game of soldiers


game of soldiers
Словосочетание встречается во фразе blow/beggar/sod that/this for a game of soldiers («оставь это для игры в солдатики»), которая выражает раздражение и досаду говорящего. Не совсем ясно, что имеется в виду под a game of soldiers ; возможно, говорящий подразумевает любое пустое, легкомысленное занятие, такое, как детская игра в солдатики.

I waited for him in the pub for almost an hour, but he didn't turn up. So I thought 'sod this for a game of soldiers' and went straight home. — Я ждал его в пабе почти час, но он не объявился. Поэтому я подумал: пропади оно всё пропадом — и пошёл домой.


English-Russian dictionary of expressions. 2014.

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  • bugger that for a game of soldiers — Vrb phrs. A expression of resignation i.e. there s no way that I m doing that! Similar sentiments to the expression screw it. E.g. Bugger that for a game of soldiers, I dont care how safe you say it is, I m not jumping out of a plane at 3,000… …   English slang and colloquialisms

  • fuck this for a game of soldiers! — Exclam. See sod this for a game of soldiers …   English slang and colloquialisms

  • sod this for a game of soldiers ! — Exclam. I give up! There s no way that I m continuing with this. Or sod that for a game of soldiers. Cf. sod this for a lark …   English slang and colloquialisms

  • Stuff this for a game of soldiers! — exclamation of anger, frustration …   Dictionary of Australian slang

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