over the hill

over the hill
Это словосочетание имеет два значения. С одной стороны, фраза we are over the hill переводится как «мы перешли через вершину холма», т. е. мы прошли критическую точку, преодолели главные проблемы. С другой стороны, over the hill обозначает очень старого или совершенно некомпетентного человека.

X would have made a good Prime Minister twenty years ago, but I think most people would agree that now he's over the hill. — Икс был бы хорошим премьер-министром двадцать лет назад, но думаю, что многие согласятся с тем, что сейчас он уже к этому не пригоден.


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