to carpet


to carpet
Глагол to carpet означает «покрыть ковром, устлать коврами»:

The floor was carpeted in red. — Пол был покрыт красным ковром.

Также to carpet означает «дать нагоняй», «вызвать на ковёр». Кабинет начальника обычно меблирован более комфортабельно, чем другие комнаты в офисе, и пол там часто покрыт ковром. Сотрудник, которого отчитывают за недостатки в работе, обычно стоит на ковре перед начальником.

The boss carpeted Igor for being late. — Начальник дал нагоняй Игорю за опоздание.


English-Russian dictionary of expressions. 2014.

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