I'll take a rain check

I'll take a rain check
Отложу это на потом

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  • take a rain check (on something) — spoken phrase used for saying that you are not going to accept an offer or suggestion immediately, but you may accept it later Can I take a rain check on that? Thesaurus: to delay action, wait or hesitatesynonym Main entry: rain check * * * …   Useful english dictionary

  • take a rain check — ► take a rain check politely refuse an offer, with the implication that one may take it up later. Main Entry: ↑rain check …   English terms dictionary

  • take a rain check — Digest 16/2002 (smb) to accept a different time for an appointment from the original one; to request that an appointment be rescheduled Thanks for asking me to have lunch with you today. Unfortunately, I m busy. Can I take a rain check? I m free… …   Idioms and examples

  • take a rain check —    To say that you take a rain check means that you cannot accept an invitation or offer now, but you will be happy to accept it later.     Do you mind if I take a rain check on that lunch invitation? I m going to be away all week …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • take a rain check — said when politely refusing an offer, with the implication that one may accept it at a later date I can’t make it tonight, but I’d like to take a rain check …   Useful english dictionary

  • I'll take a rain check — American, British & Australian, informal, American, informal something that you say when you cannot accept someone s invitation to do something but you would like to do it another time. I ll take a rain check on that drink tonight, if that s all… …   New idioms dictionary

  • take a rain check — refuse an offer, with the implication that one may take it up at a later date. → rain check …   English new terms dictionary

  • rain check — rain checks 1) PHRASE: PHR after v If you say you will take a rain check on an offer or suggestion, you mean that you do not want to accept it now, but you might accept it at another time. I was planning to ask you in for a brandy, but if you… …   English dictionary

  • rain check — rain ,check noun count AMERICAN a piece of paper you can use to buy something later that is not available at the moment a. a ticket for a sports game that you can use again if rain stops the game b. take a rain check (on something) SPOKEN used… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • rain check — ► NOUN N. Amer. ▪ a ticket given for later use when an outdoor event is interrupted or postponed by rain. ● take a rain check Cf. ↑take a rain check …   English terms dictionary

  • rain check — n 1.) take a rain check (on sth) informal especially AmE used to say that you will do something in the future but not now ▪ Care for a drink? I ll take a rain check, thanks. 2.) AmE a ticket for an outdoor event, such as a sports game, that you… …   Dictionary of contemporary English


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