left the house to her son. Leave it to me, I'll do it. Leave this task to Jim.
||оставить что-то кому-то (в наследство или для выполнения)|
|lend something to someone - to give something to someone on the condition of returning it
||I lent 50 dollars to a friend of mine till Saturday.
||дать взаймы что-то кому-то|
|listen to someone / something - 1. pay attention by listening; 2. to obey
||1. Listen to the teacher. He is listening to music. 2.You should listen to your parents.
||1. слушать кого-то / что-то; 2. слушаться кого-то|
|live on something - 1. to live on a certain street; 2. to live on certain food; 3. to live on certain income
||1. She lives on Baker Street. 2. She lives on apples, bread and cheese. 3. She lives on 500 dollars a month.
||1. жить на такой-то улице; 2. жить на такой-то еде; 3. жить на такие-то средства|
|long for something - to desire, want very much
||He longed for a real friend, but was always alone.
||очень сильно желать чего-то|
|look after someone / something - to watch, take care of someone /something
||A babysitter looks after the children when their mother is at work. Who looks after this garden?
||присматривать за кем-то / чем-то|
|look at someone / something - 1. to take a look at someone / something; 2. to consider something
||1. He looked at her for a long time. What are you looking at? 2. I'll look at your report tomorrow.
||1. смотреть, посмотреть на кого-то / что-то; 2. рассмотреть, посмотреть что-то|
|look for someone / something - to search for someone / something
||I'm looking for Tom Brown. What are you looking for?
||искать что-то / кого-то|
|look into something - to examine, investigate something
||The police are looking into the matter. You should look into this problem.
||исследовать, изучать, расследовать что-то|
|look out of (the window) - to look outside
||He looked out of the window.
||выглянуть из (окна)|
|look over / through something - to examine, go over, go through something
||Look over your notes before the test.
||изучить, просмотреть что-то|
|make from - to produce, to create something from something
||She made a summer dress from a length of silk. Butter is made from milk.
||сделать что-то из чего-то|
|be made of - to be made up of some material
||This ring is made of gold. This dress is made of silk.
||быть сделанным из, состоять из какого-то материала|
|mark with something - to make more visible
||Mark mistakes with a red pencil.
||помечать, отмечать чем-то|
|move into (a house) - to begin to reside in (a house)
||They've just moved into a new house.
||въехать в (квартиру, дом)|
|move to (another city, house) - to change the place of living
||They moved to another house last year.
||переехать в (другой город, дом)|
|name someone after someone - to name in honor of someone
||He was named after his famous uncle. They named their son after his uncle.
||назвать в честь кого-то|
|object to something - to be against something
||He objected to her going there alone.
||возражать против чего-то|
|offer (a certain sum) for something - to intend to give for something
||How much do they offer for the house? They offer 50,000 dollars for it.
||предлагать (определенную сумму) за что-то|
|offer something to someone - to intend to give to someone
||They offered 50,000 dollars to her mother.
|open with something - 1. to open with a tool; 2. to start with
||1. He opened the door with a key. 2. The director opened the meeting with a joke.
||1. открыть инструментом; 2. открыть / начать с чего-то|
|owe for something - to have to pay for something
||How much do I owe you for the book?
||должен за что-то|
|owe to someone - 1. have to pay back to someone; 2. to feel indebted to someone / something
||1. He owes $15,000 to the law company that represented him. 2. He owes his success in life to his family and to his hard work.
||1. быть в долгу / должен кому-то; 2. быть обязанным кому-то / чему-то|
|pass by someone / something - to go past, go by someone / something
||She passed by me without saying hello.
||пройти мимо кого-то / чего-то|
|pay for something - to give money for something
||How much did you pay for this bag?
||платить за что-то|
|point at someone - to direct (a finger, gun) to someone
||Don't point at people! He pointed a gun at him.
||указывать на кого-то, направлять на кого-то|
|prefer (one thing) to (another) - to like one thing more than the other thing
||I prefer this song to that one. I prefer tea to coffee.
||предпочесть одно другому|
|prevent someone from doing something - to stop someone from doing something
||How can I prevent him from making this terrible mistake? His illness prevented him from coming to the meeting.
||предотвратить, не допустить, чтобы кто-то сделал что-то|
|provide with something - to give, supply with
||He provided us with information, food and money for our trip.
