Shake the dust from one's feet


Shake the dust from one's feet
• Shake the dust off [from] one's feet Отряхнуть прах от своих ног

Difficulties of the English language (lexical reference) English-Russian dictionary. 2014.

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  • shake the dust from one's feet — {v. phr.} To depart or leave with some measure of disgust or displeasure. * /Jim was so unhappy in our small, provincial town that he was glad to shake the dust from his feet and move to New York./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • shake the dust from one's feet — {v. phr.} To depart or leave with some measure of disgust or displeasure. * /Jim was so unhappy in our small, provincial town that he was glad to shake the dust from his feet and move to New York./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • shake\ the\ dust\ from\ one's\ feet — v. phr. To depart or leave with some measure of disgust or displeasure. Jim was so unhappy in our small, provincial town that he was glad to shake the dust from his feet and move to New York …   Словарь американских идиом

  • the dust from one's feet — (see Bible, Matthew 10.14) to leave hurriedly or gladly (lit and figurative) ● shake …   Useful english dictionary

  • Shaking the dust from the feet — was a practice of pious Jews during New Testament times. When Jesus called his twelve disciples, he told them to perform the same act against the non believing Jews. In the early Latter Day Saint movement of the 19th century, it was practiced… …   Wikipedia

  • shake — shakable, shakeable, adj. /shayk/, v., shook, shaken, shaking, n. v.i. 1. to move or sway with short, quick, irregular vibratory movements. 2. to tremble with emotion, cold, etc. 3. to become dislodged and fall (usually fol. by off …   Universalium

  • dust — dustless, adj. /dust/, n. 1. earth or other matter in fine, dry particles. 2. a cloud of finely powdered earth or other matter in the air. 3. any finely powdered substance, as sawdust. 4. the ground; the earth s surface. 5. the substance to which …   Universalium

  • shake — [c]/ʃeɪk / (say shayk) verb (shook, shaken, shaking) –verb (i) 1. to move or sway with short, quick, irregular vibratory movements. 2. to tremble with emotion, cold, etc. 3. to fall (down, off, etc.) by such motion: sand shakes off readily. 4. to …   Australian English dictionary

  • shake — ► VERB (past shook; past part. shaken) 1) move quickly and jerkily up and down or to and fro. 2) tremble uncontrollably with strong emotion. 3) make a threatening gesture with: he shook his fist. 4) remove or dislodge by shaking. 5) shock or… …   English terms dictionary

  • dust — [dust] n. [ME < OE, akin to MLowG: for IE base see DUN1] 1. powdery earth or other matter in bits fine enough to be easily suspended in air 2. a cloud of such matter 3. confusion; turmoil 4. a) earth, esp. as the place of burial …   English World dictionary

  • shake — v. & n. v. (past shook; past part. shaken) 1 tr. & intr. move forcefully or quickly up and down or to and fro. 2 a intr. tremble or vibrate markedly. b tr. cause to do this. 3 tr. a agitate or shock. b colloq. upset the composure of. 4 tr. weaken …   Useful english dictionary


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