in no uncertain terms


in no uncertain terms
Фраза in no uncertain terms означает «прямо», «без обиняков»; она стала популярна в 1950-х гг. и превратилась в клише.

I asked her to be quiet, but she informed me in no uncertain terms that she had no intention of making less noise. — Я попросил её вести себя тихо, но она заявила мне прямо, что не намерена меньше шуметь.


English-Russian dictionary of expressions. 2014.

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  • in no uncertain terms — phrase in a way that is clear and definite She was told in no uncertain terms that she would have to accept the deal. Thesaurus: true, definite and based on factssynonym Main entry: uncertain * * * clearly and forcefully she has already refused… …   Useful english dictionary

  • in no uncertain terms — See: IN SO MANY WORDS(2) …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • in no uncertain terms — See: IN SO MANY WORDS(2) …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • in no uncertain terms — adverb a) (of a statement, especially a threat or admonishment) bluntly, forthrightly; explicitly, categorically The latter held up the lamp where it wouldnt get smashed and admonished them in no uncertain terms that he wanted me alive. b) (with… …   Wiktionary

  • in no uncertain terms — if someone tells you something in no uncertain terms, they say it in a strong and direct way. We were told in no uncertain terms that dishonesty would not be tolerated …   New idioms dictionary

  • in no uncertain terms — ► in no uncertain terms clearly and forcefully. Main Entry: ↑uncertain …   English terms dictionary

  • in no uncertain terms — definitely, clearly, call a spade a spade    They told us about sex and drugs in no uncertain terms …   English idioms

  • in no uncertain terms — Clearly; precisely; emphatically without doubt …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • in no uncertain terms — in a way that is clear and definite She was told in no uncertain terms that she would have to accept the deal …   English dictionary

  • in no uncertain terms — clearly and forcefully. → uncertain …   English new terms dictionary

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