pull one's finger out

pull one's finger out
приняться за работу с утроенной силой после некоторого периода бездействия или лентяйства

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  • pull one's finger out — ► pull one s finger out Brit. informal cease prevaricating and start to act. Main Entry: ↑finger …   English terms dictionary

  • pull one's finger out Brit. — pull one s finger out Brit. informal cease prevaricating and start to act. → finger …   English new terms dictionary

  • pull one's finger out — verb To stop wasting time in preliminaries, and concentrate on the important task Youve been sitting there all week, its time you sorted yourself out and pulled your finger out! …   Wiktionary

  • pull one's finger out —  See finger out …   A concise dictionary of English slang

  • finger — ► NOUN 1) each of the four slender jointed parts attached to either hand (or five, if the thumb is included). 2) a measure of liquor in a glass, based on the breadth of a finger. 3) an object with the long, narrow shape of a finger. ► VERB 1)… …   English terms dictionary

  • pull — /pʊl / (say pool) verb (t) 1. to draw or haul towards oneself or itself, in a particular direction, or into a particular position: to pull a sledge up a hill. 2. to draw or tug at with force: to pull a person s hair. 3. to draw, rend, or tear… …  

  • finger — /ˈfɪŋgə/ (say fingguh) noun 1. any of the terminal members of the hand, especially one other than the thumb. 2. a part of a glove made to receive a finger. 3. the breadth of a finger as a unit of length; digit. 4. the length of a finger, 12 cm,… …  

  • finger — n. & v. n. 1 any of the terminal projections of the hand (including or excluding the thumb). 2 the part of a glove etc. intended to cover a finger. 3 a a finger like object (fish finger). b a long narrow structure. 4 colloq. a measure of liquor… …   Useful english dictionary

  • finger — noun each of the four slender jointed parts attached to either hand (or five, if the thumb is included). ↘a measure of spirits in a glass, based on the breadth of a finger. verb 1》 touch or feel with the fingers. 2》 (usu. finger someone for)… …   English new terms dictionary

  • pull finger — vb New Zealand to get a move on, stop dawdling, increase efficiency. A brusque shorten ing of the colloquial pull one s finger out . OK, it s time to pull finger and get moving …   Contemporary slang

  • finger — fin|ger1 W2S2 [ˈfıŋgə US ər] n ↑finger, ↑fingernail, ↑thumb ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(part of your hand)¦ 2 cross your fingers 3 not lift/raise a finger 4 put your finger on something 5 not lay a finger on somebody 6 have/keep your finger on the pulse (of… …   Dictionary of contemporary English


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