put in the boot

put in the boot
1. бесстрашно атаковать, нападать;
2. воспользоваться нечестным или несправедливым преимуществом

English-Russian australian expression. 2014.

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  • put in the boot — put the boot in or put in the boot (informal) 1. To resort to physical or verbal bullying 2. To attack unfairly 3. To bring a situation to an end brutally • • • Main Entry: ↑boot …   Useful english dictionary

  • put the boot in — or put in the boot (informal) 1. To resort to physical or verbal bullying 2. To attack unfairly 3. To bring a situation to an end brutally • • • Main Entry: ↑boot …   Useful english dictionary

  • put the boot in Brit. — put the boot in Brit. informal kick or attack someone when they are already on the ground. → boot …   English new terms dictionary

  • put the boot in — ► put the boot in Brit. informal kick or attack someone when they are already on the ground. Main Entry: ↑boot …   English terms dictionary

  • put the boot in — British, informal 1. to make a bad situation worse. He lost his job and then his wife put the boot in by announcing she was leaving him. (British, informal) 2. to attack someone by kicking them again and again, usually when they are lying on the… …   New idioms dictionary

  • put the boot in —    to disrupt or upset through offensive behaviour or the threat of violence    Literally, what a ruffian may do when he has knocked you down. Figuratively of any harmful or dishonest action:     Leseter s success with the horses was achieved by… …   How not to say what you mean: A dictionary of euphemisms

  • to put the boot in — Brit informal 1 : to treat someone in a cruel or critical way 2 : to kick someone again and again • • • Main Entry: ↑boot …   Useful english dictionary

  • put the boot in — vb British a. to kick (someone). An expression used by skinheads of the late 1960s as part of their repertoire (along with aggro, bother and put the nut on). b. to attack someone figuratively, particularly when they are already under attack,… …   Contemporary slang

  • boot — I. /but / (say booht) noun 1. a heavy shoe, especially one reaching above the ankle. 2. a covering, usually of leather, rubber or a similar synthetic material, for the foot and leg, reaching up to and sometimes beyond the knee. 3. (formerly, in… …  

  • boot — I UK [buːt] / US [but] noun [countable] Word forms boot : singular boot plural boots *** 1) a) a type of shoe that covers all of your foot and part of your leg. You often wear boots to protect your feet and legs, for example from snow or rain… …   English dictionary

  • put — [c]/pʊt / (say poot) verb (put, putting) –verb (t) 1. to move or place (anything) so as to get it into or out of some place or position: to put money in one s purse. 2. to bring into some relation, state, etc.: put everything in order. 3. to… …  


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