fat of the land


fat of the land
«Жир земли». Кто-либо, живущий за счёт the fat of the land, купается в роскоши, при этом особенно не утруждает себя. Это выражение имеет библейское происхождение: Ye shall eat the fat of the land. (И вы будете есть тук земли. Бытие 45:18).

Ever since Nina and her husband won the lottery, they've been living off the fat of the land. — С тех пор как Нина и её муж выиграли в лотерею, они живут в роскоши, не зная забот.


English-Russian dictionary of expressions. 2014.

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  • fat of the land — Living off the fat of the land means having the best of everything in life …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • fat of the land — noun The greatest part of anything; the finest and most abundant share of resources; the cream of the crop. Under capitalism, the wealthy live off the fat of the land …   Wiktionary

  • fat of the land — have the best of everything, especially without having to work for it He plans to move to the mountains and try and live off the fat of the land …   Idioms and examples

  • fat of the land — {n. phr.} The best and richest food, clothes, everything. * /When I m rich I ll retire and live off the fat of the land./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • fat of the land — {n. phr.} The best and richest food, clothes, everything. * /When I m rich I ll retire and live off the fat of the land./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • fat\ of\ the\ land — n. phr. the best and richest food, clothes, everything. When I m rich I ll retire and live off the fat of the land …   Словарь американских идиом

  • fat of the land —    Living off the fat of the land means having the best of everything in life.   (Dorking School Dictionary) …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • Fat of the land —   Living off the fat of the land means having the best of everything in life …   Dictionary of English idioms

  • fat of the land — Synonyms and related words: Easy Street, abundance, affluence, ample sufficiency, ampleness, amplitude, avalanche, bed of roses, bonanza, bountifulness, bountiousness, bumper crop, clover, comfort, copiousness, ease, easy circumstances,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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