hog-tied


hog-tied
Лишённый свободы действий, практически беспомощный. Hog (американское слово, обозначающее свинью) не могла двигаться, когда все её четыре ноги были связаны.

I would like to do more teaching but I'm hog-tied by all the paper-work involved in running a course. — Я бы хотел больше заниматься преподаванием, но у меня руки связаны всей этой бумажной работой, которая необходима при руководстве курсом.


English-Russian dictionary of expressions. 2014.

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  • hog-tied — adj American incapacitated, rendered helpless. Hogs (the standard American term for pigs) were hobbled by having all four legs bound …   Contemporary slang

  • hog-tie — (v.) also hogtie, bind hands and feet, 1887, from HOG (Cf. hog) (n.) + TIE (Cf. tie) (v.). Related: Hog tied …   Etymology dictionary

  • hog-tie — {v.}, {informal} 1. To tie (an animal) so it is unable to move or escape. * /The Cowboy caught a calf and hog tied it./ 2. To make someone unable to act freely; limit. * /The welfare worker wanted to help at once, but rules and regulations hog… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • hog-tie — {v.}, {informal} 1. To tie (an animal) so it is unable to move or escape. * /The Cowboy caught a calf and hog tied it./ 2. To make someone unable to act freely; limit. * /The welfare worker wanted to help at once, but rules and regulations hog… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • hog-tie — v informal 1. To tie (an animal) so it is unable to move or escape. The Cowboy caught a calf and hog tied it. 2. To make someone unable to act freely; limit. The welfare worker wanted to help at once, but rules and regulations hog tied her, so… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • hog-tie — verb tie together somebody s limbs The prisoner was hog tied • Hypernyms: ↑tie down, ↑tie up, ↑bind, ↑truss • Verb Frames: Somebody s somebody They want to hog tie the prisoner …   Useful english dictionary

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