||снабжать, обеспечить чем-то|
|pull into something - 1. to drag into; 2. to come to some place (about a vehicle)
||1. They pulled him into a car and drove off. 2. The bus is pulling into the station.
||1. втащить, втянуть в; 2. подъезжать к какому-то месту (о транспорте)|
|pull out of something - 1. take out of; 2. to leave (about a vehicle)
||1. He pulled a wallet out of his pocket. 2. The bus is pulling out of the station now.
||1. вытащить что-то из чего-то; 2. отъезжать от (о транспорте)|
|push someone into something - to make someone get in
||They pushed him into a car and drove off.
||втолкнуть во что-то|
|reach for something - to stretch one's hand to get something
||He reached for the vase on the shelf above. She reached for her bag.
||потянуться за чем-то, достать до чего-то|
|rely on someone / something - to count on, depend on someone / something
||You can always rely on him. You can always rely on his help.
||полагаться на кого-то / что-то|
|remind of something - to help to remember
||This town reminds me of my hometown. She reminded me of / about my promise.
||напоминать что-то / о чем-то|
|remove something from (a place) - to take away from (a place)
||Please remove your books from the table. I removed the stains from your shirt.
||убрать что-то с чего-то|
|replace someone / something with someone / something
||Tom is sick, we will replace him with Jim. He replaced the old pipe with a new one.
||заменить кого-то / что-то кем-то / чем-то|
|report on something - to give information on something
||He reported on the current situation.
||делать доклад о чем-то|
|report something to someone - to inform someone about something
||He reported her absence to the boss.
||доложить о ком-то / чем-то кому-то|
|run across - to meet or find by chance
||I ran across an old friend yesterday. I ran across her old photo in that book.
||случайно встретить, наткнуться на кого-то / что-то|
|run for - 1. run to get something; 2. to try to get a position of
||1. Run for help! Run for cover! 2. He is going to run for President.
||1. бежать за (помощью); 2. баллотироваться в|
|run into someone - to meet by chance
||I ran into an old friend yesterday.
||случайно встретить кого-то|
|run out of something - 1. to run outside; 2. to end (about supplies)
||1. He ran out of the house. 2. We've run out of sugar. We are running out of time.
||1. выбежать из (здания); 2. закончиться (о запасах)|
|run to - 1. to go to someone for help or advice; 2. to come to the amount
||1. She always runs to him for help. 2. The bill ran to $300.
||1. обращаться к кому-то за помощью, советом 2. достигать (о сумме, числе)|
|save (something) for someone / something - to preserve, put aside for future use
||Save this wine for next week. We have to save money for Mike's education. He's saving for a new computer.
||сохранять, сберегать, копить для кого-то / чего-то|
|save someone from something - to rescue someone from danger, harm, failure, loss, etc.
||The man saved the boy from drowning. We can't save him from his own foolishness.
||спасти кого-то от чего-то|
|say something about something - to express an opinion about something
||What can you say about his new book? They didn't say much about it.
||выразить мнение о ком-то / чем-то|
|search for someone / something - to look for someone / something
||He is searching for eternal beauty. The police are searching the suburbs for the missing boy.
||искать, разыскивать что-то / кого-то|
|see through something - to see what is behind something
||I can't see through this glass. We saw through his clever plan.
||видеть насквозь (букв. / фигур.)|
|shout at someone - to yell at someone
||Don't shout at children.
||кричать на кого-то|
|speak about something - to talk about something
||He spoke about the necessity of reforms.
||говорить о ком-то / чем-то|
|speak to / with someone - talk to / with someone
||She is speaking with / to her friend right now. Who do you want to speak to?
||говорить с, разговаривать с, поговорить с|
|spend (money, time) on something
||How much time did you spend on this report? How much money do you spend on food?
||тратить (деньги, время) на что-то|
|stand by someone / something - to support, be loyal to someone
||She stood by him in everything he did. He stood by his decision despite her protest.
||поддерживать, быть верным кому-то / чему-то|
|stand for something - to symbolize, mean
||What does the letter Q in IQ stand for?
|start with something - to begin with something
||Start with Chapter 3.
||начать с чего-то|
|stay at (some place) - to live at some place for a while
||We stayed at the Sheraton Hotel. I stayed at my sister's for 2 weeks.
||остановиться пожить в каком-то месте, погостить у кого-то|
|stay with someone - to be with someone, visit with someone
||Stay with me for an hour. He stayed with us for Christmas.
