fell swoop


fell swoop
Выражение at one fell swoop значит «за один раз», «одним махом». Fell в этом контексте — «яростный», но первоначальное значение — «убийственный». Фантазия рисует ястреба, падающего с неба на свою жертву. We can see your parents on Wednesday morning and mine on Wednesday afternoon. That way we satisfy everyone at one fell swoop. — Мы можем встретиться с твоими родителями в среду утром, а с моими — в среду днём. Таким образом мы убьём двух зайцев.

English-Russian dictionary of expressions. 2014.

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  • in one fell swoop — in/at/one fell swoop phrase with one sudden action, or on one single occasion In one fell swoop he’s destroyed everything we’ve achieved in the last year. Thesaurus: happening or done quickly, suddenly or immediatelysynonym happening only once …   Useful english dictionary

  • at one fell swoop — (Shakespeare, Macbeth IV.3.218) 1. By one terrible blow 2. (also in or with) by one complete decisive action 3. Suddenly • • • Main Entry: ↑swoop * * * in/at/ …   Useful english dictionary

  • at one fell swoop — See: IN ONE FELL SWOOP …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • at one fell swoop — See: IN ONE FELL SWOOP …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • One Fell Swoop — Studio album by The Spill Canvas Released August 9, 2005 …   Wikipedia

  • at\ one\ fell\ swoop — • in one fell swoop • at one fell swoop adv. phr. 1. literary In one attack or accident; in one bad blow. The millionaire lost his money and his friends at one fell swoop. 2. At one time; at the same time. Three cars drove into the driveway, and… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • in\ one\ fell\ swoop — • in one fell swoop • at one fell swoop adv. phr. 1. literary In one attack or accident; in one bad blow. The millionaire lost his money and his friends at one fell swoop. 2. At one time; at the same time. Three cars drove into the driveway, and… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • at one fell swoop — Ⅰ. ► at (or in) one fell swoop see FELL(Cf. ↑feller). Main Entry: ↑swoop Ⅱ. ► in (or at) one fell swoop all in one go. [ORIGIN: from Shakespeare s Macbeth (IV. iii. 219).] …   English terms dictionary

  • in one fell swoop — Ⅰ. ► at (or in) one fell swoop see FELL(Cf. ↑feller). Main Entry: ↑swoop Ⅱ. ► in (or at) one fell swoop all in one go. [ORIGIN: from Shakespeare s Macbeth (IV. iii. 219).] …   English terms dictionary

  • in one fell swoop — or[at one fell swoop] {adv. phr.} 1. {literary} In one attack or accident; in one bad blow. * /The millionaire lost his money and his friends at one fell swoop./ 2. At one time; at the same time. * /Three cars drove into the driveway, and Mrs.… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • in one fell swoop — or[at one fell swoop] {adv. phr.} 1. {literary} In one attack or accident; in one bad blow. * /The millionaire lost his money and his friends at one fell swoop./ 2. At one time; at the same time. * /Three cars drove into the driveway, and Mrs.… …   Dictionary of American idioms

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