||побыть с кем-то / у кого-то, погостить у кого-то|
|stop at - to stop at a certain place
||He stopped at the red traffic light. He will stop at nothing! We stopped at my sister's.
||остановиться около чего-то / перед чем-то / у кого-то|
|stop someone from doing something - to prevent someone from doing something
||How can I stop him from making this terrible mistake?
||остановить кого-то, чтобы не сделал что-то|
|take after someone - to resemble one's parents in character or looks
||He takes after his father in appearance. She takes after her mother in character.
||походить на родителей характером или внешне|
|take someone for someone - to confuse someone with someone else
||Sorry, I took you for your sister. Who do you take me for?
||принимать кого-то за кого-то|
|talk about something - to speak about something
||What are you talking about?
||говорить / разговаривать о чем-то|
|talk someone into something - to persuade into doing something
||He talked her into selling the house.
||уговорить кого-то сделать что-то|
|talk someone out of something - to persuade someone out of doing something
||He talked her out of selling the house.
||отговорить кого-то от чего-то|
|talk to / with someone - to speak to / with someone
||She is talking with /to her friend right now.
||говорить с, разговаривать с, поговорить с|
|tell someone about something - to inform someone about something
||He told me about your plans.
||сообщить кому-то о чем-то|
|tell by something - to judge by something
||I could tell by his voice that he was scared.
||узнать, определить по чему-то|
|thank someone for something - to say thank you
||She thanked him for his help. Thank you for telling me about it.
||благодарить кого-то за что-то|
|think about / of someone / something
||I have never thought about it before.
||думать о ком-то / чем-то|
|touch on something - to mention as a subject
||We touched on many questions briefly.
|translate something into (another language)
||Translate this passage into English.
||перевести на (другой язык)|
|translate something from (another language)
||This passage was translated from German.
||перевести с (другого языка)|
|turn around (the corner) - to go around (the corner)
||He turned around the corner and went down the street to the bank.
||повернуть за (угол)|
|turn into someone / something - to change into someone / something
||He turned into a monster. He was turned into a stone.
||превратить в кого-то / что-то|
|turn to someone / something - to move and face someone / something
||Turn to me, please. He turned to the window and didn't answer.
||повернуться к кому-то / чему-то|
|vote for someone / something - to vote in favor of someone / something
||Five members voted for the candidate. Did you vote for the new plan or against it?
||голосовать за кого-то / что-то|
|vote against someone / something - to oppose someone / something
||One member voted against the resolution.
||голосовать против кого-то / чего-то|
|wait for someone / something
||I waited for the bus for 20 minutes.
||ждать кого-то / что-то|
|warn about something - to advise about (risk, danger, etc.)
||He warned me about the danger there. He warned you about the boss's temper.
||предостеречь о чем-то|
|warn against something - to advise to avoid something
||He warned me against going there alone.
||предостеречь от чего-то|
|wonder about something - to think about something with curiosity or trying to understand
||I am still wondering about his behavior at the meeting. I wonder about the origin of this problem.
||размышлять над чем-то (с любопытством или пытаясь понять)|
|wonder at something - to admire, marvel at or be surprised by something
||I wondered at his strength and composure in such a difficult situation.
||восхищаться чем-то, удивляться чему-то|
|work at - 1. to have a job at some place; 2. work at / work on - to work (hard) on something
||1. He works at a bank. She works at IBM. 2. Work at your pronunciation. He is still working on his new novel.
||1. работать в (каком-то месте); 2. работать (серьезно) над чем-то|
|work for - 1. to work for an employer; 2. to get a certain pay for work
||1. He works for IBM. He works for a newspaper. 2. He agreed to work for $2,000 a month. He works for free.
||1. работать на кого-то; 2. работать за определенную оплату|
|work in (some place) - to have a job at some place
||He works in a bank. She works in a restaurant.
||иметь работу в каком-то месте|
|worry about someone / something - to feel concerned about someone / something
||She worries about her son. She is worried about her son. What are you worrying about? Don't worry about money.
||беспокоиться о ком-то / чем-то|
|write about something or someone - to describe in writing
||He wrote an article about his trip to Spain. In his letter, he writes about an old friend of his who lives in our city.
||написать о чем-то / ком-то|
|write to someone - to address letters to someone
||She wrote a letter to the manager.